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Flintshire Scouts

Welcome to Flintshire Scout District

Flintshire Scouts offers young people across Flintshire the chance to embark on adventures, learn new skills, and make lasting friendships. Our diverse program includes outdoor activities, community projects, and personal development opportunities, guided by a dedicated team of volunteers. Join us to start your adventure!

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Flintshire Scouts is a dynamic community that spans across Bistre, Broughton, Connah’s Quay, Flint, Hawarden, Kinnerton, Mynydd Isa, and Northop Hall, among others. Flintshire Scouts also host Gladstone campsite, a hub of adventure, where Scouts learn, grow, and explore.

Gladstone Campsite

The Gladstone Centre is owned by Flintshire District Scout Council and operated by the Gladstone Centre Management Committee. The Committee comprises of volunteer Scouters who administer, build and grow the facilities at the Gladstone Centre. 1st Hawarden Scout Group hold a licence from the Gladstone Estate to use the Campsite and Woodland areas around the Gladstone Centre buildings on a regular basis. Scouters from 1st Hawarden Group and other Flintshire District Scouters also make up the Service Crew to help repair, improve and maintain the facilities at Gladstone.

The Centre and campsite are set in Hawarden, North Wales. Gladstone Centre is open to all Scouting, Guiding and Youth groups year-round and hosts private events on a limited basis.

What’s happening in Flintshire?

  • 6 Medals for Flintshire Scouts at National Target Sports Competition
    The Flintshire District Target Sport Team had an incredible weekend at the annual Waterloo Shooting Competition, held at Milldale Scout Camp Site in South West Cheshire. Six young participants and five leaders joined the event, showcasing their skills in a variety of target sports. Competing against 250 entrants from South West Cheshire, Mid-Cheshire, Warrington East…

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  • Flint Mayor joins in with arts and craft fun!
    1st Flint Cub Pack were visited by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Flint last week. During the Mayor’s Inauguration Ceremony, Cub Leader Jan Joynson-Crosby, won the pack tickets to go bowling, which were hand delivered to the Cubs. The Mayor, Mel Buckley and Deputy Mayor, Russell Davies turned up in their ceremonial robes to…

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  • Flintshire Scouts ‘Trash the Trash’!
    Treffynnon Cyntaf Group were joined by Buckley St Matthews Scout Group over the weekend to take part in an international Scouting Event which sees Scouts from around the world embark on litter picks, aiming to collect at least 1 kilo of rubbish each along the way. Scouts Trash the Trash Day was started by a…

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  • Clwyd Transformation Conference in Prestatyn
    It’s been a week since we held our first Transformation Conference in Prestatyn. We invited all volunteers to join us to learn all about transformation and ask us all the important questions. While the new digital tools to help with welcoming new volunteers and online learning have been delayed. We felt it was really important…

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  • Network Gathering 2024: A Memorable Weekend for Network Members
    Over the Easter weekend, Flintshire Scout Network members had the pleasure of attending successful gathering, with attendees coming from across the UK, hosted at Flintshires’s Gladstone Campsite. Participants from as far and wide as South London, Essex, Ormskirk, West Lancashire, Preston, and Scotland joined in, making it a truly national event. Together, they engaged in…

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  • Flintshire Scout Volunteer Receives Top Award from High Sheriff
    Earlier this month, Clwyd (spanning Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, and Wrexham), recently celebrated some of the amazing volunteers and organisations at the High Sheriff’s Community Awards. Held at Brynkinalt Hall, this event was a fantastic chance to say a big ‘thank you’ to those who’ve gone above and beyond in their service to the community. Kate…

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