beaver logoBeaver Scouts are young people aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scoutingfamily, Beaversthey 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.

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

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After Beavers comes Cubs, Beavers usually move up to Cubs when they are 8 years old

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