Try new things, make friends
Who are Beavers?
Beavers are young people aged 6 to 8 who master new skills and try new things, have fun and go on adventures, make friends, are curious about the world around them and help others and make a difference, on their own doorstops and beyond
Every week, they gather in groups called Beaver Colonies to hop, skip and jump their way through lots of different games and activities – achieving anything they set their minds to, and having lots of fun along the way.
Being a Beaver is all about growing and learning in small but mighty ways. Here are some of the things they’ll get up to with their new friends. They’ll spend lots of time outside with your Colony. Together, they might build a den, or go on a trip to the seaside, or host a Beaver sleepover beneath the stars.
Going to Beavers is very different from going to school. Instead of learning from books, they’ll figure the world out by exploring, playing and doing. Beavers work as a team to help other people, in their local communities and beyond. Whether they’re changing the whole world or helping a friend take the leap to try something new on a rainy Tuesday night, they always lend a hand.
Badges and Awards
The most important skills they'll learn at Beavers are the ones that will make them feel super strong standing on their own two feet. We call these character skills. They include things like integrity – which means being honest and doing what you think is right – and initiative – which means knowing how to take the lead on something without being asked. It’s all about having the courage to try new things and learn from them.
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.
What we have been doing....
A big part of being a Beaver is getting the chance to meet up with other Beavers from the local area and go on trips.
This photo was taken when we were at the National Space Centre in Leicester finding out about life in space. We had lots of fun trying out all the activities they had to offer.
To get involved...
To register your son/daughter for Beavers please contact us for more information and leave your contact details for us to get back to you.