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National Redress Scheme

01 Nov 2018

Scouts SA have been formally declared a participant in the National Redress Scheme

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YPR Groups 2019

30 Oct 2018

Applications are open for 15-20 Groups to start rolling our the new Youth Program in 2019

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Woodhouse Working Bee

24 Oct 2018

Sunday 18 November A great service activity for Scouts, Venturers, Rovers, parents and leaders, so round up your mates and come and lend a hand to see the installation of these exciting new activities through to completion. Sunday 18th November from 9am with BBQ lunch provided

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Scouts Australia's Apology

05 Oct 2018

Today, on Friday the 5th October 2018, Scouts Australia apologised to survivors of child sexual abuse in Scouting. Making this apology is part of Scouts Australia’s commitment to acknowledge and address the harm that some of its members have suffered through Scouting.

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What Do Scouts Need?

Scouts need a few bits and pieces to show that they are Scouts and a few things to set them up for adventure!
 
These include:
A  Scout Uniform (including a good shady hat)
A Dilly bag for sleepovers and camps
 
Scout Record books are  used to keep a record of  your Scouts ongoing Award Achievements. The book is also an instruction tool for how to achieve the Awards. Record books are available from the Scout Outdoor Centre
 
There are a number of very informative and useful handbooks produced for each section of the Scout Movement also available from the Scout Outdoor Centre in the ’’’Scouting Publications’’’ section.
 
For Scouts the Field Book for Australian Scouting is good reference for anybody who loves outdoor adventure and covers adventurous activities such as bush walking and hiking, abseiling, boating, flying, snow activities; preparation and equipment for outdoor adventure; navigation; knots; construction; outdoor emergencies, and weather and catering for the outdoors.
 
Other things that Scouts will need from time to time are things such as:
Raincoat
Comfortable backpack
Things for a camping
 
All these things should be well labeled with the Scouts name and if we are going to a District or State event label them with the Group name as well.