Thank you Chris Gilliard for running the area Archery competition today we had a great day. Fantastic to see all the different Explorer Units working together and enjoying some social time to get to know each other 😊.
A massive amount of creativity and enthusiasm this weekend from our young leaders completing the module A on Friday evening and also the second half of the training programme over the weekend. Well done to you all! Thank you to the leaders who supported the weekend it ran brilliantly. We will now look as running […]
We are really excited at 1st Guilsfield to be adding a Beaver Colony to our group which will mean that we have sections to support our young people from 6 to 18 from Beavers to our associated Explorer Group (Seven Valley). I was previously an assistant Beaver leader in Hertfordshire and when we moved to […]
New Area Commissioner – Montgomeryshire I am delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Chick as Area Commissioner for Montgomeryshire. Andrew has done a brilliant job as District Commissioner in Montgomeryshire and I'm excited to see what he will bring to this combined role. As we enter an exciting and dynamic time for ScoutsCymru with the introduction of the […]
We had another great turn out for Operation Commando this year with 14 Scout Commando teams and 9 Explorer Catching teams. Thank you to all the leaders who organised the event, to Emily for designing a brilliant commemorative badge, to the parents who provided support and lifts to and from the forest and finally to all the […]
We have a vacancy for an appointments secretary to help co-ordinate the appointments process for new members joining Montgomeryshire Scout groups and Explorer units. I would be grateful if you could ask around locally to see if anyone would be able to take on this role, it would ideally suit someone that wants to get […]
Also at our Area AGM, Wood Badges were presented to Julieann Evans, GSL at 1st Machynlleth, Mark Woodhouse, SL at 1st Abermule and Chris Lloyd, AESL at Newtown ESU. Congratulations to them on completing the Adult Training for their Roles .
At our recent AGM, Chief Commissioner Gareth Watson was on hand to present some pretty amazing Service Awards. Bill Jones, the GSL at 1st Newtown received his 50 years service award - whilst Michael Smith, a past Area Commissioner received his award for 30 years of service.
Montgomeryshire had a great turn out for this year's All Wales Scout Camp with 5 of our Scout groups attending. The Scouts had an action packed weekend and got the chance to try out a number of new and interesting activities, from driving a car to crossbow shooting. Montgomeryshire also had 8 Explorers who joined […]
Beavers from 1st Clive's Own Welshpool and 1st Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant held a joint "Damboree" Camp at our Area Campsite last Weekend (22nd-24th June). 24 Beavers between 5 and 8 yrs old (and 1 cub) from both groups slept in tents for up to two nights and 26 took part in many activities over the […]
4 Llanidloes Explorers enjoyed a fabulous day at Windsor Castle to join in a parade for those attaining the Queen's Scout Award. They were each spoken to by either Princess Beatrice or Bear Grills. The atmosphere and sights were quite splendid. A reflective and celebratory service took place in the chapel. Our lads happened to […]
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers Travel the Globe in a Weekend It was fantastic to see so many beavers, cubs, scouts, explorers and leaders from across the area taking part in this year JOTA/JOTI (just short of 100 people). Machynlleth, Newtown, Four Crosses, and Abermule took up the challenge of communicating with other scouts from […]
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