To align with the Scouting Program, the billing year runs from 1 January to 31 December each year. In 2023 the State Membership fee is $270 and covers from 1 January 2023 – 31 December 2023. This will be divided into two equal six-month periods – each known as a ‘Trek’ – with a fee …
Scouts is organised across five age ranges from 5 to 25 years old. Young people can join the relevant section at any time. They don’t have to progress from one stage to the next but can start their Scouting Journey when they choose.
There is a one-off registration Fee of $60.
Yes, you can use both of your two annual Active Kids vouchers provided by the NSW Government towards your Membership and group activities fees. Find out more here.
Have a chat with your prospective Group and they will be able to explain the local cost. This can vary from time to time depending on the activities planned.
The State Membership fee is billed in two instalments, in January and July. If you join after the beginning of the year, applicable fees will be payable after you complete your free trial period and are continuing with Scouts. Please ask your Group Leader when you will need to pay any local Group fees.
Absolutely – we would love you to come along and see what Scouts gets up to. All new members get a free four, to six, week trial period to participate in the local Group. After that period, this converts to a full membership, and notice of payment for the membership and joining fees will be …
In addition to the Active Kids voucher, Scouts has a Family Support Fund that is available to youth members and Rover Scouts facing financial challenges. You can find out more here.
Scouts are always recognisable by their uniform (especially the badges!). But it is inexpensive and easy to source. Your Group may have a second-hand uniform pool, otherwise you can buy your uniform from the Scout Shop here.