Beavers

A bit about Beavers…

Beavers are our youngest members, and meet for an hour and a half per week. They enjoy all that Scouting has to offer; being introduced to outdoor activities, having the opportunity to be creative, explore their local community and experience the excitement of a Beaver Scout Sleepover with their friends.

The Beaver Colony is the first and youngest section of the Scout Group. Beaver Scouts are young people aged between 6 and 8 years old.  There is flexibility in the age range:  young people can join from age 5¾, and can move to Cubs between age 7½ and 8½ .

Structure

A Beaver Colony may be organised into smaller groups called Lodges. Lodges can be used in a number of ways to facilitate the organisation of the Beaver Scout Colony. They may provide a ‘home’ area for Beaver Scouts to gather at points before, during or after the Colony meeting.

Activities

During their time in the Colony, Beaver Scouts will get a chance to try a wide range of different activities as well as going on trips, days out, and on sleepovers. Participation rather than meeting set standards is the key approach, and there are a range of challenge awards and badges available that Beaver Scouts can gain during their time in the section to recognise their achievements.

The Beaver Scout Promise

I promise to do my best
To be kind and helpful
And to love God.

The Beaver Scout Law

There is no formal Beaver Scout Law. The concepts expressed in the Scout Law are to be presented to Beaver Scouts through games, storytelling and other informal activities.

The Beaver Scout Motto

Be prepared

Badges

 

Uniform

As with all sections in the Group, Beaver Scouts have a uniform. Their uniform is:

Turquoise sweatshirt (£11.75)
Navy Blue Activity Trousers (£16.00)
All Terrain Activity Shoes (dark coloured) or school shoes
Group Neckerchief*
Cub Woogle*

*(Provided by the Group)

Prices in brackets are correct as of April 2015 and are from our own Scout Shop - Shop4Scouts which supports our Group.

Badges are provided by the Group.

They will also have a woggle to keep their neckerchief up. When the Beaver Scouts meet together, they are a Colony. This Colony is made up a number of smaller groups called Lodges.

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