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Scouts at the Royal Adelaide Show

12 Sep 2019

Thank you to the 14,000 children who took part in our free activities. Thanks to the 480,000 who saw Scouts at the Show. Thanks to the 100 volunteers who engaged these young people and their parents.

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Scouts SA 2019 Annual Report

20 Jul 2019

Read the Scouts SA 2019 Annual Report online today

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Adelaide 36ers to move to the Entertainment Centre

18 Mar 2019

Adelaide 36ers to move to the Entertainment Centre. Read the message from Scouts SA.

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World Mission Statement

The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

This is achieved by

- involving them throughout their formative years in a non-formal educational process
- using a specific method that makes each individual the principal agent in his or her development as a self-reliant, supportive, responsible and committed person
- assisting them to establish a value system based upon spiritual, social and personal principles as expressed in the Promise and Law.

A Mission Statement for Scouting

For the first time ever, a statement on the mission of Scouting was adopted at the 35th World Scout Conference in Durban, 1999.

The Mission Statement is the result of a 3-year thinking process which has taken place throughout the Scout Movement. It aims to reaffirm Scouting's role in society by answering two fundamental questions: "Scouting for what?" and "Scouting for whom?"

The National Executive Committee of Scouts Australia has adopted the above mission statement