Jurassic International Jamboree

Jurassic International Jamboree is a Dorset International Scout and Guide Jamboree - which is taking place from 11th August to 18th August 2018, bringing you the adventure of a lifetime.

In 2018, over 1,000 Scouts, Guides and Leaders from around the world will descend on Dorset for a week of fun, friendship and adventure they'll never forget.

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When is Jurassic International Jamboree 2018?

Jurassic International Jamboree 2018 takes place from Saturday 11th - 18th August 2018.

Where is Jurassic International Jamboree 2018?

Jurassic International Jamboree 2018 takes place in Dorset, United Kingdom - Location: Kingston Maurward, Dorchester DT2 8PY.

Who can attend?

Members of the Scout and Guide section from around the world aged 10-17, we also intend to provide some activities for those in Network and The Senior Section.

How Much does it cost to attend?

Participants: £170 - Includes: Camp Fee, Badge , Necker ( A £50 non refundable deposit is required.)
Leaders: £60 - Includes: Camp Fee and Necker

Cub/Beaver Day: £15 - Includes: Necker
Visitors: £10 - Does not include Necker Which can be purchased separately

£60 - Includes: Camp fee and Necker (Self Catering)
£80 - Includes: Camp fee, Necker and Staff Catering

For Staff and Leaders sibling’s costs, please contact bookings: bookings@jij.org.uk

Jurassic International Jamboree is a self-catered Jamboree, all Participants, Leaders, and Day visitors please be advised to cater for all.

What are the transport links like?

Kingston Maurward College is clearly signposted just off the A35, three miles east of Dorchester in central Dorset.

By Road
Kingston Maurward College is easily accessible from throughout Dorset, we have limited parking places on site.
When you arrive, please follow signs.

Dorchester South, Weymouth Avenue – Main line to Weymouth and London
Dorchester West, Damers Road – Main line to Weymouth and Bristol.
The Site is about approximately a 30 minute walk from these stations or about 10 minutes in the car.

Local bus services:
The Team are still looking into this with the local transports links, this section will be updated with all travel information and advice.

Nearest Airports:
Bournemouth Airport - Parley Ln, Christchurch BH23 6SE - Bus to Bournemouth Station then the train to Dorchester South
Exeter Airport (EXT) - Clyst Honiton, Exeter EX5 2BD - Bus to Exeter Central then the train to Dorchester South

Nearest Petrol Stations?

Tesco, Weymouth Avenue
Shell/BP, London Road.

Nearest Supermarkets?

Tesco, Dorchester
Asda, Weymouth – approx’ 8 miles away from Dorchester
Morrisons, Weymouth
Sainsbury's, Weymouth
Lidl, The Grove, Dorchester.

Nearest Hospital?

Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester. About 1.5 miles from the Site.

Nearest Cashpoints?

South Street – main pedestrian precinct – all banks.

When does booking open?

Expressions of interest for Jurassic International Jamboree 2018 for staff and groups is open now!

What the theme?

The theme for 2018 will be: TBC

Can I bring my International Group?

Yes! Our dedicated team will be able to help make your visit to Dorset as memorable as possible.

What sort of activities are there?

With everything focused on one huge activity site you won’t have far to move for a non-stop range of Adventurous Activities, Creative Activities, and Entertainments to suit all ages and tastes. We will also be providing some off-site activities along our special Jurassic coast line, and additional trips to local places of interest.