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Jurassic Jamboree – UPDATED

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Broadstone join Branksome St. Aldhelms (BSA) Scouts for a week at Dorset’s brand new Scout and Guide Jamboree – Jurassic International Jamboree!!

And what a week it was!

We had one or two hiccups with the weather, especially on Sunday (our Day on Brownsea Island) when we were drenched through our waterproofs and to the skin! However most days were fine and so the rain was soon forgotten!

The awesome leaders from BSA looked after us by providing the catering while we looked after the Young People. The food was lovely and their setup was very professional.

We had a full on week and the activities included…

  • The Opening Ceremony
  • A Day on Brownsea Island
  • JIJopoly – Monopoly Run Around Dorchester, Weymouth and (for some) Portland
  • Lots of Inflatable Activities Including Caving, Wipeout, Laserquest, Trampolines and Assault Course
  • Climbing
  • Team Games
  • Pioneering
  • OrienteeringJIJ2018 Closing Ceremony
  • Exploring
  • Community Work
  • Craft
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Badge Swapping
  • Necker Trading
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Canoeing
  • Gang Show
  • Live Bands
  • DJs
  • Foam Party
  • And Finally The Closing Ceremony with Bands and Fireworks!

We also hosted an Explorer Unit from Dunkirk, France who were great fun and joined in with our young people swapping stories and teaching each other games and phrases. They have also invited us to visit them in the future. Watch out for more information on that soon!

Check out all of our photos here.

Check out the official video on Facebook here.