PRESS CENTRE: 7th Africa Scout Jamboree 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 00:00 to Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 00:00
Point with a center of latitude 6.8276228 and longitude -5.2893433.

Dates: 1- 10 August 2016
Venue: Yamoussoukro, Cote d"Ivoire
Theme: Empowered Youth in an Emerging Africa
Participants: Scouts, boys and girls, aged 11-17 years as of August 1, 2016
International Service Team: Scouts who are at least 18 years old at the start of the Jamboree can attend the event as
members of IST and contribute to the smooth running of the Jamboree.
Participation Fees: USD 60 for Participants & IST members from WOSM category A & B countries and USD 120 for Participants & IST members from WOSM category C & D countries

Jamboree Media Centre
The Media Centre will be open from 07:00 to 20:00 from 29 July to 10 August 2016 to support registered Contingent Media Contact Persons and journalists. Jamboree-related media materials including fact sheets, press releases, photos and video clips, access to a limited number of computers, Wi-Fi for laptops, and some printing facilities will be available at the Media Centre.

Media Accreditation
Local and International journalists wishing to cover the Jamboree need to have accreditation. If you are not part of the NSO Contingent, please email your full name, job title, media organization and the dates you will be at the Jamboree to secure the necessary media pass.

Press Releases
Thousands of Scouts to Gather in Cote d’Ivoire for Africa Scout Jamboree Taking Place from 1-10 August 2016
Des milliers de Scouts ensemble en Côte d'Ivoire pour le Jamboree Scout Africain du 01-10 Août 2016

Jamboree Factsheet

Jamboree Bulletins
Jamboree Bulletin No.1 (English)
Bulletin Jamboree No.1 (French)
Jamboree Bulletin No.2 (English)
Bulletin Jamboree No.2 (French)

Jamboree Photos
For World Scouting images, visit Africa Scout Region’s Flickr page on Journalists and accredited NSO media representatives can also access the Africa Scout Region' Multimedia Bank gallery on for a selection of photos.

Jamboree Video Clips
For selected video clips please visit the Africa Scout Region's YouTube Channel on or World Scouting's Multimedia Bank on

Speeches and Messages

Jamboree Articles

Jamboree Magazine

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selamat dan sukses kepada teman-teman di afrika yg telah menyelenggarakan Jambore Scout...

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Fédération Ivoirienne du Scoutisme
Telephone: (+ 225) 21 35 08 60 / (+ 225) 08 96 63 83
Email (Jamboree Office): or
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Phone: (+254 20) 245 09 85 / (+254 728) 496 553 / (+254 738) 945 346


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