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28th June 2019
All Wales Cub Fun Day - Sally Holland with Cubs

ScoutsCymru hosted it’s All Wales Cub Fun Day at the Royal Welsh Show Ground this month where 1500 Cubs came together for a day of fun and skills development.

The Cubs, alongside 500 adult volunteers, from across Wales enjoyed activities across four zones designed to encourage them to expand their skill set and work collaboratively with others.

The Adventure Zone activities ranged from high ropes to water games in a bid to get their adrenaline pumping.

13th June 2019
Striking camp from Llantwit Major pitching up in Caerphilly

Having been pitched up in Llantwit Major for the past 27 years, ScoutsCymru is moving to a new home in Caerphilly this month.

The move to our new premises - Castle House, Southern Street, Caerphilly CF83 1LH – marks a new era for the organisation and is set to give us a professional presence, which everyone can be proud of.

Close to Cardiff, yet without the high rents of our capital city, our new offices provide a welcoming space for members.

12th June 2019

Spend a week with other young people working on the National Trust estate of Dinefwr Parc, Llandeilo.

Dates are Monday 8th – Friday 12th July 2019

5th 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 Nick Lancaster, 41, originally from Hampshire but a resident of Brecon for 20 years.

 

What do you do outside of Scouting? 

4th 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 Russell Williams, 54, from Flintshire with his Group situated in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire.

 

What do you do outside of Scouting?

“I am an Engineering Draughtsman with Ifor Williams Trailers.”

Role & group? GSL 1st Carmel?

“My role is GSL 1st Carmel.”

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