Scout events and camps in Sweden

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Scouts and Guides all around Sweden organise many events, some of which are open to international participants.

Swedish National Jamboree 2017

In 2017 Sweden will organise our next national jamboree aiming at 20 000 participants on one large campsite. We very much welcome guide and scout units from abroad to take part and individual scout leaders to come as staff.

The national jamboree will take place from the 4th to the 12th of August 2017 at Rinkaby, the site of the 22nd World Scout Jamboree. Rinkaby is situated close to the city of Kristianstad.

The webpage for this event is:

More information will be uploaded as our preparations progress.

Welcome to Sweden 2017!

Smaller events open to international scouts

Please contact the organisers directly if you would like more information about these events.

Camp and place Date Description
Vässarö Open Camp weeks Summer 2016 Vässarö is a Scout Centre located on an island a few hours from Stockholm. They have camps most summers that international scout can join. More info here
Kragenäs Open Camp Weeks Summer 2016 This beautiful campsite in the west coast of Sweden, only 140km north of Gothenburg, has everything for your needs. During the Summer both food and programme activities are offered as part of the services for you. More info here.
Scoutfestival Hultsfred 3-9 of July 2016 The camp will be located on the classical festival ground in Hultsfred. The camp will have the theme of music and creativity. For scouts 8-25 years old. Info in English here.
Boomerang Vässarö 30 of July-5 of August 2016 Boomerang will be located at Vässarö, a Scout Centre located on an island a few hours from Stockholm. For scouts 15-25 years old. Info in English here.
Sjöröd Open Camp week Summer 2016 Sjöröd is a Scout Campsite that offers ”full service” at specific times during the summer. International scouts are welcome to sign up for these dates. More info here.
Camp week at Ransberg Summer 2016 Scout Camp Ransberg outside Ransäter in Värmland is one of the Swedish Temperance Guide and Scout Association’s three camp sites. Scout Camp Ransberg offers many different activities, including a ”full-service” week during the summer. More info here
Swedish National Jamboree Aug 2017  See above!

Do you want to add a new camp that international scouts may visit?

Fill in the details about your camp here and then email Scouternas international secretary.