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Weekend in Warsaw – 3rd Head of Contingents Meeting

On January 31st Heads of Contingents met in Warsaw for the 3rd time. HoC from 35 countries came to Poland to discuss jamboree preparations for the last time before the beginning of the event in July.  

Friday with sharing session 

On Friday evening, the Jamboree Executive Team was introduced, and a representative of the city of Gdańsk welcomed HoC. The first session concerned Jamboree Promotion and Communications, Day Visitors, and Guest Services. An essential part of the evening was sharing sessions, which were run by some Contingents – Netherlands, Czechia, the UK, Chile, and German Scouts. Their main goal was …

Security Briefing 200 Days Before Jamboree

National and regional agencies will support the Jamboree organisation by creating a secure environment for participants, volunteers and visitors.

Specific solutions related to public and fire safety and medical assistance will be implemented during the Jamboree.

On 9th of January 2020, two hundred days before the Opening Ceremony, representatives of national and regional agencies and the Jamboree Organisation took part in a briefing led by Karol Gzyl, Jamboree Director, which provided information on the status of preparation for the biggest event of summer 2020.

Daily expeditions for over 2,200 people

Over 21,200 people from 73 countries and territories around the …

Visit the Jamboree!

The European Jamboree will be open for Day Visitors from 29th July 2020 to 5th August 2020 from 10.00 till 20.00.

Tickets will be available both online and at the Amber Expo Check-In Centre (there is a limited number, so it’s recommended to buy the tickets in advance and online). The number of tickets sold per day will be limited to avoid overcrowding on any single day.

The Day Visitor Office will provide sightseeing tours for visiting guests.

Day Visitor Ticket booking will open in February 2020 on ej2020.org.

A Day Visitors Basic Package for 20 PLN per person will …

Bike Jamboree Final in Gdańsk

Today sees the last stage in the Bike Jamboree; the very first bike relay around the world that started in May 2017. 

The  37 stages included travelling through Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan – and the freezing cold of Siberia and Mongolia.

Bike Jamboree event in Gdansk, Poland December 14, 2019. ZHP/Karolina Posnik

But why is it called Bike Jamboree? 

The first part is obvious, but why call it a Jamboree? The reason for that is because many of members of Bike Jamboree took part in the 2015 World Scout Jamboree, held in Japan. They rode to Japan on their …

Too Late to Participate? Registration Still Open for IST!

We are amazed by the number of countries interested in joining the European Jamboree 2020, but unfortunately, we can no longer accept any new patrol of participants.

While we would love to have more participants, it is important that we provide a safe Jamboree with a high-quality programme. This is the reason we cannot welcome at the Jamboree more than 17,600 participants. We have already reached this cap.

In spite of the fact that we cannot accept any more patrols, we are still looking for more International Service Team (IST) members to help make this event run as smoothly and …

European Jamboree Volunteers Took Part in the Gdansk Volunteer Week

Alex from Scotland, Sophie from Ireland, Fleur and Francois from France, as well as Enrique from Spain took part in Gdansk Volunteer Week. In the fourth edition of this event, the Scouts and Guides took part in a volunteer parade, a gala at the European Solidarity Centre and helped to encourage citizens to act for a better world with a city game.

From Warsaw to the sea

Five international volunteers from Scout and Guide organisations associated in World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) came from the office of the …

EJ2020 introduces FlixBus Charter

Information prepared by the EJ2020 Mobility Partner

The great adventure European Jamboree 2020 is coming closer and closer! You are looking for a convenient way of travelling long distances across Europe safely and comfortably with all the units? FlixBus Charter is the best partner for you. Personal buses with drivers will bring all participating units of your country from the individual departure locations directly to the campsite in Gdansk, Poland and back. Due to a large network of local bus partners, FlixBus Charter can realize extensive customer requests based on a tailor-made transportation concept always according to your needs.

Your …

16,000+ Young People Registered for the Jamboree

Last night we finished registration of patrols for the European Jamboree 2020. Many organizations have used the extended deadline for registration to allow greater number of young people to participate in the Jamboree. As per today we expect more than 16,000 Scouts and Guides from 65 countries of the world participating in the European Jamboree 2020. It makes the jamboree one of the biggest Scout and Guide events. The Jamboree Planning Team welcomes registered contingents and patrols with great joy. We are happy that you decided to join this adventure!

REGISTER CONTINGENT BEFORE THE END OF NOVEMBER

One of our …