Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. They can move to the next Section, Cub Scouts, between eight and eight years six months.
Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. They usually meet together once a week in a Beaver Scout Colony.
Some Beaver Scout Colonies also organise Sleepovers. These are often the first time a young person spends a night away from home. They take place in suitable buildings, often Scout centres.
Why do you think beavers is fun?
'Because we play lots of games.'
Why do you like beavers?
'I like beavers because we play games. I like beavers because we make mothers day cards.'
Why do you think Beavers is fun?
'I think Beavers is fun because we play lots of games and we go to lots of places.'
I promise to do my best
To be kind and helpful
And to love God.
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This page was last updated on 7 July 2015 by Paul Amass