Beaver 2 year program

 Beaver Scouts – based on pre 2015 badge requirements

Autumn Term – Year 1

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Creative

Beliefs and Attitudes

Welcome Back night !

Friendship grid

Make friendship sticks.

Creative Challenge

Promise Challenge

Fitness

Healthy Foods – Make a healthy foods poster, Healthy food games. Pack a tea for Osprey….

Health and Fitness

Fitness Challenge- Health

Fitness

Community

Wheels night with Community Police at the Leisure Centre. Bring a Bike, Scooter

Friendship Challenge – meeting other people

Beliefs and Attitudes

Investiture – log books.

Promise Challenge

Creative

Fitness

Making healthy food – cooking night – pitta pizza, fruit salad

(plan a healthy meal)

Creative Challenge

Fitness Challenge

Fitness

Keeping fit and healthy night. Value of keeping fit, talk about sports they do, Heart beat monitoring. Personal Hygiene.

Fitness Challenge

Fitness

Swim at Poynton Leisure Centre

Swim – Stage 1

Fitness Challenge

Half Term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Outdoor and Adventure

Creative

Bonfire Night with Cubs and Scouts including talk from Poynton Fire Station on fire safety.

Friendship Challenge (c)

Creative

Let make a noise – investigating sound. Making a shaker.

Creative Challenge (part a and c)

Creative

Hobbies Night – bring something related to a hobby that they have had for at least 3 months. Kit, pictures, books, photos.

Hobbies Badge

Outdoor and Adventure

Outdoor Treasure Trail using letters on CD’s with torches.

Adventure badge and Outdoor Challenge

Community

Saturday – Tree planting in Macclesfield Forest

Environmental Partnership with Cubs/Scouts

Global Challenge (Environment part c)

Creative

Community

Christmas craft – with a collection of tins for Wellspring Homeless Charity.

Friendship Challenge (part a)

Christmas party at Scale Models, Marple.

Spring Term – Year 1

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Creative

Friendship

Games Night – Beavers Wild, Memory, Wink Murder, Singing

Creative Challenge Badge – New song.

Creative

Hot Wheels – Design a car and a track for it to go on.

Creative Badge

Creative

Hot Wheels – Build car from junk modeling.

Creative Badge

Cheshire Challenge

Outdoor and Adventure

Night Hike with glow sticks. Talk about what we expect to see either before setting off or at end of previous week.

Explore

Promise

Baden Powell and World Scouting Night.

Flags and Countries, Greeting from another country. Investiture Night.

Friendship Challenge

Global Challenge

Promise Challenge

Cheshire Challenge

Half Term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Creative

Pancake Evening – Make pancakes.

Pancake race with cardboard pancakses.

Story relating to the Beaver Scout Promise(2 and 3).

Creative Challenge

Promise

Faith Badge – Visit from Youth Worker at St Georges. Christian Faith and her role. Write a one line prayer to go in the colony prayer book (1).

Faith badge

Promise Challenge

Promise

Faith Badge – Visit to St Georges (5). 6 – 7.

Faith Badge

Friendship Challenge

Promise.

Faith Badge – Visit to Cheadle Muslim Association – 6 – 7.15. Zarif – 07775 840843. CMA 0161 437 1093. Modest dress and removal of shoes.

Faith Badge/ Promise Challenge

Global Challenge

Easter Craft.

Fitness Challenge. Games Night. Thank you’s for visits.

Creative Challenge

Fitness Challenge

Summer Term – Year 1

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Fitness

Games night and singing. Complete faith badge prayers.

Fitness Challenge

Promise Challenge

Creative challenge.

Global

Beliefs

Fairtrade Night- Learn more about fair-trade and make a fair-trade smoothie

Fair and Unfair Game – building a tower with different number of straws for each lodge.

See Traidcraft website for resources

Global Challenge

Promise Challenge

Fitness Outdoor

Climbing Night on our wall – Book Scout Leaders

Desert Island Night – 5.45 – 7.15

Bamboo canes, plans and paper. Old sheets.

Build a shelter and make an origami paper cup to have your drink from.

Outdoor Challenge

Adventure

Outdoor

Creative

Outdoor Cooking Night – Cardboard Box Ovens

Disposable barbecues, boxes, foil, foil trays and scone ingredients.

Creative Challenge

Cheshire Challenge

Open Evening and Group AGM. Each section to bring an activity.

Half Term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Outdoor

Country Code Activity Sheet and packing a rucsac.

Global Challenge

Global

Outdoor

Pond Dipping with Ranger Service at Bollington.

Cheshire Challenge

Global Challenge

Outdoor Challenge

Outdoor

Tracking night. Following a laid trail using sawdust, sticks, wool Talk about different symbols and the setting up and following a trail.

Outdoor Challenge

Adventure Badge

Fitness

Outdoor

Walk. Meet at Nelson Pit 5.30pm Return 7.30.

Hike badge

Fitness Challenge

Outdoor

Fitness

Campfire and games on the field.

Outdoor Challenge

Autumn Term – Year 2

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Beliefs and Attitudes

Welcome back night.

