Discover inspiring actions taken by Scouts around the world in support of their local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as important updates, resources and direct support to National Scout Organizations. Together, we can ensure that Scouting continues to engage young people and mobilises volunteers responsibly to support communities in need during the global health crisis. The health, safety and well-being of young people, volunteers and staff is WOSM’s highest priority.

Scouts Emergency Response Fund to COVID-19

Millions of Scouts are mobilising around the world to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Take action and donate to support Scout volunteers in delivering COVID-19 response projects in their communities (Please list in the Purpose field 'COVID-19 Donation').

National Scout Organizations can request emergency support funds through their Regional Support Centre for COVID-19 community actions. 

Scouts #TogetheratHome

This video collection features the inspirational initiatives of Scouts, rallying together from their homes around the world, to meet the needs of their own communities, from caring for the elderly to supporting their healthcare workers.

JOTI Special Edition - The largest digital Jamboree

The JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) Special Edition delivered an energetic, educational and dynamic online programme for young people as a response to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out recordings from all virtual activities online at

Information for National Scout Organizations





Ensuring the health and safety of Scouts and volunteers, and supporting National Scout Organizations during COVID-19, is our highest priority. Visit the WOSM Membership Portal for the latest news, circulars and information related to COVID-19, and visit these links for more information on the impact of the health crisis on world and regional events




COVID-19 support and resources for NSOs

Scouting at Home Resources

Many National Scout Organizations have developed programming, resources and activities to continue Scouting at Home during and after COVID-19.Check out the collection of materials that NSOs can use and adapt to engage their members.


Request a WOSM Service

WOSM Services is designed to support National Scout Organizations during

Request support in a variety of areas, including humanitarian response, Safe from Harm, crisis communications, financial management and more.


Partner resources for NSOs

WOSM is collecting activities and resources from key partner organizations that have
developed materials for young people to stay safe,
healthy and active
in their communities during COVID-19.

More information

Health and safety:  

For questions regarding COVID-19 or to request support from WOSM in promoting health and safety standards within your NSO.


Emergency response:

To learn more about how Scouts can take action in their community to support humanitarian efforts during and after COVID-19.

A message from the Big 6 Youth Organizations

Young people have the power to do good and make their communities more resilient in times of crisis. Read this message of inspiration from the Big 6 Youth Organizations, an alliance of leading international youth-serving organizations that actively involve over 250 million young people worldwide.

Interactive COVID-19 Map

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