South East Scotland Scouts logoBEAVERS

Fun for boys and girls ages 6 and 7

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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.

See News about Beavers in our Region.

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

Another successful sleepover for Pencaitland Beavers!

Despite the wet weather, the 6th Annual Pencaitland Beaver Sleepover went ahead on 9 August at the Carriage House in Pencaitland. Thirteen beavers, some of them spending their first night away from home, bunked down at the Carriage House after an evening comprising a...

Iain Gray, MSP for East Lothian visits East Lothian Beavers

Iain has risen to the challenge and has agreed to complete the Scouts Scotland Youth Advocacy Award which is an award from Scouts Scotland exclusively for MSPs who are committed to raising issues related to young people in the Scottish Parliament. He is working...

1st North Berwick Beavers and Cubs raise over £2,000 for Summer Camp

The 1st North Berwick Scout Group has been busy recently raising much needed funds towards its annual camp. The camp is taking place at PGL Dalguise in June. The 1st North Berwick Scout Group needed to raise money towards the cost of transport to and from the camp as...

Scout Campsite Directories

The Scottish Campsite Directory has been updated (April 2018) and is a useful resource. The UK directory, which lists some Scottish sites, is also available at UK Scout Campsite Directory .  

Scout Group helps school

Scout Group helps school

The Comely Bank Scout Group (122nd Craigalmond) volunteered twice in 2017 to help improve the school playground at Flora Stevenson Primary School, in collaboration with the school’s Parent Council. Over 50 of our Young People across all sections – Beavers,...

Lauderdale Scouts for Doddie Weir

Lauderdale Scouts for Doddie Weir

Doddie Weir isn’t just a hero to rugby fans all the way from Carter Bar up to John o’Groats. The rugby legend also holds a special place in the hearts of all associated with Lauderdale Scout Group as without the former Scotland international’s help, it...

Beavers at City Chambers

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 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...

Garden of Remembrance – Annual Opening

The Annual Opening Ceremony of the Edinburgh Garden of Remembrance will take place at the Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh on Monday 30 October 2017. In past years this has proved to be a special service. If attending individuals are asked to arrive...