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20th August 2019
David Hughes

A young Cub with complex learning difficulties has won the hearts of his leaders and fellow Scouts in Conwy.

9-year-old, David Hughes, from Betws-y-Coed has Autism & Dyspraxia, but this hasn’t stopped him from living life to the fullest and taking every Scouting opportunity in his stride.

A recent mountain activity weekend saw David stun his group with his can-do attitude and determination. 

Nine Cubs from 1st Gwydyr Scouts headed deep into the heart of Snowdonia for a weekend of exploring the abandoned slate mines.

19th August 2019
Join our Board of Trustees

We’re looking for people from across Wales to sit on our Board of Trustees and we want your nominations.

At ScoutsCymru we operate according to our charitable objectives and within the parameters of good governance and this is upheld by those who sit on our board.

We give over 14,000 young people in Wales the opportunity to enjoy fun and adventure, while developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future.

16th August 2019

With the nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 now open, we’re profiling some of last year’s winners.

Next up is Hannah Lloyd who won the Young Volunteer Award 2018.

Hannah, in one year, saved the 1st Wenvoe Beaver colony from closure. She put all her effort in to re-energising the colony and kick-started an awareness of the amazing activities and opportunities Scouting offers within the local community.

13th August 2019

Are you good at seeing the bigger picture and sharing your vision with others while putting up tents in a muddy field?  Can you encourage a team be their best while building towers out of spaghetti or making twenty cups of tea?  ScoutsCymru are looking for a go-getting, big-dreaming, re-energising volunteer to lead and inspire Scouting across Carmarthenshire.  No Scouting experience necessary – just a willingness to learn and get stuck in.

 

9th August 2019

With the nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 now open, we’re profiling some of last year’s winners.

Next up is Ken Hinton who won the Trustee Volunteer Award 2018.

Ken was nominated for the award following his transformation of a derelict building in the Brecon Beacons into a safe space for Scouts to meet.

5th August 2019
Put the 'V' in 'CV'

We’re on the lookout for professionals to join Team Cymru, a strategic team led by our Chief Commissioner for Wales, Rhian Moore, to help shape Scouting in Wales.

It’s a great time to join the organisation as we’re growing and evolving.

If helping over 14,000 young people in Wales develop the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future, is not enough of a reason to volunteer with us, here’s five other reasons:

Use your professional skills to help the next generation

2nd August 2019
Know someone inspirational?

With the nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 now open, we’re profiling some of last year’s winners.

Next up is Shan Cheeseman who won the Inspirational Volunteer Award 2018.

Shan was nominated for the award due to her dedication to saving Scouting in Kidwelly. She transformed the once dwindling group into one that is now thriving and blossoming and is inclusive, community focussed and has the young people at the heart of everything it does.

29th July 2019

With the nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 now open, over the next few weeks, we’re going to profile some of last year’s winners.

Next up is Ty Hafan Scout Group who won the Community Impact Award.

Ty Hafan Scout Group was given the award as a result of its fantastic work at Ty Hafan Hospice where it has made Scouting accessible to children with life limiting illnesses.

24th July 2019

We’re recruiting for Team Cymru and we need your professional skills

At ScoutsCymru, we give over 14,000 young people in Wales the opportunity to enjoy fun and adventure, while developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future.

We help them develop the skills they need for school, college, university, the job interview, the important speech, the tricky challenge and the big dreams: the skills they need for life.

We help young people in Wales get going, get thinking, and get stuck into all kinds of things.

23rd July 2019
Celebration of Scouting Awards

With the nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 now open, over the next few weeks, we’re going to profile some of last year’s winners.

First up, it’s 1st Johnston Scouts who won the New & Innovative Scouting Award.

1st Johnston Scouts were recognised on the back of their success in the Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Campaign, an international journalism competition run in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy on behalf of FEE (The Foundation for Environmental Education).