Better World Tent

Welcome to the Better World Tent - the place dedicated to discovering more about World Scouting and learning more about the ways Scouts are creating positive impact in their communities.

What can I do here?
You can:
Test your knowledge on World Scouting
Be inspired to take action for your community and make a positive change
Take part in fun activities with your group and be part of the worldwide Jamboree.
Tune in to campfire talks featuring World Scouting special guests, divided into six topics that will allow you to discover more about the SDGs and the World programmes:

  • Scouts for SDGs
  • Scouts for climate action and environment
  • Scouts for gender equality
  • Scouts for peace and dialogue
  • Scouts for Humanity
  • World Scouting
Ongoing

Browse the Scout world map

Scout looking at map
Ongoing
World Scouting

Browse the map and discover thousands of service projects Scouts are doing every day around the world to make it a better place.
 

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World Scout MOOT, with Ireland

World Scout Moot logo
Ongoing
World Scouting

Will you be between 18 and 25 years old in 2021? Learn more about the World Scout Moot  and like the Facebook page to get exclusive updates

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Pledge for a Better World

Pledge for a Better World
Ongoing
World Scouting

Reach out to influencers from your country/community for a video interview. During the interview, share why Scouts are Creating a Better World and how they (the influencers) can contribute to and support young people. Download the pledge now!

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Better World Tent Activities in JOTA JOTI 2019

Scouts for Sustainable Development - taking action in your community
Ongoing
World Scouting

Are you looking for inspiration to start a project for your community? Or perhaps you want to create your own Better World Tent this weekend?  You can now recreate the World Scout Jamboree experience right at home with JOTA-JOTI online campsite.

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Test your knowledge on World Scouting

Test your knowledge on World Scouting
Ongoing
World Scouting

Test your knowledge with the WOSM numbers games on Kahoot!. Answer simple questions on World Scouting and some figures related to our Movement. Compete with fellow Scouts to find out who knows World Scouting best!

Get to know how to play the game on Kahoot by watching this video: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZUew1wIQts

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Sat, Oct 19 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm

Youth Leaders and SDGs, taking action in your community

Once only
19 Oct, 11am - 12pm
World Scouting

Junbert Pabon started a project as a Scout to provide children in conflict with law with a safe space and opportunities to develop their potential as positive leaders. He is now an advocate and ambassador for SDGs in his community. Join his campfire and get inspired.

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12:00 - 1:00pm

Life at KISC – A Dream Made Reality

KISC, our permanent Jamboree
Periodic
19 Oct, 12 - 1pm
Kandersteg International Scout Centre

Have you ever wondered if there is a place where you can be a scout 24/7 and what this magical place might look like? Join us during the JOTA-JOTI on our different Facebook live streams to discover the permanent mini-jamboree, where BP’s dream has become a reality.

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12:00 - 1:00pm

Appreciating Diversity for matual understanding

Once only
19 Oct, 12 - 1pm
World Scouting

Recognising diversity means that we are able to recognise people as individuals with a unique identity which brings richness into our communities. How to recognise if you are you biased to identities different than yours? Can you recognise prejudices and judgment? Do you stand for and inclusive society? Join Dr. Patrice Brodeur from KAICIID to learn more about appreciating diversity.

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1:00 - 2:00pm

برامج إطار عالم أفضل

Once only
19 Oct, 1 - 2pm
World Scouting

إن المحرك الرئيسي لبرامج المنظمة الكشفية العالمية هو إطار عالم أفضل وإن هذا الإطار يضم برامج عديدة ومتنوعه  تخدم الشباب الكشفي والفعاليات والمشاركات التي نقوم بها كما يمكنكم الحصول على عدة شارات من خلال المشاركة في بعض من هذه البرامج .

 ومن الممتع ان خلال هذه الجلسة سيتم ربط إطار عالم أفضل في أهداف التنمية المستدامة

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1:00 - 2:00pm

A Scout Friend from a Refugee Camp

A Scout Friend from a Refugee Camp
Once only
19 Oct, 1 - 2pm
World Scouting

This activity will link Scouts currently living in refugee camps in Kenya, facilitating conversation with JOTA-JOTI participants. They will share what it is like living in a refugee camp and challenges they face achieving the SDGs. That will be an opportunity to connect and develop friendship.

