Sydney North Region is one of ten regions that form Scouts Australia, NSW. 

Sydney North Region encompasses the Hornsby, Hunters Hill, Lane Cove, Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney, Mosman and Northern Beaches Councils, the Willoughby and Ryde City Councils, and a small portion of Parramatta City Council.

Scouting is a worldwide youth movement with over 28 million members. It is a voluntary, non-political educational movement for young people, open to all.

The Scout program offers a flexible range of activities adapted to the needs of the community. Activities are based on the interests of the young people involved, with an emphasis on useful skills and service to others. Many Scout activities take place in the outdoors with a spirit of adventure and challenge.

In 2023, Sydney North Region has almost 3,800 youth members, supported by almost 1,000 adult leaders and helpers.

The Purpose of Scouting

The purpose of Scouts Australia is to contribute to the education of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.

The Method of Scouting

Scouts Australia achieves its purpose through a system of progressive self-education, known as the Scout Method, the principal elements of which are:

  • Community Involvement
  • Learning by Doing
  • Nature and the Outdoors
  • Patrol System
  • Personal Progression
  • Promise and Law
  • Symbolic Framework
  • Youth Leading, Adults Supporting

Getting Involved

Youth from 5 – 25 can get involved by signing up to a local Scout Group, start your adventure here. We are also looking for adult leaders (18+) to help run our youth program, to get involved contact your local Scout Group, or register your interest online. We look forward to seeing you in Sydney North Region Scouts.

Region Office & Region Team

Our wonderful Region Office Team is available to help, as is our uniformed Region Team. To reach out to them, check out our contact page.