January 2020

Distict Meetings

Section meetings to plan 2020 activites will take place in the next few weeks. Please ensure your section has someone at the meeting:-

Beavers – Tuesday 14th January  – 7.30pm – Bayden, Next to Ikea
Cubs –  Thursday 16th January – 7.45pm – Scoutbase, Pontcanna
Scouts – Thursday  6th February – 7.30pm – Scoutbase, Pontcanna

GSL and District Team Meeting – 10th February – 7.30pm – The Hub, Maitland Street

District Exec Meeting – 12th March – 7.30pm –  The Hub, Maitland Street

Cub Badge Day

We are holding a badge day for Cubs on Saturday 25th January 2020 at ScoutBase Pontcanna.
Sorry for the lateness in the information
The day will run from 10am to 3.30pm
Cost is £5.00 per Cub
Each cub should pick three choices for badges will be assign to one before the event.
Those picking the cyclist need to have a bike and helmet and be able to ride it
Cubs should where uniform for the day and bring a packed lunch and a coat.
A leader from each pack should hold emergency contact for all there cubs attending
Closing date for bookings 19th Janauary 2020.

We still need more help for some of the badges so if you like to help please get intouch with Julian.Jordan@CardiffandValeScouts.org.uk

Cub Sleepover

We are holding a District Cub Sleepover at Boulders Climbing Centre on Saturday 28th March 2020
The Sleepover will run from 6pm to 8.45am
Cost is £20.00 per Cub includes Climbing, Activites, Pizza Supper and Breakfast.
At least one leader is required from each pack
Closing date for bookings 15th March 2020

Scout Badge Day

Saturday 21st March at Scoutbase Pontcanna

Possible badge geocaching, pioneer, first aid, cyclist

To becomfirmed at the section meeting 6th Feb.

All Wales Scout Camp

12th -14th June 2020 at Royal Welsh Showground
https://booking.scoutscymru.org.uk/Camp Fees for the event are:

  • Scouts £30
  • Leaders £10
  • Young Leaders £10

Young Leaders Training

Young Leaders Module A, Tuesday, 4th February 2020 at Scoutbase from 7.30pm.

OSM for Free and Census gudiance

Done forget as part of the you Area membership fee OSM Gold level is free. All you need is to “CardiffOSM” in your account and remove you payment details if you only want Gold. For other levels you will still be charged. You can add the code at anytime.


Area Activities

The area has a number of items that maybe of interested

Postal Shooting Competition – https://www.cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk/2020/01/postal-air-riffle-shooting-competion/

Swimming Gala 2020  Heats 9th February 2020 and Finals 15th March https://www.cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk/2020/01/swimming-gala-entry-2020/

Cardiff Blues Rugby Day – Sunday 23rd Febuary 2020 https://www.cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk/2019/12/scoutrugbyday2020/

Water Activites Programme – https://www.cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk/2020/01/water-activities-programme/


Training Calendar


Email Contracts

Gill Irwin District Commissioner dc@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Lorriane Davies Beavers beavers@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Julian Jordan(Covering) Cubs cubs@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Rex Hendrickson Scouts scouts@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Daniel Ashman Explorers explorers@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Phoenix ESU phoenix@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Celts ESU celts@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Bay Wolves ESU baywolves@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Young Leaders ESU youngleaders@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk
Clare Regan Treasurer treasurer@cardiffwestscouts.org.uk

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