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FAQ

FAQ

The European Jamboree (EJ) is an international scouting jamboree, which is organized at irregular times by the European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), gathering up to 10.000 scouts from almost 30 European countries around the world. It is an educational event to promote peace and understanding among young people from different cultures. The European Jamboree includes many activities that you can visit the website ej2020.org for more Information. The EJ2020 will take place on Sobieszewo Island, in Gdańsk, Poland. The first European Scout Jamboree was held in The Netherlands.

We are happy to see you in Gdańsk, on Sobieszewo Island from 2 to 13 August 2021. Specifics are as follows.

  • 2 August – Participants Arrivals
  • 3 August – Opening Ceremony
  • 12 August – Closing Ceremony
  • 13 August – Participants Departure

It stays the same! The name and motto of the European Jamboree remain unchanged. The name of the event is: European Jamboree 2020 and the motto stays the same: ACT!

International Service Team members should plan to arrive two days prior to the first day of the Jamboree – on 31 July 2021, and depart two days after the Closing Ceremony – on 14 August 2021.

The approach to those participants’ turning 18 by next Summer 2021 age is still under discussion. This will be confirmed and communicated before we reopening the registration (May 2020), after consultancy with Contingents and taking into consideration WOSM and WAGGGS policies into account.

The reimbursement policy is different in every country both in WOSM and WAGGGS contingents respectively. Please contact your National Organisation/Member Organisation to hear the details.

To mitigate the risk related to rescheduling the European Jamboree, the Jamboree Organisation reserves the right to cancel the entire event if, on the day after the new registration closing date (1 November 2020), the new number of the registered participants drops under 10,000 people.

The Jamboree fee remains unchanged for all category fees.

We will reimburse the tickets bought for the event in 2020. We are inviting you to the European Jamboree next Summer. Please check our website on 1 March 2021, the new tickets will be waiting for you.

Please take a look at the message from our Safe From Harm Team who is advising you on that topic.