From time to time the Scout Group runs a number of
fundraising activities including Bunnings Sausage Sizzles, Recipe Books, Wine Drives and badge sales for
Scouts in Action Month which is held annually.
Parents of the Gumdale Scout Group are expected to
participate in these activities and can volunteer thier services when called upon by the Group Executive
Funds raised through these activities go towards the
Subsidising youth and leader fees for State,
National and International Scouting events like Cuborees, Jamborees and Ventures both here in
Australia and overseas.
Supporting financially disadvantaged
To be involved or if you have a fundrasing idea you can
email the Gumdale Group Support Committee Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scouts in Action Month
Year an event called 'Scouts in Action Month' is held. This event attracts between 15 to 20,000 Scouts from
around Australia and overseas participating in a range of special programs written for them. Scouts in Action
Month is held in August each year and previous themes include, first aid, disability awareness, international
Scouting, community awareness, anti-bullying, environment and in 2016 saw the 100 Years of Cub Scouts being
Each year a badge is designed and sold to participating Groups. This activity
raises significant funds for Gumdale Scout Group and this allows the Group to make a contribution towards fees for
Leaders and Youth Members attending State, National and International Scouting Events.
Look out for this event when the Group needs assistance with counting, packaging
and despatching badges. When you sell 15,000 to 20,000 badges each year that is a lot of mail and it take a
fair effort to make it happen.