Beavers

 

The Beaver Colony is the first and youngest section of the Scout Group. Beaver Scouts are young people aged between 6 and 8 years. There is flexibility in the age range, young people can join from age 5¾, and can move on to Cubs between the age of 7½ and 8½. It may sometimes be appropriate to extend this flexibility for young people with additional needs.

Our Beaver section meet on Tuesday's, during normal school term time at 17:30hrs till 18:45hrs.

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 at the start, during or at the end of 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 badges and challenge awards that Beaver Scouts can gain to recognise their achievements.

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

Uniform

Beaver Scouts may wear a turquoise sweatshirt with a black group scarf (often called a necker) and a maroon woggle or one of another colour which identifies their Lodge or team.

Beavers Arrow

Useful Info

pdf iconBeaver Uniform badge positions

pdf iconParents guide to Beaver Scouts

pdf iconFamily Info Form

 

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We currently have a waiting list in the Beaver section. But we would be more than happy to add your child to the waiting list if you wish.

 

If you could, or you know anyone that could help out with the Beaver section, we could potentiality take up to six children off the Beaver waiting list.
Beaver Badges