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You can get a badge….!

There is a number of badges available to you on the JOTA-JOTI campsite. Where can you get them?

Visit the WOSM HQ: look for the World Scout Environment Programme and discover how to get your WSEP badge.

Visit the Global Development Village: look for the UN Challenge Badges and discover how you can earn them. Also try our Eco Challenge to get your electronic badge on the spot.

Visit the Museum: swap badges electronically with other Jamboree participants by SSTV over radio.

Visit the Scoutshop: you can order your JOTA-JOTI badge (and many other things) directly on-line here.

But first, come to the Main Gate and sign up for the largest youth event in the World. And get your Jamboree Handbook of course. Don’t miss it now; 4 more days to go and counting…..



Wow, where are they?

On the JOTA-JOTI Jamboree map we have used several photos of previous World Scout Jamborees. Can you find them all? In which campsite are they and from which World Jamboree?
Check out the site at and post your results on our facebook page:


Some 20,000 licensed amateur radio operators will put 12,000 radio stations on the air with state-of-the-art technology for the upcoming JOTA-JOTI event. This offers an excellent opportunity for young radio amateurs to inspire young Scouts with the charms of radio techniques. And for Scouts to share their world with radio amateurs of (nearly) their own age.

The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) have taken an initiative to bring young radio operators and young Scouts together.

One of the main activities for Scouts in this year’s JOTA-JOTI is to exchange badges (as electronic pictures) via Slow Scan Tele Vision (SSTV). With the target to let them experience a different technique combined with a well-known Scout activity to swap badges. SSTV has become so much more accessible with a laptop or smartphone and some software, combining the radio and the digital world. It is in particular for this activity that young amateur radio operators can play an important role in making the connections and discovering the possibilities of SSTV.

So how do you do this? Read all the details here: Young amateurs and JOTA-JOTI 2018.

Have you got your entrance ticket yet?

You can now sign up for the 2018 JOTA-JOTI. The event will run just like any other World Jamboree, except you do not have to travel for this one. But you do need to get your Jamboree ticket by checking in at the main gate of the campsite. This week we opened the last two camp sites: the Museum and the Danger Zone.
Who else will be coming? Well, you can see already Scout groups from all over the globe making preparations. The JOTA-JOTI camp site is open, you can go and prepare your group. Don’t miss it !

Get ready for the badge swap challenge.

The 2018 JOTA-JOTI Jamboree campsite will have an official badge swap area in one of the subcamps. You can swap badges electronically with other participants world-wide. How exactly, we will inform you later.
Start preparing: make a JOTA-JOTI badge design with your own group. It needs to be unique and have your group name on it. Use your creativity. Will your design be the “most wanted”? Make your design as a .jpg file, max size 1 Mb.
Sign up for the JOTA-JOTI event at the Main Gate of our website
See you there!
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