Beavers is the start of the Scouting adventure. Taking children from age 6 to 8, Beaver meetings are a frenetic mix of fun activities ensuring there is something for everyone. Outdoor activities feature heavily; from den building and nature hikes to climbing and sailing. Indoors there are games, crafts, acting, science nights all aimed around giving children an appreciation of their local community, the world around them and their own potential. Plus there are the ever popular sleepovers which give many children their first taste of independence away from their family.