St George’ Day Parade


On Sunday 27th April, First Luton joined forces with other Groups in the District to celebrate St George’s Day. First Luton, as always, had a good turn out from all the sections and did the Group proud with immaculate uniforms and good behaviour. Coby carried the Flag in the parade and George helped lead all the Beavers who attended, in … Read More

Eager Beavers visit the University of Bedfordshire


Eager Beavers get involved in Media Performance at the University of Bedfordshire! The University of Bedfordshire Access Partnership Team and third year Media Performance students joined forces on Monday 7th April, to host over 70 young people and their leaders from local Beavers and Cubs troops, (the youngest sections within the Scouting movement). The day was filled with pirates, skeletons … Read More

Chinese New Year!


新年好 – Kung Hei Fat Choi! Or Happy New Year for those that haven’t quite managed to master Mandarin! Beavers spent the night learning all about China and the Chinese New Year to work towards their Friendship Challenge Badge. They came prepared with their homework which had been set the week before. Each Beaver had been given a different question … Read More

Rafting and Science night


Realised I didn’t upload the pics from our Summer rafting night or our Science night for the Experiment Activity Badge….opps! See below!      

‘Groovy’ Tie Dye!


The Beavers were channelling the 1960’s and 70’s  as they got to grips with an element of their Creative Challenge badge, tie dye! Bear led the activity and came prepared with wonderfully bright tie dye colours of blue, orange and the less popular but still wildly exciting, vivid pink! There was a range of items to dye, from cloth bags … Read More

LAMP Competition


First Luton Beavers have entered the LAMP:Build a House for the Homeless Competition! There were some strict criteria that they had to follow including: All entries must be no bigger than 50cmX50cmX50cm – they may be smaller. All entries must be in model format i.e. 3 dimensional.  Drawings or pictures, even if they are 3D, are not eligible. But there … Read More

Cubs, Beavers, (and leaders) face their fears!

OwlBeavers, Cubs

Beavers and Cubs joined together last night to “face their fears” on a reptile handling evening at Bowling Green Lane. It was also a chance for the leaders to face theirs as well… they were definitely  more difficult to persuade to undertake some of the “fear” challenges then the children! Ro’s Reptiles brought in a selection of snakes, spiders (gulp), … Read More

Chief Scout Bronze Award Record at First Luton!


We were very proud to have 7 Beavers achieve their Chief Scout Bronze Award this term-the highest a Beaver can achieve! You can find out more about what they did to achieve their individual Challenge Badges that make up the Chief Scout Award at the link above, or more generic info on the Scout website here:,18,82 We are always working … Read More

Red Nose Day Scout-a-thon Night!


A rainy evening didn’t dampen the spirits of the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts of First Luton Sea Scouts on Friday 15th March at their Red Nose Day Scout-athon Challenge event. 72 children and their leaders pulled together to raise a staggering £1400.65 (including  gift aid) for Comic Relief by taking part in a series of sponsored challenges that tested their mental … Read More

First Luton Beavers Police HQ!


Police car film First Luton became a hive of activity when the hut was changed into a Police Intel Unit for the evening! PC Hedgehog came in his day job role as a Police Officer and set up quite an exciting activity for the Beavers to partake in….a crime scene investigation. There had been a theft of some silver cutlery, … Read More