South East Scotland Scouts logoBEAVERS

Fun for boys and girls ages 6 and 7

Beavers logo Beavers are boys and girls aged 6 and 7 who meet together to have fun, make friends and learn things. To find out more about Beavers see: Beavers Scouts (Scotland). For information about the programme for Beavers, see the Scouts UK page: Beavers.

Joining Beavers

To find a Beaver colony near you, use our “Join Scouting!” link.

Parents and Carers

We encourage all parents and carers to take an active interest in what is going on with all sections, including Explorers. If you would like to help see our information for adult volunteers.

FAQ for sections

Where do I buy the uniform/necker?

You should check with your section leader what you need and where to get it.  Some sections arrange to sell uniform items directly to their members. Otherwise, if you are buying the uniform yourself, you can buy on-line from the Glasgow Scout...

What does Scouting cost?

Prices vary from location to location. The usual practice is to collect this through a termly subscription with additional costs for activities, events, trips and camps. Speak with the local section leader to find out specific costs.

Is there a waiting list at my local Group?

Waiting lists vary from location to location. Please go to: http://scouts.org.uk/get-involved/. Enter your postcode first, click "go", click "Yes, contact me", fill in your details and finally click "send". This information will be sent to a Scout contact in our...

News about Beavers

Midlothian Beavers mighty hike

Midlothian District Beavers recently held a district hike to allow the Beavers to gain an additional hike and an opportunity to explore a country park, adventure playground and an ancient castle! Beavers from three Colonies hiked almost five miles on a...

Newtongrange Beavers Go Camping

Almost 40 Beavers from Newtongrange have just returned from a very muddy weekend camp Netherurd Campsite. Despite the rain and mud, the Beavers took part in a packed programme culminating in 30 Beavers camping overnight on Saturday. All the Beavers took part in either...

Busy in Kelso

Elizabeth McIntosh, Group Scout Leader in Kelso, updates us on what's been going on in the group over the past few weeks. The group enjoyed a visit from two Candian Scouters who were visiting the Borders on holiday.  They came along to a joint meeting of the Cubs and...

YouShape 2017

Following on from the success of YouShape 2016 where nearly 20,000 young people and volunteers got involved, 2017 will see the whole month of February dedicated to YouShape. To help prepare for YouShape Month there are some fantastic resources and events that are...

Growing Seeds from Space in Kelso

On Tuesday 19th April 2016 Beavers and Cubs at Kelso Scout Group became space biologists and embarked on a voyage of discovery by sowing seeds that have been into space. In September, 2kg of rocket seeds were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) on Soyuz 44S...