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Running your section

Useful information to help you run your section smoothly

Plan your programme

We've got plenty of resources to support leaders in planning amazing programmes, but it can be hard to work out what’s new and where to find it. To make it easier, here’s a selection of places to find information. There's lots of things you could try, including the activity finder!

Use the activity finder and programme planning tool >
Deliver your programme

Delivering a fun, engaging and challenging programme, where risk's effectively managed, can seem like a lot of boxes to tick. Read our General Activity guidance, Activity Permit Scheme, LONE events guidance, Nights Away, camping advice and much more!

Check out how you deliver your programme safely >
Manage your section

Getting to grips with the basics? We’ve put together everything you need to keep your section running smoothly. From the latest programme updates to adult to young people ratios and helping young people move on to their next section.

Discover how to run your section >
Ask an adviser

Have you got questions or ideas about running your section, and planning and delivering great sessions? Or do you want to know what’s next for the Scout programme? This is the page for you. Our UKHQ volunteers help us work out where the programme needs to go and how we should get there.

Ask an adviser >