Wordsley scout selected for Japanese jamboree

Stourbridge News: Harry Halford Harry Halford

A LUCKY explorer scout from Wordsley is looking forward to the trip of a lifetime after being selected to represent the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan.

Harry Halford is one of seven Black Country scouts that were chosen after impressing at a special selection camp which took place near Cannock Wood last December.

He will now join forces with selected scouts to embark on a period of fund raising to help pay the £3,000 attendance fee - even though the Jamboree doesn't take place until 2015.

In total, 2,400 scouts and guides from across the UK will be attending the event which attracts a total of 30,000 from nearly every country in the world.

Harry said: “It is a once in a lifetime chance. I may never be able, to have such a chance of this lifetime experience again. So I jumped at the opportunity whilst I could.”

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