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Weʼre raising £3,500 to get me and Scouts from less advantaged countries to the World Scout Jamboree 2019 in West Virginia. Help me to live and share the adventure!

Kinoulton, Nottingham, UK

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In November 2017 I was really lucky to be selected to attend the World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) 2019. We had to apply for a place and were then invited to participate in a selection weekend that involved many challenges and games to examine and test our problem solving, teamwork and leadership skills.

The WSJ is a huge event in the Scouting calendar because it only comes around every four years; making it a once in a Scouting lifetime opportunity. It is an educational event that brings together young people from all round the globe to promote world peace, mutual respect and understanding. There is a wide variety of adventurous activities on offer with a focus on social interaction and everyday life within the different cultures attending.

There will be around 50,000 Scouts and leaders from over 200 countries. In 2019 the WSJ is to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia in the United States of America from the 22nd July to the 2nd August. The event is being hosted by Boy Scouts of America, Scouts Canada, and Asociación de Scouts de México and the theme is ‘Unlock a New World.’

I have made so many new friends inside and outside my unit because of the WSJ and also Scouting in general. I am incredibly lucky to have this opportunity and I can’t wait for the adventure, friendships and memories not to mention the fun I know I will have.

To attend I have to raise £3,500 over the next 10 months. The money raised pays for me to go and also contributes towards the costs of Scouts from less advantaged countries to attend the WSJ. I have already started fundraising for my adventure both individually and with friends in my unit. This includes cake sales, bag packing, drive way sales, car boots and many more!

Please help our Scouting dreams become a reality.

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  • Amelia Dwerryhouse1 month ago
    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    1 month ago

    It was Kinoulton Big Night In this weekend and I was flipping burgers to help with the fundraising. We raised £312.12 which is amazing! We also sold ice creams and held a guess the number of sweets in a jar competition which raised an incredible £212.20. So the grand total including all donations so far is now £930.62!!! Thanks for everyones continued support.

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  • Amelia Dwerryhouse2 months ago
    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    2 months ago

    1st Kinoulton Scouts have got into the fund-raising spirit and have been donating their spare change with our smarties easter collection. They have helped me raise an additional £107.10. This takes the current total, including all of your lovely donations to £406.30 Thank you all so much for supporting me so far!

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  • Amelia Dwerryhouse2 months ago
    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    Amelia Dwerryhouse

    2 months ago

    I've been baking and took some of my cakes down to Cotgrave Festival which added an extra £37 to the fundraising pot. Thanks to everyone who bought one of my cakes.

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2 months ago

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Page last updated on: 8/21/2018 11:11 AM

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  • Annabel Glassby

    Annabel Glassby

    Aug 21, 2018

    Go Amelia!!!’

    £20.00

  • Coby Weighill

    Coby Weighill

    Jul 26, 2018

    You're doing amazing things Amelia. Keep going xx

    £20.00

  • Gill Rayner

    Gill Rayner

    Jul 14, 2018

    Good luck Amelia

    £10.00

  • Cath Mills

    Cath Mills

    Jul 4, 2018

    Good luck Amelia! Keep up the good work and you’ll make it to the US..it’s an amazing place! Cath, Ben, Joey, Annie and Lucas xxxx

    £50.00

  • Jan Hortor

    Jan Hortor

    Jul 3, 2018

    A wonderful opportunity enjoy it Amelia

  • Hattie Siderfin

    Hattie Siderfin

    Jun 18, 2018

    £20.00

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Amelia Dwerryhouse

Amelia Dwerryhouse

Kinoulton, Nottingham, UK

This account is managed by Susanne Youngson, the Group Scout Leader of 1st Kinoulton Scout Group.

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