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The 26th Australian Jamboree (AJ2025)

Next Level Program AJ2022 Three Scouts Giant Swing

Everything we know so far about AJ2025

The countdown is on to Australia’s largest Scouting event. Thousands of Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders from right across the country (and the world) will meet together in Maryborough, Queensland for a summer they’ll remember forever.

The Location

AJ2025 will be held in Maryborough, Queensland. With a population of more than twenty thousand people, Maryborough is located in the stunning Fraser Coast Region of Queensland, not far from Hervey Bay and K’gari (otherwise known as Fraser Island). Maryborough is most notable as the birth place of P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins. 

The hosts of the 26th Australian Jamboree, Scouts Queensland, and the JEC (Jamboree Executive Committee) will organise the ten day scout camp from 6 – 15 January 2025.

Key dates:

  • Applications Close: Sunday 31 March 2024
  • Opening Ceremony: Tuesday 6 January 2025
  • Visitors Day: Friday 10 January 2025
  • Visitors Day/Future Scout Day: Saturday 11 January 2025 
  • Visitors Day: Sunday 12 January 2025
  • Closing Ceremony: Wednesday 15 January 2025

The Opening Ceremony is the official start of the Jamboree, attended by all participants (more than ten thousand). An arena spectacular to launch the camp featuring an official ceremony, concert and fireworks to close the night.

The Jamboree will welcome thousands of visitors to the camp-site on the Visitor Days. It’s a chance for the youth participants to show their friends and family around the Jamboree. Future Scout Day offers the opportunity for Cub Scouts to visit the Jamboree site and get a true insight into what Scouts is all about.

Next Level Program AJ2022 Three Scouts Giant Swing
Next Level Program AJ2022 Three Scouts Giant Swing

The Program

Onsite adventures and expeditions will be based around the Challenge Areas, Outdoor Adventure Skills and Special Interest Areas, and you will have heaps of opportunities to earn participates, assists and leads!

The program includes various of on-site activities (mix of scheduled and free-time), as well as many exciting off-site activities in particular for Scouts and Venturers to different parts of Queensland which neighbour Maryborough and the Fraser Coast Region.

The program team are currently working at creating an incredible Jamboree experience for the participants which will be announced very soon.

The camp wraps up at the Closing Ceremony, featuring a fantastic show, a chance to relive the past ten days and to officially bring the Jamboree to a close. 

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