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Beavers (6–8) 

         We meet on a Monday evening during term time, from 5.00 pm  -  6.15 pm

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

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.

Beavers are formed into  "Colonies" and our Colony is called "Acorn" Colony.

 

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. 

                             Further information about badges and awards for the Beaver section can be found here.................. Badges

Beavers also have their own Facebook site .....................................Facebook 

                                  If you have any questions, or would like to join Beaver Acorn Colony , please contact us.............. Here


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