Calendar

Here's some key dates for your diary.

2020

Beaver leader skills update evening

13 February 2020

Venue: IAC, Newport

Type:


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7pm to 9pm

An evening to support Beaver leaders with their sections in three areas:
  1. Ceremonies and the original story of Beavers (Friends of the Forest)
  2. Challenge badges and example activities to cover all elements
  3. Promoting positive behaviour - hints and tips etc.
Small informal group discussions - we're here to help.

No cost to attend, but so we know how many people are coming and to send you directions, please book online at https://booking.gwentscouts.org.uk/NewBooking/event/191

Hillwalking/lowland walking training

15-16 February 2020

Venue: 1st Gilwern Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


  • Want to support expeditions to help young people gain Top Awards?
  • Looking to take your Beavers on a ramble or nature walk for their My Adventure challenge?
  • Do your Cubs need to go on a hike to complete their Our Adventure challenge?
  • Want to help your Scouts earn their Hillwalker badge or Expedition Challenge?
  • Need to support your Explorers to do their Chief Scout’s Awards or DofE?
  • Network members wanting to climb mountains in the Alps?
  • Or just want to support your section to get their first Hikes Away staged badge?
Gwent Scouts' Land Activities Scout Active Support Unit have just the event to support you!
Enjoy a social environment with other adults, whilst learning the basics and new skills for leading walks with groups, or get more advanced and do training towards a hillwalking permit. If you’re ready, we’ve got someone on hand to assess you for a hillwalking permit.
Download the event flyer (PDF) for more information and book online at https://booking.gwentscouts.org.uk/Info/event/183
 

First aid course - First Response

16 February 2020

Venue: Glen Llwyd Scout HQ, Torfaen

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
 

DAFDAs - District and Area Founders Day Awards

22 February 2020

Venue: Greenmeadow Golf & Country Club

Type: Area event


 
 
Closing date Sunday 2 February
 

Area training day

15 March 2020

Venue: 1st Blaina Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


Modules available:
  • Administration (11)
  • Growing the section (13)
  • Introduction to Residential Experiences (16)
  • Running safe activities (17)
  • Teaching practical skills (18)
  • International (19)
 

First aid course - First Response

21 March 2020

Venue: 1st Gilwern Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
 

Area Beaver Badge Day - Adventure Challenge

28 March 2020

Venue: CRAI Activity ParK

Type: Area Programme event


10.30 am to 3.30 pm
 
Opportunity for Beavers to do activities towards the Adventure Challenge Badge. There will be no charge for attending Beavers - they just need to bring a packed lunch – but numbers are required so please booking online at https://booking.gwentscouts.org.uk
 
 

Explorer Scout Young Leader residential

1-3 May 2020

Venue: Botany Bay

Type: Area Programme event

Wye Cruise

7-10 May 2020

Venue:

Type: ScoutsCymru SWAT event

Jamboree on the Trail (JOTT)

9 May 2020

Venue:

Type: WOSM event


Jamboree On The Trail is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together. All Scouts, whatever their age and wherever they may be in the world, are invited to participate in whatever way they can.
 
In their own way, everyone will be hiking the same direction; towards a better future through Scouting.
 

First aid course - First Response

31 May 2020

Venue: 1st Magor Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
Confirmation of cost and booking details to follow.
 

South Wales paddlesport weekend

6-7 June 2020

Venue:

Type: ScoutsCymru SWAT event

ScubtreX

6 June 2020

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

All Wales Scout Camp

12-14 June 2020

Venue: Royal Welsh Showground

Type: ScoutsCymru Programme event


Look out for further information and booking details towards the end of 2019.

Area AGM

25 June 2020

Venue: Mission to Seafarers, Newport

Type: Area meeting


7pm for 7:30pm.
 

First aid course - First Response

28 June 2020

Venue: 1st Blaina Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
Confirmation of cost and booking details to follow.
 

First aid course - First Response

13 September 2020

Venue: Venue tbc

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
Confirmation of cost and booking details to follow.
 

Gwentrek

25-27 September 2020

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

Severn Cruise

9-11 October 2020

Venue:

Type: ScoutsCymru SWAT event

JOTI/JOTA

17-18 October 2020

Venue:

Type: WOSM event

First aid course - First Response

22 November 2020

Venue: 1st Gilwern Scout HQ

Type: Area Training


The course will meet at 9.15am for admin and start at 9.30am, concluding no later than 5pm.
 
A packed lunch is required, hot drinks and squash will be available throughout the day.
 
Confirmation of cost and booking details to follow.
 

2021

Jamboree on the Trail (JOTT)

8 May 2021

Venue:

Type: WOSM event


Jamboree On The Trail is an annual day for the World Scout Movement to hike together. All Scouts, whatever their age and wherever they may be in the world, are invited to participate in whatever way they can.
 
In their own way, everyone will be hiking the same direction; towards a better future through Scouting.
 

World Scout Moot

19-28 July 2021

Venue: Ireland

Type: WOSM event

Gwentrek

24-26 September 2021

Venue:

Type: Area Programme event

JOTI/JOTA

16-17 October 2021

Venue:

Type: WOSM event

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