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History Of The World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is the premier event for Scouts and Explorer Scouts in every part of the globe.

The World Scout History

  • World Scout Jamboree History*
  • 24th World Scout Jamboree – West Virginia, USA (Hosts: Mexico, Canada, USA) 2019

  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Build up*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Nations Attending*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Closing Ceremony*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Guide Book*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Youtube links*
  • 24th WSJ USA 2019 Jamboree Museum (1920 to 2019) history*
  • 23rd World Scout Jamboree – Kirarahama, Yamaguchi, Japan 2015

  • 23rd WSJ Japan 2015 Opening Ceremony*
  • 23rd WSJ Japan 2015*
  • 23rd WSJ Japan 2015 Youtube link*
  • 22nd World Scout Jamboree – Rinkaby, Sweden 2011

  • 22nd WSJ Sweden 2011*
  • 22nd WSJ Sweden 2011 Youtube link*
  • 22nd WSJ Sweden 2011 Closing Ceremony*
  • 21st World Scout Jamboree – Hylands Park, Chelmsford 2007

  • 21st WSJ England 2007*
  • 21st WSJ England 2007 Youtube link*
  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – Sattahip, Thailand 2002

  • 20th WSJ Thailand 2002 Scouting Magazine*
  • 20th WSJ Thailand 2002 Youtube link*
  • 19th World Scout Jamboree – Picarquin, Chile 1998-99

  • 19th WSJ Chile 1998-99 Youtube link*
  • 18th World Scout Jamboree – Flevoland, Netherlands 1995

  • 18th WSJ Netherlands 1995 UK Youtube link*
  • 18th WSJ Netherlands 1995 Opening Ceremony link*
  • 17th World Scout Jamboree – Seoraksan National Park South Korea 1991

  • 17th WSJ South Korea 1991 Opening Ceremony Youtube link*
  • 17th WSJ South Korea 1991 Youtube link*
  • 17th WSJ South Korea 1991 Grand Campfire Champion link*
  • 16th World Scout Jamboree – Sydney Australia 1987 – 1988

  • 16th WSJ Australia 1987 – 1988 Youtube link*
  • 15th World Scout Jamboree – Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, 1983.

  • 15th WSJ Canada 1983 1st Youtube Link*
  • 15th WSJ Canada 1983 2nd Youtube Link*
  • The Fifteenth World Scout Jamboree, scheduled for 1979 in Iran, was postponed.

  • The Cancelled World Scout Jamboree – 1979 Iran Youtube link*
  • 14th World Scout Jamboree – Lake Mjosa, Lillehammer, Norway, 1975.

  • 14th WSJ Norway 1975 Youtube link*
  • 13th World Scout Jamboree – Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971.

  • 13th WSJ Japan 1971 Opening Ceremony*
  • 13th WSJ Japan 1971 Youtube link*
  • 13th WSJ Japan 1971 Youtube link*
  • 13th WSJ Japan 1971 – in Colour English Youtube link*
  • 12th World Scout Jamboree – Farragut State Park, Idaho, U.S.A., 1967.

  • 12th WSJ USA 1967 Youtube link*
  • 11th World Scout Jamboree – Marathon, Greece 1963

  • 11th WSJ Greece 1963 Youtube*
  • 11th WSJ Greece 1963 Page 1*
  • 11th WSJ Greece 1963 Page 2*
  • 10th World Scout Jamboree – Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959.

  • 10th WSJ Philippines 1959 Youtube link*
  • 9th World Scout Jamboree – Sutton Park, England, 1957.

  • 9th WSJ England 1957 Queen at World Jamboree Youtube link*
  • 8th World Scout Jamboree – Niagara on the Lake, Canada 1955.

  • 8th WSJ Canada 1955 link*
  • 8th WSJ Canada 1955 Youtube link*
  • 7th World Scout Jamboree – Salzkammergut, Bad Ischl, Austria, 1951.

  • 7th WSJ Austria 1951 Youtube link*
  • 6th World Scout Jamboree – Moisson, France 1947.

  • 6th WSJ France, 1947 Youtube link*
  • 5th World Scout Jamboree – Vogelensang-Bloemendaal, Netherlands, 1937.

  • 5th WSJ Netherlands 1937 Youtube link*
  • 4th World Scout Jamboree – Gödöllö, Hungary, 1933.

  • 4th WSJ Hungary 1933 Youtube link*
  • 4th WSJ Hungary 1933 2nd Youtube link*
  • 3rd World Scout Jamboree – Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, England, 1929.

  • 3rd WSJ England 1929 Youtube link*
  • 3rd WSJ Houston Jamboree Troop England, 1929 Youtube link*
  • 2nd World Scout Jamboree – Ermelunden, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1924.

  • 2nd WSJ Denmark 1924 Jamboree Song link*
  • World Scout Jamboree History Printable Copy*
  • 1st World Scout Jamboree – Olympia, London. 1920

  • 1st WSJ England 1920 BP*
  • 1st WSJ England 1920 BP Speak*
  • 1st WSJ England 1920*
  • Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
    Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls