The NSW Lones Scout Group, which began in 1915, offers Scouting to young people who want to participate in Scouting and who cannot get along to a regular Scout Group every week. Lones Scouts are people from remote or isolated farms, small towns, islands or overseas. Or they might be at a boarding school, travelling around Australia, or suffering from a chronic illness or disability.
To be a Lones Scout you must live at least 12 km from the nearest Scout Group with a Scout Troop.
The Lones Scout Troop operates like a distance learning group with:
As far as possible, activities are as similar to those of regular Troops or Sections.