Bispham Beavers triumph at annual trophy competition

Beavers went head to head in a battle for an annual trophy.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 3:07 pm
Youngsters from 51st and 1st Bispham colony

The youngsters aged six to eight competed individually and as a colony for the Alan Barnes Trophy.

Alan was a leader with the 16th Blackpool Scout Group, now known as the 13/16th, based at Waterloo Primary School, who dedicated his life to encouraging and supporting young people in the group.

The competition is held every year at Blackpool Zoo.

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More than 200 youngsters accompanied by their voluntary leaders from 12 colonies in the Blackpool District Beaver Scout Section based on a theme of Great Britain.

Challenges included crafts, playing a game in the Welsh language, and throwing wet sponges.

Congratulations to the 1st Bispham Beaver Scouts on winning the competition, and to 24th Beaver Scouts on becoming runners up

As a result of the competition, many badges will be given out as so many of the activities go towards gaining the Chief Scout Bronze Award.

It was a great sight to see so many of our youngsters at Blackpool Zoo, enjoying themselves.