Coronavirus Information: We are currently in the YELLOW Readiness Level, which means group sessions and residential activities can take place. For the latest updates, please check out our dedicated page by clicking here.

Digital Tools

COVID-19 has led to an expansion of the digital tools on offer , to support adults in delivering Scouting in an easy, fun and flexible way. Below is a summary some those tools. We recommend using them as part of your programme. For example, you could run a session form on of the tools, give out half-term activities, or use them to as part of your Patrol Leader training - the possibilities are endless!

YouShape Resources

Support to deliver youth-shaped Scouting digitally

Digital YouShape Support pack

1st Digital Scouts

Every week we provide a digital programme for young people aged 6 - 18, giving them the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to excel.

Press-play-and-go

Delivering the programme over Zoom can be hard work, so we’ve put together videos to help.

Talking about Coronavirus

It’s important to address what’s happened when Scouts meetings start again. This resource includes information about bereavement support.

Zoom Booking Form

Use this form to book Zoom sessions in the 'Eden Zoom Rooms'.

 

 

 

Digital Scouts: Online Platform Information

A comparison of the various digital platforms that exist, along with safety and safeguarding considerations.

Virtual programme support webinars

A great series of webinars/video recordings about how you can provide Scouting at Home.

Online Safety & Safeguarding

When Scouting is done in any form, including online, it is important to ensure we keep our young people safe. We have summarised the guidance here.

Microsoft Teams Support

Learn how to use Microsoft Teams with your section!

Microsoft Office 365 Support

Learn more about the benefits of Office 365 for Non-profits!

Microsoft Kaizala

A secure messaging app, much like WhatsApp, but allows you to keep your number private Use it to communicate with parents or others from across the District. Just ask the DC for the codes to join the district groups!

Online Scout Manager Support

Get to know the Programmes at Home, and Badges at Home Features