Over one hundred Beaver Scouts from Ballaugh,1st Douglas Buggane, 1st Douglas Loaghtan, Laxey, Onchan Tuesday, Onchan Thursday, Peel Tuesday, Peel Friday and Santan joined together for a party to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the start of Beaver Scouting. This was held at Cronk Y Berry school on Sunday 23rd October.
In September 2016 both Beaver Colonies held a joint meeting at Mullin ny Carty.
On the afternoon of Sunday 17th July 2016 an Olympics event was held at Gymn’s F.C. ground. This was the annual Beaver Scouts’ sports competition which this year had an Olympics theme.
The Scouts of ‘Viking’ Troop, 1st Malew having completed their pioneering proficiency badge have now moved on to cooking.
1st Malew ‘Viking’ troop completd their Pioneering activity badge by constructing mini catapults. After completing their catapults there was a competition to find who could fire their ‘pea’ the furthest down the Scout hall.
Down in the beautiful South (Ballasalla), ‘Viking’ Troop, 1st Malew Scouts continued with work towards their pioneering proficiency badge by constructing catapults.
Over the weekend of 6th-8th May 2016 Cubs from 2nd Onchan’s Snaefell Cub Pack attended camp at Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre.
The Scouts of the Viking Troop were split into two teams, one each side of the river with an equal amount of rope, poles and crates. Their objective was to construct a bridge to get their leader Roger from one side to the other dry shod (or else!).
David Birtles showed the Explorer Scouts how to block an attack or escape if grabbed to give them the opportunity to ‘run away’.