In light of the current pandemic situation, Scout members are still encouraged to conduct meetings, activities and training through online and other virtual means for the sake of health safety. Also, the Association has effect the following arrangements:
1. Face-to-face adult scout training courses and workshops organized by Branches, Regions and Leadership Training Institute satisfying specific criteria and with approval of the Association have been resumed.
2. Other face-to-face activities and training of adult members, and face-to-face activities, training and Group meetings of youth members continue to be suspended.
3. In conducting the approved scout training courses / workshops, and for necessary face-to-face adult members’ meetings or preparatory work and support for online training and activities, or some unavoidable face-to-face Scout administrative work such as certifying badge certificates / record book of youth members or dealing with raffle tickets matters by leaders, please observe the government precautionary measures and social distancing requirements so as to minimize risk of infection.
If there is no major reversion of the pandemic situation, the Association will consider resuming face-to-face activities in phases starting April, including activities and training of adult members, as well as activities, training and meetings of Venture and Rover Scout Sections. Scout units concerned may in this regard get themselves prepared for the said resumption.
Please note that the Association will keep reviewing the above arrangements in response to the latest development of COVID-19 and make timely announcements through the website.