There are two parts to 1st
Bayview membership fees:
Headquarters charge $240 for the
membership year April 2021 to Mar 2022,
for admin, member insurance etc.
The pro-rata part year format and method of payment are currently
Local 1st Bayview costs are charged
quarterly in advance. These cover
camping and boating equipment, hall maintenance, camp subsidies,
uniform badges, etc. payable to Bayview scout group preferably by
direct deposit: $80 per quarter, first child, $50 per quarter
each additional child in a family.
A one off joining fee
subs (cash only) payable at the start of each term to your
Starboard Cubs (Mondays) $20
Port Cubs (Tuesdays) $20
Active kids Voucher process:
Apply for vouchers, BEFORE the HQ invoice date
only work for member fees invoiced after the date you apply). THen they
need to be applied to scouts NSW - ask leaders for the exact process as
it is undergoing change.
At the time of joining you need to
purchase a uniform shirt about $45. Mail order from the scout shop,
(specify Joeys, cubs, scouts, Venturers); or sometimes we have stock
at the hall for sale.
1st Bayview scarf and woggle are free once-off when you
join. Badges earned are also free.
Lost replacements: Scarf + scarf
Badge $25, white woggle $5, other badges at cost
Joeys and cubs buy Bayview uniform
caps from leaders. $15
Joey and cub hat/scarf calico carry
bag from leaders $5
may have youth uniform shirts in stock to sell or may get you to buy your own shirt
Prices vary for different sizes and polo are cheaper than button up.
(EG the large Venturer button up uniform shirts were $45 plus
For our scout section, we get sailor hats in
from time to time. Usually from UK military surplus stores $60
including Bayview name band.
Bayview Sea Scouts Hoodies $50 (For winter)
Bayview Sea Scouts T-Shirts $20 (For summer)
Soft carry bag (for hat+water bottle,
For Venturers the BV troop shirts cost
New Scout joining
existing scouts transferring to Bayview from another group:
Our joey/cub/scout or venturer
section leader will guide you through your child joining, but the process in
1. Verify if the joey/cub/scout/venturersection your child
wants to join has a waiting list. (Ask leaders)
2. Once the leader advises you can come along to try out, fill in the on line Y1
scout membership application.
(In the Scout Group drop down select “1st Bayview Scout Group”).
3. CareMonkey is used to
send permission notes to parents so you will need a CareMonkey account with a profile for each child. You
can then install the CareMonkey app on your phone.
Note if your child
already has a CareMonkey profile from school or elsewhere then when you
fill in your
on line Y1 application you use the same child's name and primary carer email
address as you already have in CareMonkey.
If your child does not have a CareMonkey profile, go on line and
setup a CareMonkey profile for your child.
https://www.caremonkey.com/sign-up/ Click on "free account"
Think carefully about who's email address to use as the primary carer,
and use the same email as the first parent in the Y1 application. Include the portrait photo.
4 Your child then
tries out scouts for 4 weeks maximum. No charge
and no obligation.
5. When your child decide
pay current term's 1st Bayview
quarterly membership fees
(direct deposit). Send copy to your
section leader cc
Pay term subs (cash) and buy uniform shirt,
(and hat, carry bag if required) (cash or direct deposit).
section leader for details)
Your child will be fully activated and able to attend camps and other
events once all above is completed and
child's photo appears is
An investiture ceremony is held during a weekly Joey/Cub/Scout/Venturer
night. Parents are encouraged to attend.
9 The pro-rata HQ
member fee and the joining fee will be invoiced by HQ (or 1st