English Scout “Koreans are incredibly kind… come and apologize

British scouts who decided to withdraw from the campsite in Buan-gun, Jeonbuk, where the ‘2023 Saemangeum 25th World Scout Jamboree’ was held, and moved to Seoul, were reported to be in an atmosphere of regaining stability. According to the BBC

on the 8th (local time), Shannon Swaffer, who sent her 15-year-old daughter to the Jamboree, was relieved, saying, “Her daughter is staying in a very safe hotel in Seoul.” “It used to be disaster after disaster,” she said. “I’m glad it’s led to something positive now,” she said. He said that British crew members who came to Seoul to escape the heat and poor facilities are welcomed everywhere. “She said her daughter was incredibly kind to Koreans,” Swafer said. “People I didn’t know came up to apologize or thank me for coming. She continued, “The store even gives discounts to crew members, and there’s even a bakery that donated a cake to me when I arrived at the hotel.”

Paul Ford, whose 18-year-old daughter participated in the Jamboree as a volunteer, said that her daughter had 안전놀이터moved to a hotel in Incheon and said, “The facilities are great.”

“The kids are happy to be able to leave the place where the disaster struck,” he said. “But it’s a pity they missed the opportunity to meet new people. At the same time, he emphasized, “It needs to be closely reviewed so that this does not happen again.”

British Scouts dispatched around 4,500 members, the largest number among the participating countries in this Jamboree. British members spent about 3,500 pounds (about 5.88 million won) each for this Jamboree participation fee, and most of the money was raised through fundraising activities, said Matt Hyde, head of the British Scout Federation.

British scouts decided to evacuate the campsite from the Saemangeum site on the 4th and moved to a hotel in Seoul on the 5th, citing reasons such as lack of shade, lack of food for crew members who needed a diet, poor sanitation, and lack of medical services.

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