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New County Commissioner

1 Sep 2015

Welcome to Steve Barley who took over as County Commissioner for Wiltshire on September 1st.

As I sign off after nine years in the hot seat I would like to thank all the adults who have contributed to the development of scouting in the County. Whatever your role, it has been important in the lives of thousands of young people. 

My best …

57th Midwinter Expedition

10 Jul 2015

Application forms are now available for the 57th Midwinter Expedition.

The destination once again is TOP SECRET but who knows it may actually reach Weymouth this Year!

 

Dates – 27th December 2015 – 1st January 2016 Total cost – £200 Applicants need to be 14 years or older on the 31th of …

Celebration of Scouting

18 May 2015

A date for your diary. This years celebration of scouting will be held at the wiltshire scout centre on July the 7th 2015. It will include the annual AGM.

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Training Validations and Issue of Wood Badges in the Absence of Compass

12 Apr 2015

Once any Training or Learning has been completed the Module(s) will need to be Validated by: 

The learners Training Advisor (TA) or By attending a District or County Drop-In Session with a TA or Other methods as agreed with the Local Training Manager (LTM).

The Learner should keep a copy of their updated Personal Learning Plan (PLP) so that they are aware of their …

WANTED!

26 Feb 2015

A person with Leadership Skills who likes having fun and would like to lead Wiltshire’s largest youth organisation, Scouting. We are looking for a new County Commissioner. If you want to help take this dynamic movement forward then this is the role for you. This requires a candidate with vision and enthusiasm.

At present we have 5300 youth members supported by …

New year message from the CC

14 Jan 2015

              New Year Message from the CC

During the last few weeks I have been caught up with life outside Scouting which has caused me to reflect on life and its fragility whilst at the same time in my scout role have been preoccupied with adult issues that have detracted from the real purpose, that of providing good scouting for our …

Global Scouting

11 Sep 2014

 

It has been a busy Summer for Scouting in Wiltshire. American Indian Scouts visited Devizes & Salisbury and joined them for joint activities.  Fun was had by all and it appears that the two DC’s are obviously not that accomplished with their Rain Dances

Salisbury also had a visit from some Swiss Scouts and many Scouts from our own …

Midwinter Expedition

14 Jul 2014

Application forms are now available for the 57th Midwinter Expedition.

The destination once again is TOP SECRET but who knows it may actually reach Weymouth this Year!

 

Dates – 27th December 2015 – 1st January 2016 Total cost – £200 Applicants need to be 14 years or older on the 31th of …

QSA Windsor

23 May 2014

On 27th April 2014, 7 Queen’s Scouts from Wiltshire paraded at Windsor Castle for the National Day of Celebration and Achievement.

The 7 Scouts, who received their Queen’s Scout Awards this year, spent the morning rehearsing in Victoria Barracks, before parading in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle where the were inspected by HRH Duke of Kent and Chief Scout Bear Grylls. …

‘Radio’ Scouts

31 Mar 2014

Wiltshire Scouts amazed by radio station set up.

Volunteer run Castledown Radio based in Ludgershall, opened their doors to 11th Andover St Michael’s scout group on Monday 24 March.  As part of their Community badge, the scout’s are encouraged to visit local groups and see how they are run; and as a community radio station Castledown Radio were delighted to share …