Beavers

As our youngest members, Beavers would be new to a lot of the things we offer. We promote learning through fun and friendship. It is common in Beavers to play a lot of games that would tie in with the theme. We will always encourage every Beaver to Try their Best.

Everything they do will be an introduction into a topic, they may have never tried before. Afterall the way to master something you will need to start at the beginning. They will learn the very basics of scouting skills, inlcuding navigation, first aid, and knots whilst working towards 6 Challenge Badges. Completetion of all 6 Challenge Badges plus 4 of either the activity badges, or staged activity badges will earn a Beaver their Chief Scout Bronze Award. This is the highest achievement a Beaver Scout can earn. It is always a proud moment for Beaver, Parent and Leader for any Beaver achieving this award.

We ask that Beavers wear a uniform when attending Scouts. Beavers wear a turquoise sweatshirt which can be purchased from Uniform Shops or the online Scout Store. This where badges they earn can be sewn onto showing off what they have achieved so far. They will also wear the Groups Necker once they have been invested into the group. These can be purcashed from the section leader directly. You can find where to sew badges here

A Beaver would be invested into the group usually after 6 weeks of being with us depending on the Beaver, time of year or if there is any special events. We always like to invest new people at special events where possible.



Beaver Promise


Each section has their own promise. The promise has different variations based around differnt faiths. A Beaver will recite this when they are invested. Which Variation of the promise can be discussed with the Leader before hand.


What to Expect From Us


Beavers will be run by the Beaver Leader and their assistants. They will be responsible for ensuring that the program is balanced, engaging and fair for all. Scouting is open to everyone. All Beavers will be treated the same at all times. Leadership teams are trained in providing different activites and ensuring everyone has the chance to do their best. Your are welcome to speak to the Leader in confidence if you have any questions or concerns. We ask all parents before their child starts with us, to visit us on the night. This is so they can fill out the Health Information Form, and speak with the leader in charge to get infomation as needed. All infomation given will be subject to GDPR and Data Protection, and will only be used by the relevant section.

The Group Overall is looked after by a Group Scout Leader, whos role is to ensure that the sections are performing as they should to Scouting Regulations. All adults that assist the section will be required to undergo a DBS check.

Cubs

Cubs are the middle section of the group. Older Beavers will start a linking process before they move up fully. This gives them the chance to get to know the new faces and ease into it at their own pace. The Beaver leader will inform you when that will be and introduce you and the Beaver to the leader. New members are welcome to the group.

Tasks will be a little harder in Cubs. But with this comes a wider range of badges to take part in. There are now 7 challenge badges to earn. Completing these along with 6 activity or staged activity badges, will earn the Cub their Cheif Scout Silver Award. This is the highest achievement a Cub Scout can earn. It is always a proud moment for Beaver, Parent and Leader for any Cub achieving this award.

Cubs wear a green sweatshirt which can be purchased from Uniform Shops or the online Scout Store. This where badges they earn can be sewn onto showing off what they have achieved so far. They will also wear the Groups Necker once they have been invested into the group. These can be purcashed from the section leader directly. You can find where to sew badges here



Cub Promise and Law


Each section has their own promise. The promise has different variations based around differnt faiths. A Cub will recite this when they are invested. Which Variation of the promise can be discussed with the Leader before hand.

Cubs are introduced to a law when they join. This is known as the Cub Scout Law. These laws is how we ask Cub Scouts to conduct themselves whilst at a meeting, at home, or School. These laws are:



What to Expect From Us


Cubs will be run by the Cub Leader and their assistants. They will be responsible for ensuring that the program is balanced, engaging and fair for all. Scouting is open to everyone. All Beavers will be treated the same at all times. Leadership teams are trained in providing different activites and ensuring everyone has the chance to do their best. Your are welcome to speak to the Leader in confidence if you have any questions or concerns. We ask all parents before their child starts with us, to visit us on the night. This is so they can fill out the Health Information Form, and speak with the leader in charge to get infomation as needed. All infomation given will be subject to GDPR and Data Protection, and will only be used by the relevant section.


The Group Overall is looked after by a Group Scout Leader, whos role is to ensure that the sections are performing as they should to Scouting Regulations. All adults that assist the section will be required to undergo a DBS check.

Scouts

Scouts are the oldest section we have here at the group. Childed aged 10 ½ to 14 years will be able to join. Those that have been in Scouting for a while will be able to use the skills they have learnt a lot more mastering them in the process. They will have oppurtunties to still learn new skills and those who join that have not been Scouting before can still learn the skills they need.

There is an emphasis of the more experienced Scouts to provide knowledge and skills, focusing on teamwork and leadership. The section is split into patrols, with each patrol having a patrol leader and an assistant. These are selected by the leadership team. They have the added responsibility of ensure their patrol is working well as a team.

There are now a total of 9 Challenges for Scouts to complete on their way to achieving their Chief Scout Gold Award. They will need to complete all 9 Challenges Badges and 6 activitiy badges. At this stages all badges will be harder to complete. Whilst the majority can be earnt whilst attending troop nights. There will be times Scouts will have to use inititive and complete some criteria in their own time. To achieve badges Scouts will need to show their work. They will be given a portfolio folder when they join to keep a record of all the work they have completed for the badges. They are welcome to design this how they wish.



Scouts wear a green shirt which can be purchased from Uniform Shops or the online Scout Store. This where badges they earn can be sewn onto showing off what they have achieved so far. They will also wear the Groups Necker once they have been invested into the group. These can be purcashed from the section leader directly. You can find where to sew badges here


Scout Law and Promise


Each section has their own promise. The promise has different variations based around differnt faiths. A Scout will recite this when they are invested. Which Variation of the promise can be discussed with the Leader before hand.

Scouts are given new laws to follow during this time. These laws are how we ask Scouts to conduct themselves whilst at a meeting, at home, or School. The laws are:



What to Expect From Us


Scouts will be run by the Scout Leader and their assistants. They will be responsible for ensuring that the program is balanced, engaging and fair for all. Scouting is open to everyone. All Beavers will be treated the same at all times. Leadership teams are trained in providing different activites and ensuring everyone has the chance to do their best. Your are welcome to speak to the Leader in confidence if you have any questions or concerns. We ask all parents before their child starts with us, to visit us on the night. This is so they can fill out the Health Information Form, and speak with the leader in charge to get infomation as needed. All infomation given will be subject to GDPR and Data Protection, and will only be used by the relevant section.


The Group Overall is looked after by a Group Scout Leader, whos role is to ensure that the sections are performing as they should to Scouting Regulations. All adults that assist the section will be required to undergo a DBS check.