1957 - 9th World Jamboree - Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Great Britain

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 30'000 scouts from 80 countries came to the 9th World Jamboree, which took place together with an international leader camp (INDABA) with 17'000 participants and the World-Rovermoot in the Sutton Park near Birmingham. One night a rain storm transformed the beautiful Jamboree into a river and lake landscape.