International Opportunities for Adults in Kent

By Adam Chilton|August 29, 2017|Leaders, Network, Tonbridge District News

The Application period has now closed

The World Scout Jamboree 2019, Kent Scouts trip to Kandersteg 2019 and Explorer Belt 2019 are all available for you to take part in as a leader. Apply here now! Details at the bottom of the page.

World Scout Jamboree 2019

The World Scout Jamboree 2019 will be held in Virgina, USA. Hosted by Canada, Mexico and the USA the world of Scouting comes together for 12 days of Peace, Friendship and Adventure.

What is a World Scout Jamboree?

The World Scout Jamboree is an annual event hosted by a different nation or nations each year. The hosts invite all of world scouting to join them for just over a week where you can come into contact and make friends with people from all over the world, not to mention all the activities.

As an adult leader you will be responsible for leading a group of young people to the USA and support them while they are there.

Check out the video to see more of what it’s all about!

Kent Scouts go to Kandersteg, Switzerland 2019

Kent scouts will be organising a trip to Kandersteg. They are looking for a team of adults to take on delivering this adventure.

The trip is still in the early stages of planning, so if you get involved now you can really help shape the experience for the young people.

Explorer Belt 2019

Kent Scouts are looking for volunteers who would be interested in getting involved in Explorer Belt Expeditions and supporting young people planning their own adventure abroad in 2019.

What is the Explorer Belt

For the young people, the Explorer Belt is a challenge of a lifetime. To take part in a 10 day expedition abroad travelling across their chosen country, providing a real understanding of that countries culture and way of life. The team will have to work as a team to organise the trip and once there complete a series of challenges and projects in order to acquire the Explorer Belt.

Scout Explorer Belt Badge

How to apply as an Adult

To apply for any of the international events taking place in 2019 please follow this link

Who can apply?

To take part as an adult in the 2019 Jamboree you must be at least 18 years old by the 22nd of July 2019.

To take part in any other international activities as an adult leader you need to be 18 at the start of 2019 as the exact dates are not yet decided.

The Selection Process

Leaders will need to fill in an online application form which can include a 2 minute video or presentation to allow you to really show what you are all about. These applications will be short listed and then successful individuals will be informed by the 17th of September and invited to a selection weekend which will take place between 22nd and 24th September 2017. Successful applicants after the selection weekend will be informed by the end of September.

If you have any questions about the application process please email: international2019@kentscouts.org.uk.

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