Deben District Scouts

Yellow card

“Yellow Card” code of conduct

Practical guidance for situations where you, or a young member, may be considered to be “alone” FS Lone Working    

Gain approval

Click here for how to gain necessary approval for your programme to take place

Leader in charge

Headquarters: Leader in Charge

Headquarters: Headcounts

FS320012 administration requirements

Written risk assessment

The Scout Association considers a risk assessment is:

  1. Look for the hazards
  2. Decide who might be harmed, and how
  3. Evaluate the risks
  4. Record your findings
  5. Review and revise 

Excellent guide to how to carry out a Risk Assessment


Think about 1st Aid arrangements!

Activities Risk Assessment Checklist

FS320012 Safety 

Safety Checklist

A-Z rules for specific activities

Communications plan 

FS120075 In Touch

Home Contact

Emergency Cards

Consider what personal information might be required, by who, and how it will be looked after


FS120626 E Coli 


FS120629 Hypothermia, Weils, Algae, etc

Terrorist Attacks 

Hot weather and summer activities advice


You need 3 things before you can drive a minibus for Scout activities:

  1. You need an appropriate drivers licence.
  2. You need a permit as described on:  Scouts info on minibuses
  3. You need anything requested by the owner e.g. hiring agreement, local proficiency test, etc