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Beavers Cubs Scouts Explorers Network

Be prepared...... to have fun!

Welcome to the Beaver pages on the Derbyshire County Website.

I hope these pages will help to tell you more about Beaver Scouts in general as well as what they are doing in Derbyshire. If you need to contact me to find out more about anything to do with Beaver Scouting then please use the contact form on the website.

Amanda GriffithsACC Beavers

What are Beaver Scouts?

Beaver Scouts are the youngest members of the Scouting family. They are boys and girls aged 6-8 years. They usually meet each week in a Beaver Scout Colony.

During their time in the Colony , Beaver Scouts will play games, make things, listen to stories and learn about themselves, their community and the world around us.

Hopefully this will include parties, visits, meeting interesting people and even a Beaver Scout Sleepover, usually held in an approved Scout Group Headquarters.

Most of all Beaver Scouts (and their leaders and helpers) have FUN!

How do I join Beaver Scouts?

Beavers

If you are not already involved in Beavers and would like to take part in the fun of Scouting either as a Beaver Scout, or as an adult Leader or helper, please feel free to contact the Assistant County Commissioner for the Beavers section, who will be pleased to give you details of Colony near you.

If she doesn't know all the answers she will know someone who does!

The ACC (Beavers) can be contacted by using the contact form on the website





Beaver Scouting in Derbyshire

We have over 2000 Beaver Scouts in Derbyshire meeting each week, mostly during term time. Each Beaver Scout Colony is a member of a Scout Group. Each Scout Group is a member of a District and there are 15 districts in Derbyshire!.

Furry Fred

Most Districts have a person who is responsible for supporting the Beaver Scout Leadership teams in their District. These people are called an ADC (Assistant District Commissioner) or a DBSL (District Beaver Scout Leader).

All the ADCs (and DBSLs) meet together about 3 times a year to keep in touch with what is happening in the Beaver Scout world, both nationally and within Derbyshire.

Furry Fred

We are very proud to have our own County mascot "Furry Fred". Here is a picture of him:

He joined the County in 1995 and has featured at our County events for Beaver Scouts. Every few years he and his friends (the ADCs) get together to plan a County Fun Day especially for Beaver Scouts. They are called a "Beaver Scout Bonanza". Our next Beaver Scout Bonanza (No 6) will be held on 6th July 2014 and will feature the continents as "Furry Fred Goes Global".

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Upcoming Events

Fri, 24th May 2019 16:00:00
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Spring Bank Camp 2019
Drum Hill Scout Camp

The Countys Largest Annual Camp for Cubs/Brownies/Scouts/Guides and Explorers (Staff)

Loads of Activities and Games, Scouting Skills bases and a huge Party/Disco in the evenings.

For more information please visit www.springbank.org.uk

Camper & Staff Bookings https://bookings.springbank.org.uk

Sun, 2nd June 2019 16:00:00
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Auditions for Flying High 2020
Borrow Wood School, Spondon

All members of Scouts and Guides from age 8 at the show are welcome to audition for Flying High 2020, Derby East Gang Show to be held at Derby Theatre 12th to 15th February 2020.

Under 15 years at 4pm to 6pm. 15 years and over at 6.15 pm to 7pm.

Full details on www.flyinghigh.org.uk.

Sun, 9th June 2019 10:00:00
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Youth Council Meeting
Venue TBC
Wed, 19th June 2019 19:30:00
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County Executive Meeting - AGM
Location TBC
Sat, 29th June 2019 16:00:00
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Auditions for Flying High 2020
Borrow Wood School, Spondon

All members of Scouts and Guides from age 8 at the show are wecome to audition for Flying High 2020, Derby East Gang Show to be held at Derby Theatre 12th to 15th February 2020.

Under 15 years at 4pm to 6pm. 15 years and over at 6.15pm to 7pm.

Full details on www.flyinghigh.org.uk.

Mon, 1st July 2019 19:30:00
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Appointments Committee Meeting
Venue TBC
Tue, 2nd July 2019 19:30:00
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Finance Sub Group Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Wed, 3rd July 2019 19:30:00
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County Commissioner's meeting.
Alfreton Fire Station
Thu, 4th July 2019 19:30:00
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ADC Scout Meeting
Alfreton Fire Station
Tue, 9th July 2019 19:30:00
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County Executive Meeting
Bemrose Centre, Drum Hill