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Beavers


Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beavers in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday and they can move to the next section, Cubs, between seven years six months and eight years. Beavers wear turquoise sweatshirts and enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others.

Beavers is run by the leader, Squirrel, along with help a number of Assistant Beaver Scout Leaders. The leaders, who take their names from woodland animals, are: Judith Sitford (Squirrel), Louise Prime (Hare), Julie Henderson (Deer) and Vijyeta Tripathi (Butterfly).

There is also a parent rota and parents are asked to support one evening each term. Activities and the amount of support vary but we find that parents enjoy helping and seeing what their children do each week.

Beavers is held on Thursday Evenings from 5.00pm - 6.00pm.

When your child begins Beavers it will take about a month for them to complete their Membership Award and give them a chance to settle in. Their investiture will take place at the end of that time. Uniform will be required for the investiture at which time they will be presented with the Group Badges.

Visit the Beaver page on the National Scout website by clicking here as it contains lots of information about badges and Beavers in general.

Information about what we are doing
Beavers meet regularly at the HQ on Thursday evenings from 5.00pm till 6.00pm.
The programme and events for the term are available My.Scout (OSM) - please contact one of the leaders for access. These can also be download to your smart phone using the links within OSM.

Up to date information, changes to activities and other notices are available on our visit our facebook page.

Subs
Subs are £32 for the term. Please pay by Bank Transfer (Sort Code: 30-80-33, Account No: 22624268) or make cheques payable to '3rd Epsom Scout Group'.
If you pay tax we would also appreciate it if you complete the gift aid form a return it to a leader.

Essential Information
In order to keep our records up to date, as these can change over time, we ask that Parents maintain the details for their child on OSM. A paper copy is also available at Essential Information Form (please return this to the child's leader).

Church Parades
Church Parades are typically on the 1st Sunday of the month at 10am, excluding holidays and half terms. We meet outside St Martin's Church at 9.50am. The service, to which the whole family are invited, lasts about 40 minutes. Please come in full uniform. See OSM for details.

Photos
None at the moment - please see facebook.

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