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Programme - Safety

Free time activities

Free time activities are an area of high risk when it comes to incidents occuring, here's some guidance which can help you manage these activities in order to reduce risk.

Hot weather and summer activities

Check out this guidance to help support you in keeping members safe during periods of hot weather or the summer.

Help your section Be Prepared

It is important to help prepare your young people for situations they may come across, from fire to getting lost some common principles apply. Read on for advice and links to relevant badges for your section.

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers

Beaver Badge links

The Beaver Safety Activity Badge.

The Swimmer Staged Activity Badge
includes water safety resources and advice about staying safe on the beach. The Badge is partnered with the Swimming Teachers Association (STA).

Stage 1 of the Emergency Aid Staged Activity Badge requires Beavers to know what to do when call 999, and to understand the importance of getting help.

Cub Badge links

The Cubs Home Safety Badge, partnered with Northern Powergrid.

The Cubs Personal Safety Badge, partnered with CrossCountry.

The Cubs Road Safety Badge, partnered with RAC.

The Swimmer Staged Activity Badge includes water safety resources and advice about staying safe on the beach. The Badge is partnered with the Swimming Teachers Association (STA).

Stage 1 of the Emergency Aid Staged Activity Badge requires Cubs to know what to do when call 999, and to understand the importance of getting help.

Scouts and Explorers

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. Guidance for adults should be watched before delivering sessions to young people. We have created some FAQs which we recommend you read before delivering this content to young people.

Scout and Explorers Badge links:

The Scout Fire Safety Activity Badge.   

Part of the requirements of the Scout Local Knowledge Activity Badge is to locate the police station in rural and suburban areas.

The Swimmer Staged Activity Badge includes water safety resources and advice about staying safe on the beach. The Badge is partnered with the Swimming Teachers Association (STA).

The Emergency Aid Staged Activity Badge.

 

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