Safety in the programme
Its important that young people and their parents understand how we keep them safe whilst they are doing Scouts activities. This guidance gives some tips on how to have these conversations.Read the guidance on talking to parents and young people about safety and risk
Cold weather brings exciting opportunities, but also new risks. This guidance is designed to support leaders in preparing and delivering Scouting during cold weather and is just as relevant for those travelling abroad as it is for use in the UK.Read the cold weather and winter advice
Hot weather and summer activities
This guidance is designed to support leaders in preparing and delivering Scouting during hot weather and is just as relevant for those traveling abroad as it is for use in the UK.Read the guidance on hot weather and summer activities
Managing free time activities safely
This guidance is designed to provide leaders with some suggestions of how to manage these activities in order to reduce the potential for incidents and injuries.Discover how to manage free time activities
Guidance for supervision of activities
Guidance for leaders on management and supervision of remote activities.
Read the supervision guidance
Act for Youth Campaign
We have been working with the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) who recently launched the Act for Youth campaign to educate young people on what to do in the event they are caught up in an incident.Learn more about Act for Youth Campaign
Teaching young people about staying safe is a vital skill for life, check out where there are direct connections to activity badges here.
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