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2:00 - 3:00pm

Raise awareness, educate and motivate with the YUNGA Badge in Colombia (Spanish)

Once only
19 Oct, 2 - 3pm
World Scouting

Get to know the YUNGA badges and understand how they are connected to the Better World Framework! Regardless of whether you are young or adult, a student, a leader or a teacher, if you care about the environment and development, this is the place for you.

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5:00 - 6:00pm

تعزيز تكافؤ فرص الشباب من الجنسين

Once only
19 Oct, 5 - 6pm
World Scouting

تهتم الحركة الكشفية بمبدء مساواة  فرص الشباب بين الجنسين في مختلف مجالات الحركة الكشفية وخاصة فئة الفتيات وذلك في الإندماج في الفعاليات الداخليه والخارجية في الحركة الكشفية ومن خلال هذه الجلسة سنتعرف على كيف يمكن تعزيز تكافؤ فرص الشباب بين الجنسين في الإنضمام والإندماج في الحركة الكشفية .

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6:00 - 7:00pm

How to become Messengers of Peace (Spanish)

Once only
19 Oct, 6 - 7pm
World Scouting

Discover the messengers of peace programme and how to start service projects in your local community to become a messenger of peace ambassador.

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7:00 - 8:00pm

Global Impact with Local projects with the Scouts of the World Award (English)

Periodic
19 Oct, 7 - 8pm
World Scouting

Rovers Scouts around the world share a common purpose to serve, to use your talents and bring lasting change in your local community. Serving is also a path in your journey through life. Your community project is creating such a change that we want the worldwide community to see.

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8:00 - 9:00pm

Session 1: Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation
Once only
19 Oct, 8 - 9pm
World Scouting

This session will promote Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, proposing simple actions Scouts can take to be prepared.

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10:00 - 11:00pm

Global Impact with Local projects with the Scouts of the World Award (Spanish)

Once only
19 Oct, 10 - 11pm
World Scouting

Rovers Scouts around the world share a common purpose to serve, to use your talents and bring lasting change in your local community. Serving is also a path in your journey through life. Your community project is creating such a change that we want the worldwide community to see.

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Sun, Oct 20 2019

12:00 - 1:00am

Spiritual Development

Once only
20 Oct, 12 - 1am
World Scouting

Dialogue between people of different religious identities aim to seek for  mutual understanding and respect, that allows them to live and cooperate with each other in spite of their differences.

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1:00 - 2:00am

Useful Online platforms for community impact in scouting

Once only
20 Oct, 1 - 2am
World Scouting

You got inspired to take action for your community and now is the time to find new ideas, look for help or promote your project. The world wide network enable us to tell our story and bring greater impact with our actions. Together we can connect young people around the world for global impact.

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2:00 - 3:00am

Inclusion through Peace

Once only
20 Oct, 2 - 3am
World Scouting

Kim Robert C de Leon will share the program he is leading enabling active citizenship and environmentalism. Inclusion through peace provides opportunities to indigents to join Scouting, as well as engaging children/youth with special needs, Muslim children and out-of-school youth through Scouting.

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4:00 - 5:00am

World Scout Jamboree, with the Korea Scout Association

World Scout Jamboree, with the Korea Scout Association
Once only
20 Oct, 4 - 5am
World Scouting

Will you be between 14 and 17 years old in 2023? Learn more about the next Jamboree in South Korea and join in our 2023 World Scout Jamboree campfire with representatives from the organising team!

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6:00 - 7:00am

Get to know SCENES

Once only
20 Oct, 6 - 7am
World Scouting

Maybe you have heard about Scouts turning their scout camps into sustainable centres for environment. Use the same principles to bring SCENES to other spaces you use. Bring the change for more sustainable communities.

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7:00 - 8:00am

Session 2: Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation
Once only
20 Oct, 7 - 8am
World Scouting

This session will promote Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation, proposing simple actions Scouts can take to be prepared.

