NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Aug 12th, 2013.
Over the past year Penyffordd Scouts have been up to loads of different adventurous and challenging activities.
From canoeing 32 miles down the river Wye to meeting Bear Grylls during his nation wide Bear in the air tour of different Scout camps and even taking part in their very own take on ‘I’m a celebrity get me out of here’ there has been plenty to keep the Scouts active as well as teaching them new skills along the way.
Scout Leader Graham Cooper said “We try to give the Scouts a huge variety of things to take part in over the year, and where possible we like to challenge them to trying new things, to help them develop as young people and learn new skills.
A huge part of Scouting is all about being outside, whatever the weather, and that adds to the excitement of the different events we run throughout the year, as leaders we have just as much fun as the kids, we get to take part in loads of different things that we would normally never get the chance to try, and seeing how much the Scouts enjoy the things we organise is a great reward”
13 Year old Scout Jamie Dixon said “This year has been great in Scouts, We’ve done loads of really fun things, my favourite was meeting Bear Grylls, our leaders kept it as a surprise so we thought we were just going Canoeing on Llyn Brenig, but when we arrived they told us that he would be turning up to see us later that day, it was really exciting.”
To get an idea of what Penyffordd Scouts have been up too this year take a look at the video.