Some frequently asked questions. Ask Erik a question through the contact page.
Yes. This is an essential part of your Jamboree wear, and security may make you go back to your tent and get it, even if you are an hour walk away. It is your ticket to the jamboree and activities.
A Q code is a pre-flight quarantine declaration made no more than 3 days before you enter Korea. It is advisable that you fill in this information and get a Q-Code to make your entry into Korea quicker.
The Jamboree site is generally a safe place, with IST working dedicated jobs as security to ensure visitors are only allowed to certain parts of the site. Saying that, you should be cautious of your belongings and avoid leaving them alone on display. Things like solar panels can indicate you’ve left something valuable attached. It is not unheard of for tents to be entered by scouts from less fortunate countries so it is best to carry anything you absolutely do not want to loose.
Each sub-camp will have refrigerators available at the sub camp office. If you have medical equipment that needs power it is recommended to have a battery pack to run it from and the sub-camp offices can charge these up for you.
It is important to remember that other countries have different requirements for Covid than we currently have. On the jamboree site there will be a dedicated COVID-19 testing center should you feel ill. Participants from Korea who test positive may be sent home, and international participants may be sent to the Jamboree Quarantine building.
We are still waiting for more information about this. But we expect it may be a top up system for your Jamboree ID card.
There are some great medical facilitates onsite at the jamboree. Each sub-camp will have a first aid center. The Jamboree itself will have multiple clinics, and then an onsite hospital. The Jamboree hospital will have several departments, like internal medicine, surgery, and orthopedics, and handle medical emergencies. The hospital runs 24 hours a day, and if they cant manage something then a participant will be transferred to a local hospital offsite.
There are a number of disabled toilets on each site which will be unisex, along with gender neutral showers which are private cubicles with separate entrances. Accessible showers will also be provided.