World Scout Jamborees

16th1987-1988Sydney, AustraliaBringing the World Together14,434

Jamboree Year Location, Country Theme/Name Attendance
1st 1920 Olympia, London, United Kingdom 8,000
2nd 1924 Ermelunden, Denmark 4,549
3rd 1929 Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, United Kingdom Coming of Age 30,000
4th 1933 Godollo, Hungary 25,792
5th 1937 Vogelenzang, The Netherlands 28,750
6th 1947 Moisson, France Jamboree of Peace 24,152
7th 1951 Bad Ischl, Austria Jamboree of Simplicity 12,884
8th 1955 Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada New Horizons 11,139
9th 1957 Sutton Park, United Kingdom 50th Anniversary of Scouting 30,000
10th 1959 Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines Building Tomorrow Today 12,203
11th 1963 Marathon, Greece Higher and Wider 14,000
12th 1967 Farragut State Park, Idaho, United States For Friendship 12,011
13th 1971 Fujinomiya, Japan For Understanding 23,758
14th 1975 Lillehammer, Norway Five Fingers, One Hand 17,259
1979 Nishapur, Iran (Cancelled) World Jamboree Year
15th 1983 Calgary, Canada The Spirit Lives On 14,752
17th 1991 Soraksan, South Korea Many Lands, One World 20,000
18th 1995 Flevoland, Netherlands Future is Now 28,960
19th 1998/9 Picarquin, Chile Building Peace Together 31,000
20th 2002/3 Sattahip, Thailand Share our World,
Share our Cultures
21st 2007 Chelmsford, UK One World, One Promise 40,000
22nd 2011 Rinkaby, Sweden Simply Scouting 40,061
23rd 2015 Yamaguchi, Japan Wa: A Spirit of Unity
24th 2019 West Virginia,USA Unlock a New World
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls