AMSTERDAM
-- The 1st Whitby Scout Troop tours some of the most historic areas of Amsterdam on the first day of arrival in Holland.


AMSTERDAM
-- The jet lag is showing as Scouts wait for the Canal Bus to arrive.


BOXTEL
-- To have the 'typical dutch' experience, Scouts get set to ride to their host families homes on their arrival in Boxtel. The Scout Troop was being hosted by Scouting Boxtel for the National Jamboree to begin three days later.






KINDERDIJK
-- The Scout Troops visits Kinderdijk, an area in Holland where the largest number of surviving windmills can be viewed. The area is designated as a World Hertiage Site.





KAMPINA
-- Scouting Boxtel arranges for a bicyle tour of the area, including a Roman museum and a hike through Kampina, a National Park Area. During the Second World War allied forces were hidden in the area and food was snuck to them by bike.



KAMPINA
-- A picture with some of our new Dutch friends at a monument in Kampina dedicated to the person whose efforts preserved the natural area.











NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Opening ceremonies of Nationale Jamboree 2008.














NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Opening of Sub-camp Minerva with some of our new Dutch friends from Scouting Boxtel. Sub-camp colour - ORANGE!




NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Jamboree activities at Nationale Jamboree 2008, Holland



NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Scouts participate in a drumming circle at the Jamboree.



NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Jamboree activities at Nationale Jamboree 2008, Holland


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Jamboree activities at Nationale Jamboree 2008, Holland




NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Jamboree activities at Nationale Jamboree 2008, Holland


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Jamboree activities at Nationale Jamboree 2008, Holland


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- A group photo of Scouting Boxtel and 1st Whitby Scouts in front of Subcamp Minerva.



BOXTEL
-- Scouts on their way to a Canoeing day trip with Scouting Boxtel in typical Dutch fashion - by bike!






BOXTEL
-- Scouts get to see a unique view of Boxtel from the water. It was a very nice paddle around Boxtel and we got to see views of the landscape and homes from a perspective we would not have seen otherwise.


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Kristofer celebrates his 13th Birthday at the Jamboree with a special jamboree cake.


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- Closing ceremonies of the Nationale Jamboree.


NATIONALE JAMBOREE
-- On the last day of the Jamboree, just about anywhere is comfortable for a nap.



ROTTERDAM
-- Scouts take some time out after the Jamboree at the Rotterdam Scout Centrum.


ROTTERDAM
-- A picture taken out of our van window on the highway just outside of Rotterdam.





EFTELING
-- Efteling is a fantasy theme park in Holland that is almost 100 years old. Walt Disney modeled his theme parks after Efteling. We had to experience it for ourselves.


DELFT
-- A nice scultpture in Delft. A contrast to the old world architecture of the city.
more to come