walesby scout activity centre
The activity centre is run by the Walesby Forest Charity, number 1147348, on behalf of the City of Nottingham Scout District. The charity invests all profits earned back into the centre to further improve the facilities and activities offered to the young people using the facility. Walesby Forest charity pay the City of Nottingham District Scouts an annual fee, which is used to support the District hardship fund, enabling more Scouts to participate in more outdoor activities, and for the development of Scouting in the inner city area's of Nottingham.
For the purpose of regulation, the activity centre is commercially led, so the activities run are in compliance with Policy, Organisation and Rules chapter 9, for commercially led activities.
DBS checks are completed for all employees to the level required for the position held. All staff supervising young people, or resident on site have an enhanced check prior to being employed.
The Scout Association yellow card has been adopted by the centre
The Walesby Forest Safeguarding Policy is available on request from the Centre.
Safety is a high priority at Walesby Forest
The Safety Policy is based on TSA Policy
The full Safety Policy is available on request from the Centre.
Walesby Forest has its own Personal Liability Insurance as required by POR.
No activities run by Walesby Forest require additional insurance as specified in POR
The activity matrix on this page lists all the activities provided by Walesby Forest, with links to TSA activity rules for commercially led activities, links to the Walesby activity risk assessment, the minimum instructor qualification per POR, and the Walesby instructor qualification.
This documentation is also to satisfy Local Educational Authority and/or Board of Governors requirements for Activity Centres, which is considered to be a higher level than that requied by TSA