World Scout Jamboree Suffolk Unit Update

To Suffolk Scouts,
Please find details of the 25th World Scout Jamboree in 2023 and details on how eligible young people can apply to be part of the Suffolk Unit.

NOTE Closing date for applications has been extended and an additional information evening has been added.

May we ask that you endeavour to make all eligible young people aware of the following information.

When & Where!
The World Scout Jamboree will be held from 1 to 12 August in 2023 in SaeManGeum, Jeollabuk-do Province – South Korea.
The World Scout Jamboree is a Scouting jamboree of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, typically attended by more than 50,000 Scouts from around the world, aged 14 to 17, with the aim of cultural exchange and building friendships.

Suffolk Selection for the 25th Jamboree at South Korea.
Suffolk Scouts has opened the selection process for a place at the 25th World Scout Jamboree on the 1st to 12th August 2023 in SaeManGeum, Jeollabuk-do, Korea. There is a World Scout Jamboree every 4 years, the previous one was held in the USA. Every young person is only eligible once in their lifetime to participate in a World Scout Jamboree.
Suffolk Scouts has a limited number of places available, so a selection process will take place. To be eligible to be a participant at the 25th WSJ you must be born between 00:00 on 22nd July 2005 and 23:59 on 31st July 2009. If you apply and are successful at this stage, you will then be invited to attend a selection day on Saturday 27th November. Please be aware that not all applicants will be successful.
If you were to be selected, you would be one of 36 young people from Suffolk, joining approximately 45,000 other young people from over 150 Countries and Territories around the world, meeting through the common bond of Scouting in an event which his even bigger than the Olympics.

Find out more in the Information document (PDF) and also the Application document (Word file), although you can do your application by making a video and sending it in by the 20th November.

Go to to download the Participant Information and the Participant Application forms

Find Out More
The Unit Leader team invite eligible young people, parents/ guardians and leaders to join them for an information evening on ZOOM where they will give you more information and answer any questions you may have.
When: Sunday Nov 14, 2021 07:00 PM London
Register in advance for this meeting:

To get more information about the event:
– Visit the organisers website where you will find information on the ‘Draw your Dream’ theme, the programme, and the site.
– Go to the UK Contingent website

Ask Us
If you have any questions we’d love to hear from you, contact me on [email protected]