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.


Find Out More

To get more information about the event:

- Visit the organisers website 2023wsjkorea.org where you will find information on the ‘Draw your Dream’ theme, the programme, and the site. 

- Go to the UK Contingent website


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WSJ 25 Grant Application Form (Word document) for Participants.


Over 18? How about IST?

Considering International Service Team (IST) at the 25 World Scout Jamboree?

In November HQ will open applications for adult volunteers who would like to be considered to attend as IST.

IST are amazing adult volunteers who support 25WSJ by providing day-to-day service when on event, from running parts of the programme to working on logistics. Find out more, including the date of a useful webinar in the latest blog