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Our Beavers leader (Bagheera) is Frances Waghorn. Beavers meet every Wednesday in term time from 5.15pm to 6.30pm. Beavers are usually aged between five and three quarters and eight years old.

This section is currently full but we are holding a waiting list.  Please contact us if you wish to be put on this list and we will aim to slot you in as soon as possible. Beavers are our youngest members, and generally meet for an hour per week. 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.

Beaver Leader: Frances Waghorn 01962 776048

Beavers meet Every Wednesday in term time from 5.15pm to 6.30pm

The Beaver Colony is the first and youngest section of the Scout Group. Beaver Scouts are young people aged between 5 3/4 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. For further information, see our guidance on age range flexibility.


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.


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.

The Beaver Scout Promise

I promise to do my best

To be kind and helpful

And to love God.

The Beaver Scout Promise poster can be downloaded here. Further information about the Promise in Scouting can be found here

The Beaver Scout Law

There is no formal Beaver Scout Law. The concepts expressed in the Scout Law are to be presented to Beaver Scouts through games, storytelling and other informal activities.

The Beaver Scout Motto

Be prepared

Uniform and Flags

Beaver Scouts may wear a turquoise sweatshirt with a Group scarf (often called a necker) and a maroon woggle or one of another colour which identifies their Lodge or team. The Beaver Scout flag is light blue, bearing the Scout symbol and the Scout Motto.

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