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At Scouts NSW, we are committed to ensuring that Scouting is truly open and accessible to all children and young people. Our members come from all walks of life – all ethnicities, abilities, genders, religions and backgrounds. We’re diverse and inclusive, and proud of it. Scouts is available to: All Ages Scouting is all about

Probably quite near you. Over 400 Scout Groups are scattered across NSW! Click here to find your local Scout Group, or click the “Find My Local Group” button at the right of this page.

There is a one-off joining fee of $55 and a $250 yearly State Membership Fee. In addition, there are some uniform and local Group fees. Scouts NSW is proud to be a provider of the NSW Government’s Active Kids rebate. Parents and carers of school-aged children can receive two $100 Active Kids vouchers to go

Scouting’s values are just as relevant today in helping children and young people grow to their full potential as they were in 1908. Scouting develops and empowers youth by gaining life skills and a value system, based on the Scout Promise and Law, building a better world and playing a constructive role in society. Through

Only the widest range of activities of any youth organisation in Australia! Here’s just a sample of what Scouts do: Outdoor Activities – Canoeing, kayaking and sailing | Hiking and camping | Rock climbing, abseiling and canyoning Environmental Action – Landcare | Environment camps | Conservation activities | Clean-up campaigns Helping Others – Fundraising for

Wherever we go and whatever we do, Scouts NSW puts young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Our aim is to create a safe and secure environment where every child understands they have a right to feel safe. Scouts NSW has a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse. Child Protection is our number one priority and is everyone’s

Safety in Scouting

Wherever we go and whatever we do, Scouts NSW puts young people’s safety and wellbeing first. Our aim is to create a safe and secure environment where every child understands they have a right to feel safe. Scouts NSW has a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse. Child Protection is our number one priority and is everyone’s

Every adult and child in Scouting in NSW must be aware of and familiar with the Scouts NSW Child Protection Policy and Procedures and understand who they can approach and the appropriate steps to take, should any form of abuse be brought to their attention.

Yes. We have a Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics we expect everyone to abide by. This code is shared with all adults involved in Scouting – regardless of their role. All Leaders and volunteers agree to abide by the Scouts NSW Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics when they submit their application to become

All our volunteers give their time freely to help young people thrive. Some volunteers lead their group week in and week out. Others call in occasionally to share a specific skill or provide an extra pair of hands – whether they’re abseiling down mountains, helping a group of eight-year olds build a robot, or expertly