Celebrating 35 years of Beavers

Happy birthday to our youngest youth section

Like many others before it, Tuesday evening saw our youngest youth section coming together for their weekly face-to-face session. This week was a little different and very special meeting, though. Whilst Scouting is approaching 115 years old, and Penistone Scouts…

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Night at the Museum – a Beaver adventure (Part 1)

Beavers from Silkstone and Penistone converged on Western Park Museum in Sheffield for a Night at the Museum! We kicked off the evening dividing into three mixed teams. The teams were challenged to find the missing pieces to their team’s…

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Beaver’s “Back to basics” camp in pictures

It’s taken much longer than anticipated to get this post together. Sorry for that folks! Enough with the apologies – here are the photos from our recent Beaver camp, where the beavers got, “Back to basics”.

Beaver Pirate Camp – The last 24 hours

On Sunday morning, we met Paul by the dock who took us all on a walking tour of the bay, exploring cobbled streets, hidden passages and long thin alleyways, telling stories of smugglers, the olden days of the town and…

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Beaver Pirate Camp – The first 24 hours

After a long journey, we arrived at the Old school house and watched a film before getting into bed. A bright and sunny morning saw the beavers take a hike along the cliff tops before visiting the Robin Hoods Bay…

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Elf Academy – Christmas Dinner

Whilst the Beavers were at the cinema, the naughty elves that were left behind prepared the Scout Hut in readiness for Christmas Dinner. Fabulous food, additional party wear and a loud dinner before some quiet(er) time before bedtime. As I…

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Elf Academy – Saturday daytime

What a packed day we’ve had so far! After Santa told us he wasn’t going to be able to come to speak to us in person, we split into smaller groups and enjoyed a variety of activities Santa’s Elf helpers…

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