The International Department sponsors varied programs throughout the year that are geared to enhancing the international Scouting experience for participants. Included are such programs as:
Other international events, such as encampments, jamborees, and jamborettes are held in various other countries each year. A list of international events is available from the World Organization of the Scout Movement (http://www.scout.org).
World Scout Jamborees, held every four years, bring Scouts from throughout the world together in a large international encampment, under sponsorship of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. The BSA organizes provisional troops in each of its regions. Information and applications are available from local councils. Registration for the world Scout jamboree must be made through your local council.