International opportunities can range from an activity at a section Meeting through to travelling overseas. This page is a summary of some of those opportunities and also links to resources and other international pages on this website.
International badges and awards
International badges and awards can be gained by providing activities through the section programme. There are many badges and awards with an international theme for all sections. More . . .
Berkshire Scouts international programme resources
The Berkshire Scouts Join-in programme is provided to support sections in engaging in international aspects of Scouting at weekly section Meetings. More . . .
The Project Africa global awareness programme (GAP) and Project Africa Challenge Badge have been active since 2010. The Project Africa theme is young people supporting young people! More . . .
Global programme ideas (TSA)
Learning about the world around us is an integral part of Scouting. We call this collection of topics the global programme. It’s woven throughout the 6–25 programme to support young people to become global citizens. More . . .
Online Scout Manager (OSM)
OSM is an amazing treasure trove of resources for all sections. Just input a theme, country name, global aspect or just international, and see what is available. More . . .
JOTA–JOTI (Jamboree-on-the-Air – Jamboree-on-the-Internet) allows Scouts from all over the world to communicate over the air (amateur radio) and the internet by using any technology locally available. More . . .
Jamboree on the trail (JOTT)
JOTT is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together. All Scouts, whatever their age and wherever they may be in the world, are invited to participate in whatever way they can. More . . .
Scouts against Malaria
Scouts Against Malaria is an initiative within the Global programme zone to make young people aware of one tropical disease for which there is no vaccine. More . . .
Formed in 2009, YUNGA is a partnership between United Nations agencies, civil society organisations and other entities that work with children and young people. Check out their resources. More . . .
In collaboration with Avon Scouts the Converging World team developed an activity pack for Scouts intended to help learn about climate change and social inequality in a fun and engaging way. More . . .
Berkshire Scouts international activities
Berkshire Scouts remains active in international activities (expeditions, camps abroad, jamborees, etc). The International Team is ready to help and support if you are thinking about going abroad. More . . .
Recent and forthcoming international activities
Malawi 2024. Following three successful visits to Uganda, Project Africa moves into a new phase and will be undertaking projects in Malawi in partnership with the British charity ‘Joshua in Malawi’. More . . .
World Scout Jamborees (WSJ). Our two Jamboree Units recently returned from a unique experience in South Korea. The next WSJ will take place in 2027 in Poland. More . . .
Alps22. A Jamboree in the mountains took place in the Alps in the summer of 2022 with Explorer Scouts and Network members taking part in a range of mountain and water-based activities as well as cultural activities. More . . .