5,000 gather for KIJ 2022

6th August 2022

5,000 gather for KIJ 2022

Detling Showground saw over 5,000 young people and adult volunteers descend for KIJ 2022. Originally planned for 2021, but postponed due to the pandemic it was the largest Kent Scouts event since COVID.

Volunteers essentially built a temporary town to host the event with everything needed for the participants to live and enjoy amazing activities.

Key facts:

  • Over a million volunteer hours went into the event
  • 7 miles of cable
  • 2 miles of plumbing

Read the full story on Kent Online.


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