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In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

Belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. They can move to the next Section, Cub Scouts, between eight and eight years six months.

Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. They usually meet together once a week in a Beaver Scout Colony.

Some Beaver Scout Colonies also organise Sleepovers. These are often the first time a young person spends a night away from home. They take place in suitable buildings, often Scout centres.

Suitable for ages 6 - 8 years


The fees this year has been fixed at £85 per child and no joining fee. Siblings can receive a discount, their fee will be £80. Should you have special circumstances and wish to ask for a reduction or exemption, then please contact the Group Scout Leader directly.

Note that we operate a no refund policy on annual fees, camp fees and excursion fees.

Scouting runs during school term time only.

Scouting is run by adult volunteers.

To find out more information and/or register your child with the Group, please contact
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Days and Times
Friday 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Southside Community Centre
117 Nicolson Street, Newington

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Contact Details
Contact Person: Zahid Ali
Contact Telephone: 0783 455 6674
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 01 November 2019