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WSJ2015: Deputy Youth Commissioner Jagz interviewed at top of Mount Fuji

WSJ2015: Deputy Youth Commissioner Jagz interviewed at top of Mount Fuji

WSJ
Scout Radios Adam and Scott had one of the Ultimate adventures after the WSJ2015, climbing to the top of Mount Fuji, and whilst there they conducted Scout Radios highest ever interview with the UKs Deputy Youth Commissioner Jagz Bharth. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/220011955" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] The expedition to climb Mount Fuji was an option for a limited number of IST once they had finished and left the Japan, the climb took 2 days including an overnight stay near the top that enabled those taking part to reach the summit around sun break and catch glimpses of an amazing sunrise through the clouds, which was one ...
WSJ2015: Unit 59 HELP!

WSJ2015: Unit 59 HELP!

Cumbria, WSJ
We spoke to Unit 59 HELP! Cumbria Scouts and Girl Guiding Merseyside at the World Scout Jamboree to find out if they were having a good time. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219484455" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] They where having a great experience at the Jamboree and really enjoying the site, the international aspects of the event and sharing skills and stash with others. "its such a cool site... the whole idea of it is really good" "being able to witness all the diversity of all the world and be able to make friends with people from anywhere" They would recommend the World Jamboree experience to fellow scouts and went on ...
WSJ2015: Unit 35 Suffolk

WSJ2015: Unit 35 Suffolk

Suffolk, WSJ
We interviewed Megan, Matt and Joe from the Suffolk Unit 35 to the World Scout Jamboree whilst they were in a paddling pool! They spoke to us about their adventures and the story behind their "unit name" [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219336767" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Their Jamboree experience has been very exciting meeting new people, as well as the preparation prior to the event. "we have been preparing for two years.. now we get to spend three weeks in the sun" "loads of songs that people sing and everyone chants together and the ceremony's are really good, its really uniting" They had a great time with the culture ...
WSJ2015: Wiltshire Unit

WSJ2015: Wiltshire Unit

Wiltshire, WSJ
The Wiltshire unit told us how much fun they had been having when we met up with them at the World Scout Jamboree, and it was even a very special day for one of them. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219336763" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] The start of the event had been quite hot for them, but despite the heat they had still been having loads of fun, partying hard and sharing meals with other units. "having dinner with the Italians as they brought pasta" "meal with the Japanese as we learnt some new words" They had messages for their friends and family at home and even sung happy birthday for one of their unit who turned 18 d...
WSJ2015: Unit 16 Surrey Warriors

WSJ2015: Unit 16 Surrey Warriors

Surrey, WSJ
Scout Radios Adam caught up with the Surrey Warriors Unit 16 at the World Scout Jamboree, the large group had loads of exciting tales of their fun and experiences. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219256136" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] They had a fantastic experience at the Jamboree meeting new people, with a few comments on the heat, and highs and lows but... "mostly highs" "lots of different experiences that you can do" "something you will only be able to experience once in your life" Before the event they had their Home Hospitality and got to experience Japanese life including the food that a few commented on, including one ...
WSJ2015: Unit The Flying Royals

WSJ2015: Unit The Flying Royals

GLMW, WSJ
We caught up with Elliot, Bella and Dreve from the Flying Royals Unit from Greater London and Middlesex West at the World Scout Jamboree, they were having a fantastic time in the hot environment with a novel way to deal with the heat. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219230427" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] "its been hot but unforgettable and something I will truly cherish for the rest of my life" They realised early on into the event that it was quite hot in Japan so they brought a paddling pool which has been a big draw and talking point. They have really loved meeting other cultures and learning about them, and were looking fo...
WSJ2015: Unit 46 Staffordshire Scouts

WSJ2015: Unit 46 Staffordshire Scouts

Staffordshire, WSJ
Scout Radios Adam spoke to Lucy and Lucas from Unit 46 from Staffordshire scouts at the World Scout Jamboree, they discussed how they were enjoying the event and whats the best bits about it. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219091581" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] They both were enjoying the Jamboree a massive amount, and that aspects such as meeting different countries and seeing the differences between countries make the event truly once in a lifetime. "Its so good its amazing" "I will remember it for years" They spoke about looking forward to visiting Hiroshima and Tokyo, and also advice for fellow scouts who might be attendi...
WSJ2015: Unit 11 Tea and Biscuits

WSJ2015: Unit 11 Tea and Biscuits

Guernsey, Hampshire, WSJ
Adam spoke to Harrison, Curtis and Ed from Unit 11 Tea and Biscuits at the World Scout Jamboree, the Unit represents scouts from Hampshire and Guernsey. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/219082630" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] They have certainly been having a great time, and on culture day even setup a small cafe to offer other participants Tea and Biscuits! some of their best bits of the Jamboree include the evening activities and visiting Hiroshima. "such a eye opener and it really got to me" "its such a different culture... and we need to learn from the past and what happened and make sure it never happens again" They had had...
WSJ2015: Unit Clyde Region

WSJ2015: Unit Clyde Region

Scotland, WSJ
Scout Radios Adam caught up with some very excitable group from Clyde Region Scouts,  the Jamboree has been better than they expected. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218934832" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] "Its been amazing... I really dont want to go home" "Its been quite life changing meeting all the different cultures" They visited Hiroshima and found it very moving and "heart wrenching", some of their favorite aspects of the Jamboree include meeting new people from countries they never thought they would get the chance to meet, and how friendly everyone is.  
WSJ2015: Unit 10 The Scouts of the Round Table

WSJ2015: Unit 10 The Scouts of the Round Table

Hampshire, Isle of Wight, WSJ
We caught up with Chloe and Amelia from Unit 10 The Scouts of the Round Table from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight scouts. They were having a fantastic time, commenting on how friendly and nice everyone is. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218918237" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] They did their home hospitality before the Jamboree and had very cultural and exciting experience. "It was amazing there was about 20 of us, our scouts with our HoHo families other kids and other leaders from the area it was amazing" Even though we caught them towards the end of the Jamboree they still have loads to do that and very excited to be doing t