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Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. They can move to the next section, Cub Scouts, between eight and eight years six months.


Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. They usually meet together once a week in a Beaver Scout Colony.


Some Beaver Scout Colonies also organise sleep-overs. These are often the first time a young person spends a night away from home. They take place in suitable buildings, often Scout centres.


How do I join Beaver Scouts?

If you would like to take part in the fun of Scouting in the London Borough of Greenwich, either as a Beaver Scout or as an adult leader or helper, then please visit the Join the adventure pages on the Scout Association web site by  clicking the get started button below!.

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