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Programme guidance

There are a number of resources available and sources of support, to help you plan your Programme.

Waterways Directory

This directory provides an indication of the classification of waters in the United Kingdom in normal conditions. 

Read the directory

Activity Permit Scheme

The Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme is an internal assessment scheme designed to ensure that all those leading adventurous activities for young people within Scouting have the skills, experience and personal suitability to do so.

Learn more about the assessment scheme

General Activity Guidance

Guidance coming soon

Adult groups in activities

Make sure you know how to deliver safe activities to adult only groups.
Read the guidance

International activities

Travelling abroad and being a global citizen is a key part of a young persons Scouting adventure. 
Learn more about international activities

The DofE Programme

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is a programme which gives young people the chance to make friends, have fun and build confidence.
Learn more about Duke of Edinburgh