Virtual Scouting

Getting Everyone Back Together

Change to the COVID-19 readiness level in Scotland - SHQ News Update 22nd April 2021 and New Framework

Getting everyone back together safely - HQ page with framework, guidance and readiness level 

Changes to keeping everyone safe - activity risk assessments/ free time/ training/ policies 

Message from Graeme Hamilton regarding Risk Assessments

Lenny's Guide - Risk Assessment changes and restart


Falkirk District - Approving F2F Process - Important process for approving of Covid Risk Assessments


COVID Signs for section meetings 

Agenda of GSL/ESL meeting 16/07/20

Falkirk District all members meeting 5/08/20 presentation slides

Also note the change to Authorising Activities in Falkirk District


Some key points - No face to face activity can take place until you have done all the preparations to ensure a safe return, and written risk assessments and plans have been approved locally - Covid RA approved by District - and Activities etc RA (written down) checked and approved in accordance with changes noted above.

All adults working in Sections must have up to date Safety and Safeguarding Training completed before face to face Scouting will be permitted


2020 Lockdown Challenge

Badges to do at home Beavers, Cubs, Scouts

Beavers/Cubs Gardener Badge

Other Beaver/Cub Badgework

Campfire Songs - 51st Bonfire Night 2018

Supporting Leaders JOTI from JOTI 

Scout at Home list of activities - The Scout Association of Malta

OSM Badges at Home - How to use video

Animated Knots

OS MapzoneInteractive learning tool

National History Museumideas for activities and virtual tour

RSPB - ideas and resources

Glasgow Science Centre - Science at home

Experiments - Marvin and Milo

The Dad Lab - Twitter, Instagram, Youtube

RNLI educational weekly live show #WaterSafetyWednesdays on their FB page. They also have some good resources on their website

Loch Lomond Lochdown Learning 

Learn British Sign Language

Audible - Free for Kids

Digital Harry Potter escape room

Virtual Tours

Museum of Flight - Virtual tour and resources 

How to make a hand imprint

Friendship Knot 

Neckie Flip Challenge  - can try this challenge where you put neckie on your foot, kick it up and catch it with your head and get it round your neck.

Disney Name Challenge

Easter Challenges 1

Easter Challenges 2





Virtual Meeting Ideas: 

Virtual Meeting and Scouts Challenge badge Ideas Document

Finding Programme Ideas

New Year Scavenger Hunt Clues


Online game ideas 1

Online game ideas 2

Zoom game ideas

Family Quiz

Family Quiz 2

Family Quiz 3

Bingo Sheet

Bingo Words Sheet

Wordsearch, A-Z, Interactive Stories 

Games and Activity Ideas - 1st Langford Village Scouts

Spy Themed Virtual camp


SCOUTADELIC - Episode LXIII - Lab Scout


To use the District Zoom Account please contact the Deputy District Commissioner here


Region Virtual Camp - Resources 

The Scouts - The Great Indoor WeekenderResources

ScotJam - - Resources

Blair - - Resources


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See more resources on the Forth Region Webpage here

Scouts Scotland Coronavirus Support and Resources including alternative Thistle Award and Zodiac Award

UK Scouts at Home and The Great Indoors

1st Virtual Scout Group on Facebook has loads of ideas and resources from other leaders


Information about adapting the programme including top awards here

Expedition support here and Practical Skills support here


Badge requirements and info on the UK Scouts website: Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Network 


Coronavirus Information: 

UK Scouts and info on Getting everyone back together safely

UK Government

Scottish Government

NHS Inform 

Health Protection Scotland



Scouts Scotland  - Potential Funding for local Scouting in Scotland

UK - Potential Funding for local Scouting

Gift Aid - See useful pack 1 and pack 2 for info


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