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1929 - 3rd Jamboree - Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, England

Weltjamboree 1929The Jamboree returned to England and took place in Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, England. Called "Coming of Age". At this jamboree the scouts celebrated the 21st birthday of the scout movement. 50'000 scouts and guides from 35 nations and 300'000 visitors took part. Baden-Powell was honoured as "Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell". The Girl Scouts ran a hospital on the Jamboree. There must have been a lot of rain, because also today one speaks of the 1929er mud Jamboree.