6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree

27 November – 2 December 2017 at Energy Park, Apokon, Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines

Jamboree Overview

The ASEAN Scout Association for Regional Cooperation (ASARC), thru the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP), is pleased to announce the holding of the 6TH ASEAN SCOUT JAMBOREE on 27 November – 2 December 2017 at the Energy Park, Apokon, Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines with the theme, “Growth and Stability.”

The Jamboree is expected to have more than 20,000 participants covering all the 121 Local Councils of the BSP, as well as member-countries of the ASEAN and other countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Tagum City is the capital city of the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. The city is part of the Metropolitan Davao area. It is one of top most livable cities in the Philippines, and was one of the finalists in Most Child Friendly City in the Philippines.

For more information about the host city, you may visit their website at http://www.tagumcity.gov.ph/.

Aims and Objectives

The Jamboree aims to provide a progressive, safe and enjoyable learning environment for the Scouts in order to enhance their physical, social, mental, emotional and spiritual potentials. At the end of the Jamboree, the participants should be able to:

  • Promote ASEAN Community and Solidarity;
  • Promote the highest quality of Scouting, one that is faithful to the mission, principles and method of Scouting and adapted to the needs and aspirations of young people;
  • Undertake high-adventure activities, including community service projects related to the current thrusts of World Scouting (Environment Education, Peace Education and Development Education) through the different World Programmes under the Better World Framework – Messengers of the Peace (MoP) Initiatives, World Scout Environment Programmme (WSEP) and its ancillary programs (Scouts Go Solar, YUNGA Challenge Badges), and the Scouts of the World (SW) Award Programme;
  • Undergo projects, programs and activities that will cater to the fulfillment of the requirements of selected merit badges and scout ranks under the Advancement Scheme;
  • Develop core life skills and 21st century leadership capabilities through team building, cooperative learning, group dynamics, creative problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Keep oneself abreast with the prevailing issues about the environment, human rights, health, education, culture and science and technology through the Global Development Village, City of Science and Cross Roads of Cultures, among others.

Qualifications of Participants

The following are the qualifications for the participating Scouts and Adult Leaders, viz:

  • A Scout is expected to have leadership potentials, sufficient camping experience, and physically fit to undergo strenuous activities with corresponding parent’s consent and:
    • Must be currently registered as a Boy or as a Senior Scout
    • Must be at least nine (9) to twelve (12) years old for Boy Scouts and twelve (12) to seventeen (17) years old for Senior Scouts
    • Must be equipped with camping gears
  • Participating Adult Leaders must have the maturity and clarity about his/her role and:
    • Must be currently registered
    • Must be physically fit as certified by a physician
    • Must be of good moral character
    • Must be equipped with camping gears
    • Preferably a Bead Holder or graduates of Advanced Training Courses (ATC)

