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Would you like to be a leader at Roverway 2018 or the 24th World Scout Jamboree?

International Scout Jamborees and Moots are above all educational events that brings together the world’s young people to promote peace and mutual understanding and to develop leadership and life skills. Working with Scouts in the run up and at the event is one of the most rewarding experiences any leader can have.
West Sussex Scouts are about to start preparations for two exciting opportunities of a lifetime.

Roverway 2018

From 23rd July to 2nd August 2018, Roverway 2018 will take place in the Netherlands with over 3,000 participants (aged 16 – 22) from over twenty countries taking part in an incredible European adventure. The participants will be divided into UK Patrols of 6-8 ahead of the event.  They will be encouraged to meet regularly, take part in practice camps and gain camping skills in addition to a Nights Away permit for Patrol Leaders.
West Sussex Scouts are looking for at least 1 adult leader to facilitate the trip of a lifetime for a group of 6 to 8 Scouts aged 16 to 22.

24th World Scout Jamboree

The last Jamboree took place in Japan 2015, and saw 35,000 Scouts from all over the World join together. The next Jamboree will be taking place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, USA in 2019. For the first time, it will be jointly hosted by three countries: Canada, Mexico and the USA. Dates to include 22nd July 2019 to 2nd August 2019 and sometime either side for pre and post Jamboree events.
The 24th World Scout Jamboree will feature the hallmarks of past world jamboree programs, such as the Global Development Village, the World Scout Centre, a special sustainability initiative, and the socialization elements that allow participants to make lifelong friends from around the world.
Unlike any other youth event, the World Scout Jamboree invites you to surround yourself in diverse global cultures by joining your new Scouting friends at a single destination for 12 unforgettable days. The jamboree experience extends beyond your home—and beyond the boundaries of our countries—to create a global adventure that will last a lifetime!

West Sussex are looking for at least 7 adult leaders to deliver the trip of a lifetime for 63 Scouts from West Sussex, aged 14 to 17 to the 24th World Scout Jamboree. To give you some more idea what will be expected of you a Unit Leadership Team Role Description has been produced.

Interested?

If you are interested in a leadership role at the 24th World Scout Jamboree or Roverway 2018, we are holding a selection weekend on the 17th & 18th June 2017. This opportunity is open to any ADULT involved in Scouting in West Sussex and applications can be made by completing the application form and returning to Gerald Telfer (ACC International) international@westsussexscouts.org.uk by Sunday 4th June.

Young Leaders Training – Games Evening

Worthing Young Leaders headed up to Highdown this evening to gain their Module E – Game On training.

The evening involved playing many different types of games, with most of the ideas for games coming from the Young Leaders, using their experience of running these games in their own sections.

The teamwork within the group was great and they even managed to avoid the rain!

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Jamboree On The Trail 2016

This weekend, three of our Scout Troops, 1st Worthing (Thursday & Friday) and 1st Findon Valley, joined together to participate in Jamboree On The Trail (JOTT) walking over two days from Arundel to Findon Valley, stopping overnight at Furzefields campsite in Angmering.

Many of the Scouts who took part in the walk, also completed their Expedition Challenge by not only hiking but cooking meals for themselves as well as map reading independently. The weekend was enjoyed by Scouts and Leaders alike and many long lasting friendships have been made. JOTT2016_2

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St. George’s Day

Today members from every group and section came together at Goring Gap to celebrate St. George’s Day and renew their Scouting Promise.

It started with photos to create a snap shot of the Beaver section on their 30th anniversary followed by photos of the Cubs section on their Centenary. Members from all sections then came together to stand in the shape of a three and a zero to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Beaver section. Everybody then renewed their promises whist having an aerial photo taken.