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Nippon Jamboree

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14th Nippon Jamboree

The Nippon Jamboree (日本ジャンボリー Nippon Janborī?) is a camping festival held by the Scout Association of Japan, and is the largest Scouting event in Japan.

Jamborees are held once every four years, and are abbreviated as "NJ", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 14NJ for the 14th Nippon Jamboree.

The first postwar all-Japan camp held to celebrate to reorganization of the Boy Scouts of Japan was held September 24–25, 1949 in Tokyo. The second All-Japan Camporee was held from August 18–20, 1950. The third All-Japan Camporee was held from from August 4–6, 1951. Beginning with the fourth All-Japan Camporee, the name was changed to Nippon Jamboree.

Locations

Other camping festivals

Scout Moots

Rover Scouts and Scouts of the same age range can participate in these events. They are held once every four years.

Rover Moot 97
August 26 to August 31, 1997. Location: Uwano Plateau, Hyōgo Prefecture
Moot 2001
August 7 to August 12, 2001. Location: Shinshiro Yoshikawa Campsite, Aichi Prefecture
Scout Moot 2005
August 19 to August 24, 2005. Location: Yamanaka Campsite, Yamanashi Prefecture

Nippon Agoonorees

Participants in these events are mainly Scouts with disabilities. Agoonorees are held once every four years, and have currently been held nine times. They are abbreviated as "NA", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 9NA for the 9th Nippon Agoonoree.

Explorer Scout Festivals (Nippon Venture)

Participants in these events are mainly Scouts of high school age (Explorer Scouts, formerly Venture/Senior Scouts). These festivals are held once every four years, and have currently been held six times. They are abbreviated as "NV", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 6NV for the 6th Nippon Venture.

Sources

Much of this article was translated from the original article in the Japanese Wikipedia, as retrieved on October 27, 2006.

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