Registration Details

COUNCIL REGION APPROVED FOR PARTICIPATION TOTAL PAX TOTAL AMOUNT DUE STATUS OF PAYMENT REMARKS
SCOUTS UL CMT IST TOTAL  DEPOSITED  BALANCE
Dagupan City IR 16 2 3 0 21 21                                            10,500.00            10,500.00 Partial Payment
Eastern Pangasinan IR 41 5 6 6 58 58                                            29,000.00            29,000.00 Partial Payment
Ilocos Norte-Laoag City IR 67 7 11 3 88 88                                            44,000.00            44,000.00 Partial Payment
Ilocos Sur IR 54 6 14 0 74 74                                            37,000.00            37,000.00 Partial Payment
La Union IR 27 3 6 3 39 39                                            19,500.00            19,500.00 Partial Payment
Pangasinan-San Carlos City IR 11 1 2 0 14 14                                              7,000.00              7,000.00 Partial Payment
Abra NELR 9 1 3 0 13 13                                              6,500.00              6,500.00 Partial Payment
Baguio City NELR 25 3 7 0 35 35                                            17,500.00            17,500.00 Partial Payment
Batanes NELR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Benguet NELR 6 1 2 0 9 9                                              4,500.00              4,500.00 Partial Payment
Cagayan North-Tuguegarao City NELR 79 9 14 10 112 112                                            56,000.00            56,000.00 Partial Payment
Cauayan City NELR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Ifugao NELR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Isabela NELR 52 6 7 0 65 65                                            32,500.00            32,500.00 Partial Payment
Kalinga-Apayao NELR 46 5 9 0 60 60                                            30,000.00            30,000.00 Partial Payment
Mountain Province NELR 15 2 3 0 20 20                                            10,000.00            10,000.00 Partial Payment
Nueva Vizcaya NELR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Quirino NELR 9 1 3 0 13 13                                              6,500.00              6,500.00 Partial Payment
Santiago City NELR 26 3 2 0 31 31                                            15,500.00            15,500.00 Partial Payment
Angeles City CLR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Aurora CLR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Bataan CLR 9 1 3 0 13 13                                              6,500.00              6,500.00 Partial Payment
Bulacan CLR 60 7 14 81 81                                            40,500.00            40,500.00 Partial Payment
Cabanatuan City CLR 36 4 7 2 49 49                                            24,500.00            24,500.00 Partial Payment
James L. Gordon CLR 10 1 3 0 14 14                                              7,000.00              7,000.00 Partial Payment
Nueva Ecija CLR 24 3 6 3 36 36                                            18,000.00            18,000.00 Partial Payment
Pampanga CLR 36 4 9 6 55 55                                            27,500.00            27,500.00 Partial Payment
Ramon Magsaysay CLR 17 2 3 22 22                                            11,000.00            11,000.00 Partial Payment
Tarlac CLR 74 8 14 4 100 100                                            50,000.00            50,000.00 Partial Payment
City of Mandaluyong NCR 55 6 14 1 76 76                                            38,000.00          38,000.00                        – Fully Paid
Kalookan City NCR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Makati City NCR 45 5 9 0 59 59                                            29,500.00            29,500.00 Partial Payment
Manila NCR 63 7 14 84 84                                            42,000.00            42,000.00 Partial Payment
Metro Manila East NCR 45 5 9 59 59                                            29,500.00            29,500.00 Partial Payment
Metro Manila South NCR 100 11 14 7 132 132                                            66,000.00            66,000.00 Partial Payment
Metro Manila West NCR 21 2 6 0 29 29                                            14,500.00            14,500.00 Partial Payment
Navotas City NCR 36 4 9 49 49                                            24,500.00            24,500.00 Partial Payment
Parañaque City NCR 45 5 9 0 59 59                                            29,500.00            5,000.00            24,500.00 Partial Payment
Pasay City NCR 70 8 14 0 92 92                                            46,000.00            46,000.00 Partial Payment
Pasig City NCR 16 2 3 21 21                                            10,500.00            10,500.00 Partial Payment
Quezon City NCR 100 11 14 14 139 139                                            69,500.00          19,500.00            50,000.00 Partial Payment
Valenzuela City NCR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Antipolo City STR 60 7 14 0 81 81                                            40,500.00          13,500.00            27,000.00 Partial Payment
