Essex International Jamboree 2024, Chelmsford, Essex, UK
A celebration of Girl Guiding and Scouting
Would you like to be part of the Girl Guides Australia Contingent?
10,000 Guides and Scouts from all over the world will camp together for a week of fun, discovery, and adventure, embracing the spirit of Girl Guiding and Scouting. A varied and exciting programme of activities including a range of adventurous, creative, and cultural activities is being planned, plus opportunities to meet new friends from around the world.
When: 19th July-5th August 2024: The draft itinerary includes 3 nights at Pax Lodge with activities around London, 4 nights in Essex meeting local Girl Guides and sightseeing, Essex Jamboree (7 nights) and 1 night in London prior to boarding flights to Australia.
Where: The Essex International Jamboree is located on a very large field that is converted into a small town with its very own stage, cinema, supermarket, food outlets and more. The exact location is Boyton Cross, Chelmsford, Essex UK.
• Guides 14-17 years old at the time of the Jamboree. Those aged 18 or over can apply to be part of the Staff team.
• Leaders with outdoor camping qualifications will camp with Guides.
• Guides should be experienced campers having attended multiple Guide camps including a large camp (State or National).
• This is a mixed camp for Guides and Scouts.
• Youth: approximately $2395 Leaders: approximately $1845 (includes Jamboree fees, accommodation, food, transport, activities, GGA fees and International Scarf, Contingent shirt, and badges).
• Once your application has been accepted, a 10% deposit will be required and payable by 15th June 2023.
• Airfares (Perth* – London return approx. $3500), spending money, passports, travel insurance and flights to/from Perth extra. * Depending on applicants, other flight options may be available.
Please note the fee is only approximate to take into account fluctuations with the exchange rate.
Please be aware that extra costs may be incurred by extending your trip pre or post event.
Apply at http://international.girlguides.org.au/ by 30th April 2023
For more information contact: Joy Ord [email protected]