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Manx scouts head to America for World Scout Jamboree

Group raises £40,000 to join 160 other countries at event

Nine Manx scouts are heading to the USA this morning to join tens of thousands of others for the World Scout Jamboree.

Run by the World Scouting Movement, the event takes place every four years and brings together scouts from 160 different countries.

The Manx group has managed to raise £40,000 funding to join 45,000 others at this year's event.

Alex Armstrong is unit leader for the World Scout Jamboree, he told Howard Caine the global scout movement is still going strong:

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