District Founder’s Day Party- Beavers

14th March 2016 by Sarah Turner


On Saturday 27 February Willow and Elder Colony joined Beavers from Croydon District for the annual Founder’s Day party. Fun was had by all with an entertainer and circus skills session.

Willow Colony visit to Tesco Elmers End

4th February 2015 by Sarah Turner

On Tuesday 3 February the whole Colony went on the Farm to Fork visit to Tesco at Elmers End. We had fun looking at the produce from around the world, had a tour of the bakery and tasted different breads, visited the cheese counter for some cheese tasting and all popped in the freezer to see how cold it was!


Willow Colony Bronze Chief Scout Award.

14th December 2014 by Sarah Turner

Well done to Patrick, Noah, Ryan and Frank who all received their Bronze Chief Scout award at our coffee evening last week. Our Group Scout Leader, Kevin Moynihan, came to make the presentations. The boys worked very hard to achieve this award and we are very proud of them. Also a big well done to Marie for renewing her promise, great to have her back in the Group. The coffee evening was run by the Beavers and the £140 raised sent to CAFOD. Well done Beavers!



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Willow Colony join Bede Pack for International sleepover.

17th November 2014 by Sarah Turner

On Friday 14th November, 8 Beavers joined Bede Pack Cubs for a sleepover at Downe Scout Activity Centre. Great fun was had by all and we enjoyed the lovely mild November weather to make the best use of the beautiful woodland and site activities.

Beavers visit to South Norwood Islamic Centre

2nd November 2014 by Sarah Turner


Beavers watching prayer in the room below.


Enjoying the feast!


Enjoying the feast!


Watching prayer

IMG_3061-w800-h600On Saturday 1 November Beavers from Willow and Elder were warmly welcomed to the South Norwood Islamic Centre. The Beavers were given the opportunity to observe prayer, listened to a talk, had a tour of the centre and were then treated to a great spread of food! The Beavers were extremley well behaved and a credit to the Group. Well done boys and thank you to all those parents who came to help.

Willow Colony Diwali 2014

31st October 2014 by Sarah Turner

Willow Colony worked towards the Global Challenge Badge this term by celebrating the festival of Diwali. Clay pots were made and painted,traditional food was tasted, traditions were discussed and even a bit of dancing! The evening finished with a quiet reflection.

Aliens and Astronauts Sleepover

22nd September 2014 by Sarah Turner

On Friday 5th September Willow Colony went on a space adventure at Frylands Wood. Fun was had by all at campfire, taking part in a torch walk, assault course, squirt the alien, rocket fun, decorating biscuits and learning about the planets and stars. A big thank you to all the leaders and helpers, a great sleepover with our wonderful Beavers!

Hall ready and waiting for Beavers to arrive.

Hall ready and waiting for Beavers to arrive.


St. George’s Day and Renewal of Promises 2014

27th April 2014 by George


Mother’s Day Tea

by George

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Wizard’s Sleepover – November 2013

by George

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Beaver Sleepover at Bede Pack Camp

by George


Race Night

by George

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St. George’s Day 2013

28th April 2013 by George

An evening of English traditions such as

  • Morris Dancing
  • Cheese rolling
  • Gurning

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Visit from London Ambulance

22nd January 2013 by George

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Oktoberfest at Bear’s Wood

19th November 2012 by Webmaster

Our Group Autumn social was held at Bears Wood Campsite in October. A wide range of activities were on offer for children and parents alike. A special appearance by an Olympic torch bearer called Fitz made the day extra special.

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Children in Need Fundraising – November 2012

13th November 2012 by George

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