Road to Japan
Table top sale and remembering Richard Attenborough
On 1st November 9th Leicester are holding a table top sale to get some of their members to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan for the experience of a lifetime. The World Scout Jamboree is the biggest event in the Scouting calendar, happening just once every four years in every corner of the globe in 2015 it comes to Japan and 6 young people from South East have been selected to attend with 30’000 Scouts from all over the planet with a programme focused on culture, understanding and peace. The funds raised on the door, at the group stands and from table bookings will not only go towards young people in Leicestershire but their fee subsidises Scouts around the world from disadvantaged countries allowing them to attend. Entry is free for children and just 50p for adults.
The World Scout Jamboree is a gathering of tens of thousands of Scouts and Guides from almost every country in the world who, for ten days live together, experience each others cultures, take part in exciting activities and have an amazing adventure.
The first World Scout Jamboree took place in London in 1920 and has continued since, always uniting Scouts and Guides with messages of peace and global understanding.
Between 28 July and 8 August 2015, 3,500 Scouts and Guides from across the UK will be joining others from around the world in Kirara-hama, Japan for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.