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Beavers  are our youngest section.

Our Beaver Section caters for children between the ages of 6-8 years.


The Beaver Section represents the first steps on the journey into Scouting – It’s where we start the adventure and the emphasis is maximum fun.

We currently meet for an hour on Thursday evenings in the Den from 18.30-19.30

Our weekly meetings are full of activities and our experienced Leaders ensure that all Beavers have great fun each week.

What’s the best thing about Beaver Scouts? Activities, trips and making friends are all part of what makes it so much fun for girls and boys.

As well as earning activity badges, many Beavers Scouts get to go on camps and sleepovers, often for the first time.

Beavers like:

  • Being creative – making things and singing
  • Playing games
  • Going on visits and investigating nature
  • Learning about themselves
  • Getting to know other people
  • Discovering the worlds of science, nature and technology
  • Exploring the natural and manmade world
  • Caring – responding to the needs of others, the local and international community


We also have lots of arts and crafts, team games and some fun cooking challenges.

We spend time each week learning about nature and the outdoors and singing songs in preparation for campfires on weekend activities.

The Beaver programme is aimed at introducing younger children to independence and team work.

Most importantly Beavers is about having fun and making new friends.

We try to get outdoors once a month – sometimes for a hike or a cookout, or sometimes to visit exciting locations like the fire station or a local farm.

Last Christmas we even went to Larch Hill scout centre in Dublin to visit the scouting Santa Claus !

We regularly participate in county events and we go camping with the scouts and cubs each year in early summer.



We also take on tasks so that we find out about responsibility and team work.

We learn lots of new skills by doing them but the most important thing is that we do it with other people, especially our friends.