The nights away permit scheme is an internal assessment scheme designed to ensure that all those leading nights away events for young people within Scouting have the skills, experience and personal suitability to do so.

The HQ website has all the relevant information, guides and resoucres for this at the following link- Nights Away Permit Scheme 


The County Supporters of the Nights Away Permit Scheme (SNAPS) are currently (May 2023) as follows

  •     Alison Barber - Lowestoft, Waveney Valley
  •     Richard Chaston - Deben, Orwell & Wolsey
  •     Steve Challis - Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds & Stowmarket

who are available to help with any queries or to help you find an assessor if you are having problems getting an assessment done.