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Safety in the programme

Safety Badges

Teaching young people about staying safe is a vital skill for life, check out where there are direct connections to activity badges here.

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.

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.

Cold weather

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 traveling abroad as it is for use in the UK.

Guidance for supervision of activities

Guidance for leaders on management and supervision of remote activities.

Keeping safe at camp

We have put together some guidance on how to keep safe at camp. From how to use a camp stove safely to good hand washing.

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.

Safety practical tips

This guidance is to help clarify some of the administrative needs surrounding your provision of safer Scouting.

Event Safety and Planning

There are lots of things to consider when organising events, this page gathers some of the relevant information for those organising and with responsibility for events into one place.