European Scout Jamboree 2020, Poland

After a gap of nearly 15 years, since the UK hosted the last European Jamboree in 2005, the next European Scout Jamboree will take place in Poland in July/August 2020. Building on the fantastic programme developed as part of their World Scout Jamboree bids, the Scouts and Guides of Poland will host participants for 11 days of activities, combining the chance to develop new skills, make new friends from across Europe (12 – 15,000 people are expected to attend) and experience Poland’s beautiful countryside. Based on its own island close to the city of Gdansk, the purpose built site is within walking distance of beautiful sandy beaches, pine forests and a short bus ride from the bustling city.

Dates: 27th July to 6th August 2020

Surrey Units and IST at the European Jamboree

We are delighted that Surrey will be sending the following to the European Jamboree:

  • 1 Unit of 36 participants and 4 leaders
  • 13 young people from Surrey as part of the Hampshire Unit
  • 26 International Service Team members

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‘Wilki’ is Polish for wolves. Wolves not only have a strong connection within Scouting but in Poland wolf numbers have grown to around 2000 since they became a protected species in 1998.

The Surrey Wilki leadership team is made up of experienced Scout leaders from all across Surrey, each offering strengths in different areas and together able to able to take on anything! You can contact Angii, Jo, Rowenna and Russ on

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls