There are two main fee components, one being the NSW State Office or Branch Membership Fee, and the other being the Group Fee. The Fee structure is explained as follows:
The Scouts NSW Membership Fee
Information regarding the NSW State Office Fees and Charges can be found here, which includes information on how to pay, the invoicing system being used by the State Office etc.
The NSW Government Active Kids vouchers can be used as one form of payment of the State Office Fees. For information on the Active Kids Rebate and by who and how it is applied to Scouts NSW Fees, please click here.
The Group Fee (this is your Groups overheads component)
The Lone Scout Group Fees are to assist in the recovery of costs associated with Insurance, Leader Training, Program delivery, mail, communications, equipment, maintenance, and other general running costs, often referred to as Overheads.
When first joining the Group, there is a once off only Joining Fee of $50.00 which covers the Group Scarf and Uniform Badges. This fee is charged upon the applicant agreeing to join the Group. Once this fee has been paid, the applicant will receive the Scarf and Badges, and will then be Invested into the Group.
Ongoing fees are charged by the Quarter, or Term, and these would be regarded as the Group or overhead fees as mentioned above. The current fees charged by the Lone Scout Group is $35.00 per Term. The Group emails out the Invoices for these fees each Term.
Lone Scout Group Banking Information
All Group payments must be made by direct deposit or EFT, using the invoice number as the payment reference, to our Westpac Account as per the following:
NSW Lones Scout Group,