Batangas STR 42 5 9 0 56 56                                            28,000.00          28,000.00                        – Fully Paid
Batangas City STR 4 1 3 0 8 8                                              4,000.00              4,000.00 Partial Payment
Calamba City STR 20 2 3 0 25 25                                            12,500.00            12,500.00 Partial Payment
Cavite STR 30 3 6 0 39 39                                            19,500.00          41,000.00           (21,500.00) Fully Paid
Cavite City STR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
City of Santa Rosa STR 78 9 14 0 101 101                                            50,500.00            50,500.00 Partial Payment
Laguna STR 18 2 6 1 27 27                                            13,500.00            13,500.00 Partial Payment
Lipa City STR 15 2 3 3 23 23                                            11,500.00            11,500.00 Partial Payment
Lucena City STR 21 2 6 0 29 29                                            14,500.00            14,500.00 Partial Payment
Marinduque STR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Mindoro Occidental STR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Mindoro Oriental STR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Palawan-Puerto Princesa City STR 9 1 3 0 13 13                                              6,500.00              6,500.00 Partial Payment
Quezon STR 21 2 6 29 29                                            14,500.00            14,500.00 Partial Payment
Rizal STR 74 8 14 0 96 96                                            48,000.00            48,000.00 Partial Payment
Romblon STR 5 1 3 0 9 9                                              4,500.00            7,500.00             (3,000.00) Fully Paid
San Pablo City STR 30 3 6 0 39 39                                            19,500.00            19,500.00 Partial Payment
Camarines Norte BR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Camarines Sur BR 67 7 14 8 96 96                                            48,000.00            48,000.00 Partial Payment
Catanduanes BR 36 4 9 0 49 49                                            24,500.00            24,500.00 Partial Payment
Iriga City BR 36 4 5 45 45                                            22,500.00            22,500.00 Partial Payment
Legaspi City BR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Ligao City BR 10 1 3 0 14 14                                              7,000.00              7,000.00 Partial Payment
Masbate BR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Mayon BR 63 7 14 0 84 84                                            42,000.00            42,000.00 Partial Payment
Naga City BR 28 3 6 0 37 37                                            18,500.00            18,500.00 Partial Payment
Sorsogon BR 34 4 6 0 44 44                                            22,000.00            22,000.00 Partial Payment
Aklan WVR 61 7 14 3 85 85                                            42,500.00            42,500.00 Partial Payment
Antique WVR 20 2 6 0 28 28                                            14,000.00          10,500.00              3,500.00 Partial Payment
Bacolod City WVR 117 13 14 144 144                                            72,000.00            72,000.00 Partial Payment
Capiz WVR 63 7 14 84 84                                            42,000.00            42,000.00 Partial Payment
Guimaras WVR 18 2 5 0 25 25                                            12,500.00            12,500.00 Partial Payment
Iloilo WVR 189 21 14 224 224                                          112,000.00          85,000.00            27,000.00 Partial Payment
Negros Occidental WVR 286 32 14 332 332                                          166,000.00           166,000.00 Partial Payment
Biliran EVR 6 1 3 0 10 10                                              5,000.00            5,000.00                        – Fully Paid
Bohol EVR 186 21 14 0 221 221                                          110,500.00           110,500.00 Partial Payment
Calbayog City EVR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Cebu EVR 322 36 14 11 383 383                                          191,500.00           191,500.00 Partial Payment
Eastern Samar EVR 38 4 9 0 51 51                                            25,500.00            25,500.00 Partial Payment
Leyte EVR 117 13 14 2 146 146                                            73,000.00            73,000.00 Partial Payment
Negros Oriental EVR 23 3 6 0 32 32                                            16,000.00            16,000.00 Partial Payment
Northern Samar EVR 54 6 9 69 69                                            34,500.00            34,500.00 Partial Payment
Samar EVR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Siquijor EVR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Southern Leyte EVR 41 5 9 0 55 55                                            27,500.00            27,500.00 Partial Payment
Tacloban City EVR 130 14 14 0 158 158                                            79,000.00            79,000.00 Partial Payment
