Dates: 18 July 2022 – 29 July 2022 

Location: Blair Atholl

Applications (including Scottish staff applications – see below) are now open for the 38
th Blair Atholl Patrol Jamborette, Scouts Scotland’s flagship event and one of the longest running international Scout camps in the world. 

500 Scottish Explorer Scouts will camp alongside scouts from around the world, working as a dual patrol of 12, in one of six subcamps.  There is an exciting programme of activities and the opportunity to form lasting international friendships.

The camp takes place in the stunning surroundings of the Blair Castle estate in Highland Perthshire. Over ten days, you will enjoy a massive range of activities and live events, ranging from watersports and mountain biking to Bushcraft and the infamous Atholl Experience. 

Explorers who are selected to attend will get to camp for ten days on one of Blair Atholl’s signature subcamps as part of a joint patrol of 12 – 6 Scottish Explorer Scouts and 6 Scouts from abroad. International participants from all over Europe, North America, and further afield are expected to be in attendance. Many former attendees of Blair Atholl find by the end of the camp that they end up with friends for life all over the world. – watch this if you get the chance!

Eligibility and application process

The camp is open to Explorer Scouts aged between 14-17 on 18 July 2022. You can be a current Scout and do not need to be an Explorer Scout yet at the time of applying for selection. However, you need to be an Explorer Scout Unit Member by the time of the camp. 

Selection is being carried out by Districts and is happening right now, so if you do not yet know about your District’s selection event, you should contact your District Blair Atholl Coordinator as soon as possible.  

If you do not know who your District Blair Atholl Coordinator is, please contact the Regional Blair Atholl Coordinator Donald Mackay at who will direct you to the right person.  

More information

For those selected to attend, there will be two training camps in March and June at Bonaly Scout Centre. There will be an additional advance training camp in February for participants who are selected as Patrol Leaders and Assistant Patrol Leaders. 

The total cost of the camp will be not more than £475.  

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Scottish Staff Applications close on November 25th

Apply for the BA2022 Staff team

The Jamborette offers a fantastic opportunity for Scottish Scouts to camp with Scouts from many different countries and to take part in a truly unique international event.

Taking part in the camp as a member of staff is equally rewarding. Staff must be members of The Scouts and aged 18 or over by the 16th July 2022.

Before you apply, please download and read the information booklet. Even if you have attended Blair Atholl as staff before, there is new and updated information that we need everyone to read.

To apply visit HERE