Awarded to

New Vice President - James Carter

20 May 2020

Following the appointment of former Vice President, Jan Turbill to Chief Commissioner, James Carter has been elected Vice President from now until the AGM in August. Congratulations James!


Our Chief Commissioner's address re COVID-19 addresses

24 Apr 2020

Listen to our Chief Commissioner, Jan Turbill lead you through our plans to be a stronger organisation on the other side of COVID-19


Scouting From Home

14 Apr 2020

Find out how you can join Scouting, share in some of our awesome activities or discover what your friends have been raving about.


Scouts SA appoints it's 19th Chief Commissioner

02 Apr 2020

Welcome Jan, Farewell Harry! Scouts SA is proud to announce Jan Turbill has been appointed as our 19th Chief Commissioner. Jan succeeds Harry Long who has devoted his life to Scouting and education and has served as our Chief for the last 5 years.


The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

Do you have the post AJ2019 Blues? There is plenty of adventure still to be found!


About Us

The Flagstaff Hill Scout Group is the largest Scout Group in South Australia and part of the Hills to Coast Scout District.


Weekly meetings are held in the combined Scout and Guide Complex 'Taikaringa' located at 161 Black Road, Flagstaff Hill. Scout Hall location on Google Maps (Scout Hall entrance is to the right of the School Oval).

Google Map Street view of the entrance to our hall.

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Group Scarf

The Group Neckie (also known as a Scarf) distinguishes members of our Group from all others.

The meaning of the colours on our neckie are:

Black base - all Districts South of the Torrens River that runs through Adelaide.

Dark blue stripe - Groups within the local area

Green and yellow - Flagstaff Hill Scout Group

The peak of the neckie holds the Group badge.


Group Badge


The Flagstaff Hill Scout Group badge is made up of the following components

The Wreath is of wattle leaves and blossom representing the general encircling of our suburb by bushland and recreation parks. The acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) is Australia's floral emblem

The Mounted Horseman represents Colonel William Light, who surveyed the City of Adelaide. In 1837 he erected a flagpole at the top of what became known as Flagstaff Hill. This he used as one of his many trig points

Colonel Light is dressed in the uniform of a Colonel of the British Army Lancers in which he was commissioned. He carries a lance and flag indicative of the Lancers

The Horse represents the mode of travel in the era

The Fleur-de-lis are indicative of the Scouting movement.