2015 Contingent Patch


Scout Association of Japan Bulletins and Circulars

BSA Bulletins
October 2014 IST Newsletter

Promotional brochure

2015 WSJ Web banner - jpg

2015 WSJ web banner - jpg

2015 WSJ web banner - jpg

BSA Contingent logo - jpg | eps | pdf

Scout Association of Japan Facebook page (including two videos)

Medical Requirements

Parts A, B, and C of the Annual Health and Medical Record are required. Please visit and click the download button within the "Are You Going to Camp?" section and fill out all parts completely.


All members of the Boy Scouts of America's world jamboree contingent will be required to have a valid passport in order to enter Japan. It is advisable that participants who do not yet have a passport apply for one as soon as possible. Participants will be required to send copies of their passport details to the BSA International Department in advance of the jamboree.


Americans can visit Japan for up to three months without needing a visa.

Travel Advice

The BSA's International Department monitors the travel advice issued by the U.S. State Department on a regular basis. Travel advice and information issued by the U.S. government can be found at

Contact Us

Have questions? Email us at or call 972-580-2489. Please provide your name, phone number, email address, record locator number from your world jamboree application, and the issue you are asking about. We will respond via email as soon as possible.