Beaver Notes – January 2013

Dear Parents
Welcome back after the Christmas break.

Sleepover
We will be having our first activity of 2013 on the 2nd/3rd of February. We will be having a sleepover from 8pm until 11am in the Scout Hall. This will cost €5. Beavers will need a sleeping bag, ground mat and pillow for this night. Keep an eye on http://www.caherdavinscouts.ie for updates.

Investiture
The Investiture Ceremony is when a Beaver makes their Beaver promise, is presented with their neckerchief and officially becomes part of the World Scout Movement. Families are invited to join us on Monday 25th February for this special occasion. More details will be given out closer to the event.
All Beavers must have the uniform for this. This can be purchased on http://www.thescoutshop.ie. We will be ordering the Group Neckerchiefs and presented them on the night.
The neckerchief and badge will be available to order from next week and will cost €6.50.

Air Activities Badge
During January we are covering the air activities badges. If you missed a night you can catch up on https://caherdavinscouts.ie/beavers/air/. We’ll be running the assessments as part of the sleepover but if you cannot attend, we will make alternative arrangements

Group Camp 2013
To celebrate our scout group’s 40th anniversary this year we will be holding a number of events. The highlight of the year will be a Group Camp at the Clare Scout County Campsite in Ruan, Co. Clare. This will be the first time that all five sections (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Ventures and Rovers) will have camped together. The dates for the Beaver camp are the 6th/7th July and we estimate the cost will be €25. More details to come

For updates visit http://www.caherdavinscouts.ie. If you have any concerns or question please don’t hesitate to contact the leaders on the numbers below or by email (beavers@caherdavinscouts.ie)

Yours in Scouting
The Beaver Leaders

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