Coronavirus Update: The UK is now in YELLOW which means all activities can resume for members who live in England. Residential activities and international travel may take place, but face coverings are required indoors (unless exempt) for those aged 11+. For more information please visit www.scouts.org.uk/coronavirus

The first night away from home. The first hike. The first trip abroad.

All of these moments are great for developing young people’s confidence, but we know how daunting it can be the one packing their overnight bag and waving them off at the gates. And we know it doesn’t necessarily get easier as they grow. 

Young people thrive in secure surroundings, at home and away. Wherever we go, we’re serious about keeping them safe.  

As a parent or carer, you’re bound to have questions about how we do this. Read on to find out more.