For Youth By Youth

20th to 22nd of October 2023

Jamboree-On-The-Internet AKA JOTI (& Jamboree-On-The-Air AKA JOTA) is an official international event of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).  JOTI (& JOTA) is a youth programme event intended for young people in Scouting of all ages.

The purpose of JOTI (& JOTA) is to enable and encourage Scouts around the world to communicate with one another by means of amateur radio and the internet, providing a fun and educational Scouting experience and promoting their sense of belonging to a worldwide Scout Movement.

At world level, JOTI (& JOTA) is coordinated by the World JOTA-JOTI Team (WJJT), led by a World JOTA-JOTI Coordinator (WJJC). The WJJT reports to the World Scout Committee and is supported by the World Scout Bureau.

JOTI (& JOTA) related activities take place simultaneously all around the world each year during the third weekend in October. The programme for JOTI (& JOTA) consists both of activities developed at world level and initiatives developed at national and local level, supported by National JOTI (& JOTA) Coordinators and their respective teams.

Basic Principles

  • JOTI is a fun and exciting experience for young people in Scouts and Guides
  • JOTI seeks to promote quality Scouting and Guiding in a manner faithful to the purpose, principles and method that is consistent with the needs and aspirations of young people in today’s world
  • JOTI strives for a meaningful engagement of as many young people from as many parts of the world as possible
  • JOTI is an occasion to celebrate Scouting and to generate positive energy to support the development of WOSM and WAGGGS

Educational Objectives

  • Promote a sense of belonging to the worldwide Scout and Guide movement
  • Promote peace, cultural awareness, tolerance, sharing, collaboration and to encourage good deeds and active citizenship
  • Provide opportunities for the development of teamwork and leadership skills through patrol-based activities
  • Provide exciting opportunities for young people to explore technology and to develop technical skills
  • Promote innovation and creativity


  • JOTI shall offer programme appropriate to young people in Scouts and Guides of all ages
  • The programme for JOTI is developed by the WJJT and approved by the World Scout Committee
  • The JOTI programme shall be a reflection of the Promise, Law, Principles and Method of Scouting, as defined by the WOSM Constitution, and shall also reflect the most up-to-date policies and initiatives of WOSM relating to youth programme


Our amazing team has compiled a how-to guide to run a successful event for your youth. This is targeted towards ALL leaders, experienced or new, who may be interested in running a programme for the weekend, or even from home!

JOTA/JOTI Official website:

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2023 Passive Event Print-Outs

Download and print these passive event print-outs in preparation for your JOTA-JOTI base! These include the “Draw It Challenge” (drawing competition) and “Guess the Emoji” (decipher emojis). If you would like to enter your “Draw It Challenge” submissions for consideration in our competition, please join our Discord server or open a ticket via our online helpdesk. Answers for “Guess the Emoji” will be uploaded here a week prior to JOTA-JOTI weekend.