15th Glasgow (Eaglesham) Scout Group

News & Updates

Scouts - Read tonight
20th January 2015

Cubs & Scouts - Canceled tonight
9th December 2014

information needed for each member
5th December 2014

Group Coffee Afternoon
30th November 2014

Scouts Read Tuesday meeting Please
21st November 2014

Upcoming events

Cubs - Our World Challenge Badge
20th November 2018

Scouts - Circus Skills badge
20th November 2018

Beavers - Young Leader Night - Experiment Badge
23rd November 2018 18:30 - 19:30

Explores- Set up for xmas fair
23rd November 2018 19:45 - 21:30

Group Coffee Afternoon
25th November 2018

Group Coffee Afternoon
25th November 2018

Cubs - International Badge
27th November 2018

Scouts - Circus Skills badge Test
27th November 2018


Investiture & the Beaver Scout Promise

Once a new Beaver has settled into our Colony we hold a small Investiture ceremony which parents/guardians are invited to attend. The Colony and its leaders stand in a circle. The Beaver Scout Leader explains that they are going to become Beaver Scouts today. Everyone makes the Scout sign and says the Beaver Scout Promise together. The new Beaver Scout(s) receive their World Membership Badge, County/Area/Region and District badges, and the Group name tape and shake hands with The Beaver Scout Leader using the Scout left handshake.

The Beaver Scout Promise

The core Beaver Scout Promise is as follows but can be adapted to suit an alternative religion by changing the final word to a deity of the childs choice.

I promise to do my best to be kind and helpful and to love God

For Beavers who are not religious there is an alternative promise as follows:

I promise to do my best to be kind and helpful and to love our world.

The Beaver Scout Leader will discuss with each child which version of the promise they would like to make before the ceremony takes place.

The Beaver Prayer

At the end of each meeting the very last thing we do is say the Beaver Prayer. Again the core prayer below can be adapted by individual Beavers to suit their chosen religion. Beavers who are not religous may leave out the ‘Dear Lord’ and ‘Amen’ or simply remain quiet while those who wish to do so say the prayer.

Dear Lord

Help me to be a good Beaver, always busy and bright

Be with those so dear to me and help me do things right

Amen, goodnight

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