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.

Beavers have fun

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 from the Midlothian District Scout Shop . Alternatively,...

Is there a waiting list at my local Group?

Waiting lists vary from location to location. Please go to: Scouts UK website "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 Region...

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.

News about Beavers

Beavers at City Chambers

Not many people get to spend the night in the place where most of the important decisions affecting Edinburgh are made but one lucky Beaver Colony in South East Region was able to do just that when a group of Beavers from the 102nd Craigalmond Colony held...

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...