Calendar

Here's some key dates for your diary.

2019

Expedition #SkillsForLife

18-20 January 2019

Venue: Plas Dolygaer

Type: ScoutsCymru training


Want to get started in basic walking/expedition/navigation skills, work towards a T1 permit, or become a DofE assessor?
 
 
 

Frostbite white water weekend

25-27 January 2019

Venue:

Type: ScoutsCymru SWAT event


 

Young Leader Module A

8 February 2019

Venue: Glen Llwyd Scout hall, Coed Eva, Cwmbran

Type: District event


Time: 18:45 to 21:30

Please bring a notebook and pen!

This is open to all Explorers / Young Leaders who have not completed Mod A (please note this is a mandatory module)

Please email dc@torfaenscouts.org.uk and let us know you will be attending.

Adult training day

10 February 2019

Venue: IAC Ltd, Newport

Type: Area Training


Training day covering a number of Adult Training Scheme modules - select from:
 
  • Skills of leadership/Working with adults (8/9)
  • Growing the section (13)
  • International (19)
  • Safeguarding refresher
  • Using social media to promote Scouting
 
We also offer the opportunity to 'drop in' any time to validate modules where the training has already been completed or just chat to a training adviser about your training needs.
 
Further information and flyer on our training page; book online: https://booking.gwentscouts.org.uk/Info/event/162
 

DAFDAs

16 February 2019

Venue: Greenmeadow Golf Club

Type: Area event


 

The Gwent Area committee would like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year in 2019 & cordially invite you to the District & Area Founders Day Awards Evening

 

Saturday 16th February 2019 – 7.00 pm – 12.00pm

 

Venue - Greenmeadow Golf Club, Treherbert Road,

Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran. Torfaen, NP44 2BZ

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The event is intended to be a celebration for Area, District, Group Leaders, Executives, Fellowship, Network members & partners to mark  Scouting achievements in Gwent.

 

  Requests for tickets & main meal choices, accompanied by the correct money should be with one of the 2019 District Scout representatives, by Sunday 27 January 2019

 

    Cost  per person = £19.00 - Cheques made payable to Gwent Area Scouts.

                         

Please note , smart dress code is the order of the evening.

 

The evening

 

6.30pm  --           Arrival & welcome

7.00pm  --           Dinner.

8.30pm             Presentation of awards.

9.30 – 11.30        Dancing

Achieving Growth - Managers and Supporter Training

17 February 2019

Venue: The Hub, Cardiff

Type: ScoutsCymru training


 

Young Leader training residential

1-3 March 2019

Venue: Botany Bay

Type: Area Programme event


Cost £17; choose 5 modules from B-J.  Incorporating an Area Explorer Scout Forum on the Sunday.
 
 

Area Explorer Scout Forum

3 March 2019

Venue: Botany Bay

Type: Area Programme event


Open to any Explorer Scout in the Gwent Area (Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen districts).  Lunch provided.
 
 
 

Area Beaver sports day

9 March 2019

Venue:

Type: Area event

Adult training day

23 March 2019

Venue: 1st Blaina Scout HQ, Former Coed Cae Community Centre, Nantyglo, NP23 4UZ

Type: Area Training


Training day covering a number of Adult Training Scheme modules - provisionally planned:
 
  • Administration (11)
  • Supporting Young People (14)
  • Introduction to Nights Away (16)
  • Safety refresher
  • Executive training
 
We also offer the opportunity to 'drop in' any time to validate modules where the training has already been completed or just chat to a training adviser about your training needs.
 
Booking will open in late January.
 

Portcullis

3-5 May 2019

Venue: Monmouth Showground

Type: Area Programme event

Jamboree on the Trail (JOTT)

11 May 2019

Venue:

Type: WOSM event

ScubtreX

1 June 2019

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

Wales Cub Fun Day

8 June 2019

Venue: Royal Welsh Showground

Type: ScoutsCymru Programme event

Skills for Nights Away

15-16 June 2019

Venue: Botany Bay

Type: Area Training

Newport Gang Show

25-29 June 2019

Venue: Dolman Theatre

Type: District event

Gilwell 24

12-14 July 2019

Venue:

Type: Nationally focussed programme event

World Scout Jamboree

22 July to 2 August 2019

Venue: Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia, USA

Type: WOSM event

Gwentrek

27-29 September 2019

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

Area cooking competition

16 November 2019

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

2020

Area Beaver event

7 March 2020

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

Jamboree on the Trail (JOTT)

9 May 2020

Venue:

Type: WOSM event

ScubtreX

30 May 2020

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

European Jamboree

27 July to 6 August 2020

Venue: Poland

Type: WOSM event

Gwentrek

25-27 September 2020

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

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