You can…Jamboree (on the internet)

The World Scout organisation is hosting a special edition of their digital Jamboree allowing you to connect to others, learn a whole range of new skills, take good care of yourself and others and build new friendships during this challenging time. They aim to foster teamwork and intercultural interaction while enhancing safe social engagement and wellbeing. 

Join the Jamboree now.

The event usually gathers over 2 million young people and this year they’re expecting more than ever. What a great opportunity to learn and connect with other young people from around the world. The 72-hour programme will be a mix of live webinars with audience interaction, as well as a live broadcast Joti TV channel.

This weekend (3rd April – 5th April) you can sign up and join sessions including;

  • Humanitarian hub
    • Mapping your community with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap
    • Building a Pocket Medical Kit
    • COVID-19 Awareness in Refugee Camp and Host Community
    • Community based health
    • Pandemic Preparedness and Response
  • Health and wellbeing
    • Hygiene and pandemics
    • Maximum Fitness – Get moving in your home!
    • Trusting, Hoping and Serving in a Pandemic
    • Salam Islam – fun session
  • Digital citizenship
    • Learn to programme in these exponential times
    • Mobilising Youth to help their communities
    • Pod It, Blog It, Vlog It
    • Online Violence: What does it mean to prevent it

And much, much more. Visit their website to see their full list of sessions.

Ben Lacey

Ben Lacey is a communications officer for Restless Development, and editor of the WeAreRestless blog. He loves writing and reading and spends his spare time performing as a spoken word poet around London.

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