Awarded to

Adult Recognition Awards 2020

01 Aug 2020

Scouts Australia (SA Branch) would like to recognise the outstanding achievement and contributions to the Scouting Movement, of Leaders and Supporters of Scouting who have been awarded Adult Recognition Awards on 1 August.


Join Scouts 2020

10 Dec 2019

Vacancies exist for Scouting in 2020! Come and join in our adventure!


The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

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


Recent News

Nov 4 - Seeonee Refuge, Fire Safer Refuge and Activity Centre at Woodhouse. more.


Jul 31 2020 - The Scouts SA first virtual AGM is available on the Scouts SA Youtube Channel from 6pm today. Click here to read about the meeting and click on these links for The Annual Report and Financials

 Jul 3 2020

 Scouts SA launches Free Fun Home delivered. Sets of monthly activities to engage your children in fun and adventure. more

April 24 2020 

Chief Commissioner Jan Turbill, addresses the Association on how we will be stronger through COVID-19 here

April 14 2020

Scouting from Home for you and your friends. more..

April 2nd 2020

Scouts SA appoints it's 19th Chief Commissioner.

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 given his life to Scouting and education and has served as our Chief for the last 5 years. more

March 25 2020

Scouting From Home commences from midnight on 25th March 2020. Read more here

March 13 2020

COVID-19 - Scouts SA Statement to members and Parents here.

February 21 2020

Chief Commissioner, Harry Long's term of office is coming to it's end. Applications are now open for Scouts SA's 19th Chief Commissioner. Read more here

January 8 2020 - Bushfire support update

Scouts SA provides an update to Scouts SA members on what Scouts SA have done and are doing in support of the devastating affect of bushfires. read herep

December 23 2019 - Bushfire relief accommodation

Scouts SA have opened up our Woodhouse Activity Centre, Spring Gully Rd Piccadilly, for South Australians who have been effected by the bushfires to the point that they have no where to stay. We have accomodation, kitchen facilities and a great place for children to play for families, individuals and couples. Please call Woodhouse 83393333 to see how we can help. 


September 9 2019 - What a great time Scouts had at the Show

Thank you to the 14,000 children who completed our free activities at the Royal Adelaide Show. Thanks to the parents for engaging with us too! Over 500,000 visit the show each year and nearly everyone would have seen our fantastic new branding on Show in the Jubilee Pavilion.

If you haven't had a chance to contact a Scout Group to see how you can Come and Try for free then click here or free call 1800SCOUTS. We have Scout Groups right across SA open to boys and girls age 5-25.

Thank you to our Chief Commissioner and our team of over 100 volunteers who engaged with these 14,000 young people and their parents at the Show. Thanks to South Aussie with Cosi, ABC891, TripleM and the Royal Show Live Stream for helping to promote Scouting in SA.


August 30 2019

It's Royal Show time. Come and meet some of our leaders and older Scouts at this year's Royal Show. You will find us in the South Eastern corner of the Jubilee Pavilion (L6 on your Showguide map), just  just off the food court, near the South area.

Free activities for children.













July 19 2019

We held another successful Annual General Meeting this evening at the Scouts' (50%) owned Titanium Security Arena. An enlightening pre AGM presentation on the New Youth Program, Leader Build and Home School Scout Groups was presented by Deputy Chief Commissioner, Chris Wise.  AJ2019 Chief Director, Reg Williams AM RFD presented a wonderful report on AJ2019. Scouts SA CEO, Dan Ryan gave an insight into the impressive and admirable growth of the Scout Association from the early '90s to now.

Life Members Nicola Capon and Rob Lewer (posthumously) were appointed.

Elections for the Branch Executive Committee to take us through the next year were held and the successful candidates are listed here

July 17 2019 

World Scout Jamboree 2019

42 South Australian Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders have joined over 650 other Australian Scouts in one of the largest Australian Scout Contingents to leave our shores. They are all off to join 50,000 Scouts from over 160 Countries at the 24th World Scout Jamboree at the Summitt Bechtal Reserve in West Virginia, USA. Follow their journey at the Australian Contingent Website

June 18 2019

The Scouts SA AGM will be held at 6-30pm on the 19th of July 2019 at the Titanium Security Arena, 44A Crittenden Rd, Findon . Voting members will receive an agenda and nomination information via email on July 2nd. More

April 25 2019

Scouts around the State join again with their RSL Clubs and Communities to Commemorate ANZAC Day. Thank you to City of Playford for this video of their Vigil and Dawn Service.


March 19 2019

Finalists announced in the Seven News young Achiever Awards. Scouts SA are proud to have sponsored the Scouts SA Leadership Award for the 4th year. Congratulations to all 446 young people who were nominated. Congratulations to all the 107 semi finalists and the 37 finalists, across the 12 award categories, especially to our SA Scouts;

  • Mark Neville Franklin, Venturer at Camden Park. Finalist in the University Senior College Create Change Award and a Semi Finalist in the Scouts SA Leadership Award.
  • Caitlin Polack, Assistant Scout Leader Renmark and HAVAC Rover. Semi Finalist in the Santos Regional Service Award.

Congratulations to the finalists in our Scouts SA Leadership Award;

  • Aimee Brownbill
  • Kelsey Piltz
  • Sam Weavers

Read more here


March 18 2019

Adelaide 36ers to move to the Entertainment Centre

The Adelaide 36ers are to move from the Titanuim Security Arena read more

February 18 2019

Honouring our Responsibility to our Survivors. read more

January 26 2019

Australia Day Honours Announced. Congratulations Graham Coates AM, immediate past president, Scouts SA 2011 - 2018 and Norma Keily OAM, Scout Social and Service Group on your  well deserved awards. more

November 1 2018

National Redress Scheme. 

The Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, The Hon Paul Fletcher MP has formally declared that The Scout Associations of Australia (SA Branch) inc is a  participant for the National Redress Scheme. 

Persons wishing to make an application to the Redress Scheme will find Scouts SA and our Scout Groups as participating institutions on the link to the  National Redress site on our Scouts Australia site.

The Minister’s Declaration has been turned into an amendment to the Notifiable Instrument which is published at:

August 1 2018

South Australian Scout Leaders Honoured on World Scout Day

Today, 165 South Australian Leaders, Adult members and supporters of Scouting have been honoured for their outstanding contribution to the youth of South Australia. more


1 December 2016 - AJ2019 Site Announcement

AJ2019 site announced today by the Hon Leon Bignell MP, SA Minister for Tourism - Click here for our press release