By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Uganda is set to host the 8th Africa Scout Jamboree one of the largest regular event organized by the Africa Scout Region, every four years gathering thousands of young people from all over Africa and the world.
An educational event that is aimed at promoting peace in the region, Africa Scout Jamboree will be hosted virtually and will be supported by the host National Scout Organization (NSO) Uganda Scout Association from 29th July to 3rd August 2021. Meanwhile, Uganda Scout Association will host the physical events at Kaazi National Scout Camp in Kampala, Uganda.
According to one of the Uganda’s famous scout Mr.Pablo Bashir of Dream Team Uganda Scouts Association, the 8th Africa Jamboree Virtual Connection will have a variety of activities under the theme “Step Into Africa’s Tomorrow”.
The Dream Team Uganda is the advisory board of the scouts in Uganda comprised of patrons and senior scouts who guide the activities of the scouts.
Proud of being a scout, Mr. Bashir further notes that Jamboree is open to scouts between the age of 14 and 17 years and volunteers above 18 years and all NSO’s will register all their international patrols and share the information with the Africa Support Centre by 30th June 2021.
”Africa Scout Jamboree includes a wide variety of activities and also places great importance on everyday life and interaction on the campsite,” says jubilant Bashir.
Previous editions of the Africa Scout Jamboree have been held in Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire in 2016; Bungere, Burundi in 2012; Catembe, Mozambique in 2006; Nairobi, Kenya in 2000; Accra, Ghana in 1994; Kampala, Uganda in 1989 and Shere Hills Jos, Nigeria in 1976.