Photographer Activity Badge

To assist the Beavers to prepare themselves for the Photographer Activity Badge, they were shown a fantastic video produced by Danny Bishop, a Montreal Dad and a film cameraman, from his film set in Prague.  The Beavers also had another…

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Builder Activity Badge

Explore your imagination by designing a concept model and bring it to life.

The Beavers had been busy since the start of 2021 saving cardboard boxes, plastic bottles, egg boxes and other similar materials, having been set the challenge of constructing the tallest and most ornate Recyclable Skyscrapers during Zoom meetings on 27th and…

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International Activity badge

At Scouts, we are proud of our international identity, so let's celebrate and learn more about our world.

The Beavers had hoped that they would be returning to face to face meetings on the Shack field at the start of January 2021.  Unfortunately, the National lockdown restrictions meant that online meetings had to be reintroduced. Undeterred, and full…

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Remembrance Poppies

Due to Government restrictions, members of the Thames Ditton Scout Groups and Girl Guide Groups were unable to participate in their annual Remembrance Day parade and service on Giggs Hill Green this year.  To make up for their absence, Beavers,…

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Odd Socks Challenge

About ten years ago a young Beaver turned up for inspection at the start of the Toronto Colony meeting wearing different coloured socks. His leader laughed and pointed out his error, but the young Beaver replied, “It’s not a mistake,…

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St George’s Day Hike to the Moon

All across the United Kingdom, members of the Scout Association have been taking part in a special challenge, in support of the Big Night In Appeal.  All Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers were asked to hike for a minimum of…

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Scouts Clap for careers

In addition to being the patron saint of England, St George is the patron saint of Scouts. It was therefore fitting that at 8pm on St George’s Day our Scouts put on their uniforms (in some cases over their pyjamas!)…

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Esher District Beavers Zoom Event – Hope Drawings

20 Dittons Beavers joined another 100 of their peers from other Colonies across Esher District on Saturday 18th April, to participate in the inaugural Zoom online event for Beavers. The event was organised by Andrew Burns (Assistant District Commissioner), with…

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April Camp at Home 2020 badge

Over the Easter weekend Dittons Beavers and Cubs were set a challenge to construct a den to earn the: April Camp at Home 2020 badge. There were no restrictions as to the location of the Den or the materials that…

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