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1st March 2019

We are delighted to announce the launch of the NEW Dragon Award!


In our recent review of the Dragon Award we had a fantastic response

generating a lot of ideas for the new Dragon Award. The ScoutsCymru Programme Team would like to thank all those who contributed and hope you can see your idea in the new Award. The team hope you enjoy the new Dragon Award and your nightsaway and camping experience scouting in Wales.

22nd January 2019

We are delighted to announce the launch of the NEW Welsh Beaver, Cub and Scout Awards!

These awards are part of our programme to help us celebrate our Welsh heritage and the place we live. To take part in the award you need to register (a link to do so can be found in the pack) and then you have a maximum of 12 months to complete the award with your Colony, Pack or Troop. Whether you do the award as part of your weekly programme, a special event or a camp is up to you!


17th January 2019

New Duke of Edinburgh Expedition course are available:- 

DofE Expedition Supervisors Training Course - Sunday 10th February - click here for more details.


DofE Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme - Sunday 10th March - click here for more details


10th January 2019

The fifth All Wales Scouts Orienteering competition will be held on Sunday 12th May 2019.

Although the competition is only open to Scouts and Explorer Scouts, we are opening the courses to Leaders and Helpers if they wish to give Orienteering a try, although the entries will not be included in the competition but times will be given for to anyone completing a course.

The closing date for entries is 29th April.

20th December 2018

Course Date : 18-20 January 2019, Plas Dolygaer, Brecon Beacons

  • Want to support expeditions to help young people gain Top Awards
  • Looking to take your Beavers on a ramble or nature walk for their My Adventure challenge?

  • Do your Cubs need to go on a hike to complete their Our Adventure challenge?

  • Want to help your Scouts earn their Hillwalker badge or Expedition Challenge?

  • Need to support your Explorers to do their DofE or Chief Scout’s Awards?

  • Network members wanting to climb mountains in the Alps?

  • Or just want to support your section to get their first Hikes Away staged badge?

We have just the event to support you!

18th December 2018

Sunday 20th January 2019, Dolygaer

The purpose of the EAAS is to prepare, train and accredit Assessors to assess Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.

It is a one day, classroom based course.

Candidates will have experience of expeditions and navigation. They will also have competence in their chosen modes of transport (walking, paddling, sailing, biking or horse riding), and ideally hold an activity permit – if appropriate for their activity.

11th December 2018

We are thrilled to announce we have now released our badge competition for All Wales Cub Fun Day 2019.

The competition is open to all Cubs and entries MUST be received on this form, no other format can be accepted.  There are some set rules which can be found on the entry form and we ask that you support us with these.

23rd October 2018

We are delighted to announce that Rhian Moore will shortly be joining Team UK as the newly appointed Chief Commissioner of Wales

Joining the Movement in 2012, Rhian’s Scouting journey is perhaps less conventional than most. Unlike 90% of our adult volunteers, she had no prior connections with Scouting (besides a brief childhood stint as a Brownie).

4th September 2018


There's still time to register your Group to take part in the All Wales Scouts Orienteering Competition which is taking place on the 23rd September.  

The closing date for entries is 10th September

More detailed information can be found here.

16th July 2018

The ScoutsCymru vacancies site ( attracts more than 250 applicants annually.

The vast majority of these are adults who have a genuine interest in giving their time to support Scouting as section leaders, trustees and managers.

We want to place as many of these people into appropriate Scouting roles as possible. Each new volunteer helps us to offer Skills for Life to more young people across Wales.