Scouts NSW is an approved provider of the Active Kids rebate.

Active Kids is a NSW Government program which helps families across the State meet the cost of getting their children into sport and active fitness and recreation activities, such as Scouts. Every child (4.5 – 18 years old) enrolled in school from Kindergarten to Year 12 is eligible for Active Kids. This includes those who are home-schooled or enrolled in secondary school education at TAFE NSW.

Parents and carers of school-aged children can claim two $100 Active Kids vouchers per child each calendar year. Voucher 1 is valid from 1 January through to 17 December and Voucher 2 is valid from 1 July to 17 December.

All Active Kids vouchers redeemed with Scouts NSW will go towards the cost of the State Membership Fee (and the one-off joining fee for new members), ensuring families who want their children to enjoy the Scout program can send their children to Scouts.

How to claim your Active Kids vouchers and use them with Scouts

Redeeming your Active Kids vouchers with Scouts is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Apply for your Active Kids voucher on the Service NSW online portal here. You will need your current Medicare card.
  2. Download a copy of your voucher.
  3. Enrol with the nearest Scout Group. To make an enquiry or find your nearest Group, please click here. If you have already been to a Group and now want to officially join, you can click here.
  4. New members who join Scouts can use Active Kids vouchers to pay their joining fee and State Membership Fee. Simply use your voucher as a payment method when you go to pay the invoice. Individual Groups may also charge a Group fee to help offset the cost of activities and supplies. This Group fee is not covered by the Active Kids Voucher.

If you have any questions about the redemption process, please email memberservices@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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