The first step your child may take into the Scouting movement will be to join the Beavers. The Beavers section was started in 1986 to cater for the 6 – 8½ age group.
Beaver Scouts are the youngest section of the Scouting family. Their activities are based around making things, outdoor activities, singing, playing games, going out on visits, investigating nature, listening to stories, learning how to be safe and most importantly, making new friends. Oh! and collecting Badges and Awards of course!
We have a Parent’s Guide to Beavers which gives a brief introduction to the section, outlines the types of activities young people take part in and the skills young people will gain. This guide can be downloaded from click here or hard copies obtained from our District Scout Shop.
There are a number of Beaver Scout colonies in Mersey Weaver, all guaranteed to give your child some amazing memories, so what are you waiting for? Join the adventure today!
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Opportunities throughout three months to get involved in activities with our Million Hands partners. Plenty of resources available throughout the period looking at dementia, disability, mental wellbeing, clean water and waterways. See the programme planner in the Spring 2018 edition of Scouting magazine or at the website
The Theme will be, ‘Wild Wild West’. The aim of the event will giving Beavers the opportunity to camp under canvas and achieve the Beaver Outdoor Challenge Badge / Some of the more difficult aspects of the Adventure Challenge. Expect some great activities and an amazing opportunity to meet other Beavers from across the District and make new friends. Less experienced campers and smaller colonies will be supported through delivering an outdoor camp under canvas. There will be leaders from…