As Scouts, here in Monmouthshire, we make a promise to help other people.

We’re the doers and the give-it-a-goers. We’re the change-makers. We’re not afraid to take a deep breath and speak up.

This month we’re renewing this promise with the relaunch of our campaign, A Millions Hands. This is a way for Scouts to improve lives right here in Monmouthshire, while developing the skills to succeed. The campaign is about raising awareness across six themes, all chosen by young people themselves. But it’s about taking action too. From protecting our environment to ending homelessness, supporting refugees and displaced children and promoting kindness in every community, we’re also renewing our commitment to supporting better mental health for all and understanding disability.

To each and every Scout and volunteer in Monmouthshire, I say thank you for playing your part and if you’re not involved yet, please join us. You’ll gain valuable skills for life and make all the difference.

Tim Peake (Scout Ambassador)