Author: Katie Laing

New Term!

The Summer is over, which means one thing…. Beavers!! This week at Beavers we welcomed 8 new Beavers to our Colonies! We played games to welcome and get to know the new Beavers. This...

What is coming for 1st Harwell Beavers?

We have recently said goodbye to two beavers as they have turned eight and will be joining the 1st Harwell ‘Driftway’ Cubs in September. Meanwhile with ‘Ridgeway’ and ‘Driftway’ Beavers we have a summer trip to...

Beavers at Group Camp

Recently 1st Harwell Scout Group went to Harry’s Island Campsite in the New Forest, for the weekend. Early Saturday morning, 26 Beavers gathered at Harwell Recreation Ground to travel down to the New Forest,...

KITES!

On the 2nd June Beavers made kit kites from Kites4schools, the beavers needed a bit of help but they were fairly simple and fun to make. On the 9th June ‘Ridgeway’ and ‘Driftway’ colonies travelled...

Outdoor Challenge Badge

As part of the Outdoor challenge the Beavers visited the Rectory garden in Harwell for a mini beast hunt. They found many different bugs and identified them using an identification chart. Woodlice, spiders, slugs, worms and...

St George’s Day

On 26th April 1st Harwell and 2nd Chilton Scout Groups joined together to celebrate St George’s Day. The event started with a short reflection time, songs and a gravy competition! Activities followed including African Drumming, tug...

CYCLIST BADGE!!

CYCLIST NIGHT and SHORT BIKE RIDE!! On this evening Beavers learnt all about our bicycles and how to ride safely in preparation for our short ride on the weekend! We talked about everything you...

The Past Few Weeks!

The past few weeks have been quite busy! Here is a quick update of our latest activities and outings: ELECTRICITY!! Beavers learnt how basic electrical circuits work and then in groups had a go...

Spring Camp!

Spring Camp! This year we held a big Beaver camp at Youlbury Scout Centre, including both of 1st Harwell’s Beaver Colony’s. To start of our weekend Beavers were dropped off at  Youlbury by their...

Imagination Evening!

This week at Beavers we completed the Imagination Activity Badge. This involved the Beavers: – drawing what they think life will be like in the future, -making a story with puppets, -creating a large,...