Things you need to know: Participants
Age range – Participants will be older Scouts and Explorers. You will have been born on or before 31 December 2007 and be under 18 on 2 August 2021.
Cost – £1000 which includes jamboree fee, travel by coach, insurance, unit merchandise and visits. The unit will provide tents.
You will need spending money and you may need to buy or borrow kit.
Nobody should be excluded on financial grounds and the unit leaders can help you identify sources of funding.
Dates – The jamboree runs from 2nd to 13 August. You will need to leave a few days either side for travel and visits. Current plans suggest the travel dates might be 1st August to 18th August, but these plans have yet to be finalised.
Training camps – Attendance at training camps is mandatory. No excuses! Dates will be provided once your application is accepted.
European Jamboree 2020 or 2021? – This Jamboree is the European Jamboree 2020 – even though it will now take place in 2021.
Things you need to know: Unit Leaders
Age range – Unit leaders must be 18 or over.
Cost – £1000 which includes jamboree fee, travel by coach, insurance, unit merchandise and visits. The unit will provide tents. No leader should be excluded on financial grounds.
Time commitment – The jamboree runs from 2nd to 13 August. You will need to leave a few days either side for travel and visits. You will also need to commit a large amount of time ‘behind the scenes’, including training camps, planning meetings and fundraising.
Things you need to know: IST
Jamboree fee – 1250 PLN – approximately £255. In addition you make your own travel plans and bring your own tent. All food provided.
Dates – The jamboree runs from 2nd to 13th August. IST are expected to arrive on 31 July for training and leave on 14 August.
What might I be doing? – When your application has been approved by UK HQ and the Polish organisers, you will receive the jobs catalogue. You will be asked to state your top 3 preferences.
Warwickshire IST have so far been allocated roles in admin, safety, media, the medical team, welcoming day visitors, running activities, sightseeing in Gdańsk and more!