Nine youth will be heading to Sweden this week for the 22nd World Scout Jamboree. Left

Scouting Sweden

Nine youth head to World Jamboree

Nine youth from South Surrey, Cloverdale and Aldergrove will be leaving tomorrow (Friday) for the 22nd World Scout Jamboree in Rinkaby, Sweden.

For two weeks, Zachary Dallas, Quinten Dreise, David Thompson, Liam Ross, Jules Ross, Parker Simpson, Liam Herring, Jessica McInnis and Derek Barker will be camping in an immense field surrounded by trees and woodlands with 38,000 other Scouts from around the world.

The theme for the July 27-Aug. 8 event is ‘simply scouting,’ and participants are encouraged to meet with those from different cultures, religions, countries and contingents; use the outdoor environment to learn about nature’s vulnerability and how individuals can better protect it; and unite with Scouts of all ages.


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