Articles tagged with: GSL’s Blog

Articles tagged with: GSL’s Blog

87th Gilwell Reunion

21 Jun 2014

I have been at the 87th Gilwell Reunion this weekend, 6-8th Sept. Gilwell is the HQ of Scouting in the UK and is also a superb campsite, near Chingford in Essex.
The Reunion is a coming together of Leaders for discussion, forums, exhibitions, demonstrations, presentations, meeting up with old friends and FUN! I joined with members of the Facebook Scout Group and other Leaders from Cardiff.
We camped in idyllic surroundings and there were no little boys waking me up at 6am, which was bliss!! I have returned to Cardiff inspired to provide …

GSL’s Blog Test

26 May 2014


Hello world!

25 May 2014

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Young People Volunteering!

4 Feb 2014

You all know, of course, that all the Leaders, Young Leaders, Group Executive members and Helpers in the Scout Group are volunteers. Why do we do it? Did we all start to help when we were young members of the movement or perhaps when our children decided to join? Did we join enthusiastically or perhaps a little reluctantly?
I joined when my son was involved in the Group as a Beaver, Cub and Scout (he is 30 now) and yes I was somewhat reluctant and a bit terrified at first. I …

Young Leaders Needed & Group Update

20 Oct 2013

Do any of you know a young person 14-18 years old who would like to become a Young Leader in theWednesday Beavers (5.45pm-6.45pm) or Wednesday Cubs (7pm-8.30pm)?  The experience can be used as the Service component of the Duke of Edinburgh or Welsh Baccalaureate.  A training course consisting of 11 modules is available.  It is great fun and looks good on uni and job applications.  Volunteering is good!  Get in touch for a chat about this.
Just to keep you up to date on the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.  We have several new Beavers who all seem to be enjoying themselves at the Colony meetings.  We are in need of another …