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The Home of the Scout Section in NSW!

Award Scheme

Scout Section Award Scheme
The Scout Section Award Scheme provides the main focus for Patrol and Troop activities and gives suitable recognition to Scouts for achievement. Following a Scout’s Investiture, they complete …read more
Scout Leadership Course
The Scout Leadership Course is an Award Scheme course designed for Scouts who have completed their Pioneer Badge. It has content suitable for 12 and 13 year old Scouts who are keen to develop their leadership skills. The course has a practical “hands-on” …read more
Adventure Level Journey
Are you at the point in your Award Scheme achievements when you are thinking about your Adventure Level Campcraft Journey – often referred to as the Green Cord Hike? …read more
Leadership Activity

More Awards

Get Out in NSW
This set of five graded awards to recognise and reward Scouts for taking part in outdoor Scouting activities. These awards are for participation, rather than for showing a level of skill or competence. A fun award scheme!read more
Advanced Leadership Course

Have you completed the Basic Scout Leadership Course?

Are you a great leader in your own Scout Troop?

Do you want to be challenged to be better?

Then you need to be at the next…

Advanced Scout Leadership Course



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NSW Event Registrations

Register for major and key events here!


Events Currently Registering:

Events coming up but not yet Registering

State Rally

State Rally 2019 information is now available

State Rally 2019 Registrations are now being accepted

State Rally 2018 Results

State Rally 2017 Results

State Rally 2016 Results


Jamboree of the Air / Jamboree of the Internet








An annual event connecting Scouts from across the globe via shortwave radio and the internetmore details

Scout Section Youth Councils

State Scout Youth Council
To find out about the next State Scout Youth Council, click here
Region Scout Youth Council
About it here

Tools and Resources

Youth Program Review (YPR)
Useful iPhone Apps
There are lots of useful iPhone App resources available for Scouts and Leaders. Have a look at some suggested searches to see if there are any which may be of interest to you…read more
Scout Leadership Course Resources
Resource material for running the Scout Leadership Course.. These are available via DropBox.  Click Here to access them. The current version of the course material is RIV 1.1 dated 05/17
Effective District Scout Leading
This scheme was introduced in 2008 to support the work of new and existing District Scout Leaders. There are several modules in the scheme focusing on different areas of the role. District Leaders negotiate with their Regional Commissioner Scouts to decide…read more
Child Safety in Scouting
For more information please visit Child Safety in Scouting
State and Region Scout Contacts
NSW State Scout Team …click here                 NSW Region Scout Team …click here NSW State Office …click here

What’s Up!



Have you ever been to a JOTA/JOTI before? Did you know that it is the worlds largest Scouting event and it is on every year? Maybe you chould kick start Jota/Joti this year in your Region, District or Troop?  Better get talking about it with your Scout Troop’s Patrol...

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YPR : Youth Involvement in Decision Making

"We're tired of being the topic, not the Leaders" Recently the Guardian newspaper published an article on how young people can influence developmental decisions in their local and broader communities. Read the article from experts on how to meaningfully involve youth...

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YPR : Relevance of Scouting

Is Scouting still relevant today? Scouter David Hull from NSW has written on the relevance of Scouting in the 21st Century and why youth must be responsible risk takers. Through the story of a Scout's pursuit for the Australian Scout Medallion, this opinion piece...

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AJ2019, Adelaide,SA


The Summit Experience: Join the Wild and Wonderful Adventure

The Summit Bechtel Reserve, a world class, sustainable, Jamboree site, will be the site of the 2019 World Scout Jamboree.  The Summit Bechtel Reserve is located in West Virginia, USA, and is comprised of more than 14,000 acres of beautiful forested mountains adjacent to more than 70,000 acres of national park in the scenic New River Gorge area of West Virginia.

Our program will capture the four core values of The Summit Bechtel Reserve: adventure, service, sustainability, and leadership. The foundations of Scouting are as much a part of SBR as the zip lines, mountain bike trails, and BMX ramps.

Read more on the WJ2019 SIte


Nord 2017 is the National Scout Jamboree hosted by The Norwegian Guide and Scout Association, taking place from 1 to 8  July 2017 in Bodø, located North of the Arctic circle where the sun never sets during the camp. The participants can enjoy activities day and night!An Australian Contingent is established and with a post-tour planned you will experience all the great things Norway can offer in addition to the jamboree – you will travel on boats, planes, buses, cable cars, trains and trams and see fjords, mountains and forests.

We will be away for up to 3 weeks (2 weeks of that will be school holidays), registrations are open and we already have participants from 6 states/territories. Sign up today at

Bullying is not okay in Scouting

Remember bullying is not okay no matter what section of our movement you belong to. As Scouts we support one another, we learn, we are active and explore through educational activities. As we do these activities we enjoy the many friendships we make in the world wide movement that is scouting. Build up, don’t bully! …read more

Plan Do Review!

Plan > Do > Review > – means better activities, more fun, and your section or small team gets to choose and get involved in organising its own adventures. It helps ensure everyone has a fun, challenging, adventurous and inclusive time in Scouting …read more

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