Promise hands and promises card game.

Beaver pegs

Friendship Challenge

Promise Challenge

Outdoor and Adventure

Creative

Build model boats.

Adventure Badge

Outdoor and Adventure

Wide games night at Lyme Park. Sail model boats

Adventure Badge

Outdoor Challenge

Creative

Fitness

Design a sandwich

Mini fruit kebabs

Grow cress

Team Game 4 way football

Healthy Eating Badge

Creative

Fitness

Fruit salad

Fruit bowl game

Posters of Unhealthy and healthy food

Healthy eating badge

Fitness Challenge

Global

Invest new beavers and present Beaver Bronze

Make Bird feeders

Global Challenge

Global

Learn a bit about weather.

Global Challenge Environment

Half Term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Community

Visit to Poynton Fire Station

6.00pm – 7.15 pm

Cheshire Challenge

Friendship Challenge

Safety Badge

Creative

Outdoor and Adventure

Joint Bonfire with Cubs and Scouts 6.30 – 8.00. Build a guy.

Bonfire and Bring a Firework.

Friendship Challenge

Creative Challenge

Community

Beliefs and Attitudes

Remembrance Day Parade 9.20 am Civic Hall

Promise Challenge

Community

Visit from Community Police to talk about Stranger Danger and Green Cross Code

Friendship Challenge

Safety Badge

Community

Fitness

Water safety and water themed games.

Safety Badge

Creative

Community

Beliefs and Attitudes

Christmas Craft

History of Christmas

Cards for an Elderly Person.

Creative Challenge

Community

Christmas Fest Stall in Poynton – Cakes ?

Fitness

Creative

Christmas Party – Pirates – make a pirate hat, games – deck hockey, port starboard, walk the plank.

Creative Challenge

Zones – Fitness, Community, Beliefs and Attitudes, Creative, Global, Outdoor and Adventure

Spring Term – Year 2

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Reqs to check 2 weeks before

Beliefs and Attitudes

Welcome back. Devise some rules for the colony. Snowball Fight. Make a Snow Flake and write a prayer or reflection

Promise Challenge

Creative

Imagination Badge – design a super hero

Imagination Badge – Junk Model Evening –

Creative

Letter re vehicle for super model

Complete Models and do a show and tell

Creative

Aprons, paint,

Outdoor and Adventure

Prep for Night Hike

Explore Badge

What will I see / Explore Badge

Fitness

Outdoor and Adventure

Night hike

Explore Badge

Permission Forms

Letter to parents

Hot choc Glow Sticks

Half Term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Reqs to check 2 weeks before

Friendship

Emergency Aid – Stage 1

Emergency Aid

St Johns Ambulance

Friendship

Emergency Aid – Stage 1

Emergency Aid

Decorating a plant pot and planting a bulb for Spring Craft

How to make a hot drink.

Creative / Global

Aprons, paint,

Complete plant pots- plant a daffodil bulb.

Creative

Soil, bulbs

Friendship

Visit out ? Bowling

Spare Idea

Outdoor and Adventure

Getting Knotty – bring a shoe with laces

Outdoor Challenge

Zones – Fitness, Community, Beliefs and Attitudes, Creative, Global, Outdoor and Adventure

Summer Term – Year 2

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Fitness
Promise

Welcome back. Games Night. Sing.

Imagination Badge
Fitness Challenge

Promise Challenge

Friendship
Global

Food from around the world. Food testing – check for allergies first. Where does food come from Quiz ? Recognise the unusual fruit or veg quiz pictures.

Friendship Challenge
Global Challenge

Saturday

St Georges Day Parade

Creative

Experiment Night – Magnets ! – make a magnet game – fishing, maze. Play positive and negative tig…

Experiment.

Outdoor and Adventure

Fitness

Creative

Climbing Night – start at 5.30 and run through to 7.30. Youngest first. 4 per group.

Design and decorate a t-shirt for summer hols !

Adventure

Creative Challenge

Global

Promise

I promise and writing prayers. Promises and greeting from around the world

Global Challenge

Promise Challenge

Group AGM and Open Evening

Outdoor

Fitness

West Park Gate 5.45. Wide games, sardines, rope bridge, hide and seek, saw dust treasure trail, blindfolded rope following. Indoor games if wet.

Adventure, Outdoor Challenge, Fitness Challenge

Half term

Zone

Activity

Link to Badges

Outdoor

Creative

Paper Aeroplanes

Talk about going in a plane. What was it like or if not what they would like to fly in and why.

Creative Challenge

Air Activities Badge

Outdoor

Creative

Rockets . make and fly water bottle rockets on the field

Air Activities Badge

Creative Challenge

Outdoor

Community

Visit to Manchester Airport Aviation Viewing Park

Air Activities Badge

Outdoor

Scouting Skills – Put up tents on the field. Singing songs.

Packing a rucksack.

Tying two knots.

Outdoor Challenge

Outdoor

Walk to Lyme Park 5.30 – 7.30.

Alphabet Hike

Outdoor Challenge

Hikes 1

End of term games night. – Water games on field if fine. Wet welly, relay, Duck, duck splash,