Hongkong Daily Press.
Hongkong, Tuesday, September 8, 1936.
JAMBOREE IN HOLLAND
THIRTY THOUSAND SCOUTS TO ATTEND
Boy Scouts, representing 50 nations, will meet for the World Jamboree in Holland next year. The site will be at Vogelenzang, Bloemendaal, a village 10 miles west of Amsterdam, and 2 miles north of Haarlem, in a glorious setting of woods and sand dunes. Here within the sound of the breezy North Sea, 30,000 Scouts will meet to establish world friendship.
It is proposed to have 10 subcamps with a maximum accommodation for 3000 Scouts in each camp. During the final four days of the Jamboree visits will be made to picturesque parts of old Holland as well as to busy industrial centres.
The emblem which has already been chosen for the Jamboree is "Jacobs staf," or Jacob's rod, a primitive nautical instrument used by the early Dutch navigators to find their way around the world, the rod enabling them to measure the angle between the polar star and the horizon.