Lone Joeys

The NSW Lones Scout Group, which began in 1915, offers Scouting to young people who want to participate in Scouting and who cannot get along to a regular Scout Group every week.

Members of Lones Joey Scouts usually live in remote or isolated farms, small towns or islands – or they might be travelling around Australia or suffering from a chronic illness or disability. Generally, Lones Joey Scouts must live at least 12 km from the nearest Scout Group with a Joey Scout Mob.

The Lones Joey Scout Mob operates like a distance learning group with:

  • Weekly programs
  • Fun activities – games, nature, stories, singing, dance, drama, learning and sense activities, imagination and discovery.
  • Learning through participation in enjoyable activities
  • Introduction to simple Scouting skills
  • Holiday at home activities
  • Overnight Joey Scout Mob activities
  • And ‘hands-on’ parental involvement.

Activities are designed to be as similar as possible to those of regular Mobs.

More Information

Visit www.nswlones.net.au or contact our membership hotline on 1800 SCOUTS (1800 726 887) or info@nsw.scouts.com.au about joining Lones Joey Scouts.

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