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?

  • 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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  • Celebrating Heroic Actions and the Power of First Aid Training
    We’re immensely proud to announce that Dan Reynolds and Andy Blundell from Mynydd Isa Scout Group have been awarded the Commissioner’s Commendation by Area Lead Volunteer, Kevin Field. This recognition comes after their courageous involvement in a road traffic incident, demonstrating the life-saving impact of first aid knowledge. While travelling in their Scout Minibus, they…

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  • UK Parliament Week 2023: MPs, Councillors & Elections
    As #UKParliamentWeek draws to a close we wanted to highlight some of the activities our groups have gotten up to this week. 1st Bistre Scout Group met with Flintshire’s Climate Change Committee for an insightful Q & A which left a lasting impact on the dignitaries and councillors involved (read more here: https://www.1stbistrescouts.org.uk/…/1st-bistre-scouts…) 2nd Rhyl…

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  • Clwyd Scouts Host Their First Reunion Weekend!
    Last weekend we held our first ever Clwyd Reunion at the Gladstone Centre. A massive thank you to everyone who joined us, I’m sure you can all agree it was a fantastic weekend! With archery, shooting, tomahawk throwing, zorbs, campfires, escape rooms and a quiz – it was an action packed weekend! Kevin Field, Lead…

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  • Penyffordd Cub helps give care to collapsed man
        A 9 year old boy recently helped give care to an elderly gentleman who had collapsed on the street, thanks to the first aid skills he had learnt in Cub Scouts. Ethan Davies, from Penyffordd was out shopping with his parents when they heard a woman shout for help. As they went to…

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