Registrations for this event have been temporarily suspended by the event coordinator. Please check back soon.
Due to the ongoing wet weather events, this event has been postponed to Term 3, 2022.
We will reopen this event once a new date is confirmed.
What is Joey Fun Day?
GWS Joey Fun Day is a one day activity for Joey Scouts where you can meet other youth members from all over Greater Western Sydney Region, have some fun and adventure completing lots of exciting activities and learning about the world around you as we work towards joining the Earth Tribe!
Who can come?
The event is open to all Joey Scout aged participants (5 to 8 inclusive) who are registered with a Joey Scout Unit at the time of the event.Parents are not required to attend with Joey Scouts.
Scouts, Venturer Scouts, Rover Scouts, Leaders & Fellowship members are welcome to attend and help deliver this amazing adventure for our younger members either as a line leader or service leader (See the section on staffing below.)
We welcome groups outside of Greater Western Sydney Region to apply to attend the event and we will accept Out of Region Groups if we have enough space on the day.
What to bring?
Please wear your scout shirt and scarf. You should make sure you are also wearing a hat and sunscreen. Please make sure you bring your morning tea, snacks and plenty of water. Joey Scout Fun Day will provide lunch for you.
Joey Scout Fun Day will deliver some great activities that are based around the Earth Tribe Program.
Adventurous Activities planned include some vertical activities. These activities will be supervised by Scouts NSW qualified activity leaders.
Other activities will be supervised by Leaders of Youth and will be fun and exciting. They will encompass a range of areas from the environment, creative, social, construction and more.
Each Unit will be supervised by up to 4 adults with at least 2 Unit Leaders.
The remaining leaders, parents and adult supports will act as Service Leaders, helping to deliver activities, catering, sites, logistics and providing support to the event.
Lunch will be provided for members at part of the cost of the event. Participants will need to bring thier own morning tea and snacks as well as a water bottle.
Membership Training & Requirements
All members must remain financial and registered within ScoutLink from the time applications close until the end of the event.
All uniformed members of the organisation must be fully registered and cleared in ScoutLink prior to the event taking place. Adult Helpers must either be registered and cleared in ScoutLink or complete a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to the event.
This event practices '2 Adults at all times' and youth members must never be left alone with an adult, even if it is their parent.
Feeling Safe at Joey Scout Fun Day
Everyone in Scouts, youth and adults alike have the right to feel safe and be protected from abuse. No-one is allowed to threaten you, hurt you, or touch you in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe, or afraid.
A Scout is respectful, and this applies to all interactions between all participants, youth and adults at Joey Scout Fun Day.
You do not have to deal with abuse on your own. If you feel unsafe, threatened, or you see/hear something that causes you concern, please speak to a Leader or Rover on an activity. Your concerns will be taken seriously. The information you provide will be shared with people who can support and protect you.
If you don’t know what to do – speak to someone at Joey Fun Day HQ.
If, for any reason, you do not feel the concerns of this nature which you raised at Joey Fun Day HQ have been satisfactorily dealt with, please report your concerns directly to the Child Protection Team at the NSW State Office on 02 9735 9000 or via ChildProtection@nsw.scouts.com.au or your parents.
Payment & Refund Policy
All applications with a status of Submitted, Received or Accepted as of the closing date is considered as attending and must be paid for. No refunds will be offered for withdrawn applications after the closing date unless there are exceptional circumstances that will be considered by the Region Commissioner (Joey Scouts).
Event Cancellation Policy
While we are confident that we can and will deliver Joey Scout Fun Day 2022, we are subject to the restrictions placed on us by outside influences. In the event of having to cancel Joey Scout Fun Day 2022, we will refund all payments to participants, except for a $5 administration fee to cover costs incurred in planning the event.
We are excited to be running Joey Scout Fun Day again and hope that you will join us for this day. However as with all activities currently being planned for 2021 and into the future, we need to consider the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 Pandemic.
This means that there will be changes to how we run Joey Scout Fun Day this year, up to and including restrictions on attendees based on Public Health Orders and having to cancel this event at short notice. Please regularly check back to this page where we will provide any updates on how COVID will affect our ability to run Joey Scout Fun Day.
Please do not attend Joey Scout Fun Day:
Once you have submitted your registration, an invoice (summary sheet) will be generated with instructions on how to pay for this event. The following payment options will be available to you:
Credit/Debit Card and EFT