"to promote the development of young people in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities."
Beaver Scouts (6-8 years)Cub Scouts (8-10½ years)Scouts (10½-14 years)
Scouts - Night Walk - 15th October 2014
The scouts went out for a torchlight walk along the Glamorgan Canal. The walk finished off back at the scout hall where there were Hot dogs and drinking chocolate for all.
Group CampYet another group camp in the bag. This years theme was medieval. We had knights, wizards and witches all around the camp. Activities included making sheilds, firing catupults, and cooking on an open fires. The camp highlight was the feast (pizza and chips).
Can't wait till next years adventure now ....
Cubs - Baloo (Nick) wood badge award - 11th September 2014
On being awarded your wood badge. A lot of training, time and effort goes into making a Cub Leader.
Scouts - Cycle Ride- 9th July 2014
The scouts spent an evening cycling on the Taff Trail, Many parents attended to and everyone had a great time.
Group - Whitchurch Festival- 5th July 2014
Another great float in the parade this year. The theme was Super hero's. We won best in parade so a big well done goes out to everyone who helped build the float, and everyone who turned up in fantastic costumes.
We took the scouts and young leaders to the final Malvern Challenge. Everyone had a great time even if the scouts were hiking in the thunder and rain.
The entertainment in the barn was brilliant with Stavros Flatley (Britains got talent) and Kingsland Road (X-Factor). The Sunday Fayre was good as well.
A big thank you go out to all the organisers of the event for providing us with so many enjoyable camps, the event will be missed by all.
All the photos are on our facebook site
Scouts - Evening on the Garth - 11th June 2014
Evening on the Garth
The Scouts walked up the hill and back down the mountain. The weather was glorious and even the scouts were impressed with the views of Cardiff and the Bay from the top. Even had a few parents join us for the walk, just a really pleasant evening away from the scout hall.
Cubs - District Camp - 6th - 8th June March 2014
Afon District Cub Camp
Two leaders and six cubs attended the Miskin Spy camp. Despite the thunder, lightening and lost woggles spirits stayed high all weekend. With 20 different activities, plus games, a campfire with songs, midnight feasts and even fireworks it would of been difficult not to have a good time! We were even complimented on two separate occasions on how well behaved, helpful and polite our cubs were!
Scout - Shelter Building- 30th April 2014
The scouts had an evening of shelter building using materials they could find around the scout hall and grounds. Lots of good ideas and a range of different types of shelter built. Parents/Members can see them all on our facebook site.
Cardiff Gang Show 2014: The Cyberspace Chronicles
New Theatre, Cardiff
Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 November 2014
"Chip and Pin didn't believe their parents and teachers, or even their friends, when they all told them that they were playing too many computer games. Until one day the computer pulled them right inside the game! Will they get out again? Who is the mysterious Iolo Gram? Can Aunty Virus help in any way? Find out in The Cyberspace Chronicles - a show packed with gigabytes of your favourite songs, megabytes of dance and terabytes of special effects."
The Cardiff Scout and Guide Gang Show makes a welcome return following their award-winning 2012 show The Magic Walking Stick. Don't miss this brand new production with a cast of over 100 talented Scouts and Guides celebrating 40 years of performances on the New Theatre stage.
1st Whitchurch as always have several members of the group in the cast and assisting behind the scenes.
Cubs - Easter Dragons- 3rd April 2014
What's better than sweets and making models ???Making models from sweets :)
The cubs made dragon sculptures using crème eggs and Marzipan. Got a feeling most of them didn't last till Easter, some probably didn't make it to the end of the scout hall lane.
Anyway a big thank you to Hillary who ran the activity for us.
Cubs - Mothers Day Presents - 27th March 2014
Jo from Buttons By Jo came down to help the cubs make mothers day presents, rings and necklaces'. Should of had a few happy mums.
Scouts - International Cooking Challenge - 26th March 2014
International Cooking Challenge
Scouts had there usual cooking challenge, this years countries were Japan, China, Italy, America and India. All the food was interesting photos as normal on our facebook page
Cubs - Very Silly and Very Messy - 13th March 2014
Very Silly & Very Messy
Ok Baloo had a silly idea to help the cubs learn their promise, in the process we discovered cans of alphabety spaghetti don't have enough of the right letters. Photo above is as far as we could get.
Cubs - District Badge Day -8th March 2014
District Badge Day
Several cubs attended the district cub badge day where thy completed their Artist, I.T. and many other badges with cubs from across the district.
Scouts - Circus Skills - 5th March 2014
Mike church visited the scouts again and they all had a go at different circus skills. Everyone learned new skills including the leaders.
Group - Les(our GSL) achieves 35 years in scouting - January 29th 2014
Les does 30 years
Last night in scouts Les talked to the scouts about his badge collection, showing the scouts the type of things they would need to do to get their hobbies badge.
However he was not expecting a new 'surprise badge', awarded to him for 30 years of scouting.
Well done Les ....