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  • Youth work guidance update April 2022

    In line with the easing of Scottish Government restrictions, most COVID-19 mitigations will become guidance next week, from Tuesday 19th April, rather than legal requirements. You can find our updated guidance and everything you need to know here:
  • Updated Youth Work Guidance – 9th February 2022

    Thank you for everything you continue to do to support the safe provision of Scouting activities for everyone. As we emerge from the Omicron wave of Covid-19, it is now possible to relax some of the additional mitigations that were introduced at the start of the year.
  • COVID Update – January 6, 2022

    As lockdown measures start to ease we are working with UK headquarters, youth sector partners and governing bodies to understand what a safe return to face to face Scouts may look like when the time comes. From Thursday 6 January some updates have been made to the youth work guidance. Read our update. Read our COVID-19 Framework for...
  • Scout Green readiness level – Thursday 11 November 2021

    As we continue our route through the Scottish Government’s revised Strategic Framework and broader reopening within society, some additional Government restrictions have now been relaxed for school and youth work visits and trips. This will allow Scotland to move to Green readiness level, with immediate effect. Find out everything you need...
  • Youth work guidance update Tuesday 19 August 2021

    We have been advised that the Scottish Government have further eased restrictions in regard to camping and residential experiences. These changes will take effect immediately and remove the limit of numbers in tents and rooms completely. In updating this guidance we are also reminded that in an indoor residential setting...
  • Youth work guidance update Tuesday 10 August 2021

    As Scotland has moved into ‘beyond level zero’ the Scottish Government has decided to archive youth work specific guidance with immediate effect. What this means is that we no longer have any legal restrictions for the delivery of youth work related activities. However, the revised Scottish Strategic Framework makes it clear that...