FIRST Youth Protection Program

FIRST will strive to create an environment in which team members can grow, learn, and have fun with minimal risk of injury. FIRST will strive to inform everyone involved in its programs of its Youth Protection Program (FIRST YPP), and related resources, and provide assistance in meeting its standards. FIRST will maintain a Youth Protection Department (FIRST YPD) at its Manchester, New Hampshire headquarters for the purpose of fulfilling its commitment to protecting youth.

pdf_iconFIRST Youth Protection Program Guide (3.85 MB)

 Forms (2.50 MB)

Training Videos

Keeping Kids Safe - for adults working with youth

Team Safety Meeting Video - High School version

Team Safety Meeting Video - Middle School version

Team Safety Meeting Resources for Ages 6-10

Traffic Light Activity pdf_icon

Surprises vs. Secrets Activity pdf_icon

Buddy System Activity pdf_icon

More information regarding the YPP screening/clearance process and what to expect:

U.S. Screening Process Step by Step pdf_icon  

Canadian Screening Process Video

YPP Frequently Asked Questions pdf_icon

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