Asia Pacific Jamboree 2017
- 27th July – 2nd August 2017
- 14 to 18-year-olds
- 50 countries attending
- 6,000 people in total
Scouting started in the Republic of Mongolia after the fall of the communist regime in 1990 at the initiative of a group of young Mongol students who created the first Scout troops in Ulaanbaatar, in early 1991. The national Scouting organization of Mongolia was founded in 1992.
Although TSA did not send an official UK Contingent several groups from the UK travelled to Mongolia and were coordinated by one point of contact, Dick Griffiths the Global Adviser for the Asia Pacific Region at TSA. Many of the groups that attended booked their travel arrangements with Travel Places and alongside Dick Griffiths organised a briefing day prior to their departure.
North Yorkshire IST – Mongolia
Newport IST – Mongolia, Trans Siberian Railway & Beijing
West Midlands IST – Moscow, Trans Siberian Railway and Mongolia
Halstead Scouts – Mongolia, Trans Siberian Railway and Beijing
Buckinghamshire Guides – Mongolia & Beijing
To speak to one of the team about an upcoming tour, or if you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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