Chingford District Scouts
World Scout Jamboree 2015

© Chingford District Scouts - WSJ Fundraising Group 2014

This part of the programme will focus on participants gaining a deeper understanding of the surrounding nature and the appreciation and consideration for the environment we all live in.

No jamboree is complete without water activities.  These will include water based activities on offer for participants, these include sailing, wind surfing, snorkelling, rafting and fishing.

COS is a one-day activity that aims to deepen the understanding of advances in science and technology including the benefits and issues associated with science. This programme provides a platform for learning about the development of fuel cells and other energy sources for the future, ecological problems, robotics and automotive technologies.

The Jamboree Programme

Hiroshima Peace Programme

This is a one day off-site programme to Hiroshima that will provide opportunity for all the participants to learn from the events of 1945. Participants will visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Peace Museum giving Scouts the opportunity to learn about the value and meaning of Hiroshima’s ongoing peace programme.

This is a one day off-site programme to Hiroshima that will provide opportunity for all the participants to learn from the events of 1945. Participants will visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Peace Museum giving Scouts the opportunity to learn about the value and meaning of Hiroshima’s ongoing peace programme.

Peace Memorial Ceremony

As 2015 is the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of cities in Japan, the Scouts of Japan  are exploring the possibility to representative Scouts, possibly one from each national Scout organisation, to attend the Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima.

Global Development Village

GDV will be an on-site programme activity, which raises awareness of global issues such as peace, the environment, development, human rights and health. As the jamboree will be held in Japan, GDV main focus will be on disaster mitigation.   The GDV programme will be distributed to the world as pre-event materials, as well as being part of the Join-in-Jamboree programme.

Crossroads of Culture

CRC will promote the exchange of cultures and respect for the differences in cultures amongst participants. The programme will aim at deepening the cultural understanding of Japan ranging from traditions to popular culture.

City of Science

Exploring Nature


Community Projects

This is a one day activity during which participants will look at differences in communities across the globe. They will experience the real Japan by working with the local people to make improvements to the area surrounding the jamboree site. Participants will be able to experience the real Japan by working with local people.

Water Activities

Mimasu Tokyo

This means ‘to see Tokyo’.This time will be spent exploring the capital city, using the transport system, seeing the sights and eating Japanese food.  Mimasu Tokyo will offer a mixture of both programmed activity and some free time for participants to explore the city within smaller groups.  This exciting and varied programme will consist of cultural, traditional and sporting activities unique to Japan.

Home Hospitality

This is an exciting opportunity for participants to live with Japanese families and see first-hand how they live, work and socialise. Participants will stay in pairs with Japanese Scouting families and will learn about the day to day life of young people in Japan, celebrating their similarities and differences and often creating friendships, spanning the globe.  HoHo is the ultimate cultural crossover that also offers a great opportunity to understand other cultures and to make friends from around the world.