23rd World Scout Jamboree Japan 2015 Introducing the UK Contingent The UK Contingent • 2,680 Participants and Unit Leaders - 67 Units (36yp + 4 leaders) • • • • 300 International Service Team 26 Contingent Support Team 10 Contingent Management Team 2 FTE members of staff The Challenge • • • • 3,000 People to Japan Homestays across Japan Travelling at Japanese Peak Holiday time A meaningful Japanese Experience UK Contingent Programme • Arrive Tokyo from UK • Mimasu Tokyo/ HoHo Japan • 23rd World Scout Jamboree: 28th July- 8th August 2015 - 12 Days • HoHo Japan/ Mimasu Tokyo • Return to UK Jamboree Site Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan Coordinates: N 34°01’ , E131°23’ Altitude: 2.7m - 15.8m Avg. Rainfall: 4.1mm / day Climate • Hot and Humid! • Average day time temperature: 30°C • Average night time temperature: 25°C JAMBOREE PROGRAMME Peace Programme Global Development Village Exploring nature Cross roads of culture City of science Community projects Water activities Why Jamboree? • Why do we support young people and adults to attend? - Personal development Experiencing other cultures Life skills Learning about the world and issues that affect other young people first hand - Celebration of scouting, around the world Selecting young people QUESTIONS?