Let the Essex International Jamboree be the place to make friends for life
Back in 1984, the Essex International Jamboree first welcomed members of Guides to join the fun, and thank goodness they did!!  As at that first Jamboree a young German lady, called Christa attended with her troop and met my Mother, Stella Watts.  As Christa was learning and perfecting her...
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An Irish Yarn ...
11th Cork Cloghroe Scout Group are so delighted with the prospect of participating in Essex International Jamboree 2024. We first joined you in 2012. Our first trip to a Jamboree. What an incredible experience for Scouts and leaders alike.  It's hard to believe we were part of  a group of ...
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The EIJ A-Z of fundraising
We have put together a list to help you kick start your fundraising to bring yourself and your young people to the Essex International Jamboree in 2024. We also have a team on hand who can help you, just email them at
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How long has the Essex Jamboree been around?
The Essex International Jamboree can trace its roots back nearly 100 years! Back in 1927, Essex held a large Scout Rally at Priory Park in Southend which was visited by the Founder, Robert Baden-Powell, and it is recorded that he received a rousing welcome and was so delighted to see all t...
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