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Activity Permit Scheme

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

Adventurous 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.

Discover the scheme

Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme - Applicants' Guide

This page provides a guide to members wishing to gain an adventurous activity permit.

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Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme - Assessment Guide

This page provides an overview for assessors assessing applicants for an adventurous activity permit.

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Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme - Commissioners' Guide

This page provides a guide to Commissioners on their role within the adventurous activity permit scheme.

Read the Commissioners' guide

Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme - Approved Assessors

This page provides a guide to those wishing to become an assessor to assess applicants for adventurous activity permits.

Find out about approved assessors

A Clear Process

A Clear Process is a resource that aims to explain how to access adventurous activities within Scouting and how you could work towards providing more experiences.

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Manager of the activity permit scheme (MAPS)

The manager of the activity permit scheme (MAPS) in each county (or area or region (Scotland)) is a way of identifying who is responsible for the management of the activity permit scheme locally.

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Moderation

This guidance is designed to help MAPS (Managers of the Activity Permit Scheme) and County / Area / Region (Scotland) (from now on referred to as County) Commissioners with the self moderation of the adventurous activity permit scheme within their County.

Learn more about moderation

Activity Permit Scheme FAQ's

Frequently asked questions for the Activity Permit Scheme.

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Useful resources