Beavers make Poppies

Ballymoney beavers…….beavers paying their respect to fallen soldiers by making poppies and saying a prayer.

Remembrance Day Parade

All sections of the group joined the local Remembrance Day Parade on Sunday, and attended the subsequent service at First Ballymoney Presbyterian Church. This parade has grown in recent years and it was good to see all the other youth organisations out on the day. Scouting was represented by both Ballymoney Scout group and 4th…

Arrangements for Remembrance Day Parade

The Remembrance Day Parade will take place on Sunday 09/11/2014. Following are the arrangements for the all sections: 13:45    Meeting at  Townhead Street Car Park  Dress – Full Uniform (Please bring a coat for wet weather) 13:45    Roll Call, head count and collect permission forms The parade will go straight down the Main Street, turn…

New Term for Beavers and Cubs

The first meeting of the new term for both Beavers and Cubs will be a registration evening. At these meetings the children and their parents will have the opportunity to meet some of the leaders, find out about our plans for the coming term, and ask any questions they may have. Beavers should come to…

Ballymoney Scout Group at Ballymoney’s Remembrance Sunday Parade

Ballymoney Scout Group had an impressive turnout this year and took part in Sunday’s Remembrance Day activities.  This parade has grown in recent years and it was good to see all the other youth organisations out on the day. Scouting was represented by both Ballymoney Scout group and 4th Antrim Scouts from Scouting Ireland in…

Beavers & Cubs Return

Cubs and Beavers will continue their badge journey starting in September 2013. Beavers have a registration night on the 3rd of September at 6.30pm. It will be a chance to meet the new leaders and discuss your beavers programme for the upcoming year. Cubs return on the 11th of September at 6.45pm. Please note new…

Opportunity for Volunteers

Ballymoney Scout Group has grown very successfully over the past few years to nearly 90 young people  being members across our 4 sections.  (Beavers aged 6-8, Cubs aged 8-10, Scouts aged 10-14 and Explorers aged 14-18). As with all growth comes change.  We now have vacancies for Volunteers at all sections within the group. Not…

Beavers Wild West Summer Camp

The Wild West Theme started on Tuesday with both Beaver Colonies visiting Shean’s Horse Farm where they enjoyed a beautiful horse trek in the sun.  Our Wild West Summer Camp began on Friday evening again back a Shean’s Horse Farm. The Beavers played games, had a beef burger supper, unpacked, wore their camp blankets whilst…

Beavers Go Bowling

Both groups from the Ballymoney Beavers have enjoyed a great night bowling at the Jet Centre. This was the last night before Easter and the two groups were mixed together so that they can get to know each other better before our camp in June.

Pancake-crazy Beavers!

Tonight the Beavers went Pancake crazy. They played pancake games and made their very own Beaver pancakes. Also many of the Beavers received at least two badges including their experiment and creative activity badges as well as their friendship challenge badge. 

This week in Beavers

Emergency Aid Tonight we continued to work on our Emergency aid badge. Unfortunately the Ambulance Service wasn’t able to attend but the Beavers all had a fun time learning some basic first aid and got lots of practice putting on bandages and dressings.

Remembrance Day

All sections of the group joined the local Remembrance Day Parade last Sunday, and attended the subsequent service at 1st Ballymoney Presbyterian Church.             Earlier that day a small delegation from the group were present at the wreath laying ceremony, with the Beavers taking the honour of laying the wreath…

Beavers Update

It has been a busy week for the Beavers. On Tuesday night we had our Investiture Ceremonies with the new Beavers receiving their badges and certificates. We also had a visit from Lynn who talked about the importance of The Poppy Appeal with members of the colony helping to make some poppies. Thanks to the…

This week at Beavers…

This week the Beavers started work on their Creative Badge whilst focusing on our Beaver Promise. A number of the Beavers that attended last year received a variety of badges, these included the outdoor challenge badge, adventure badge, nights away badge, Beaver sleepover badge and joining in awards. Two of the Beavers that are moving…

Beavers and Cubs

This week saw the start of weekly meetings for Beavers and for Cubs after their summer break. We were delighted to have a good number of youngsters coming along, some returning after the holidays and some coming for the first time. This has been such a success that we have deemed it necessary to close…

Ballymoney Scout Group Join Coleraine District at the Jubilee Camp

Bad weather and flooding didn’t stop Ballymoney Scout Group from having an amazing time at the Coleraine District Jubilee Camp on the 22nd – 24th June. A last minute change of venue to Castlerock, where Hezlett Primary School and The Peter Thompson Hall came to the rescue, allowed almost 300 young people and adults to…

Beavers Badge Work

The Beavers are working on their Animal Friend badge from now until Easter.              Staff from ‘Pets at Home’ joined us last Tuesday bringing  guinea pigs, hamster rabbits and a dog. On the 6th March we are going to the’ Pets at Home’ store, and on 13th March Karen Mitchell…

Beavers Meet Santa

On Saturday 10th December, Ballymoney Beavers travelled to Castlerock for a Christmas fun day, meeting up with over 80 Beavers from all over the Coleraine District including Coleraine, Portstewart, Scouting Ireland from Coleraine, and Castlerock.                 The day started with drawing a picture for Santa, with Jonathan’s picture being…

Beavers Keep Fit night

On Tuesday night past (13th November, 2011) we had Carol McClure, a Fitness Instructor from the JDLC, doing a keep fit class with the Beavers who are currently working on their Health and Fitness badge. The Beavers all took part in the class and thoroughly enjoyed it. Some of the leaders also joined in but…