Basilan WMR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Iligan City WMR 144 16 14 0 174 174                                            87,000.00            87,000.00 Partial Payment
Lanao del Norte WMR 115 13 14 1 143 143                                            71,500.00            71,500.00 Partial Payment
Lanao del Sur – Marawi City WMR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Maguindanao – Cotabato City WMR 357 40 14 411 411                                          205,500.00           205,500.00 Partial Payment
McGormick – Gepigon Sulu WMR 21 2 6 0 29 29                                            14,500.00          14,500.00                        – Fully Paid
Misamis Occidental WMR 171 19 14 204 204                                          102,000.00        102,000.00                        – Fully Paid
Tawi – Tawi WMR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Zamboanga City WMR 386 43 14 12 455 455                                          227,500.00           227,500.00 Partial Payment
ZANDIDAP WMR 252 28 14 294 294                                          147,000.00        300,000.00          (153,000.00) Fully Paid
Zamboanga del Sur – Pagadian City WMR 900 100 14 1014 1014                                          507,000.00           507,000.00 Partial Payment
Zamboanga Sibugay WMR 56 6 14 14 90 90                                            45,000.00            45,000.00 Partial Payment
Agusan EMR 384 43 14 0 441 441                                          220,500.00           220,500.00 Partial Payment
Agusan del Sur EMR 90 10 14 0 114 114                                            57,000.00            57,000.00 Partial Payment
Bukidnon EMR 109 12 13 134 134                                            67,000.00            67,000.00 Partial Payment
Cagayan de Oro City EMR 315 35 14 0 364 364                                          182,000.00        184,500.00             (2,500.00) Fully Paid
Camiguin EMR 36 4 9 0 49 49                                            24,500.00            24,500.00 Partial Payment
Compostela Valley EMR 1673 173 14 1860 1860                                          930,000.00           930,000.00 Partial Payment
Cotabato EMR 468 52 14 12 546 546                                          273,000.00        216,500.00            56,500.00 Partial Payment
Davao City EMR 2232 248 14 10 2504 2504                                       1,252,000.00      1,761,000.00          (509,000.00) Fully Paid
Davao del Norte EMR 769 85 14 0 868 868                                          434,000.00           434,000.00 Partial Payment
Davao del Sur EMR 459 51 14 4 528 528                                          264,000.00        264,000.00                        – Fully Paid
Davao Oriental EMR 305 34 14 0 353 353                                          176,500.00           176,500.00 Partial Payment
General Santos City EMR 108 13 14 0 135 135                                            67,500.00          67,500.00                        – Fully Paid
Misamis Oriental EMR 112 12 14 0 138 138                                            69,000.00          80,500.00           (11,500.00) Fully Paid
Sarangani EMR 417 46 14 2 479 479                                          239,500.00           239,500.00 Partial Payment
Siargao EMR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
South Cotabato EMR 209 23 14 246 246                                          123,000.00           123,000.00 Partial Payment
Sultan Kudarat EMR 125 14 14 0 153 153                                            76,500.00            76,500.00 Partial Payment
Surigao del Norte EMR 0 0 0 0 0                                                       –          12,000.00           (12,000.00) Fully Paid
Surigao del Sur EMR 88 10 14 0 112 112                                            56,000.00            56,000.00 Partial Payment
Tagum City EMR 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Brunei Darusalam ASEAN 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Cambodia ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Indonesia ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Lao PDR ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Malaysia ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Myanmar ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Singapore ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Thailand ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Vietnam ASEAN 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
Netherlands INTL 0 1 1 1                                                500.00                 500.00
India INTL 13 1 7 3 24 24                                            12,000.00            12,000.00 Partial Payment
INTL 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
INTL 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
INTL 0 0 0 0                                                       –                        –
GRAND TOTAL 14031 1548 949 146 16674 16674                                       8,337,000.00      3,255,500.00        5,081,500.00 Partial Payment

