What is Beaver Scouting?

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 Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. They can move to the next Section, Cub Scouts, between eight and eight years six months.


Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits, exploring and helping others. They usually meet together once a week in a Beaver Scout Colony.


They also make the Beaver Scout Promise.


  • You will also make a Cub Scout promise.

  • Claygate has 3 Beaver Scout colonies : Maple, Sycamore and Oak

  • Claygate Beavers are extremely active for boys & girls aged between 6-8.






The colonies meet at the following times:


Maple : Monday - 17:40 - 18:55
Oak : Wednesday - 17:45 - 19:00
Sycamore : Thursday - 17:45 - 19:00

Click here to see the term dates.



How do I join Beaver Scouts?

If you want to take part in the fun of Beaver Scouting, either as a Beaver Scout, or as an Adult Leader or helper, please contact the Group Scout Leader or click here to join our Waiting List.







The Beaver Scout Promise

I promise to do my best
To be kind and helpful
And to love God.

The Beaver Scout Motto is:

Be Prepared