Woodjam is the Annual Scout Patrol Competition Camp of the Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton Scout District.

Patrols from the ExBud District and our guests, 1st Hemyock and 1st Whimple, take part is a series of activities over the weekend on which they are scored. The winning patrol gets to add their name to John Radford Pendant and display this in their HQ until Woodjam the following year.

Activities can include an Assault Course, Orienteering, Prusiking (rope climbing), Axemanship, Fire Lighting, Backwoods Cooking, Emergency Shelters, Observation, Spiders Web, Rope Making, Pioneering, Missile building, Blindfold Tent Pitching and often a Mystery!

View a video montage of Woodjam 2011

Recent Winners

Due to Covid, we have not held Woodjam since 2019. Woodjam 2019 was held over the weekend of the 3rd – 5th May 2019 and was attended by 16 patrols from Exmouth, Woodbury and Hemyock. Congratulations to 2019 winners – 5th Exmouth Patrol B who scored 118.5 points.

View the list of Woodjam winners since 1975 (with scores where available)

Woodjam 2024

Woodjam 2024 is being held over the weekend of 4th – 6th May 2024 and will be attended by all Troops from the ExBud District.

Further Information

For further information please contact the ExBud Fellowship Scout Active Support Unit