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International Scouts and events

Information on everything from going on an expedition to another country, to learning about other cultures and traditions

International events

Discover some of the largest world Scouts events, including the World Scout Jamboree, JOTA-JOTI and Roverway. 

Discover the events >
Going abroad with Scouts

Discover all you need to know about seeking permissions, planning your trip, arranging travel, and host and hospitality guidance.

Learn about the steps you need to take >
Volunteering abroad

Volunteering abroad can be a life-changing experience for you to meet new people, develop new skills and experience a different culture.

Learn more about overseas opportunities >
Organising UK-based events

Check out our pointers on achieving maximum potential international attendance when organising an international event.

Learn more about organising your event >
International activities

Taking part in adventurous activities while in a new country can bring an exciting new element to Scouts.

Check out the activity guidance >

International expeditions are an amazing opportunity to create lifelong memories, develop skills and have brilliant adventures.

Learn more about expeditions >
International development projects

Most projects are developed by groups representing local Scouting, from Group level right through to Regional or County level.

Find out more about the projects >
World Scouting

There are Scout organisations in over 200 countries and territories, and all are members of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement.

Learn more about World Scouting >
Global Programme Ideas

Explore the world without leaving your meeting place with our collection of international activity ideas. 

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Scouts around the world

We're part of a worldwide family of over 31 million Scouts. Getting in touch and making international links is a great way to learn about other countries and cultures. 

Connecting with groups around the world >