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Author: Kayleigh Poacher

WSJ 2015: Scout Radio get ready for WSJ

WSJ 2015: Scout Radio get ready for WSJ

News, WSJ
Our Scout Radio reporters have landed and are settling in at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Adam & Scott are both staff members for the event which, in just a few days time, will see over 35'000 people from 160 different countries head onto site for two weeks of action packed adventure and cultural experiences. Currently on site there are over 800 UK International Service Team members making sure the site is ready for the influx of 25'000 young people. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/216544563" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Scout Radio will be reporting throughout the World Scout Jamboree in Japan and if you know
National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra all set for summer performances

National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra all set for summer performances

Birmingham, Events, National Events, News
Over 75 Scouts & Guides from all across the UK will join together this summer to form the National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra. The NSGSO is a week-long course where Scouts & Guides take part in music rehearsals and masterclasses, which orchestra manager Jill Bowman describes as a "week of fun, friendship and music". The course, which is celebrating it's 40th Birthday nearly didn't go ahead this year after the orchestra was closed down in December. Jack is from Ipswich and set up a very successful petition to save the NSGSO. He thinks music and Scouting is an important combination: "Music is a very team based activity which goes very well with Scouting & Guiding because some of the main things we do is leading, encouraging others to lead and also knowing when to ste