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 www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

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.