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New Vice President - James Carter

20 May 2020

Following the appointment of former Vice President, Jan Turbill to Chief Commissioner, James Carter has been elected Vice President from now until the AGM in August. Congratulations James!

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Our Chief Commissioner's address re COVID-19 addresses

24 Apr 2020

Listen to our Chief Commissioner, Jan Turbill lead you through our plans to be a stronger organisation on the other side of COVID-19

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Scouting From Home

14 Apr 2020

Find out how you can join Scouting, share in some of our awesome activities or discover what your friends have been raving about.

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Scouts SA appoints it's 19th Chief Commissioner

02 Apr 2020

Welcome Jan, Farewell Harry! Scouts SA is proud to announce Jan Turbill has been appointed as our 19th Chief Commissioner. Jan succeeds Harry Long who has devoted his life to Scouting and education and has served as our Chief for the last 5 years.

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The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

Do you have the post AJ2019 Blues? There is plenty of adventure still to be found!

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Event and Activity Fees

Activities 

Scouting is an outdoors based program. Sleep overs, holidays, camps and hikes range from day activities up to three days duration. The cost of these activities is an extra expense, however you can be sure that we carefully aim to keep the price of such activities to a minimum. Our aim is that each section has at least one overnight activity each term. Cost of these activities varies between Joey, Cub and Scouts sections and also with the travel distance. Youth members are encouraged to also purchase a Group polo top to wear for vigorous activities, camps, etc to save the wear on the formal uniform.

 Activity Types

Event or activities are organised by :

  • Glen Osmond Scout Group
    The Group will set the fee at the minimum possible allowing for external costs, booking fees, use of a specialist instructor (like gliding) or cost of special travel. The additional activity costs largely depend on the Section organising the activity. Roughly, the cost goes up with the age of the member. 

 

  • Other Event Organisers
    The fee charged is out of the Group's control, like attendance at a State or National Scouting Event. These can be expensive depending on the duration of the event and the distance of travel to the event. Parents of attendees should organise Group-supported fund-raising to defray the costs of these unique Scouting experiences for their children.