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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.

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!