International Adventure

The Blog and Newsletter of the BSA International Committee & Department

The BSA International Committee and Department are committed to telling the story of International Scouting and its positive impact on the members of the BSA who participate in international Scouting events and programs. In an effort to help tell the story as it is happening, we’ve created this blog to help give you stories and important information…as it’s happening!

Do you have a story about how participating in International Scouting events or programs has positively impacted you? We want to know about it! Send us an email at with your story and pictures and we may feature you next.

1,000,000 Pieces of Trash

Blog post by: John-Aaron Bozanic, Crew 774, Orange County Council Previous Next A Scout is clean! One Scout has a goal of picking up 1,000,000 pieces of trash  What’s been done so far? – Updated July 6th, 2020 Pieces:472,584 Pounds: 55,911 Participants: 2,132 Hours: 5,258

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Valentine’s Day Messengers of Peace Project

Blog post submitted by Pamela Higgins Richardson.  The Messengers of Peace program supports community service and encourages Scouts to share their actions with others to help build a global network of service. That is just what Sam Richardson set out

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IR Vacancy Report

Council International Representative Vacancy Report The following councils do not have an International Representative (IR) on file with our department. If your council is listed below, please nominate an IR to represent your council and help share all the wonderful

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Navigating Your Next International Adventure

Join us at the Philmont Training Center to find out what you can do with your Scouts to help them understand that they belong to a much larger Scouting movement? Where’s the next World Scout Jamboree? What is a Moot, what is JamCam, and how can my Scouts and I participate? If you would like to know the answer to these questions and more, join us as we help you navigate your next international adventure!

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ICSP 2020 Update

The deadline for BSA local Councils to take part in the International Camp Staff program is coming up on February 15th. BSA local Councils are encouraged to apply now to take part in the International Camp Staff Program for the 2020 camp season.

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Kandersteg Connection

The Kandersteg Connection Your International Scouting Experience is not complete without a visit to Kandersteg International Scout Centre, the Permanent Mini Jamboree, and dream of Lord Baden Powell! Kandersteg [International Scout Centre] has been in Joshua Dick’s DNA since his

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International Reflections: A World of Opportunity

International Reflections: A World of Opportunity From a humble beginning to serving as a Youth Advisor to the Interamerican Region, Gus Sanchez reflects on his International Scout Journey and gives his insight into how WOSM works on the Regional Level.

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World Scout Jamboree Stories: Cafe USA

Café USA – More than just Burgers and Fries Seth Griffith’s reflection on his time as the Young Adult Food House (“Café USA”) Coordinator at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree Way more than your typical small-town Café, USA! If you were

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