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Key Developments from Recent Meetings for the 26th World Scout Jamboree 2027

03 July 2024
Picture: © JOC/Sharif Shagar
Warsaw buzzed with excitement as Scouting leaders and experts gathered for pivotal meetings to fine-tune preparations for the highly anticipated 26th World Scout Jamboree. From 28-30 June 2024, the Programme Department and Jamboree Management Team contributed enthusiastically, ensuring the preparations for the World Scout Jamboree progress according to the plan.
The heart of Poland’s capital, Warsaw, buzzed with the vibrant energy of Scouting leaders and experts gathered for two pivotal meetings: the Programme Department meeting and the Jamboree Management Team meeting on 28-30 June 2024. These gatherings were instrumental to progress with preparations for the 26th World Scout Jamboree, set to take place in Gdańsk, Poland, in 2027.

Program Department Meeting: Crafting an Engaging Experience

The Programme Department’s in-person meeting was hosted at the a&o Warszawa Wola Hostel and the Supreme Administrative Court. This meeting brought together Programme Jamboree Planning Team members and Technical Experts of the Programme Department to ensure that the programme will be engaging and safe for participants.

The meeting kicked off on Friday with a welcome dinner. The evening was for an international gathering where participants shared snacks and games from their countries, fostering cultural exchange. This session also included the first presentations and discussions of draft designs for the Cultural Day and Free Time activities.
Meetings for the 26th World Scout Jamboree

A glimpse of the Programme Department meeting.

Saturday’s agenda was packed with detailed module reviews and workshops. After breakfast, the team traveled to the Supreme Administrative Court building, where the day began with an introduction to the meeting. Key agenda items included:
  • Faith and Beliefs Zone Design: The first presentation and a Q&A session.
  • River Module Final Design: Review of changes after a risk assessment.
  • Solidarity Badge Design: Presentation and discussion.
  • Forest Module Final Design: Post-risk assessment review.
  • Beach, Kaleidoscope, and Meadow Modules Final Designs: Presentation and Q&A sessions.
Meetings for the 26th World Scout Jamboree

Review of changes after a risk assessment to provide a memorable World Scout event experience.

Following a coffee break, the team engaged in a workshop on sustainable programming, which emphasized integrating environmental considerations into the Jamboree’s activities. The final designs for the Scout Camp, City, and Village modules were also reviewed, and the evening concluded with dinner and free time, allowing for informal networking and discussions.
Sunday’s agenda was about the Symbolic Framework, a city game, and a visit to the Museum of Warsaw Uprising, providing participants with a rich historical and cultural context of Poland. The meeting wrapped up with lunch and departures.
Meetings for the 26th World Scout Jamboree

The Programme Department wants to create a space where young people from all around the world can develop themselves in a balanced way, connect with other people, and carry the spark of solidarity to their own communities.

27th Jamboree Management Team Meeting: Strategic Planning and Financial Oversight

Running concurrently, the Jamboree Management Team (JMT) meeting played a crucial role in strategic planning and financial oversight for the Jamboree. Additionally, the Board of Trustees convened online and decided to approve the financial statements of the JOC for 2023 along with the report on JOC activities.

Looking Ahead: Building an Extraordinary Jamboree Experience

These meetings underscored the dedication and hard work of all involved in preparing for the World Scout Jamboree 2027. The Programme Department and Jamboree Management Team’s efforts are crucial in creating a safe, engaging, and memorable experience for Scouts worldwide. As preparations continue, the enthusiasm and dedication of the team promise an extraordinary Jamboree that will leave a lasting impact on the global Scouting community.
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Organising Committee for the
26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10
80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]


Organising Committee for
the 26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]
The Organising Committee for the XXVI World Scout Jamboree has been established by Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego as a foundation under the Host Organisation Agreement, providing a legal entity for the planning and delivery of the World Scout Jamboree Poland 2027. The foundation is registered in the National Court Register held by the District Court Gdańsk-Północ in Gdańsk under the number KRS 0001022285. It has a tax identification number of PL-583-347-28-08 and a statistical number REGON 52467170500000. The foundation’s legal seat is located at Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland.