We welcome day visitors to sample the experience of daily jamboree life at the 24th World Scout Jamboree, to be held 22 July – 2 August 2019, at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, USA.
The World Scout Jamboree will unite 45,000 Scouts and Scouters from over 165 countries to promote peace, mutual understanding and respect while participating in activities and unique cultural experiences.
The 24th World Scout Jamboree welcomes you and your group to join the joy, adventure, and fellowship of the Jamboree as a day visitor. Visitor access will be limited each day to ensure a positive experience for all participants. To avoid disappointment, advance purchase of day visitor passes is strongly recommended. The day visitors will begin their Jamboree experience at the J.W. and Hazel Ruby West Virginia Welcome Center, located on US Highway 19 in Mount Hope, West Virginia. The 24th World Scout Jamboree does not provide transportation to the Ruby Welcome Center nor on-site housing for day visitors to the Jamboree.
Day visitors will have the opportunity to visit:
- World Point
- Global Development Village
- Centro Mondial
- Food houses
- Sustainability Treehouse
- Scott Visitors Center with Summit Trading Post, Lockers, and Restrooms
The Jamboree will welcome day visitors during the following dates and times:
|Wednesday||24-Jul||First Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
|Thursday||25-Jul||Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
|Saturday||27-Jul||Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
|Sunday||28-Jul||Visitor Day||1200 – 1700|
|Monday||29-Jul||Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
|Tuesday||30-Jul||Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
|Wednesday||31-Jul||Last Visitor Day||0900 – 1700|
To ensure a positive experience for all participants and visitors, the number of day visitors may be limited each day.
Tickets are sold for a single day and are valid for that day only.
|Adult Single Day (ages 14 and older)||$55.00 USD|
|Youth Single Day (ages 6 to 13)||$30.00 USD|
|Youth under age 6||No charge|
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Visitors will be issued a wrist band which must be worn throughout the visit. A new wrist band will be issued each day.
Participant and Visitor Experience Vision
To ensure Scouts, Scouters, and visitors attending the 24th World Scout Jamboree feel welcomed and prepared for an exciting, fun-filled, and safe environment of friendship, fellowship, and learning & growth, with plenty of inspiration jam-packed into numerous challenging experiences. To deliver the promise of Scouting with this event by building bridges between people, cultures, ideas, and lands while encouraging continued grow and development as leaders, life-long learners, and citizens of the global community, and to perpetuate the principles of Scouting that bring honor and respect to every individual, the Scout Promise, and the Scouting movement around the globe.
Please note: West Virginia is a rural area, and most hotel rooms near the jamboree will be reserved by groups supporting the jamboree operation. For planning purposes, anticipate one- to two-hour travel time to and from the jamboree each day. The 24th World Scout Jamboree does not provide transportation or housing for day visitors to the Jamboree site.
Refund Policy: All sales are final. Review your selection carefully as NO REFUNDS will be issued due to erroneous product selection or quantity; weather; change of schedule; change, suspension, or cancellation of activities; failure to arrive at the venue; failure of on-site transportation; substitution or cancellation of entertainers; close of venue; overbooking; wait times; or acts of God. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets and are under no obligation, and in many instances, are not able, to replace the tickets.