Adventurous Activities

We’re known for our love of adventure, which is why the ideal Scout programme includes a healthy dose of thrill seeking, whether you’re outside or in.

Activity Permit Courses

Local campsites organise and run activity permit courses for a range of different activities, click the button below to find out what is on offer

Approving Activities in Preston

POR (rule 9.1b) states that “the District Commissioner is responsible for approving all activities for Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts and Explorer Scouts. This will usually be by means of an informal system agreed between the District Commissioner and each Group Scout Leader or District Explorer Scout Commissioner”.

Useful Information & Documents

Find full details on InTouch, the system used to manage communications at all events and activities within Scouting. This includes a step-by-step approach guiding you through the process of setting up an InTouch system as well further guidance on areas and issues to look at within this and suggestions on how these can be managed.

Young Person Activity Information Form

Editable parental consent form for use with non-residential events.

Emergency procedures

The Purple card provides support for safe Scouting and guidance in the procedures for dealing with an emergency.

Nights away

Planning a nights away experience? Don’t forget to submit a notification for approval seven days before the event takes place.

Activity Permit Application

Leaders can find out more about applying for an activity permit by clicking on the button below

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