The 43rd have a brilliant time at Longleat

The Cubs, Scouts and a couple of Beavers had a wonderful day out at Longleat organised by our wonderful District. The weather was perfect, lots of giant gobstoppers were eaten and by the end everyone was buzzing. Big thanks to the District team for organising and farewell to Chris, our wonderful and inspirational DC, who … Read more

43rd Beavers Virtual Camp 2021

As part of our virtual camp weekend, the Beavers had lots of fun taking part in wide games in the sun. Here are some photos of them playing Capture the Flag at Kings Weston Hill. And here they are competing in a Cross the River game at the Downs. No water involved!

Beavers Celebrate Chinese New Year

We celebrated Chinese New Year at Beavers. The children learned to use chopsticks – practiced on blueberries! That can’t have been easy. They also found out about the tradition of giving gifts to the young children in red envelopes. They all went home with some chocolate coins in theirs.  

Pancake Fun

We celebrated Pancake Day in a traditional way – the Beavers had fun measuring out, cracking eggs and mixing up the batter ready for cooking pancakes. We were thrilled to welcome our Scout Leader to our Beaver colony – he set up the burners and cooked the pancakes for the children. I think putting on … Read more

Guide Dogs Visit the Beavers

Last week our Beavers on Monday and Tuesday, enjoyed a visit from Lewis and Monica with their guide dogs. They explained to the Beavers how guide dogs help them to live their lives. Lewis told them about the difficulties he faces walking around the village and how his dog helps him to cross roads and … Read more

Beavers book event

Our Beaver colonies are looking forward to a book event at the beginning of December. Local author Rachel McCoubrie is coming to read her newly published book and talk about becoming an author – perfect for our children currently doing their book reader badge. Rachel has kindly donated a copy to our raffle taking place … Read more