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2nd September 2019

ScoutsCymru have partnered with Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, to offer one ScoutsCymru member the opportunity to participate in the first Future Generations Leadership Academy.

The Future Generations Leadership Academy is a unique opportunity for you to boost your skills. This is a unique leadership experience, which will draw on the knowledge of renowned speakers and facilitators and will provide excellent opportunities to engage with real issues and events.

30th August 2019

With the deadline for nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 edging closer, we’re continuing to profile some of last year’s winners.

Next up is Ivor Davies who won the Adult Volunteer Award 2018.

In September 2016, Ivor Davies joined Scouting as a 67-year-old grandfather. His first role was providing support for a new group that was opening in Sully. This was the first time Ivor had been involved in Scouting since he was a young man before joining the Navy.

30th August 2019
Ty Hafan Scouts

Children with life limiting illnesses, including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Goldenhar Syndrome, have enjoyed their very first family camp out.

The Ty Hafan Scout Group, which was the first hospice Scout group in the UK, took six Scouts and their families to Miskin Mill Scout Village on Saturday where they stayed until Sunday afternoon.

30th August 2019
Put the 'V' in 'CV'

We’re looking for HR professionals and Project Managers to join Team Cymru, a strategic team led by our Chief Commissioner for Wales, Rhian Moore, to help shape Scouting in Wales.

Our call for volunteers to support ScoutsCymru has been a great success with a variety of fantastic people coming forward to be a part of Team Cymru.

To support our volunteers, we are now looking for people with specific areas of expertise.

28th August 2019

With the deadline for nominations for the Celebration of Scouting Awards 2019 edging closer, we’re continuing to profile some of last year’s winners.

Next up is The All Wales Scout Camp Team who won the Group Award 2018.

The All Wales Scout Camp Team has successfully organised and delivered the All Wales Scout Camp every two years and 2018’s event was the largest to date.

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.