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Beavers (6–8)

Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years. 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 seven years and six months 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 Sleepovers, often the first time a young person spends a night away from home. They take place in suitable buildings, often Scout centres.

Typically Croydon Beavers meet with other Beavers in the district to undertake the following activities

District Fun Day where Beavers across the District get to meet and take part in activities together

Bronze Award Day usually in Sept for those Beavers who have achieved their Bronze Award

Click for information about the Beaver Uniform and Badge Placement

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls