Welcome to Scouts Australia NSW!

As part of a worldwide organisation, Scouts Australia NSW engages and
inspires young Australians to develop confidence, resilience and leadership.

We are the best at delivering fun diverse programs that develop skills for life!

join now | donate now

call 1 800 SCOUTS for more information

who can join Scouts?

Boys and girls, young people and all parents are welcome!

Scouting has programs catering for youth of all abilities, aged 6 to 25.

6 - 7 years Joeys
8 - 10 years Cubs
11 - 14 years Scouts
14 - 17 years Venturers
18 - 25 years Rovers
18 years and older Leaders
26 years and older Fellowship

what can we learn in Scouts?

Only the widest range of activities of any youth organisation in Australia!

Here's just a sample of what Scouts do...

Outdoor Activities

Environmental Action

Helping Other People

  • Canoeing, kayaking, sailing
  • Hiking, camping
  • Rock climbing, abseiling, canyoning
  • Cycling
  • Obstacle courses
  • Landcare
  • Environment camps
  • Conservation activities
  • Clean-up campaigns
  • Adoption of sustainable lifestyles
  • Fund-raising for charities
  • Scout Job Week
  • Volunteer with St John's Ambulance or the State Emergency Services

Confidence and Leadership

Creative Skills

Stuff That May Surprise You!

  • Leadership camps
  • Scholarship programs
  • The Patrol System
  • Represent Australia at international meetings
  • Performance (Gang Show)
  • Production
  • Video
  • Photography and design
  • Learn to fly light aircraft
  • Get your boating licence
  • Go four-wheel driving in the bush

where are Scouts?

Probably quite near you. Over 400 Scout Groups are scattered across NSW!

Find your local Scout Group

For contact details and meeting times of your nearest Scout Groups,
please enter the name of your suburb or town.

Within km radius

how much does Scouts cost?

There is a one-off joining fee of just $30 and a quarterly membership fee of $40.

There are some uniform and local fees.

We're currently offering new members a 6-week free trial. Enquire now!

how safe is Scouts?

Scouts has set new standards in childcare protection.

what is Scouts all about?

Young Australians want fun, friends, excitement and adventure - Scouts has all that!

Parents value honesty, respect, trustworthiness, responsibility and confidence in their children.

We help Scouts develop these traits while taking part in safe outdoor activities.

We are the best at delivering fun diverse programs that develop skills for life!

join now | donate now

call 1 800 SCOUTS for more information