Tag Archives: Japan

By Tony Woodard
Sep 07, 2015

Little White Strings – My Experience at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree

When you arrive at a World Jamboree, there are little strings on the ground outlining your campsite.  For all intents and purposes, these may as well be international borders.  We were camped next to Scouts from the Netherlands, Taiwan, Spain, New Zealand, Germany, UK, France, and Libya.  Down the road were scouts from Nigeria, Hong […]

By Community Submission
Nov 05, 2014


  From July 28 to August 8, 2015, more than 30,000 scouts and leaders from 161 countries will gather in Southern Japan at Kirara-Hama, in Yamaguchi Prefecture.For 12 days, you will have the unique opportunity to meet and make friends with many scouts from many parts of the world.  This will be one of the […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 27, 2013

23rd World Scout Jamboree Registration Begins January 2014

Start making plans now to attend the 2015 World Scout Jamboree. Cost for leaders and youth participants is $5,750. What a great opportunity to visit Japan and associate with thousands of Scouts. It is a lot of money so plan now to attend. There are 365 days in 2014 so if you plan to raise […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: John (Troy) Carpenter

John (Troy) Carpenter, Cedar Hills-UT Troy is a research associate and computing specialist in the Finance Department of the BYU Marriott School of Business. He was the director of the Asia Business Study Abroad Program from 2010-12. He also spent several years conducting business in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, gaining a passion for Japanese […]