Riddle us this, YP trainers in Wood Badge and adult leader training Posted August 23, 2016 The Guide to Safe Scouting Provides: â€¢ Tenting When camping, no one is permitted to sleep with a person of the opposite sex or an adult other than his or her own spouse, parent, or guardian. Assigning youth members more than two years apart in age to sleep in the same tent should be avoided unless the youth are relatives. But the Venturing FAQs (http://www.scouting.org/filestore/venturing/pdf/VenturingFAQs.pdf) provide: Q: For sleeping and bathroom arrangements, would units now have 6 classification zones? (Under 18 male, under 18 female, 18-20 male, 18-20 female, over 21 male, and over 21 female) A: There will just be 4 zones, under 18 male, under 18 female, over 18 male, over 18 female. The question is what "no one" in the Guide to Safe Scouting refers to. If it means "no scout under age 18", then it appears to indicate that the over 18 but not over 21 Venturer can share a tent with an adult leader of the same sex. If no one means no one, then two over 21 year old adults can't share a tent. My solution, like yours, is that everyone gets a lightweight tent or hammock or tarp. Heck, most of the guys over 14 in my Troop would tent alone if given the opportunity.