Safe Scouting Cards

In Scouting, the safety of young people is our priority. The Safe Scouting Cards provides essential information for volunteers, and should be kept with them at all times. Each card can be downloaded or ordered from the Scout Store for free.

Young People First

Scouts’ code of practice (also known as the Yellow card) sets out guidance for all adults in Scouts.

Safe Scouting and what to do in an emergency…

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

Young People First

The Orange card is a code of practice for young leaders. It’s the policy of The Scout Association to safeguard the welfare of all members by protecting them from neglect and from physical, sexual and emotional harm.

Scouting and alcohol

The Green card sets out our policy on alcohol for all adults involved in Scouting.