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 Eligibility 

Check out the eligibility requirements below to
make sure you're ready to attend
 VicJam.

Eligibility is subject to change.

Scout

  • Must be a registered member of the Scout section of Scouts Victoria on the opening day of VicJam, December 29 2021, through until at least January 8 2022
     

  • Aim to meet the requirements for either:

    • ​Program Essentials Milestone 1, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR

    • the Pioneer Badge
       

  • ​Aim to complete 10 nights camping in the outdoors with the Unit or Patrol, as a Scout. Four of those nights must be consecutive. Cuboree 2021 nights can be counted.

 

  •  If circumstances have prevented you meeting either (or both) badge work & camping requirements, the backing of your Scout Leader and Unit Council is sufficient.
     

  • ​Have approval from the Unit Council​
     

  • ​Have consent from their parents/guardian
     

  • ​Not have had their 15th birthday before January 3 2022 or have special permission from VicJam. Apply at enquiries@vicjam.com.au

Venturer

  • Must be a registered Venturer Scout in Scouts Victoria on the opening day of VicJam, December 2021, through until at least January 8 2022​

  • If a Venturer turns 18 during the Jamboree, they must provide proof they hold a Victorian Working With Children Check before VicJam.

  • Have completed either the: 

    • Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Venturer Scouts, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR

    • Venturer Skills Award

  • Have a desire to do active community involvement, in this case supporting the Scout section

  • Be recommended by the Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to Scouts, and have the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) nominated on the application form

  • Have consent of their parents/guardian

Rover

  • Must be a current Rover Scout in Scouts Victoria on the opening day of VicJam, December 2021, through until at least
    January 8 2022

  • Be 18 years of age before the opening day of the Jamboree (i.e. 18 on December 29 2021)

  • Hold a Victorian Working With Children Check (with proof of this on their Extranet record).

  • Have completed either the:

    • Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Rover Scouts, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking, and Camping; OR

    • Squire Training badge

  • Have completed compulsory eLearning modules (BCORE – Child Safe & WHS)

  • Be recommended by their Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to younger Youth Members, and have the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) nominated on the application form

  • Be capable of handling the physical requirements of the event.

Leader

  • Must be a registered member of Scouts Victoria on the opening day of VicJam, December 2021, through till January 8 2022

  • Hold a Victorian Working With Children Check (with proof of this on their Extranet record).

  • Hold a Certificate of Adult Appointment as at September 30 2021 and through until at least January 8 2022

  • Have completed compulsory e-Learning modules (BCORE – Child Safe & WHS)

  • Be recommended by their line manager

  • Be capable of handling the physical requirements of the event.

Other Adult

  • Must be a registered member of Scouts Victoria on the opening day of VicJam, December 2021, through till January 8 2022

  • Hold a Victorian Working With Children Check (with proof of this on their Extranet record).

  • Hold a Certificate of Adult Membership as at September 30 2021 and through until at least January 8 2022

  • Have completed compulsory e-Learning modules (BCORE – Child Safe & WHS)

  • Be recommended by their line manager

  • Be capable of handling the physical requirements of the event.