Current Readiness Level – AMBER

*Please note this status is specific to Bolton & Farnworth

For more information about readiness level see HQ Website

Approval Process

Step 1

Group Scout Leader and Chair of the Group Executive check that necessary risk assessment(s) are completed by Section Leaders, informed by volunteers, parents and young people, control measures are in place and leaders/volunteers are prepared to carry them out.

Step 2

Documents shared with District Commissioner & District
Executive’s (or their nominee) and if all satisfactory, approval
given to re-start face-to-face activity. Risk assessments and
decision to approve recorded.

Step 3

Confirmation passed to County Commissioner or nominee
and a record maintained in a shared database which can be
accessed by both the District and the County.

Step 4

Group Scout Leader informs young people and
parents/carers of section start dates, times and any operating
procedures they need to follow. Parents or carers confirm that
they understand the measures and are happy for their young
person to attend. Face-to-face activities begin (Status: Green).


If you require assistance or are struggling to complete the necessary risk assessments, don’t worry! Your district team will be able to advise you on the best approach.

Please use the form below to speak to a member of the Coronavirus Support Team