Wrexham Scout Shop reopening

We’re pleased to say that due to the lifting of restrictions we will be opening the District Scout Shop for a few weeks to clear the back-log parents and carers will have for uniforms. Please can Leaders share this with…

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Amber update

We are anticipating an update to Amber guidance on 26th April 2021.  We expect this to mean: Day hikes, trips and multi-location activities can take place (no residentials) Scouting activities for over 18s will be permitted outdoors for groups up to 30 people. This includes…

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It’s so good to be back!

Many Sections across Wrexham have returned to face to face Scouting now. Some made the jump as soon as the shift to the Amber readiness level, with others waiting until after the Easter break. The same comments were heard across…

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Development Day Moved

We’ve listened to you! Clearly yet another Zoom meeting, and certainly one lasting 3 hours, didn’t float anyone’s boat. Combined with the upcoming relaxation of restrictions allowing 30 people to meet for organised activities outdoors, we’ve moved this event to…

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Crate climbing checked

The crate climbing activity at our Cox Wood campsite has recently been fully checked. We have installed two new belay karabiners and inspected the high wires. Everything in good condition, and fully available for bookings in 2021.

Ready for Amber at District HQ

In preparation for Sections being able to meet outdoors from this weekend, we’ve made some changes to District HQ with the ground outside the fire door being covered in hardcore and a fiesta tent has been erected to provide cover…

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Cox Wood improvements

Our volunteers have been busy again! We have put a new front door into the Clywedog Lodge building and made a new COVID safe activity area at Cox Wood. Previously there wasn’t a way in from the front of Clywedog,…

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New website

Today we launch our new website – which you’re looking at right now! The site follows the style of the main UK Scouts website and uses the Mersey Weaver Scouts SkillsForLife theme. It has a group finder to help parents…

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Readiness level change to Amber

Following work with Welsh Government colleagues, we are working on a plan that involves Scouting in Wales moving to the Amber readiness level from 27th March. •             From 27th March 2021, in Wales we will move to the Amber readiness level with Groups allowed…

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Scouts go on a Night Hike

Last week over forty Scouts from across Wrexham put on their hiking boots and waterproofs for a virtual night hike. Despite not being able to get together in person they joined each other via Zoom and were given navigation activities…

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