Optimus Prime was a Board-approved program of change which ran from October 2017 to March 2019. The program aimed to make Scout Business Smarter, with all projects under Optimus Prime sharing a set of benefits to increase membership, customer satisfaction and revenue while reducing cost, administration and risk. Projects under Optimus Prime followed the approved project life

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

Our Youth Safe Advocates (YSA) scheme provides support for youth members by providing them with a safe environment where they are aware of their rights to feel safe and can speak openly about any issues and concerns they may have. Our trained panel of Youth Safe Advocates attend Scout activities and events across the State

Region Offices

Our Region Office Managers and Assistants are responsible for the administration of Scouts NSW’s ten geographical Regions. These professional staff members play a vital role in developing the profile of Scouting and in building organisational support and membership within their Region.

In April 2018, uniformed and non-uniformed members and supporters begin developing the strategic plan. They focus on the following critically important elements: Preparing for a resilient and confident future Planning and delivering an improved Youth Program Tackle the challenges of growth, retention and working smarter Positively impacting Scouting culture Fast-forward to March 2018, and the

Scouts NSW is an approved provider of the Active Kids rebate. This NSW Government funded program helps families meet the costs of sports, active fitness and recreation activities for children – just like Scouts! Every child enrolled in school from Kindergarten to Year 12 is eligible – including children enrolled at TAFE and those who