From October 15 2021, unvaccinated volunteer workers are unable to undertake face-to-face Scouting unless:
The COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions affect all Scouts Victoria employees and volunteer workers engaged in Scouting state-wide, including Leaders, helpers, committee members, fellowship, etc. It does not apply to youth members unless they are involved as workers (such as youth helpers, or Rovers who are also Leaders or are helping on activities).
Under the Directions, Scouts Victoria is also required to collect and record the vaccination status of all volunteers.
Further guidance on Vaccination for Scouting is available in the Vaccination FAQs.
The following restrictions are in place Metropolitan Melbourne (and locked down areas of Regional Victoria):
For the latest updates on the rules for Scouting at the Bundoora Scout Group and across the whole of Victoria, please visit the Scouts Victoria COVID 19 update.
* Limits for youth program activities only apply to participants. Those required to run the activity, such as Leaders, adult helpers, trainers, rostered parents, carers, etc are in addition to the limits. For adult meetings and non-youth program activities (such as fundraising, ARAP, etc), the limit applied to all in attendance.
Any reference to Victoria’s vaccination targets refers to the percentage of the population aged 16 years old and above.
For further queries about this direction or any other coronavirus related issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New members are welcome to attend on the relevant section meeting night with your first 3 nights free! Conditions apply.
Joeys (ages 5-7) – Thursday – 6.00pm to 7.00pm
Cubs (ages 8-10) – Monday – 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Scouts (ages 11-14) – Wednesday – 7.00pm to 9.00pmContact Us