World Events

Scouting organises a range of exciting events around the world to promote international understanding and cultural exchange among young people. World Events provide an opportunity for Scouts from different countries and backgrounds to come together across cultural and geographic borders to share ideas and learn from each other.

Discover more and follow the links below to learn all about the different types of World Events organised by Scouting.

World Scout Conference

The World Scout Conference is the governing body of WOSM. Held every three year, it is where Member Organizations discuss the policies and standards for the Scout Movement, develop the global policy, and take action to advance the purpose of the Movement.

World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is the ultimate outdoor adventure for Scouts around the world. Up to 45,000 people from diverse backgrounds gather to promote peace, build greater understanding, and share unforgettable experiences while making new friends, learning new skills, and exploring different cultures through exciting activities and events.

World Scout Moot

The World Scout Moot is an event for senior branches - traditionally called Rovers - and other young adult members. As many as 5,000 people take part in Moots, where activities and events centre on improving young people's international understanding as citizens of the world.


Jamboree on the Air - Jamboree on the Internet, better known as JOTA-JOTI, is the world's largest digital Scout event with over 1 million participants. Held every year during the third weekend of October, Scouts and Guides of all ages and from all over the world take part online and over amateur radio to promote friendship and global citizenship.

World Scout Education Congress

The World Scout Education Congress brings together people from all over the world to share and discuss their experiences and expertise in youth programmes and adult resources.

World Scout Inter-religious Symposium

The World Scout Inter-religious Symposium is a gathering of representatives from National Scout Organizations and religious networks, some of which have consultative status with the World Scout Committee.

NSO event fee categories

Event fee categories for National Scout Organizations (NSOs) are based on the World Bank data on gross national income per capita and set by Conference Resolution 2021-02.