NYA COVID Readiness Level - AMBER
This means: Section meetings can take place outdoors and indoors. No residential activities.
Maximum group size: Activities involving young people: no limit on group size but remain as only one section meeting independently of others. Indoor activities will be limited by the size of the location given social distancing remains. Scout Network programmed activities (non social): 15 people maximum. Adult activities (non-social) with no young people present: check local government guidance
Read the updated guidance HERE.
Scouting at Home - Virtual Programme Ideas
While we’re not meeting face to face, you can still carry on with Scouts! If you have programme ideas for virtual meeting let us know!
EHAAT Challenge Badge
Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust have created a challenge badge for young people that can be launched to groups during a Zoom presentation from the EHAAT team.
Harpenden and Wheathampstead District Scouts have launched a newsletter 'Lock-Down Scout' and have collected together ideas and activities for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers to do.
The Great Indoors
At the beginning of lock down the Scouts launched The Great Indoors with over 100 activities for all section that can be done from home.
Support to help you keep Scouting going online
For those of you who’d like a little inspiration to keep Scouts going online, the Scouts have pulled together this list of resources.
Batchworth Sea Scouts - Virtual Escape Room
Take part in a virtual escape room pulled together by Batchworth Sea Scouts, based on an imaginary camp. Use the link to contact Batchworth Sea Scouts to get more info and take part!
Using a range of navigation tools take a tour around the sites of Rickmansworth and Chorleywood District. This is a great for an hour and a half to two hour session with Scouts or Explorers.
Quest for the Silver Suitcase
Kent Scouts are raising money for their Antartica project by hosting daily challenges throughout February.
Sustainable Scouting from Home
Scouting Ireland’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) activity programme designed for Scouting in lockdown
Sharing is caring...
There are some great facebook pages where Scout members from across the world have been sharing their great Virtual Programme ideas, if you know of any others please let us know.
1st Virtual Scout Group
1st Facebook Scout Group
Hertfordshire Scouts Facebooks: