Nippon Jamboree

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The Nippon Jamboree (日本ジャンボリー Nippon Janborī?) is a Scouting Jamboree held by the Scout Association of Japan, and is the largest Scouting event in Japan.

Jamborees are held once every four years, and are abbreviated as "NJ", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 14NJ for the 14th Nippon Jamboree.

The first postwar all-Japan camp held to celebrate to reorganization of the Boy Scouts of Japan was held September 24–25, 1949 in Tokyo. The second All-Japan Camporee was held from August 18–20, 1950. The third All-Japan Camporee was held from August 4–6, 1951. Beginning with the fourth All-Japan Camporee, the name was changed to Nippon Jamboree.

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Other camping festivals[edit]

Scout Moots[edit]

Rover Scouts and Scouts of the same age range can participate in these events. They are held once every four years.

Nippon Agoonorees[edit]

Participants in these events are mainly Scouts with disabilities. Agoonorees are held once every four years, and are abbreviated as "NA", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 9NA for the 9th Nippon Agoonoree.

Venture Scout Festivals[edit]

Participants in these events are mainly Scouts of high school age (Venture Scouts, formerly Senior Scouts). These festivals are held once every four years, and have currently been held six times. They are abbreviated as "NV", or including the number of the event, as (for example) 6NV for the 6th Nippon Venture.

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Much of this article was translated from the original article in the Japanese Wikipedia, as retrieved on October 27, 2006.

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