Child Protection

Young people thrive in safe surroundings, so we need to ensure that Scouting is both enjoyable and safe for everyone who takes part.

Appointing those who work with young people
Leaders are interviewed locally and asked to provide references. Everyone working with young people in Scouting completes a DBS (Disclosure and Baring Service) check. This includes members of our Executive.

Code of behaviour
We all should follow the code of behaviour. The code details how young people should be treated. We expect everyone to follow it.

The code is here