General information

Location: North Somerset Showground, The Showground, Bathing Pond, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NE

Dates: Friday 22nd May to Monday 25th May 2020

The theme of the Camp: Adventure

Participants: The Jamboree is open to all members of Avon Scouting, Girlguiding Bristol and South Gloucestershire and Girlguiding Somerset North from Beavers and Rainbows to Rangers and Network.

IST: The Jamboree will be open to all Adult leaders and volunteers from Avon Scouting, Girlguiding Bristol and South Gloucestershire and Girlguiding Somerset North to attend as IST.

Young Volunteers: We are actively looking for young volunteers who are working towards their Duke of Edinburgh Award, Explorer Belt or Queen Scout/Queens Guide Awards.

Core Team: The core team are detailed here.

Sub Camps: To align with the true Jamboree spirit, groups will be placed within Sub Camps throughout the Jamboree to get to know others within the county. There will be an option to camp with your Group or Section on sign up if equipment needs to be shared or you just want to camp together.

Each Sub Camp will be led by a Sub Camp Leader for which we are currently recruiting. The Sub Camps are:

  • Indiana
  • Cook
  • Earhart
  • Croft
  • Marco

Catering: The Jamboree will be a fully catered event from Friday evening through to Monday afternoon.

  • Friday evening supper;
  • Saturday/Sunday/Monday cooked breakfast or cereal;
  • Saturday, Sunday & Monday midday packed lunch;
  • Saturday & Sunday evening hot meal and dessert;

Dietary needs: These will be catered for where information has been provided in advance, more information to follow.

Activities: Throughout the Jamboree a range of activities will be taking place across 4 zones; Water, Earth, Fire and Wood.

Recruitment: We are still recruiting for key roles within our Site Services, MarComms and Activities teams. Please share these within your districts.

Missed our latest email? Download it now: Avon Adventure 2020 – Save the Date!.

Communications

We have started to promote the Jamboree across various platforms including the Avon County Scout website, social media and mail chimp newsletters.

Newsletters: Our first newsletter was sent out to all members of Avon Scouting and Girlguiding Bristol and South Gloucestershire and Girlguiding Somerset North on Monday 11th March. Subscribe now!

Financial

Full Jamboree experience

For those attending the whole Jamboree (Friday 22nd – Monday 25th May), the prices are as follows:

  • Participant: £70
  • Leaders and Service Team: £30

Mini Jamboree experience (Beavers) 

We are also able to offer shorter Jamboree experiences just for Beavers. These will run from Saturday 23rd May to Sunday 24th May 2020. The price for this is £25 (Leaders will be £15) and will be inclusive of camp fees, catering, activities and a small goody bag of Avon Adventure merchandise.

Day visitors  

We are offering a Day Visitor option- to come onto the site to get a true Jamboree experience on Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th May 2020.

The price of a Day Visitor will be £15 (Leaders will be £5). This will include camp fees, onsite activities and an Avon Adventure badge! Please note, this will not include food, so you are expected to bring a packed lunch onsite.