Winter 2017 Term – Program of events
This term the Beavers will be working towards their My World Challenge Badge and their Global Issues, Hobbies and Creative Activity Badges.
Week 14 – 12th/13th December
Our last meeting of the year, making Christmas cards and/or decorations, Badge awards, Carol singing to our parents and carers last thing with some warm mince pies to enjoy as part of our English tradition.
Week 13 – 05th/06th December
A quick reflection of last weeks fun events at Quasar, and practice some Christmas carols singing our hearts out in readiness for next week’s performance. We will also be learning a Beaver Scout promise in another language, or maybe a festive season celebration from another Country.
Week 12 – 28th/28th November
Quaser Fun Night – As a special treat, this week we will be meeting both Colony’s at Quaser in Hemel Hempstead.
Details to Follow.
Week 11 – 21st/22nd November
Emergency Aid Activity (Stage 1 & 2) – Explain to your leaders or another adult about;
- The importance of getting help,
- What to say if you call 999 / 101,
- Helping someone who is unconscious,
- Helping someone who is bleeding,
- Reassuring someone at the scene of an emergency,
Week 10 – 14th/15th November
Imagination – Log chew to show and share, what hobbies we took part in and stuck with, bring in your homework activity sheets, the skills we have learnt and what we enjoyed about doing them.
Working in lodges, draw a picture of how we think the world, might look like in 100 years from now.
Sunday 12th November – Remembrance Day Parade
This Sunday, our Beavers will be joining the Cubs, Scouts and Explores for the Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony, along with others.
Please can you meet up at the Caledon Club at 9.45am in FULL SMART UNIFORM. Can you please make sure that your scarves are rolled, shirts are tucked in and please wear smart shoes. Obviously dress for the weather and wear layers under your uniform if it is cold. I would like the whole Group to hang around after the parade for about 10 minutes as this will be an ideal opportunity to have a Group photo.
Week 09 – 07th/08th November
Night Hike! Christmas Shoe Box Pilgrimage. (Bring a torch) Please arrive at the hut no later then 17:50, we will be hiking to St Peters Church immediately after registration at 18:00. Please also remember to bring along your contribution for the worthwhile cause to help children less fortunate celebrate Christmas somewhere in the world.
Parents/Carers to collect their children from St Peters Church at 19:00
Saturday 04th November – Odysey Cinema
Movie Magic day! For those Beavers who have a place reserved, we will me meeting at Iceland in St Albans at 10am and then head down to the Odysey Cinema which has been allocated especially for St Albans Beaver Scouts.
The Venue will be showing “A Bugs Life”
Week 08 – 31st/01st November
As part of the English tradition, we will be celebrating ‘Halloween and Bonfire night.
Beavers can ware scary or ‘Guy’ outfits (NON FLAMMABLE) if they wish and / or come with face paint, (please still wear your scarf), and we will be having some sparklers and maybe a small bonfire if weather permits later in the evening.
As part of this badge level we will learn about Guy Fawkes. We will be discussing our annual Christmas Shoe Box collection in a readiness for next week. We will ask every Beaver to bring their contributions next week to put into the Christmas Boxes which will be distributed overseas as part of a worldwide project.
HALF TERM – 24th/25th October NO BEAVERS THIS WEEK
Week 07 – 17th/18th October
Fire Station – MEETING AT THE FIRE STATION, LONDON ROAD – 6:20pm
COLLECTION AT 7:30pm
This week the Beavers will be meeting men and women who serve our community, the Beavers will have sole full access to the Station and will be tough about the Fire Engines and Equipment as well as possibly have a go too.
Week 06 – 10th/11th October
Endangered Animals – From the homework done from last week our Beavers will be making their own zoo of Endangered Animals and understating what and who is causing them to be Endangered, as well as what we can all do to help….
Week 05 – 03rd/04th October
Room Service Please – While we still have a bit of light before the Autumn draws in the Beavers this week will be out in the compound making a Bug Hotel and going on a mini beast hunt for residents.
Whilst out some the fallen Autumn leaves will be collected to make leaf prints, (working towards the Creative Activity Badge)
Week 04 – 26th/27th September
Fair Trade is the name of the Game – this week the Beaver will be exploring what it means to buy Fair Trade, with some special fair trade products to taste and try, yum yum…..
above. the beavers tucking into their Fair Trade Chocolate and Bananas
Our newest Beavers will getting Invested this week
Week 03 – 19th/20th September
Don’t forget to put the bins out – for part of Global Issues Activity Badge, the beaver this week will be learning about recycling waste and the cycle of water, their will be fun games and activities to help them learn what we can do to reduce our house hold waste and recycle more.
They will also be making a water filtration devise to understand how dirty water can be cleaned and reused.
Plus some of our older Beavers will be swimming up to Cubs,
Week 02 – 12th/13th September
Whats your Hobby? – this week the Beavers will be having a “log chew” about what hobbies they all do and what hobbies they want to do to earn their activity badge.
Week 01 – 5th/06th September
Welcome Back Beavers – This week we will be covering the Beaver rules, behaviour and expectations. This will involve relearning our Beaver Scout Promise and Moto.