Find cadets, scouts & guides groups etc. in Wrexham & Flintshire
Voluntary, community and organised groups in Wrexham & Flintshire offer children valuable life skills and personal development.
Wrexham & Flintshire scouts, cubs & beavers, girl guides, brownies and rainbows, Duke of Edinburghs’ Awards and Outward Bound all provide inclusive, fun and supportive environments with lots of opportunities to develop social skills and confidence as well as learn new skills.
Sea cadets, army cadets, air cadets and St John’s Ambulance also offer the specific skills and experience relevant to their organisations.
Whichever your child chooses these organisations can boost confidence, encourage teamwork and independent thinking.
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Air Training Corps
Cadet membership is open to all young people, both male and female any nationality, background or ability from 12 to 17 years old. Activities include flying, sports, target shooting and adventure training. To find your nearest squadron use the interactive map on their site.
Army Cadet Force
The ACF helps 12-18 year olds to learn new skills and develop themselves in many different ways. Cadets take part in adventurous activities such as rock climbing, archery, mountain biking and abseiling.
Also do Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.
Chirk Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers
Chirk, North Wales
Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers in Chirk. I also have contact details for Beavers / Cubs / Scouts in Chirk and for Girlguiding UK groups across the Wrexham area. Many units have waiting lists, please don’t wait until your child is of starting age before you contact a unit as she may not get a place, Laura can tell you where your nearest units meet and you can put your child’s name on their waiting list.
Clwyd Scouts, Cubs and Beavers
Many Scout groups in Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham.
Contact Clwyd Scouts for your nearest group.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
The D.Of E offers a challenging programme of activities including sports, volunteering in community service, learning new skills and a demanding cross country hike.
Awards are gained at bronze, silver & gold levels. 14-25 years.
Gives a real sense of achievement
Usually operated via local schools, clubs, guides/scouts etc. Contact to find nearest local organiser.
Girlguiding offers fun, rewarding and empowering activities for girls. As well as being enjoyable, guiding helps with social and personal development and positive values. Trained group leaders. Contact them via the “Join Us section on their website to find your nearest pack and contact details. Some local groups have a waiting list to don’t wait to enquire now.
Outward Bound is a charity which organises challenging outdoors adventure courses for young people from all backgrounds. uses outdoors experiences to encourage personal development and develop new skills.
We are a Brownies Pack in Sandycroft who have places, we have girls currently from Sandycroft, Mancot, Hawarden and Ewloe.
Scouts, Cubs and Beavers
Scouts is the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation offering adventure, challenge and fun for 6 to 25 year olds. Some local groups have a waiting list to don’t wait to enquire now.
Sea Cadets & Royal Marine Cadets
Disciplined training and recreation on land and on water for boys and girls 10-18.
Develops skills and independence which will help in adult life.
St Johns Ambulance
Half St John’s Ambulance volunteers are children who learn valuable life skills and personal responsibility and development!
Badgers (6-10) learn skills through fun activities and outdoor pursuits in a safe but fun way.
Cadets (10-16) learn first aid skills and gain confidence by attending community events.