12th World Scout Jamboree
The 12th World Scout Jamboree was held July 31 to August 9, 1967 and was hosted by the United States at Farragut State Park, in the Rocky Mountains of Idaho, the second World Scout Jamboree in North America.
|12th World Scout Jamboree|
|Location||Farragut State Park|
|Date||July 31 to August 9, 1967|
With its theme For Friendship, the 12th World Jamboree attracted 12,011 Scouts from 105 countries, including 1,300 from the United Kingdom, the largest contingent from outside North America. For the British Scouts, dressed in their new uniforms, it was a highlight to their Diamond Jubilee Year.
Amongst the distinguished visitors were World Chief Guide Olave Baden-Powell and Vice President of the United States, Hubert H. Humphrey. Memorable features of the Jamboree included a reconstruction of Baden-Powell's Brownsea Island campsite, arena shows, Skill-o-Rama, adventure trail, the specially stocked fishing area and boating and other water activities on Lake Pend Oreille, in addition to a visit to a rodeo and a repeat of the Friendship Wide Game introduced at the 11th World Scout Jamboree in 1963.