Transformation Update

We wanted to update you all on what’s happening with the Volunteer Experience changes which we are in the middle of currently. As I’ve previously explained, the launch of digital systems has been delayed until later this year due to issues with data transfer from Compass. https://vimeo.com/907528299/223c6b5130 But this doesn’t mean we are stopping our…

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Join Our Team and Shape the Future as a District Lead Volunteer! 

Join the Clwyd Scouts team as a District Lead Volunteer for the Wrexham and Llangollen Districts! This is your chance to make a significant impact, lead a team of volunteers, and contribute to the Scouting community. You’ll be at the forefront of delivering the #SkillsForLife strategy, fostering growth, and developing leadership skills. This opportunity is…

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A great start to 2024 and our #Get2Good Strategy

It’s been a really useful start to the year as Clwyd Scouts take stock of the current progress against our #Get2Good strategy that was launched in November 2022. We set ourselves some serious stretch goals at the start of the plan anchored around our three main priorities: 1. Area Development – Creating a clear plan,…

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Inaugural Clwyd Scouts Awards is a success!

The achievements of young people and volunteers in North East Wales were celebrated on the 27th of January as we hosted our first ever annual awards night – which saw guests accompanying their ball gowns and dinner suits with Scouting neckers. Taking place at the Little Theatre in Rhyl, the ceremony was attended by volunteers…

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Area Update – September 2023

Bitesized Takeaway Short on time? No problem! Whilst I’d love for you to read the whole update, here are the juiciest key takeaways, bite-sized and ready to devour! The Clwyd Area Scouts Award evening is taking place in Rhyl on Saturday 27th January 2024! Its open to all Area members but with limited tickets and free…

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Area Update – August 2023

Bitesized Takeaway Short on time? No problem! Whilst I’d love for you to read the whole update, here are the juiciest key takeaways, bite-sized and ready to devour! Let’s be informed! We’re asking Group Scout Leaders and District Explorer Scout Commissioners to take on this challenge of briefing their teams on the transformation changes that are nearly here! We’ve provided…

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Area Update – July 2023

Bitesized Takeaway Hey, busy bees!  Something new this month as we frontload the area update with golden nuggets. Short on time? No problem! Whilst i’d love for you to read the whole update here are the juiciest key takeaways, bite-sized and ready to devour! Magical news! Our brave young scouts and fearless volunteers are embarking on a thrilling journey to the…

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Area Update – June 2023

Key dates for the calendar New Volunteer Experience – Group Scout Leaders Briefing 3 – 20th June New Volunteer Experience – Group Scout Leaders Briefing 4 – 21st June Wood badge modules – Clwyd Area Scouts Events | Eventbrite Hello everyone! May was super hectic, hence the lateness of this Area update. My apologies for the delay but there has been…

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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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Area Update – April 2023

Key dates for the calendar Clwyd Area Reunion – 2-4th June @ Gladstone Clwyd Area Scouts – Reunion 2023 Tickets, Fri 2 Jun 2023 at 17:00 | Eventbrite Area and District Teams Meeting – 23rd May @ Gladstone Area drop-in –  27th May @ Wrexham HQ Area Drop In – All Adult Volunteers Welcome – Wrexham Tickets, Sat 27 May 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite…

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Area Pulse Check – Zoom Session

I can’t believe its time for our second Area Pulse Check online session! The Area Leadership Team will be hosting this session next Tuesday, the 18th of April @ 19:30 and you are all more than welcome to attend. This is open to anyone, regardless of your role in the movement. Join us for an update on the Area plan, what has gone…

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Clwyd Area Reunion – Final Call

Let’s get together for some fun but remember that the deadline is fast approachingBook now to avoid disappointment! Last year, during the strategy launch, I promised that we would be looking at running a regular, yearly event, to give the volunteers in the Area the chance to come together, have fun, meet new people, learn some new things…

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Area Update – March 2023

Key dates for the calendar Clwyd Area Reunion – 2-4th June @ Gladstone Clwyd Area Scouts – Reunion 2023 Tickets, Fri 2 Jun 2023 at 17:00 | Eventbrite Area drop-in –  27th May @ Wrexham HQ Area Drop In – All Adult Volunteers Welcome – Wrexham Tickets, Sat 27 May 2023 at 10:00 | Eventbrite Wood badge modules – Clwyd Area Scouts Events | Eventbrite Area pulse check…

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Area Drop-In Sessions

Tea and biscuits anyone? You have spoken and the Area Leadership Team has listened.You told us that travelling to Abergele for the Area Drop in’s wasn’t suitable for everyone and I couldn’t agree more.Therefore, as promised, this year we are doing it differently. There will be FOUR Area drop-in sessions, one every three months, and they will rotate around each District. Hopefully, this…

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Area Update – February 2023

Key dates for the calendar Area drop-ins  Wood badge modules Area reunion and skills weekend (adults only) More events are being added on an almost daily basis. You can find out what is going on and book in by going to our Eventbrite portal by clicking on the button below. Find out more on our Eventbrite page…

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Area Vacancies – Is this you?

As we look to structure the Area for success, we identify vacancies for key roles. Can you help? 1. Area Youth Lead (Commissioner) – How can we make the Area Youth Shaped without an Area Youth Lead? This role is essential in ensuring that our Area is fully Youth Shaped and that our plans and strategies align with this core principle. There will be no ‘token young person’ here….

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Area Update – January 2023

Key dates for the calendar Area pulse check (online) – all volunteers are welcome Area drop-ins  Lots of development modules We will shortly be announcing the finalised date for 2023 Adult Reunion and Skills Weekend and also the Area Seminar for 2023. More events are being added on an almost daily basis. You can find out what is going…

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Area Update – December 2022

Area Strategy Plan Launch & New Horizons Funding Availability Please note that this is the third edition of a monthly update we aim to provide to the Area via various media. As such, the Area leadership team is still deciding on the format and content to be delivered, which will only improve with time. Your input on how it can be improved…

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Area Plan Brief

Hello everyone!I would like you to attend a video briefing session on the new Area plan held via Zoom on the 30th of November @ 19:30 for around 60 minutes. You may have already heard about the progress of this plan in the last few Area updates and in the Area Report for 2022 that was issued last month, but I would like…

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Area Update – October 2022

Please note that this is the second edition of a monthly update that I aim to provide to the Area via various media. As such, the Area leadership team are still deciding on the format and content to be delivered, and it will only improve with time. Your input on how it can be improved would be very much appreciated. Please…

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Area Update – September 2022

The first Area update from me as a new Area Commissioner is overshadowed by the great loss of the late HM Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen was the patron of the movement and will be dearly missed and I wish to thank everyone in advance for engaging with local activities and events to pay their respects to our late monarch. What…

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Hello from the Area Commissioner Clwyd

Hello everyone, I thought I would reach out to all of the volunteers in the area to give you all an update. I officially took on the role of Area Commissioner on the 1st of August. The last week has seen me busy getting to know the District Commissioners and attending meetings with Scout Cymru to better understand the role…

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