Info

what is norjam?

If you’ve never been before, Norjam is a week-long camp betwewn August 9th – 16th 2025 that brings together Scouts and Guides from around the world at the Norfolk Showground, just outside of Norwich.

Come experience one of the friendliest UK Jamborees as you take on a thrilling line-up of activities and share countless laughs with your friends back at subcamp.

Whether you’re a seasoned leader, eager to volunteer or just want soak up the excitement, don’t miss the Carnival of Fun!

FAQs

General Information

Click to open!

Norjam takes place between Saturday 9th August and Saturday 16th August 2025.

Norjam is located on the 150-acre site of the Norfolk Showground, Easton, Norwich, NR5 0TT. 

The Showground will be transformed into a town packed with adventurous activity zones, a big festival-sized stage, a hospital, club, food outlets and much more!

Contingent Group Information

Click to open!

The cost of Norjam is:

  • £275 per Participant
  • £70 per Unit Leader or Young Leader aged 14- 17 (no activities)
  • £35 per dependent children aged 5-10, and children 4 or under free.

The Jamboree contingent group fees must be paid in the following instalments:

  • Deposit of £25 per Participant / £10 per Leader or Young Leader is payable within 28 days of the registration being made.
  • Second instalment of £100 per Participant / £20 per Leader or Young Leader by 1st July 2024.
  • Final payment of £150 per Participant / £40 per Leader or Young Leader by 31st January 2025.

Payments for dependent children will be due on 1st July 2024.

Norjam sets a maximum 1:4 adult to young person ratio and a minimum of three adults per contingent to comply with Scout and Guide best practice.

Additional adults can join the staff team.

We can offer flexibility in ratio numbers to support Scouts and Guides with additional support needs.

Yes, the number of participants can be increased at a later date, until the Jamboree is full.

Activities are only for participants aged 10 to 17.  Members of Scouting or Guiding aged 18+ are not allowed on activities.

If you are a member of an International Scout or Guide association, you are very welcome to come to Norjam as a contingent group.

We have a dedicated team to help you plan your jamboree.

As part of the registration process, UK groups can request to host an international contingent.

These will be uploaded to the Contingents page which you can find here.

Just head to the bottom until you see ‘Missed a Newsletter’!

Staff Information

Click to open!

The staff fee is:

  • £45 per Staff Volunteer.
  • £35 per dependent children aged 5-17, and children 4 or under free.

The staff fee must be paid in the following instalments:

  • Deposit of £20 per person is payable within 28 days of the registration being made.
  • Final payment of £25 per Staff Volunteer is required by 31st January 2025.

Payments for dependent children will be due on 1st July 2024.

The day staff fee is:

  • £5 per Staff Volunteer (irrespective of the number of days of volunteering).

The day staff fee is payable within 28 days of the registration being made.

Staff roles are only open to those aged over 18 at the start of the jamboree who are members of the Scout Association or Girlguiding.

If you are a member of an International Scout or Guide association, you are very welcome to join the staff team.

We have a dedicated team to help you plan your jamboree.

These will be uploaded to the dedicated Staff page which you can find here.

Just head to the bottom until you see ‘Missed a Newsletter’!

Policies

Event Policies

Click to open!

These terms and conditions contain important information about your Norjam booking:

We’re busy creating a handy list of tips ready for your Norjam adventure! Check back soon.

This will be a must read before arriving on site. Check back soon!

If you need to raise a complaint, this is how we will manage your concern:

If you are bringing your children on site, this guide will detail everything you need to know.

Bringing you the build up, excitement and updates from the Jamboree is a great part of what we do. But there’s some things to bear in mind:

We can’t wait to welcome you to Norjam in 2025! Check back for all of the information you’ll need as staff.

Camping Policies

Click to open!

Are you alternative accomodation at Norjam? Here’s what you need to know:

If you require power, here’s what you need to know:

This guide is your one stop shop for preparing for Norjam in 2025, so check back for all you need to know.

Safety & Wellbeing Policies

Click to open!

We take safeguarding very seriously. Here’s what you need to know:

We’ve based this policy off of the guidance from both associations:

This policy covers young people and also the policies if you are a smoker, or use alternatives such as e-cigarettes or vapes:

If your role requires use of a vehicle at Norjam, here’s what you need to know:

Welfare is incredibly important to us. Here’s what you need to know and how you can access help:

Data Policies

Click to open!

Here’s the policy regarding access of data:

This is how data will be managed for the Jamboree:

Any more questions? Contact our Admin team.