Join our 7 night, 8 day Jamboree experience for a summer to remember!

Calling all Scouts, Explorers, Guides and Rangers

We've got a life changing adventure planned for Scouts and Explorers. Everyone will be immersed in our 7 night, 8 day Jamboree experience that will have a real buzz, a great range of activities and languages from around the world:

  • Join one of our five sub-camp communities which will be your home for the week. Get to know your neighbours and why not even invite them to dinner?
  • Experience the spectacle of our opening and closing ceremonies on our main stage.
  • Take part in 6 days of exciting and adventurous activities from the very latest attractions from around the UK to the best Scouting activities available. We'll also be whisking you off-site for two days for a great off-site adventure.
  • If you're an Explorer, your own exclusive and secret off-site day.
  • A great variety of evening entertainment, from parties, to campfires, to films we'll have it all!
  • Soak up the atmosphere in the village centre visit the cafe, the shops and the entertainment venues.

The Programme

200+ Activities
200+ Activities
We'll have the best activities that the UK can offer!
Two great off-site days
Two great off-site days
We're off to Durham for a day of challenges and get on the water at Derwent Reservoir
Brilliant evenings
Brilliant evenings
Parties and entertainment around our village centre
Exclusive day for Explorers
Exclusive day for Explorers
Secret off-site day for Explorers and Rangers

With over 200 activities, we’ll have something for everyone at Durham 2020. Here’s an example programme to give you an idea of what to expect:

Sat - Arrivals Day

Find your sub-camp, setup your home and join our opening ceremony.

Sun - Welcome day

Explore our site, visit the village centre, meet new people and try new activities.

Mon - Active Zone

Experience some of the best activities from across the UK!

Tue - Water Day

Head off to Dewent reservoir for a day on the water and surrounding area.

Wed - Adventure Day

Experience all the thrills in our high adrenaline zone.

Thu - Durham

Experience Durham like never before with our challenges around the city.

Fri - Skills Zone

Learn and taste something new that will stay with you for ever. Join the closing ceremony.

Sat - Departure Day

Pack your tents, say goodbye and promise to meet again soon!

Exclusive day for Explorers and Rangers

Instead of the active zone, we've got something special in store for Explorers and Rangers. Pack a bag, wave goodbye to the site and head to our Camp Wilderness. Setup your shelter and enjoy our exclusive silent disco in the heart of Hamsterley Forest.

Evening programme

Across the week, we'll have a full range of evening entertainment including campfires, parties, silent discos, live music, performances and a cinema. The village centre will also be open with its cafes and entertainment venues.

Top FAQs

Where is it? Wolsingham Show Ground, Wolsingham, DL13 3JF
Who can attend? Scouts & Explorers from around the world. Girlguiding groups from Durham.
Is it catered? Durham 2020 is self-catered, although we'll be providing loads of support.
Is there an Explorers sub camp? Yes, although Explorers can camp with a Scout group if required.
What will leaders do? Mostly, look after their group but we will ask for help around the site.


Our 7 night, 8 day Jamboree experience is great value! Don’t forget, your group may add additional charges such as food and transport to these prices.

The full 8 day jamboree experience
Scouts, Explorers, Guides & Rangers
7 nights of camping on our 60 acre site
200+ activities across six days
2 off-site days at Derwent Reservoir and Durham
Surprise off-site day for Explorers and Rangers
Great evening entertainment
Exclusive T-Shirt and Badge
Book now!
The full 8 day jamboree experience
For those over 18
7 nights of camping on our 60 acre site
Support your young people in having a great time
Spend time exploring our site and off-site venues
Great entertainment for leaders
Exclusive T-Shirt & Badge
Book now!
Leader's child
The full 8 day jamboree experience
For those under 10
7 nights of camping on our 60 acre site
For children of leader's attending
Exclusive T-Shirt & Badge
Book now!

We’ve spread payments for Durham 2020 across four instalments and you don’t need to tell us the names or details of who from your group is attending until summer 2019. So, why not reserve some places today and then get advertising!


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Join us at Moor House on the 6 September to find out more.

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