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!.


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!


It is anticipated that the Avon County Jamboree will cost no more than £100 per attendee for the weekend. As soon as we have been able to finalise costs for catering, infrastructure and activities, we will provide an update on the camp fee.