Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest

This page provides the latest guidance and advice on how Durham Scouts are responding to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and will be updated as the situation changes

  • Last updated: 6th April 2021

Coronavirus and Scouting in Durham

UK Scouting continues to base it's guidance and advice on government health advice, which can be found at

All the latest updates from the UK Scout Association ("HQ") including readiness levels are available here

Risk Assessments:

The following risk assessment templates (with and without guidance text) can be used by Groups and Units returning to face-to-face meetings.

Risk assessment template (with guidance) v1 (contains all necessary guidance for use)

Risk assessment template (no guidance) v1 (faster to edit)

Scouting from Home:

All Groups / Units should return to the delivery of Scouting from Home while face-to-face meetings are suspended. See our Scouting from Home pages for more details.

Other County Activities, Events and Training:

For the foreseeable future scheduled county meetings will now take place on-line, as will scheduled face-to-face adult training (with the exception of first aid training, which is currently suspended).

We are planning to implement a full calendar of county events and activities in 2021 (modified to comply with applicable restrictions). Please see the county calendar on the website home page for details.