Tuesday, June 30, 2009


The 26th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Jamboree
28 December 2009 – 03 January 2010

Scouts: Creating a Better World

12,000 Scouts, one big mountain! An experience of a lifetime

In an environment of harmony, equality and respect, and by means of cooperative challenges, adventures and experience fostering coexistence, cooperation and brotherhood:
Scouts will be able to overcome the barrier of differing cultures, creeds and ideologies and realize the value of peace and unity.
Scouts will be able to understand the importance of balancing development and ecology; and
Scouts will learn and enhance skills in unit activities through active involvement in skills development for a better world.

Philippine Scouting Center for Asia-Pacific Region, Mt. Makiling, Los BaƱos, Laguna, Philippines.
The camp sits on the slope a thousand meters above sea level and located 65 kms. southeast of the City of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

Scouts, Scout Leaders, Staff and Guests

Eligibility of Participants
Scout: Registered member
Must be 12 or not over 17 years of age
Scouter/Leader : Registered member
Ratio (Scouts: Leader) – 9 Scouts: 1 Leader

Registration fee for overseas participants is US$200.00 per person covering meals at the duration of the Jamboree, participation in Jamboree programs and activities, insurance coverage, transportation from Manila airport to Jamboree site and back, use of tents, eating and cooking utensils.
Scouts can look forward to adventurous and exciting modular activities such us:
Module 1: Jambo Quest
Module 2 & 3: Extreme Challenge
Module 4: Arts Unlimited
Module 5: Exploring Makiling / Adventure Challenge
Module 6: Water Challenge
Module 7: Clean-up the World
Module 8: Rappelling and Rock Climbing
Module 9: Go Green Project
Module 10: Coastal Clean-Up
Module 11: Outdoor Skills
Module 12: Emergency Preparedness
Module 13: Global Development Village
Module 14: City of Science

Registration Deadlines
International Service Team – 30 June 2009
Participants (Scouts & Contingent Leaders) – 31 July 2009
Pre- Jamboree Home Hospitality Program – 24, 25, & 26 December 2009
Arrivals in Camp : 27 December 2009
Opening Ceremony : 28 December 2009 at 1500H
Jamboree Activities : 29 December 2009 to 02 January 2010
New Year Celebration : 31 December 2009
Jamboree Festival : 01 January 2010 at 0900H to 1700H
Philippine Cultural Night : 30 December 2009 at 1900H
International Night : 01 January 2010 at 1900H
Closing Ceremony : 02 January 2010 at 1800H
Home Hospitality Program : 04-06 January 2010

Young people are organized into a Patrol of nine young people with an adult leader for each Patrol (9+1). The Troop is organized into four Patrols - 36 young people and 4 unit leaders, making a total of 40 persons in one Troop. Furthermore, one contingent staff is allowed for every Troop. If the contingent is less than one Troop, it is still entitled to one contingent staff. Adults attending the Jamboree as International Service Team and those requested by the Jamboree Organizing Committee to organize workshops at the Global Development Village are not part of the Troop.

The Jamboree will have a total of over 1000 Scout Leaders working on the International Service Team (IST). Interested and qualified Scout Leaders are welcome to be part of the IST. A registration fee of US $200.00 shall be charged each member to cover the cost of meals, use of tents, souvenir items and other issuances, and transportation from the airport to camp and back.

AS OF DEC. 10, 2008
The following is the summary of the number of
prospective delegates, who have expressed willingness
to join the 26th Asia-Pacific Jamboree.
No. of NSOs: 18
No. of Scouts: 1083
No. of Leaders: 137
IST: 112
Contingent Staff: 64
Local Participants: 3,210