7th Beechwood Sections
At 7th Beechwood we have Scout sections for young people 6-14 from Beavers through Cubs to Scouts.
We also have a District Explorer Scout Unit based at our centre for those aged 14-18.
Beavers are our youngest members, and meet for an hour per week.
They enjoy all that Scouting has to offer; being introduced to outdoor activities, having the opportunity to be creative, explore their local community and experience the excitement of a Beaver Scout sleepover with their friends.
The Beaver Colony is the first and youngest section of the Scout Group.
Beaver Scouts are young people aged between 6 and 8 years old.
Our Beaver Colony meets @ Beechwood on Friday's from 6.00 - 7.00pm
For Cubs, excitement and adventure are key. Their programme offers a huge variety of activities surrounding areas of fitness, global and beliefs; whilst allowing them to be creative and get involved in their local communities. Cubs are introduced to exciting outdoor skills and take part in adventurous activities, as well as camps and residential experiences. The Cub Pack is the second section following on from Beavers. Cub Scouts are young people aged between 8 and 10 ½.
We have two Cub Packs @ Beechwood Scout Centre
Wallace Pack meet Monday's from 6.30 - 8pm
Bruce Pack meet Tuesday's from 6.30 - 8pm
Scouts aims to build and develop young people’s confidence, sense of adventure and outdoor skills, as well as encouraging them to explore their beliefs and attitudes and be creative. It offers them the independence to put these skills into practice at camps and even on international trips. Scouts are encouraged to work together and take the lead on all sorts of projects, from community based work to planning games and activities for their meetings.
The Scout Troop is the third section, above Beavers and Cubs.
The Scout Section is for young people aged between 10½ and 14 years.
We have two Scout Troops @ Beechwood Scout Centre
Wallace Scouts meet Wednesday's from 7.30 - 9.00pm
Bruce Scouts meet Friday's from 7.30 - 9.30pm
With the support, direction and guidance of Unit leaders, Explorer Scouts are encouraged to lead themselves, design their own programme and work towards the top awards that Scouting offers. With exciting prospects like being a part of camps and expeditions both home and abroad; adventurous activities such as mountaineering, parascending and off shore sailing; Explorers offers fun and adventure for all. Explorers also have the opportunity to be a part of The Explorer Scout Young Leaders’ Scheme which develops their leadership skills and sense of responsibility, by helping to run meetings for younger sections.
Explorer Units are the fourth Section after Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Explorer Scouts are young people aged between 14 and 18 years old.
Stirling and Trossachs District has several Explorer Units meeting on different nights. Wallace Explorer Unit meets at Beechwood Scout Centre on Monday's from 7.30 - 9.30pm