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8:00 - 9:00am

Life at KISC – A Dream Made Reality

KISC, our permanent Jamboree
Periodic
20 Oct, 8 - 9am
Kandersteg International Scout Centre

Have you ever wondered if there is a place where you can be a scout 24/7 and what this magical place might look like? Join us during the JOTA-JOTI on our different Facebook live streams to discover the permanent mini-jamboree, where BP’s dream has become a reality.

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8:00 - 9:00am

Taking action as a Dialogue ambassador

Once only
20 Oct, 8 - 9am
World Scouting

It’s time to take action for mutual understanding. In every conflict we can find and opportunity to learn and grow stronger in unity. If you are interested in advocating for peace-building and bring dialogue for your community, here you can find some tips and get started.

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12:00 - 1:00pm

World Scout Youth Forum, with Youth Advisors (Arabic)

world scout youth forum
Once only
20 Oct, 12 - 1pm
World Scouting

The Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee are happy to take you on an exciting  journey to discover more about youth involvement and how your opinions and actions are important to create positive changes in Scouting and in the community.

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1:00 - 2:00pm

Action for Environment

Once only
20 Oct, 1 - 2pm
World Scouting

Our planet is in need of every young person to guard our resources. It is a call to bring humanity together with practical actions or the environment. Small actions make a greater impact. You can be one of a worldwide tribe in action for the environment. 

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2:00 - 3:00pm

Scouts for Humanity

Scouts for Humanity
Once only
20 Oct, 2 - 3pm
World Scouting

What is the connection between Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals? How can you take action for Humanity? Find out by joining us live.

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3:00 - 4:00pm

World Scout Youth Forum, with Youth Advisors (Spanish)

world scout youth forum
Once only
20 Oct, 3 - 4pm
World Scouting

The Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee are happy to take you on an exciting  journey to discover more about youth involvement and how your opinions and actions are important to create positive changes in Scouting and in the community.

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Sun, Oct 20 2019 - Mon, Oct 21 2019

11:00pm - 12:00am

Como contar la historia y promover tus proyectos

Once only
20 Oct, 11pm - 21 Oct, 12am
World Scouting
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Mon, Oct 21 2019

12:00 - 1:00am

Bringing Dialogue to your community (Spanish)

Once only
21 Oct, 12 - 1am
World Scouting

People get into conflicts due to different ways of thinking, disputes on resources, misunderstandings or lack of understanding. Do you have all the resources to prevent conflicts to happen. Bring the 10 principles of dialogue to your community and start the conversation.

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1:00 - 2:00am

Social Media and Better World (Spanish)

Once only
21 Oct, 1 - 2am
World Scouting

Learn how Scouts of Argentina are using social media to bring positive change into local communities to make them more sustainable. Get your Rovers and scout connected for local action and global impact.

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Past Activities

Fri, Oct 18 2019

18 Oct, 2019 1:00 - 2:00pm

Keep Andy Safe from Harm

safe from harm
Once only
18 Oct, 1 - 2pm
World Scouting

Andy has got himself into trouble and needs your help to keep him safe. This special live session will follow Andy’s story and engage participants in a mission to keep him Safe from Harm.

18 Oct, 2019 3:00 - 4:00pm

Scouts of the World discussion

Once only
18 Oct, 3 - 4pm
World Scouting

 

Join our webchat on Scoutlink, search for “Scout of the World” channel and share with us and other scouts around the world how to be an active citizen.

18 Oct, 2019 3:00 - 4:00pm

Life at KISC – A Dream Made Reality

KISC, our permanent Jamboree
Periodic
18 Oct, 3 - 4pm
Kandersteg International Scout Centre

Have you ever wondered if there is a place where you can be a scout 24/7 and what this magical place might look like? Join us during the JOTA-JOTI on our different Facebook live streams to discover the permanent mini-jamboree, where BP’s dream has become a reality.

18 Oct, 2019 5:00 - 6:00pm

مسابقة أهداف التنمية المستدامة

Once only
18 Oct, 5 - 6pm
World Scouting

إن للمرح نصيب! لجنة مستشاري الشباب ستخوذ تجربة رائعة للتختبر معلوماتك عن أهداف التنمية المستدامة ولللتعرف على مالا تعرفه و مافوته في أهداف التنمية المستدامة وسيتم إقامة المسابقات من خلال موقع كاهوت. شاركنا في جلسة مباشرة مع مستشاري الشباب العرب لتشارك في المسابقة.

