Both Beaver colonies enjoyed separate visits to Southmead Fire Station this week to learn about fire safety and to enjoy a tour of the Fire Station. They learnt that firefighters rarely rescue cats from trees, they occasionally have to rescue horses from holes and the Southmead crew have over 1 mile of hose to help put … Read more
‘If I could not walk far and fast, I think I should just explode and perish!’ (Charles Dickens) The aim of our Amble Rambles series of walks is to get out and explore Bristol and its surrounding countryside! Walks are open to all scouting families and take in woodland, urban parks, open parkland, fields and … Read more
The latest 6 new beavers were invested on Tuesday night, into our 2nd Beaver colony, Ravens. The investiture was performed by our Andy, our Group Scout Leader and Robin, the Ravens Beaver leader. The new Beavers all proudly repeated their promise in front of their fellow Beavers and parents. Congratulations and welcome to the Colony… … Read more
The 43rd Bristol Beaver Colonies had fun this week and rose to the challenge of making bread to take home and bake.
In May the Beavers planted pumpkin seeds in our new 43rd scout vegetable garden. We ran a stall at the Cubs Afternoon Tea Party, asking everyone to guess how big our pumpkin would grow, with the chance to win a lovely cuddly beaver. Guess what! We grew a small but perfectly formed pumpkin, which … Read more
Following the start of the new Beaver Colony in September, the new intake of Beavers were invested at St Mary’s church on Tuesday 1st November.