Suggested Arrivals and Departures

Those who will be attending the 6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree are requested to arrive in Davao City (Davao City International Airport / Francisco Bangoy International Airport) not later than 26 November 2017, Sunday and are suggested to leave not later than 3 December 2017, Sunday. The duration of stay is for eight (8) days and seven (7) nights.

The suggested itineraries of travels are as follows:

26 November 2017          Arrival of Participants in Manila / Davao City

                                             Travel from Davao City to Tagum City Arrival at the Camp Site

27 Nov – 2 Dec 2017       Camp Proper

3 December 2017             Travel from Tagum City to Davao City Departure from Davao City to Manila / Home Country

The fare for the plane tickets of the participants from Manila to Davao City will be shouldered separately by the participants. Arrangements may be made with the Boy Scouts of the Philippines. It is further requested for the participants to send a copy of their plane tickets and itineraries to the National Project Management Team at butch.isidoro@scouts.org.ph or at bsp@scouts.org.ph.

Hotel and Accommodation

All guests must take care of their respective overseas travel to and from the Philippines. The Boy Scouts of the Philippines shall only be providing for bus transfers from Davao City International Airport / Francisco Bangoy International Airport to the Jamboree Site and vice versa.

Program

Visa

Participants from the various national scout organizations (NSOs) in the Asia-Pacific Region (APR) who would need assistance in the processing of their visa requirements to enter into the Philippines must inform the Boy Scouts of the Philippines ahead of time in order for the host NSO to forward a letter to the different Philippine Embassies/Consular Offices.

The Philippines has a No Visa Entry Policy for one hundred fifty one (151) countries for a maximum of thirty (30) days, provided they are holders of a passport valid at least six (6) months beyond the period of stay in the Philippines, and present a return or outward bound ticket to their country of origin or to a next country of destination. You may check the list thru this website http://itsmorefuninthephilippines.com/philippines-visa-and-entry-information/.

Airport Reception

Participants who have confirmed their attendance to the Jamboree will be received upon arrival at the Davao City International Airport / Francisco Bangoy International Airport after prior clearance with the Philippine immigration and customs. Local Scouts and Scout Leaders will be waiting at the lobby in Scout Uniforms. Arriving participants are requested to wear at least a Scout Scarf in order to be easily identified.

If for any reason there are guests who are not met upon arrival, they may contact the Boy Scouts of the Philippines thru Mr. Manuel G. Isidoro III, Field Services Executive (International Affairs), Field Operations Division at +63 917 915 3647 or +63 998 592 3144.

What to Bring

• The Philippines has a tropical climate. Participants are advised to bring light garments, preferably cotton wear.

• The dress code for all the activities of the Jamboree are casual wears with the Scout neckerchief, except for the Opening, Closing and Grand Campfire Ceremonies where participants are required to wear their Scout Uniforms.

How to Get to the Jamboree Site

Tagum City is one of the most progressive city in Metropolitan Davao. It is accessible by plane, by land and by sea.

Travel by Air

The Davao International Airport has daily flights to and from major cities in the Philippines and weekly flights to Singapore and Manado, Indonesia. The airport is an hour ride from Tagum City.

Upon arrival at the airport, metered taxicabs are available and flag down rate is PHP 30.00 for units with air conditioner (PHP 26.00 for units without air conditioner) Minimum fare for a public utility vehicle is PHP 7.00. The taxicabs or PUBs will take you to the bus terminals located at Ecoland, Davao City and from there different kinds of buses will take you safe to Tagum City. The fare is PHP 90.00 for air-conditioned and PHP 76.00 for non-air-conditioned buses.

Travel by Sea

Superferry will bring you to Davao Sasa Wharf safely with its three times a week trip if you are from Manila. When you leave Manila on Monday you will reach Davao by Wednesday and if you leave Wednesday you will arrive on Friday and if it’s Saturday you will reach Davao by Monday. You can check their schedules at superferry.

If you’re from Cebu City, the trip is only once a week, the departure is Sunday and you will arrive Davao on Monday.

If youre from Iloilo City, the departure is every Thursday and the arrival is Friday and if you’re from Zamboanga City the departure is every Tuesday and the arrival is Wednesday.

Travel by Land

Tagum City can be reached by land boarding Philtranco Bus from Pasay City via Bicol Region then to Samar, Leyte. From Leyte the bus will board a ferry boat to Surigao City then to Butuan City, San Francisco Agusan del Sur and in a few hours you will reach Tagum City. It took you three days to reach Tagum by land but you will enjoy the scenic views of the Philippine Island from Metro Manila to Visayas and Mindanao.

For more details, you may check them at http://www.tagumcity.gov.ph/how-to-get-here/.