Eligibility and How to Apply

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Applications to attend AJ2022 will be opening later this year so stay tuned!

Check out the eligibility requirements below to makes sure you're ready to attend AJ2022.

Eligibility is subject to change and is valid as of 22 May 2020

Scouts

GENERAL

You are a current registered Scout youth member at the time of application and through until at least 14 January 2022.

QUALIFICATIONS

You have met the requirements, before 31 October 2021, for either:

  • Program Essentials Milestone 1, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR
  • the Pioneer Badge

CAMPING

  • You have completed 10 nights camping in the outdoors with the Unit or Patrol, as a Scout.
  • Three of those nights must be consecutive.
  • Camping with your family or school is not included.

APPROVALS

  • You have approval from your Scout Troop Unit Council
  • You have approval from your Contingent Leader
  • You have consent from your parent/s or guardian/s

AGE

  • You are under the age of 15; OR
  • You only turn 15 on 4 January 2022 (the Opening Ceremony) or after 4 January 2022.

Venturer Scouts

GENERAL

You are a current registered Venturer Scout youth member at the time of application and through until at least 14 Jan 2022.

You have a desire to participate in active community involvement, in this case supporting the Scout section at a major event.

QUALIFICATIONS

You have completed:

  • Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Venturer Scouts, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR
  • Venturer Skills Award.

APPROVALS

  • You have been recommended by your Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to Scouts, and with the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) you have nominated on the application form
  • You have approval from your Contingent Leader
  • You have consent from your parent/s or guardian/s

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

If you turn 18 years old at any point during the Jamboree, you are treated as an adult and must therefore hold evidence that you meet the NSW legislative requirements to work with children (the Working With Children Check or WWCC).

AGE

    • You have turned 15 or older, on or before 3 January 2022 (the day before the Opening Ceremony).
    • You only turn 18 on 4 January 2022 (the Opening Ceremony) or after 4 January 2022.

Rover Scouts

GENERAL

You are a current registered Rover Scout member at the time of application and through until at least 14 Jan 2022.

You have a desire to participate in active community involvement, in this case supporting the Scout section at a major event.

You are able to cope with the physical requirements of this event.

QUALIFICATIONS

You have completed:

  • Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Rover Scouts, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR
  • Squire Training badge.

You have completed the SAIT compulsory eLearning modules of BCORE and Child Safe & WHS.

APPROVALS

  • You are recommended by your Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to younger youth members, and with the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) you nominated on the application form
  • You have approval from your Contingent Leader

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

You hold evidence that you meet the NSW legislative requirements to work with children (the Working With Children Check or WWCC).

AGE

  • You have turned 18 or older, on or before 3 January 2022 (the day before the Opening Ceremony).

Leaders

GENERAL

You are a current registered adult member of the Scouts NSW branch at the time of application and through until at least 14 Jan 2022.

You are able to cope with the physical requirements of this event.

QUALIFICATIONS

You have completed the SAIT compulsory eLearning modules of BCORE and Child Safe & WHS.

APPROVALS

  • You are recommended by your Line Manager (eg Group Leader, District Commissioner, Region Commissioner)
  • You have approval from your Contingent Leader

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

You hold evidence that you meet the NSW legislative requirements to work with children (the Working With Children Check or WWCC).

Other Adults

GENERAL

You are a current registered adult member of the Scouts NSW branch at the time of application and through until at least 14 Jan 2022.

You are able to cope with the physical requirements of this event.

QUALIFICATIONS

You hold a Certificate of Adult membership

You have completed the SAIT compulsory eLearning modules of BCORE and Child Safe & WHS.

APPROVALS

  • You are recommended by your Line Manager (eg Group Leader, District Commissioner, Region Commissioner)
  • You have approval from your Contingent Leader

WORKING WITH CHILDREN

You hold evidence that you meet the NSW legislative requirements to work with children (the Working With Children Check or WWCC).

Youth Age Matrix

On 3 January 2022

On 4 January 2022 or after

(the day of the Opening Ceremony)

 

I will be under 15

I turn 15 You can attend as a Scout

I will be 15 or over

I turn 18

You can attend as a Venturer

I will be 18 or over

You can attend as a Rover

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