24th World Scout Jamboree 2019


My name is Joe Parker and I have been in Scouting since I was 6 years old as a Beaver, a Cub, now a Scout and soon to be an Explorer Scout.

I am very fortunate to have been selected to represent The Scout Association UK and Avon County Scouts at the World Scout Jamboree in America in 2019. This event will be very exciting and a fantastic opportunity. I will be experiencing different programs in America including community, nature, adventure and environmental projects with over 55000 young Scouts and Guides from all over the world.

The total cost of the trip is £3,495 to be paid in instalments, for which I am fundraising as best I can, that’s everything from bag packing through to tombolas!  The first instalment of £400 has been very generously paid by Avon County Scouts.  My District, Cotswold Edge Scouts have given another instalment of £620, and my own Scout Group 1st Falfield Scouts have offered £500 towards the costs!  

This leaves me with £1,975 to fundraise for - the next instalment of £620 is due on 1st June this year!  Then the same is due every 3 months till it's all paid.

If I was fortunate enough to have help and support to fund this trip I would be so grateful and experience a positive life change by working as part of a group and with others from all over the world, gaining confidence and knowledge and also delivering different activities. I would gain knowledge and understanding of change and projects in Guiding and Scouting from an international perspective which will allow me to influence our Scout groups in the UK and finally gain a once in a life time international adventure and friendships.

I am asking organisations and charities and members of the public for their kind donations to help and support me on this trip thereby enabling me to attend. 

Any help and support you feel you are able to give would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks

Yours in Scouting

Joe Parker
  • South Gloucester Council Member Awarded Funding
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    • £37 (Offline)
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Organizer and beneficiary

Joe Parker
Manor Lane, Charfield, Wotton-under-Edge
Barney Parker

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