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Running a Beaver Colony

Week by week, thousands of ordinary people show up at Beaver meetings to empower young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn to stand on their own two feet. No two weeks are the same, but the impact you make is always great.

Running your Colony

Getting to grips with the basics? We’ve put together everything you need to keep your section running smoothly.

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Programme planning for Beavers

Our new tool is a one-stop programme planning shop: use it to get organised and get going.

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Welcoming Beavers and moving on

Whether you’re welcoming the shyest of new Beavers, or need help preparing the eldest for Cubs, we’ve got you covered.

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Programme updates

Ask the Adviser - A Q&A with the Beaver Scout Advisers

A webinar with our Advisers to provide advice on where to find ideas for socially distanced activities. 

Where to find programme resources

There's resources to support leaders deliver amazing programmes, but it can be hard to work out what’s new and where to find it. Here's a list of places to find information and things you could try.  

Socially distanced and online activities

Choose from a mix of digital and socially distanced ideas for meetings, activities, and adventures.

Activities and badges to do at home

A three week plan you can follow along with your Unit to help them earn their Digital Maker Staged Activity Badge. Including two online sessions and some activities you can send out to the group.

Our Strategy - Skills for Life

Help support our goal to deliver more young people the skills they need in life

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