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Information for leaders

Leaders are required to follow this five step process, where you’ll be guided through all of the information you need to know to get your section back together safely.

Government announcement - 14 June

We're aware of tonight's announcement from Government on the next stage of easing restrictions. Over the coming days, we'll work with the National Youth Agency (NYA) to discover if this has any impact on delivering face-to-face Scouting in England. If there are any changes we will communicate them directly and update these pages. 

This page supports leaders through the process of returning to face-to-face Scouts activities.

Thousands of groups across the UK have already returned to face to face scouting. Young people have been loving the opportunities to take part in activities, see other members of their groups and have fun.

Here are the five steps to getting your section back together safely:

Commissioners, Executives and Approvers

Checklists, local and national restrictions guidance and keeping buildings safe.
Read the advice

Parents

How we’ll keep your child as safe as possible.
Read the measures we are taking

Working safely with the public

Guidance on selling, hiring, fundraising, and running community events.
Read the guidance

Returning to Scouting safely information hub

The following resources are related directly to returning to Scouting safely in line with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check out the resources