Ribble Beavers News - Sept 2013

Posted by Andrew Hobson Tuesday, 10 September 2013
Message from the Group Scout Leader...
At the end of the Summer Term the leader of our Ribble Colony expressed that she would like to stand down due to work and family commitments and her own son having moved on to Cubs.  I would like to thank Jo for her hard work and enthusiasm during her time as leader.
I am pleased to say that Steve Bennett has agreed to take over.  Steve was previously an assistant leader with the colony so knows the young people and the routines.  I have met with him over the summer break and he is definitely keen to get started.  I’m sure you’re in safe hands.  Please do everything you can to support Steve in offering a fun, challenging and adventurous programme for your children.

Welcome back
I hope everyone has had a good Summer.  The leaders did, despite ending their holiday early to start planning fun and exciting activities for this term. 

Animal Friend
This term the Beavers will be working on their animal friend badge.  As part of this they have to help take care of an animal for one month and tell others in their colony about it.  To help us, we’ll be visiting the Pets @ Home store on Preston docks on Thursday 3rd October.  Please arrange to drop your child off there at 6PM and collect them again at 7PM.  They should wear full uniform. 
Over the following four weeks Beavers from one lodge per week will be invited to bring their pet to Beavers and tell us a little about them.  This will work best done at the start or end of the night with a parent there to supervise.  If you do not have a pet, please talk to a leader about how your child can achieve this badge.

It looks like being a great term