Nights Away

Who is responsible for the Nights Away Scheme in Newcastle?

Jo Gardiner is the District Commissioner with responsibility for Nights Away, assisted by the District Nights Away Advisers - Dan Mercer and Leon Lindsey - who provide support and advice on Nights Away matters and assess applicants.


Nights Away Notifications (NAN)

Submit NAN forms at


How do I get a Nights Away Permit?

  1. Apply by submitting a Nights Away permit application form
  2. You will be allocated a Nights Away Advisor (NAA) who will work with you
  3. You will be assessed by the NAA and they may make a recommendation for a permit
  4. The DC (Nights Away) will then review and if appropriate, approve the recommendation
  5. You will receive an email and your Nights Away Permit will show on your Compass record.

You will be assessed against the eight areas of assessment available from here:
The Nights Away Permit Scheme


City of Newcastle District Scouts

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