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WSJ2015: Golddiggers Unit

WSJ2015: Golddiggers Unit

Wales, WSJ
Presenter Adam spoke to Rhian and Alistar from the Golddiggers Unit towards the end of the World Scout Jamboree in Japan. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218775878" 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 Golddiggers are from North Wales and have coupled with a group from Bermuda to complete their unit. Alistair has most enjoyed the epic scale of badge swapping on site and Rhian thinks the best thing about the Jamboree is meeting so many new people from all over the world. 'I think its the whole atmosphere of everyone getting on, just walking to the shower and passing 50 odd people speaking 50 different languages.' The Golddigers are
WSJ2015: Unit 34 Shirefolk

WSJ2015: Unit 34 Shirefolk

Leicestershire, Norfolk, WSJ
Scout Radios Adam interviewed Ashleigh, Daisy and Alex from Unit 34 the Shirefolk at the World Scout Jamboree 2015 [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218758955" 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 unit have been having a great time saying its been good meeting new people and cultures, when talking about the best bits about the Jamboree, "having the bond of scouting means that everyone is so confident and you can just go up and meet anyone you like and have an amazing experience" "the best experience was climbing the mountain" "visiting the Japanese school because they were so excited to see us and we got a real dive into Japanese c
WSJ2015: Unit 55 Greater Manchester East

WSJ2015: Unit 55 Greater Manchester East

WSJ
Scout Radio Presenter Adam caught up with David, Maddy and Joe from Unit 55 Greater Manchester East at the World Scout Jamboree, they were having a fantastic time and spoke about their experiences. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218631277" 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 incredible there's been so much going on, there is no other place in the world were you can meet so many people from different countries in such fun and exciting environment They described that the night life & evenings and swapping gifts are some of the best bits of the Jamboree experience in Japan, they also have their home stay after the main event...
WSJ2019: What to expect from the 24th World Scout Jamboree

WSJ2019: What to expect from the 24th World Scout Jamboree

Events, WSJ
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218454035" 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 caught up with Keegan from the WSJ2019 team as the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan was drawing to a close. His role is to take care of the events social media and to travel around the world to promote the next Jamboree. The site of the next Jamboree is actually on a permanent Jamboree site at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia USA. As well as normal Jamboree activities like the Global Development Village the event will be providing extra special activities from the site such as scuba diving, zip-lining and white
WSJ2015: Unit 22 Two Little Ducks

WSJ2015: Unit 22 Two Little Ducks

Devon, Events, WSJ
Scout Radios Adam caught up with Sophie, Jewan, James and Milly from Unit 22 the Might Ducks from Devon Scouts and Southwest Guides at the World Scout Jamboree, he asked them about their thoughts on the opening ceremony... "absolutely amazing, we were right at the front" "we all pitched in and made it the best opening ceremony I have ever been to" and the best moment of the Jamboree experience so far... "whole good vibe and everyone so happy" "the trip to Hiroshima was quite moving" "culture day" They continued to describe the Jamboree in their best 3 words with fantastic responses, and went on to encourage future scouts to attend the next Jamboree, also interviewed during the UK event Run To The Fun 3 and had a message for those at the other event which was broadcast on Jam FM the event r...
WSJ2015: Unit 21 Devon & Cornwall Scouts Swester Surfers

WSJ2015: Unit 21 Devon & Cornwall Scouts Swester Surfers

Cornwall, Devon, Events, WSJ
Scout Radios Scott caught up with Unit 21 during the Jamboree to find out how they are getting on, the split unit based out of Devon and Cornwall has been having a great time, and Kiren & Lauren from Devon, Ellen from Cornwall explained more. The best experiences so far have been "The friendliness of everyone", "going to the beach to play volleyball with people from different countries" Summing the event up as very hot, friendly unique and fun! They also had messages for thanks and support for their friends, family and groups back home. Below is the full interview and to catch more of our WSJ coverage head to www.scoutradio.org.uk/WSJ [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/218050436" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&
WSJ2015: Wayne Bulpitt

WSJ2015: Wayne Bulpitt

Events, WSJ
We caught up with UK Chief Commissioner Wayne Bulpitt at the World Scout Jamboree, hes trying to get around each unit and finding out how the young people are getting on and said "the consistent theme is meeting other nationalities learning  about other cultures the socialising and informal things are the things they talk about". The interview at the UK Pavilion which showcases what scouting in the UK is all about and what things are iconic to the UK, so a beach, sandcastles and deckchair are some of the things that can be found at the home to the UK whilst away at the WSJ in Japan. Here the full interview below and find more of Scout Radios coverage of the World Scout Jamboree at scoutradio.org.uk/wsj [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/217567196" params="color=ff5500&
WSJ2015: Craig Turpie

WSJ2015: Craig Turpie

Events, WSJ
Scout Radio presenter Adam caught up with UK Commissioner for Programme and world scout committee member Craig Turpie whilst out in Japan at the World Scout Jamboree. Hes having fun and working hard at the Jamboree and "every young person I have spoken to on the event has said it is exceeding their expectations" His role at the Jamboree is helping with the programme area for the young people at the event, one of the most exciting programme modules for Craig is the global development village which sees more than 80 activities supported by international organisations covering global themes and issues. Listen below for the full interview and head to scoutradio.org.uk/wsj for more from Scout Radio at the World Scout Jamboree. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/217565680" pa
WSJ2015: Opening Ceremony

WSJ2015: Opening Ceremony

News, WSJ
The 23rd World Scout Jamboree has officially opened! Over 35'000 people joined together for a fantastic show including traditional Japanese drumming and the handover ceremony, where Scout flags were handed from Sweden to Japan. One explorer had a very unique experience during the proceedings: "I got invested into Explorers and it just makes you realise the scale of Scouting around the world." Our Scout Radio WSJ reporters Scott & Adam were amongst the crowd and asked members of one of the UK units what they thought of the momentous occasion: [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/216946715" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]
WSJ2015: What is Jagz looking forward to?

WSJ2015: What is Jagz looking forward to?

WSJ
Scott from Scout Radio caught up with Jagz Bharth, one of the deputy UK Youth Commissioners, at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan before the Opening Ceremony. “I’ve been to smaller camps, but not a world jamboree before and this is just crazy” boldly stated Jagz about the scale of the jamboree. He commented that you could be camping next to someone from any country during the event and the scale of the jamboree is truly global. We also found out that Jagz will be working on the IST media team during the event, working amongst the social media channels (which is where he’s probably best placed, with his legendary selfie stick moments across the UK). “Scouts is more about camping, we do look back at things that has shaped our lives today” Jagz commented in regard to the upcoming Hiros