Beavers In Space!

Date: 7th Mar 2021 Author: Nikki Benge

It was 5-4-3-2-1 Blast off! to the Beavers Space Badge Sleepover at home this week end.

The Beaver’s mission was to:

  • build a space themed pod in which to spend the night
  • navigate our solar system
  • see what they could spot in the night sky
  • make an ice planet
  • build and launch a rocket
  • find out about Tim Peake

A big well done to everyone who took part in the event – in particular – the following winners of the prestigious “Astro Awards”

  • Best Planet & Solar System – Polly & Kai
  • Best Rocket & Launch – Isla & Ishaan
  • Best Ice Planet – Zachary & Harry
  • Best Space Pod – Oliver L


  • Smartest space suit & back pack – Oscar
  • Most authentic space snack – Oliver M
  • Best use of a little sister  – Alex
  • Best use of a rice cake moon – Charlie
  • Best moon rocks – Jai Han
  • Best gravity defying space torch – James
I want the public to know how Scouting continues to open young people’s eyes to a world of extraordinary promise and possibilities.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls