Czech Scouts “in very good spirits” despite government-ordered evacuation of Korean campsite

Photo: Filip Jandourek, Czech Radio

The World Scout Jamboree, an international meeting of Scout organisations from around the world which takes place every four years in a different country, was plagued by problems from the start this year in South Korea. Heavy rains, a lack of preparation, a heatwave and now an impending typhoon have caused delays, difficulties, the premature departure of some countries, and now a government-ordered evacuation of the campsite. But the Czech Scout contingent is still looking forward to the second half of the Jamboree, even after its planned relocation to Seoul, says one of its leaders.

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Author: Anna Fodor