18 Oct, 2019 7:00 - 8:00pm

Global Impact with Local projects with the Scouts of the World Award (English)

Periodic
18 Oct, 7 - 8pm
World Scouting

Rovers Scouts around the world share a common purpose to serve, to use your talents and bring lasting change in your local community. Serving is also a path in your journey through life. Your community project is creating such a change that we want the worldwide community to see.

Fri, Oct 18 2019 - Sat, Oct 19 2019

18 Oct, 2019 11:00pm - 19 Oct, 2019 12:00am

Understanding the Sustainable Development Goals to take action through Scouting (Spanish)

Once only
18 Oct, 11pm - 19 Oct, 12am
World Scouting

What are the sustainable development goals and why Scouts, Scout Groups and National Scout organizations should care about it. Get a basic reference and concepts on how Scouting is connected with the planet plan.

Sat, Oct 19 2019

19 Oct, 2019 12:00 - 1:00am

ILT a life changing experience

Once only
19 Oct, 12 - 1am
World Scouting

ILT as a life changing experience. Get to know how this Leadership training has changed many lives and how it aims to continue innovating in the future.

19 Oct, 2019 2:00 - 3:00am

World Scout Youth Forum, with Youth Advisors (English)

Youth forum
Ongoing
19 Oct, 2 - 3am
World Scouting

The Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee are happy to take you on an exciting  journey to discover more about youth involvement and how your opinions and actions are important to create positive changes in Scouting and in the community. 

19 Oct, 2019 3:00 - 4:00am

How to Make Your Own Sustainable Jamboree?

Periodic
19 Oct, 3 - 4am
World Scouting

Scouts have committed to contribute to achieve the 17 SDGs. Planning your camps and national Jamborees should be a reflection of our commitment to the planet. Get some tips from the scouts of the Philippines who are creating a sustainable Jamboree. Share your ideas what can you do to help contribute to the SDGs on sdgs.scout.org.

19 Oct, 2019 5:00 - 6:00am

How can I contribute to the SDGs as an individual?

SDGS
Once only
19 Oct, 5 - 6am
World Scouting

The Sustainable Development Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations, and world leaders. It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Should you just give up? No! Change starts with you. Seriously. Every human on earth—even the most indifferent, laziest person among us—is part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some super easy things we can adopt into our routines that, if we all do it, will make a big difference.Share your ideas what can you do to help contribute to the SDGs on sdgs.scout.org.

19 Oct, 2019 6:00 - 7:00am

Scouts For SDGs (Russian)

Once only
19 Oct, 6 - 7am
World Scouting

What are the sustainable development goals and why Scouts, Scout Groups and National Scout organizations should care about it. Get a basic reference and concepts on how Scouting is connected with the planet plan.

19 Oct, 2019 8:00 - 9:00am

Girl Scout Empowerment program. Theme eradicating FGM through cultural practices.

Once only
19 Oct, 8 - 9am
World Scouting

Pauline is a young Scout who got inspired to stand against female Genital Mutilation(FGM), which is a threat for women health and dignity. This practice is embedded in many countries and cultures across the world. Learn how Pauline is bringing awareness, empowering girls and transforming communities.

19 Oct, 2019 8:00 - 9:00am

Scouts for gender equality

Once only
19 Oct, 8 - 9am
World Scouting

Gender equality means equal access to opportunities and equal rights for everyone. Are boys and girls are equal in your community? Why or why not?

Join our webchat on Scoutlink, search for “Scouts for gender equality” channel and share with us and other scouts around the world why we should advocate for Gender Equality.

19 Oct, 2019 9:00 - 10:00am

Launching: Dialogue for Peace Fund

Launching: Dialogue for Peace Fund
Once only
19 Oct, 9 - 10am
World Scouting

Do you need funding for your next project, training, practice of dialogue circles and/or local awareness campaigns focusing on creating a culture for peace in your community? Join us to learn how you can apply to the Dialogue for Peace Fund