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10th December 2019

This year, our very own Helen Atkinson was a part of the One Young World Summit and her story of her time away is pretty amazing!

She attended the four-day event as part of the Future Generations Leadership Academy. The aim of the summit is to build peace globally, create a lasting impact, take action on the Global Sustainability Development Goals and raise young leaders’ voices across the globe.

We caught up with Helen to hear about her experience at this incredible global event.

6th December 2019

New Duke of Edinburgh Expedition course are available:- 

DofE Expedition Supervisors Training Course - Saturday 18th January - click here for more details.

 

6th December 2019

The Celebration of Scouting Awards have taken place for another year and we couldn’t be prouder of all our winners.

In celebration of our winners, we are going to tell you a little bit about the amazing achievements of some of our ScoutsCymru superstars!

Next, we would like to introduce you to the Valerie Kealy who won the Trustee Award.

Valerie is Executive Committee Vice Chair of the 1st Saltney Ferry Scout Group and is heavily involved with the young people at every level, taking time to ensure everyone is learning and having fun.

5th December 2019

The Celebration of Scouting Awards have taken place for another year and we couldn’t be prouder of all our winners.

In celebration of our winners, we are going to tell you a little bit about the amazing achievements of some of our ScoutsCymru superstars!

Next, we would like to introduce you to the CRAI District Activity Group who won the Group Award.

27th November 2019

The Celebration of Scouting Awards have taken place for another year and we couldn’t be prouder of all our winners.

In celebration of our winners, we are going to tell you a little bit about the amazing achievements of some of our ScoutsCymru superstars!

Next, we would like to introduce you to Daniel Reynolds from 1st Mynydd Isa Scout Group who won the Inspirational Volunteer Award.

26th November 2019

Cardiff and Vale Scouts are preparing to deliver a little Christmas magic across their local communities this festive season.

For the past 35 years, Scouts have been bracing the frost and delivering Christmas cards across their local areas. In recent years Scout Post has seen a drastic reduction in numbers due to the rise of social media, however, this year will not see tradition broken with up to 750 Scouts from 45 Scout Groups, Guides, Air Cadets and even the Fire Service coming together to deliver over 600,000 cards.

22nd November 2019

We have exciting news! This summer has been a busy one at ScoutsCymru, we have been recruiting new volunteers to add to Team Cymru. We are extremely excited to have two of our Young People join our team of commissioners! We would like to introduce you to Callum Jones, who is 20 and one of our two new Youth Commissioners!

We caught up with Callum to learn a little about him and his new role.

Where are you from? 

I’m originally from East Sussex but I moved to Aberystwyth for university.

21st November 2019

We have exciting news! This summer has been a busy one at ScoutsCymru, we have been recruiting new volunteers to add to Team Cymru. We are extremely excited to have two of our Young People join our team of commissioners! We would like to introduce you to Kris Hall, who is 21 and one of our two new Youth Commissioners!

We caught up with Kris to learn a little about him and his new role.

Where are you from? 

I’m from Connah's Quay in Flintshire, North Wales.

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21st November 2019

ScoutsCymru has spent the last few months building a new leadership team who will be on hand to guide the 15,000 young people in Wales through their most important years of growth and development.

We have recently appointed two new members, and who better would understand the needs of our young people, than the young people themselves?

20th November 2019

The Celebration of Scouting Awards have taken place for another year and we couldn’t be prouder of all our winners.

In celebration of our winners, we are going to tell you a little bit about the amazing achievements of some of our ScoutsCymru superstars!

Next up, we would like to introduce you to Louisa Shapton, Explorer Scout of Swansea’s Apollo 7 Explorer Scout Unit, recipient of the Young Volunteer Award.