What are Beavers?
Beaver Scouts are young boys and girls usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest section in the scouting family.
Our colony is a friendly and active place for you child to join – we get up to all sorts of things, including day visits, sleepovers, arts and crafts, exploring the outdoors and much more!
Once a Beaver is old enough, they make the journey ‘up-the-dam’ to Cubs.
What do Beavers do?
We are an active colony so we try to do as many different things as possible. We do activities inside our regular meeting place, go on day visits, and even have occasional sleepovers!
We play games, do crafts, make new friends, explore the outdoors, create things and eventually when the beavers become 8yrs, they move up to cubs.
Trips & Activities
In order to supplement the weekly meetings and to ensure that everyone has the best opportunities. There are very few activities that members of The Scout Association are actually banned from doing. Consequently if it is possible, to do something, and there is a large enough request to do something we will try to organise it.
However, when organising trips or activities we often have to impose a cut off date for responses. This is generally due to purchasing tickets, completing all of the necessary risk assessments and making arrangements with the ‘Home Contact’ for the event.
These cut off dates will be strictly adhered to. Consequently if subsequent to your child being accepted on a trip or activity, if they are unable to attend please let us know as soon as possible.
Another cut off reason may be a number of people taking part. For instance if we are only able to 10 members due to the number of available canoes for example it´s important that everyone turns up because their place could have been given to another child.
Want to join us?
Beavers meet between 6:30pm and 7:30pm every Tuesday evening during school term-time.
We typically have a waiting list to join Beavers but please contact the Beaver Leaders for more details.
We are always looking for volunteers to help, so if you have a skill that you could share with the children then please let the Beaver Leaders know.