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Bedfordshire Scouts

America - here we come!
18/07/2019 By Martin Wesley


It's almost here! This weekend our contingent flies out to the USA to enjoy the 24th World Scout Jamboree and have the experience of a lifetime. Since 2017, the forty youth members and their four Leaders have been preparing for this moment, not just with skills but also raising all the money needed to fund them. Well done all of you! 

Looks like they are all in for an exciting time. Here is a brief overview of their itinerary:

  • 20th July – Meet Leslie Sell. Bus to Heathrow. Overnight stay at Rutgers University
  • 21st July – New York sightseeing day. Ferry to New Jersey. Coach to overnight stop (Shepherd Uni)
  • 22nd July – Travel to Summit Bechtel. Check-in to WSJ!
    • 23rd July – Opening ceremony
    • 24th July - Mount Jack Experience
    • 26th July – Cultural Celebration Day
  • 2nd August – Depart WSJ to Maryland Uni
  • 3rd August – Washington DC sightseeing day. Tri-nation celebration in evening
  • 4th August – Orioles Stadium for Baseball game
  • 5th August – Travel to Canada for HoHo (St Catharines, Ontario)
  • 6th August – Niagara Falls sightseeing day
  • 7th August – Camp Wetaskiwin Day
  • 8th August – Travel to USA. Flight from Newark 22:00 VS002 arrive 10:05 GMT
  • 9th August – Travel to Bromham. Home. Sleep?


Here's to three life-changing weeks of adventure!


Bedfordshire Scouts
Leslie Sell Activity Centre, Molivers Lane, Bromham, Bedfordshire, MK43 8LD

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