Dunmow scout heads to world event

Jesse Lucas

Jesse Lucas - Credit: Archant

A Dunmow man is just one of the volunteers representing the UK at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan until

August 8.

Jesse Lucas, is a member of the International Service Team (IST), and the 19-year-old will meet people from all over the world during the two-week event in Yamaguchi City.

With 1,000 members from the UK, the 6,000-strong IST not only organises the international event, they plan and run the activities for the 30,000 participants.

Jesse, pictured, said: “I’m working on the safety team and we want to make sure everyone gets the most out of this

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life-changing event. My team is a real mix of cultures and we’re all looking forward to getting stuck in.”

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