Kent International Jamboree: Scouts and guides descend on Maidstone
31 July 2013 Last updated at 14:55 BST
More than 6,500 scouts and guides from around the world have arrived in Maidstone for the Kent International Jamboree.
The event, the fifth in the county in 20 years, is celebrates the life of Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the scout movement, who went to school in Tunbridge Wells.
Adina Campbell reports.