6 to 8 years
Beavers are our youngest members, and generally 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. Our Beaver Colonies meet on either a Tuesday evening or a Thursday evening.
8 to 10½ years
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. Our Cub Packs meet on either a Monday evening (Manannan Cub Pack) or a Wednesday evening (Snaefell Cub Pack).
10½ to 14 years
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. Our Scout Troops meet on either a Tuesday evening (Viper Troop) or a Friday evening (Phoenix Troop).
14 to 18 years
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, shooting and kayaking; Explorers offers fun and adventure for all. Explorers also have the opportunity to be a part of our Young Leaders’ Scheme which develops their leadership skills and sense of responsibility, by helping to run meetings for younger sections. Our Explorers meet on a Thursday evening.