Foil net or canvas bag? Going to school by car or by bike? Buying a new pair of shoes or repairing an old pair? Our daily dilemmas which shape the world we live in and really affect our planet. Those little steps can create a considerable impact, known as Carbon footprint. It may be dangerous because it generates greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.
We know that the European Jamboree 2020 in Poland may have an impact on the environment. The central theme of the Jamboree is ACT, which aims to help us to protect our planet, we want …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …