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Keeping young people safe

All you need to know about safety and safeguarding

The first night away from home. The first hike. The first trip abroad.

All of these moments are great for developing young people’s confidence, but we know how daunting it can be for the one packing their overnight bag and waving them off at the gates. And we know it doesn’t necessarily get easier as they grow. 

Young people thrive in secure surroundings, at home and away. Wherever we go, we’re serious about keeping them safe.  

As a parent or carer, you’re bound to have questions about how we do this. Read on to find out more.

Getting back to Scouts

We understand there are still unknowns as the pandemic advice changes and evolves. We want to provide you with all the information we have about how your local Group may be approaching their Scouts activities.

Read the guidance for parents

Unanswered questions

Open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Scouts’ offices are currently closed, but staff are working remotely to provide all essential services.

Phone: 0345 300 1818

Contact us


If you need to raise a concern please read our guidance on ensuring a concern is approached using the most appropriate policy.

Raising a concern