Scouting from Home

Scouting from Home

Whilst face-to-face Scouting activities are currently suspended, this doesn’t mean that Scouting needs to stop. On this page, the leaders and supporters of Romford District have been scouring the web to find activities to keep our youth members Scouting.

Take a look through this page to see what they have found. If you are a parent or guardian, please take a look through and see what activities might suit your Scouting member. If you are a leader please share this content with the parents/guardians of your group or section members.

If you find anything that you think would be ideal to share on this page, please email a link to comms@romfordscouts.org.uk

For the latest guidance from The Scouts regarding Coronavirus, please visit https://www.scouts.org.uk/coronavirus

‘Scouting from Home’ Events

Leaders and Supporters of The Scouts have been rallying together to provide and host virtual events during the suspension of face-to-face activities. As and when they are announced, we will be sharing links to them. Make sure you keep checking back to see what new events have been created, you could even set yourself a reminder to check the events once a week…. To find out whats going on, please visit ‘Scouting from Home’ Events

Downloadable Resources

Along with the links to some great information below, there are also downloadable resources that have been shared by leaders around the district. To find out whats available, please visit ‘Scouting from Home’ Resources

The Great Indoors

The Scouts UK have have pulled together over 100 existing activities from our programme planner that are perfect for parents and carers to do with their children if they’re stuck at home over the next few weeks. https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/

 

Basingstoke East Scouts

Basingstoke East Scouts have pulled together all the badges which you can still complete while at home… Along with some useful resources! If you are a leader, please register your group or section. If you are a parent or guardian please check with the leaders of your youth members section to ensure that the section is registered. https://badges.bescouts.org.uk/

 

South London Scouts

South London Scouts have put together lots of badges, links and fun activities that can be done at home. They have provided a section for Beavers, Cubs, Scouts & Explorers. Take a look… https://southlondonscouts.org.uk/members-area/programme/adventure-scouting-home

 

Bushscout

Bushscout is a practical skills alliance with members all over the UK. Members are working hard to identify bushcraft skills that can be taught online and practised safely at home. Each week they are setting our members a new challenge. Check out their  Facebook Page for more information!

 

Learning through Landscapes

Learning through Landscapes help children and young people to connect with nature, become more active, learn outdoors and have fun. During the period of social distancing Learning through Landscapes are providing outdoor learning at home resources. https://www.ltl.org.uk/resources/outdoor-learning-at-home/

Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls