Welcome to the International area to support the Global part of the balanced programme. There are many different opportunities within Scouting to take part in many different international activities. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Liz Bagott, Assistant County Commissioner International.
Wanting to add a bit of Global to your programme ?
If you are struggling for ideas to make it feel like you are really there? Then why not check out Programmes Online or some of the other resources on the new 6-25 page. You can also get lots of help and advice on the national pages. You can also download a really helpful factsheet with lots of ideas.
ScoutLink is an international non-profit organisation, aiming to connect Scouts and Guides worldwide. Approved by WOSM, we provide a supervised chatting environment using both text and voice chat technology. We are online 365 days a year and have created friendships all over the planet. Our main event is Jamboree on the Internet, which attracts thousands of people every year.
Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) and Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)
The Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) is a virtual global camp. It is held every year in the third full weekend of October together with JOTI. Scouts meet on the “air” with the help of radio amateurs. The first JOTA was held in 1957 and has been a big success ever since. The last years the availability and possiblities of internet make JOTI more suitable for the core objective of the event: let scouts meet and do things together. Amateur radio remains a very fascinating hobby, which will arouse interest of many scouts. Because of the need of specialized knowledge and equipment the JOTA can only be organized with the help of radio amateurs. Your National JOTA Coordinator will be able to tell you how to find a radio amateur.
A group in our county, 4th Golcar, already takes part on JOTI, check out their website.
The process to undertake a Visit Abroad is changing. As from 1st January 2017 there will be a new 2-part process to ensure that each trip receives as much help & support they need in order to run their adventure! One of the big changes is now that any member of the Scout Assocoation who undertakes a trip abroad must complete the new process. Even if it is just 1 adult.
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Further information on all of the above process can be found at the dedicated national pages.
Who can help me locally?
For local information please contact Liz, Assistant County Commissioner (ACC) International
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