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Announcement: OPENDAY 19 MAY 2018

Category: Beavers,Cubs,Events,Explorers,Network,News,Parents — rootadmin @ 11:17 pm
1st Pontywaith Scout Group Openday 19 May 2018

1st Pontywaith Scout Group Openday

Announcement: Beaver Scouts

Category: Beavers — rootadmin @ 9:57 pm

1st Pontygwaith Beaver scouts meet on a Wednesday evening, between 6.00pm and 7.00pm, at the Scout Hall in Park View, Tylorstown. Beaver Scouts are aged between 6 – 8 years old.

Beavers wear turquoise sweatshirts, long trousers and our Group scarf; Beaver Scouts play games, do various activities and go on visits.

They meet together once a week during term time in a Beaver Scout Colony. We currently have spaces for boys and girls aged between 6 -8 years old.

Beavers work towards various badges and these can be found on the Badges section on the Scout Association website.

For further details contact the Group by using the contact us link at the bottom of the page.

24th World Scout Jamboree – Evan is going!

Category: Beavers,Cubs,Events,Network,News,Parents,Scouts — rootadmin @ 9:39 pm

Congratulations to Evan on being the only young person from RCT to be selected to attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree ( ) in the USA in two years’ time. Evan successfully attended the All Wales Selection Camp on the weekend and received notification of his place today.

Now the fundraising will begin and he has to raise over £3500 to attend the event, he has less than two years to raise the money and the Scout Group will be supporting him in his fundraising efforts.

If anyone has any fundraising ideas or would like to donate some money towards this once in a lifetime opportunity for Evan please feel free to contact John.

To kick start Evan’s fundraising we would like to run a bus trip to Bath on Saturday 9th December and if we can get 14 people to attend this would make the trip viable. The cost of the minibus would be £15 per person (contact John on 07976623950)

Christmas Post 2017

Category: Beavers,Cubs,Network,News,Parents,Scouts,Uncategorized — rootadmin @ 9:50 pm

Time to post your Christmas cards – still only 20p.

See Christmas post link on the left.

Happy Christmas.

75th anniversary next year – or this year?

Category: Beavers,Cubs,Events,Explorers,Network,News,Parents,Scouts — rootadmin @ 7:35 pm

1st Pontygwaith Scout Group celebrates their 75th anniversary next year and since 1966 there has been a totem Pole in the hall depicting some of the Groups history.

As far as we are aware the totem pole was actually a pit prop from the local mine and we would like to find out more about how the group came to have it and which mine it came from. We are also looking for a local artist that could help the scouts update the pole as there a number of events we would like to add to the pole.

Any help much appreciated.

We also have some vacancies in all sections for young people between the ages of 6-14 years of age and would also be interested in hearing from any adults who would like to volunteer.

Beavers starting again.

Category: Beavers,Cubs,News,Parents,Scouts — rootadmin @ 11:40 am

Just a quick reminder that beavers are starting back on the 26th of April at 5.30 for an hour if anyone children are interested please let me know.

We also have vacancies for Cubs, Scouts and volunteers so if you are interested please contact me.

Please share to all your friends – Many thanks, John.

Website Upgrade to PHP7.

Category: Beavers,Cubs,Explorers,News,Parents,Scouts — rootadmin @ 6:36 am

The wesbite is currently being updated to work with he latest version of PHP.

There may be times when the website is unavailable.

Website Administrator.

Filming for the Autism Promotional Video

Category: Beavers,Cubs,News,Parents,Scouts — rootadmin @ 10:12 pm
Filming the promotional video for Autism.

Lights, camera – action!

Here’s a link to the photos John took during the filming of the Autism Promotional Video.

Comments from Facebook:
  • John Webber – A rather wet day for us all.
  • Kathryn Henson Horrell – Future film stars or firestarters!
  • John Webber – After today i will say film stars rather than firestarters.
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