Child and Youth Safety

The safety of the 21st Waterloo children and youth is of primary importance to us. We follow all Scouts Canada practices to ensure we are doing everything possible to ensure a safe and healthy environment for your children, including:

  • A rigorous recruiting process for new leaders that involves a written application, an interview, reference checks and a Police Record Check for working with the vulnerable sector.
  • Mandatory volunteer training, both for program operation and for safe practices.
  • A 2-deep policy: there will always be 2 registered leaders present when dealing with the youth.
  • An adult:youth ratio of 1:5 for Beavers and 1:6 for Cubs, Scouts and Venturers.