Girl guiding jamboree, Poland 2020

by Niamh Walters in Weston Super Mare, England, United Kingdom

Girl guiding jamboree, Poland 2020
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The European Jamboree is back and it’s bringing young people together from all over Europe and the world in Gdańsk, Poland.

by Niamh Walters in Weston Super Mare, England, United Kingdom

Niamh has been lucky enough to be selected for a place at the Jamboree, Poland 2020. 

This opportunity will enable Niamh to learn new skills and build on who she is.

Niamh has to raise £1550 to be able to go and so far she has organised a quiz night fundraiser to take placed on 27.9.19. She will also be doing other activities to try and fundraise the money she needs.

Niamh is passionate about empowering young women and showing them that they can be who they want to be. 

Jamboree Background

The last Eurojam was in 2005 in the United Kingdom, the European Jamboree returns to gather young people from all over Europe in Gdańsk, Poland to celebrate Scout and Guide values, strengthen our international community and provide young people in Europe with the opportunity to meet and learn from each other. The Polish Scouting and Guiding Association (Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego - ZHP) are the hosts for the Jamboree and the theme will be ‘Be the Spark’. 

Education Goals for Eurojam

  • Encourage Scouts and Guides to discover their potential of being changemaker
  • Raise Scouts’ and Guides’ awareness of challenges for Europe and for the world, as well as of their responsibility for their local communities
  • Gain knowledge on how to act as an active citizen of Europe and of the world
  • Build openness to the others to live in peace
  • Learn how to embrace challenges, develop self-reliance, build self-confidence and spark off the need for continuous self-improvement
  • Raise awareness, develop skills and shape attitudes to achieve the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through creating a learning environment for the future young leaders of local communities
  • Give an opportunity to experience the amazing adventures on the Sobieszewo campsite

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