Scouting is currently active in 216 countries and territories with a global membership of over 31 million. Two thirds of the international membership are in developing countries.

The International Office, based at Gilwell Park, promotes international opportunities including camps and projects, with the aim of strengthening links between The Scout Association in the UK and other members of The World Organization of the Scout Movement. The team also supports the global elements to the Programme and administers grant-aid for visits abroad.

Assistant County Commissioner (International)
Sam Jones

Scouts International Office


International projects currently taking place featuring Cornish Scouters.

23rd World Scout jamboree

Follow the Adventures of Cornish youngsters and leaders on their epic journey to Japan.

Recent Posts tagged “International”:

  • WSJ 2019 27 Cornish Explorer Scouts and 3 leaders will be joining a patrol of 9 Explorers and 1 leader from Jersey for the adventure of a lifetime at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in the USA. We’ll keep you informed of what they’re up to and we can all follow on with their epic journey.
  • WSJ 2019 – Contingent Leaders An amazing adventure awaits! Every four years 30,000 young people from across the world join together to enjoy new adventures; they experience a new country interacting with each other, gaining confidence, meeting new friends and having a life changing adventure; and its not just the young people who can get in on the action. Cornwall Scouts have ...
  • WSJ 2019 – Leader expression of interest If you followed the adventures of the Cornish Contingent to the World Jamboree in Japan, you may fancy taking part in the 2019 World Jamboree, being held in the USA. An incredible opportunity to provide life changing experiences for young people from Cornwall and the rest of the world. Cornwall’s Assistant County Commissioner (International) has set ...
  • Andrew reaches the pinnacle of scouting achievement… Andrew Bond, from 1st Camborne Scout Group, has been awarded the highest award in Scouting. After many years of dedication, commitment and hard work Andrew has achieved the Queen’s Scout Award, the ultimate training Award for Scout’s Youth Members.                 He joins a minority of Scouts that reach this level of achievement each year having recently received ...
  • Czech out these Explorers on an Adventure! The members of the 2014 Explorer Belt Expedition in the Czech Republic are hard at work, hiking, meeting locals and experiencing a once in a life time adventure.   They’ve sent us a quick catch up video to show us how much fun they’re having.
  • “Journey to Japan” – Japanese Activity Day Celebrate the links between Japan and Britain with Scouts from Cornwall and Devon 28th September 2014 China Fleet Club, Saltash, Cornwall Through a day of cultural, environmental, social and fitness activities designed by Scouts especially for young people, including Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders, Join the Journey to Japan 2015 and celebrate: Japan 400 The first British ship to reach Japan, the ...
  • Jambo Water Days Come and join the 2015 Jamboree Contingent, Siblyback and SW Lakes Trust for a series of Section Water Activity Days.   8:30 & 13:30 sessions 4hrs of activites and lunch for £21   Beavers Thursday 14th August Kayaking, Sailing, Rafting, Dragon Boating   Cubs Friday 15th August Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Paddle Boarding   Scouts Saturday 16th August Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailinmg, Wake Boarding   Explorers Sunday 17th August Kayaking, Windsurfing, Sailing, ...
  • Unit 21 Contingent Merchandising More badges than you can shake a chop stick at! Merchandising Advert
  • Clothing and Textile Fundraiser Clothing and Textile Fundraiser
  • Stamp Fundraiser Stamp Fundraiser

Previous Events
2013 Explorer Belt Expedition to Madagascar
2014 Explorer Belt Expedition to Czech Republic