The Kent International Jamboree is a week long International camp, held in the heart of Kent every four years. We welcome Scouts and Guides from across the globe to take part in seven days of fun, friends and adventure between the 29th July and 5th August 2017.
KIJ 2017 will be held in the heart of Kent at our County Show Ground in Maidstone Kent. The 200 acre site in Detling is only 30 minutes from London. 30 minutes from the Port of Dover and 30 minutes from Ebbsfleet international station With access to all major airports via the M25,and the M20 it’s easily accessible to Jamboree visitors from all around the World.
Our Camp Chief, Andy, has headed up previous jamborees and has been working with the department directors on the Jamboree since 2013, to put in place a team to make sure the seven day camp meets our aims of more fun, more friends and more adventure. Want to help? Find out more under "Get Involved"
Our management team have all had previous experience of World and UK Jamborees and are looking forward to providing a truly international experience for our participants.
We hope you will join us in 2017 either as a participant on your summer camp or as part of the team that will provide an experience of a life time