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1957 - 9th Jamboree - Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, England

Weltjamboree 1957That was the "Jubilee Jamboree" in honour of the 50th anniversary of the scout movement and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Baden-Powell, there was a giant event: Over 33'000 scouts and guides from 90 countries came to the 9th Jamboree, which took place together with an international leader camp (INDABA) with 17'000 participants and the Welt-Rovermoot in the Sutton Park near Birmingham. One night a rain storm transformed the beautiful Jamboree into a river and lake landscape.