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THE Beaver Colony


A Beaver Scout Colony has members aged between 6 and 8 years old (6-month flexibility applies). They meet together as a Colony and work within small groups called ‘Lodges. A team of adults will run the Beaver Scout Colony. Beavers take part in a wide range of activities. These include making things, singing, playing games, going on visits, investigating nature, listening to stories etc. They do this through taking part in a programme of activities provided by the leadership team.


Beaver Scouts:


Learn about themselves – exploring their feelings and developing good habits of health and personal safety.


Get to know people – finding out about people in their family, the family of Scouting, the local community and the wider world


Explore - discovering the exciting world of science, nature and technology, exploring the natural and man-made world


Care - growing and responding to the needs of others, the local community and the wider world.


Beaver Scouts work towards challenge awards, which are awarded by taking part in the regular programme. With hard work and regular attendance Beavers can gain their Bronze Award, which is presented in a ceremony by Assistant District Commissioner for Beavers or the District Commissioner.


Beavers also have the opportunity to gain Activity Badges, which they can work towards both inside and outside pack meetings.



Allison Beaver Colony meets on Mondays 17.15-18.30



Kelly, Jules and Simon are the leaders of Allison Beaver Colony in Barrow. (See Abouts Us | Leaders on how to get in touch with the Beaver leaders)


Our Beaver Colony meets on Wednesday evenings 18.00 – 19.15



Raven (Ann), Wolf (Dave), Paula (Owl) and Joe (Young Leader) are the leaders of Wilford Beaver Colony in Barrow. (See Abouts Us | Leaders on how to get in touch with the Beaver leaders)



Each section has its own uniform, although the activity trousers are common to all sections.

Specific activities may have additional requirements. You will be notified of these in good time by your Section Leader and via the Programme.


The Beaver Scout uniform consists of the following items:


Beaver Scout jumper

Dark trousers

Beavers polo tshirt

Group scarf with a woggle (presenteon investiture – ours is yellow and black)


In addition to the specific uniform items each member should have a waterproof jacket and a day sack of sufficient size to carry lunch, a drink and waterproofs.


To add your child's name to the joining list or if you have any questions please get in touch via the Contact page!


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