"Participation in Scouting leads to a lifelong association with the outdoors and an active lifestyle."
- Chief Commissioner, Neville Tomkins OAM JP
FAQs for Group Leaders + Group Treasurers
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Active Kids - Group Leaders + Treasurers FAQS
Active Kids vouchers belong to families, and it is up to the families to redeem their own vouchers. Do not accept or ask for Active Kids Rebate vouchers or voucher numbers. It is not a responsibility of the Group Leader or Group Treasurer to redeem vouchers.
The Active Kids voucher cannot be backdated or used to short pay previous invoices.
A new youth member redeemed their Active Kids voucher when joining our Scout Group. Why is the member’s name not showing on our Group’s weekly report?
New Members must have a member record in ScoutLink before an Active Kids Rebate Voucher can be validated and applied to their account. Vouchers that are received will not be processed until the new member record for the individual is Approved by the Group Leader or Leader In Charge on ScoutLink.
Members can use it as a form of payment against their annual State Membership Fee invoice.
Once they have successfully applied for their Active Kids vouchers via the Service NSW portal, existing Scouts NSW members can redeem their first voucher on the Scouts NSW website from 1 January. Their second voucher can be redeemed any time from 1 July.
Please note – all vouchers must be redeemed with Scouts NSW by December of each year.
Both vouchers, no matter when redeemed by the family, will go towards Scouts NSW membership fees.
Families can apply for their Active Kids voucher via Service NSW from 1 January. The second voucher can be redeemed from 1 July. Both vouchers cannot be redeemed in the same term.
Vouchers must be redeemed with Scouts NSW by December of each year.