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JOTI fun begins in Osage, Iowa
Jamboree On The Internet is the largest Scouting Event in the world!
We are trying to work on Extra Computers to set up a special “computer lab” on site… However this has not yet been established. so as on now:
Scouts / units must provide their own Laptops / Ipads / Tablets / Smart Phones to participate. Internet service, and a safe Indoor and Outdoor space will be provided.
Jamboree-on-the-Internet, or JOTI, is an annual international Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Each year, during the third weekend in October, Scouts from around the world gather online to learn about other cultures and the activities in which other Scouts participate. They communicate with each other using Internet-enabled devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones. This event is an adjunct to the World Scout Jamboree.
When is it?
Jamboree on the Internet is held annually the third full weekend in October.
October 15-17, 2021
October 14-16, 2022
October 20-22, 2023
Jamboree-on-the-Internet starts Friday and ends Sunday, but there are no official hours of operation, so you have the whole weekend to make
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Scouts must be at least 13 yrs of age or older to participate in JOTI.
For participants under 13 years old, a parent or guardian must participate with them for the duration of the event.
Scouts can participate at JOTA/JOTI sites such as ours, or at home with the help of an adult. JOTI is an economical way to participate in an international jamboree. The event allows Scouts to “meet” other Scouts from around the world through the Internet and share more information than just “Hi.” The exchanges can include such information as name, location of event, Scout rank, age, and hobbies. Some exchanges lead to long-lasting friendships. JOTI participation fulfills requirements for Tiger and Arrow of Light adventures, the Citizenship in the World merit badge, and the International Spirit Award.
The World Scout Bureau reported that the 2017 JOTA-JOTI had over 1.5 million Scout participants from more than 160 countries.
WHERE IS IT?
The 2021 JOTA/JOTI Site
Hosted by ARES of NI & Northland Amateur Communications Group
Will be at the Milton Owen Nature Center & surrounding area.
18793 Highway 9, Osage, IA
Camp out all weekend with us!
We have a Large Space ready for Jamboree Style camping that would be perfect to accommodate a large Scout unit all the way down to a single scout/parent duo!
Some Scouts and/or leaders choose to participate From other JOTI/JOTA sites, while others choose to participate from home.
You must have an Valid Amateur Radio License, OR be at a JOTA site being monitored by someone with a Valid Amateur Radio License to Transmit on amateur radios and participate in Jamboree on the Air