Awarded to

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.


Scouts SA 2019 Annual Report

20 Jul 2019

Read the Scouts SA 2019 Annual Report online today


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.


Basic Training

Training at a basic level offers the base level of skills and competencies required to be a Leader within Scouting.

Basic Training comprises workbooks, in-service activities, seminars and on the job skills. Content of Basic training includes leadership, Scouting knowledge, personal development, camping techniques and a component relating to each individual participant's role in Scouting.

For Leader of Youth or specialist activities content includes sectional organisation, management, programming and the outdoors.

For Leader of Adult the focus is on management and organisational skills. View full curriculum here.

On completion of Basic Level training, Leaders receive:

  • Scout Certificate of Adult Leadership
  • Gilwell woggle

The Process

The process for undertaking Training for Leaders in South Australia is outlined in the Basic Training Flowchart


Course for Basic Training in 2017

To apply for one of the below courses please apply to Scout HQ on an A4 Standard Application Form.


After receipt of application you will be sent an information letter providing more details of the course including what you must bring.