We challenge Scouts to stretch themselves, try new things and discover their potential and have fun!
Duke of Edinburgh Award (D of E)

Do you know of anyone who is currently doing their D of E award?  They can complete their community service helping at a Scouting Section!  Please contact GSL James for more details on 01225-767365 or email us for information.  

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Beavers 6-8 Years - Boys and Girls Welcome

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Time and place: Tuesday 5:00 - 6.30pm, Scout Hut, Martins Croft, Colerne

 

Beaver Leader: Jo Jackson (Shere Khan)

Assistant Leader: Linda Turck (White Owl)

Section Assistant: Chris Hibell (Red Squirrel)

 Please call  01249-716647 with enquiries for spaces at Beavers or email via this website.

 

Subs: £30 per full term (payable September, January and April each year)

 

                                      Summer term 2015

Here is our programme of activities for this term - These are the badges we will be working towards:

Activity Badges – Safety, Health and Fitness, Disabiltiy Awareness, Camp Craft

Outdoor Challenge Award

Staged Activity -Swimming

Date

Activities

Badge

Parent Helper

Homework/ planning required

14th April

  

Welcome Back

The value of keeping fit

Health & Fitness

2/5

 

None

Pictures of Healthy and Unhealthy food

21st April

Personal Hygiene

Poster 

Health & Fitness

1/5 & 5/5

Alice G

 

28th April

Plan a healthy meal

Sport or Activity

Health & Fitness

3/5 & 4/5

 Bridge D

 

05th May

  

Disability Discussion

Disability Awareness

1/4

 Sarah M

 

12th May

Paralympics Games

Disability Awareness

2/4

Charlotte B

 

19th May

Sign Language & Hearing Dogs

Disability Awareness

3/4

 Emma T

 

 

HALF 

TERM

HOLIDAYS

 

02nd June

Blind Football & Guiding Beavers Games

Disability Awareness

4/4

Kerry K

 

06th June

 

Penny Mile Record Challenge

None 

 

09th June

Father’s Day Cards

 

Ffion P

 

16th  June

Father’s Day Gifts

 

 

 

23rd June

Putting up a tent

Outdoor Challenge

1/3 

Sarah or Manny

 

27th June

Beavers Sleepover

 

Armed Forces Parade

 

30th June

Games Night

 

Brenda G

 

07th July

Household Dangers

Safety Activity Badge

4/4

Justine K

 

14th July

 

Green Cross Code

 Stranger Danger

Safety Activity Badge

1/4 & 3/4

 

 

21st July

Water Safety

Water Games (Wet Play)

Safety Activity Badge

2/4

 

Wear Suitable clothing for wet play!

THE BEAVER PROMISE:

I promise to do my best;

to be kind and helpful;

and to love God

 

BEAVERS CLOSING PRAYER:

Thank you for each happy day;

For fun, for friends, for work and play.

Thank you for your loving care,

Here at Beavers and everywhere

AMEN

 March 2015

"The best thing I like about Beavers  ....." 

I like the activerties and the games (Adam)

i love the serkall (Keir)

I relly like playing games (Ben)

My faviret part is playing gams and geting bagis (Donovan)

I like the good home work (Rowan)

Hav a lot fun (Nathan)

Friends who keep you compane (Lili)

Playing games and freinds (Charlie)

The best thing about beavers is uning bagis (Eden)

At Beavers I liked going on the night highck (Neo)

I lick liscning on the crpet and games and juice (Finn)

I like joos (Dylan)

My favrot thing about beavers is geting bedgis (Matthew)

The things I love the most about bevers is the badges adn the teamwork (Joshua B)

My favourite thing being at beaver's is playing game's (unnamed)

 

INTERESTING FACT:  Beavers salute their Leaders using the fingers on their right hand which means that they always shake with the left hand!

BEAVER SCOUT BADGES AND AWARDS  

Beavers work towards a variety of badges and awards during every session.  Most badges are made up of 3 or 4 seperate activities which each Beaver must complete in order to earn the badge.  Attendance is therefore crucial so that Beavers don't miss out on learning skills and taking part in the activities that will result in the badge being awarded.  Leaders work hard to ensure we offer a balanced programme of practical skills, responsible citizenship and fun.  The Scout Motto "Be Prepared" is at the core of everything we do.  We support the development of friendships, social skills and team work through playing games and helping Beavers to overcome some carefully crafted challenges, so that each Beaver leaves the Colony having learned some new skills that enable them to be more independent and resilient, while having had fun with their friends in a safe environment.

Activity badges

Many of the badges available are activity badges, which allow Beavers to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests.  These badges include things like Air Activities, Healthy Eating, Hobbies, Exploration and Experiment badges.  Staged activity badges like the "Musician" badge or "Swimmer" badge for example, can be built upon as the Beaver becomes more experienced at their particular interest and can be carried up into Cubs and Scouts.  Some of these badges can be done independently at home eg: Animal Carer badge, for those Beavers that have pets.

Challenge badges

Gaining a challenge badge involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Colony or community. There are several challenge badges across a number of themes, from the physical and outdoorsy, to challenges dealing with the local community or issues connected with the Scouting world.  Beavers work towards Challenge badges within their lodges as part of a team.

Core badges

In addition, there are a number of core badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Colony, or for time spent in the Scouting movement - these are awarded as a Beaver progresses through the Scouting Movement.

 

 

HOT OFF THE PRESS !

Although we did not break the Penny Mile World Record, we managed to raise over £1000 as a result of all the hard work of the Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and friends of 1st Colerne Scouts who collected 1p coins for this challenge!  Well done!

EASY FUNDRAISING

Please use the Shop2Fundraise link for all your online shopping!

It costs you nothing extra, but each time you make a purchase, the company gives 1st Colerne Sea Scouts a percentage of what you have spent!  SIMPLES!


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