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3rd June 2019

It’s Volunteering week and we are so grateful to our volunteers for their continued hard work. 

So, we will be profiling one volunteer a day over the course of the week in celebration! Next up we have Jake Myatt 26, from Wrexham.

What do you do outside of Scouting, Jake?

“I am a Project Manager.”

What is your role and group?

“I am Area Commissioner for Clwyd.”

What does your role involve?

2nd June 2019

It’s Volunteers' Week and we are so grateful to our volunteers for their continued hard work. 

We're profiling one volunteer a day over the course of the week in celebration! Next up we have Njeri Bartlett, 41, from Sully.

What is your role and group?

“I am a Scout Section Leader of 1st Sully Scouts.”

What does your role involve?

1st June 2019

It’s Volunteers' Week and we are so grateful to our volunteers for their continued hard work. 

So, we will be profiling one volunteer a day over the course of the week in celebration! First up we have Dave Cook, 45, from Ystrad Mynach.

What is your role and group?

“I am Scout Section leader 1st of Ystrad Mynach, Assitant District Commissioner (Activities) CRAI Distric and Training Adviser CRAI District.”

What does your role involve?

15th May 2019

Scouts from across Wales took part in a worldwide hike over the weekend to coincide with National Walking Month.

Over 350 Scouts of all ages took part in Jamboree On The Trail (JOTT), an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together.

Joining 11,000 scouts from all over the world including Spain, France, Finland, Czech Republic, Canada, Australia and Argentina, Welsh scouts clocked up over 36 miles.

80 Scouts from 2nd Llandaff walked a five-mile circular route around the Wenallt in north Cardiff.

15th May 2019
  • Figures published today (15th May 2019) reveal that a year on from launching its Skills for Life strategy, Scouting in Wales continues to grow year-on-year
  • This means that 14,194 young people in Wales are now part of the UK Scout movement and are each week developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future
  • In the last five years, 22 new groups have opened in Wales, which means Scouting is now available to young people in the 20 most deprived communities in Wales
10th May 2019

An “inspirational” Newport Cub Scout leader with hearing loss is travelling across the country to teach youngsters vital sign language skills.

Alex Miller, who is deaf, has visited Scout groups across Wales and England over the past two years to educate them on how to use basic sign language and also raise awareness of hearing-related disabilities.

The 25-year-old, who is an assistant leader with the 29th Newport Sea Scouts, has so far taught up to 100 Scouts sign language through practical sessions and also by using song.

10th May 2019

Renowned adventurer Bear Grylls and Prince Edward, His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, have recognised the "determination, grit, and perseverance" of over 20 inspirational Scouts and volunteers from across Wales as part of a prestigious awards ceremony.

24th April 2019

New Caving Taster Day for Leaders, South Wales, Saturday 1st June - click here for more details.

24th April 2019

New Hillwalking and Navigation Experience Days are available:-

 

Hillwalking Experience Day - Saturday 15th June- click here for more details.

13th March 2019

New Duke of Edinburgh Expedition course are available:- 

DofE Expedition Supervisors Training Course - Saturday 11th May - click here for more details.