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Scout Annual Camp 2019

Full details available in parents letter by clicking this link.

Times & Dates:

Saturday 13th

Watch leader + assistant from each camp watch must come to the boat yard at 9:00am to check & prepare watch equipment. This should take less than an hour.
Friday 19th

Trailers are being packed for travel on Friday evening, 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Scouts may deposit their bag containing water activity gear for transport to camp.

Saturday 20th  

All scouts to meet at Cork Kent Station at 8:45am. We will be travelling by train to the campsite so a car pool to Kent Station will be needed. Scouts should bring a packed lunch for arrival at the site.

Saturday 27th

We will be departing the campsite at TBD and will arrive at Cork Kent Station is 7:25pm. All scouts should then travel to the boatyard for unloading and storing of the equipment.

Overnight Hike Mar-2019 Information

Information sheet for hike available here: Hike-Mar-2019-info

Meeting Saturday 9th;

Time:  09:45 Location: Glenflesk,

  • We will meet up here and continue in convoy to the starting point for the hike.

Directions to drop off point on Saturday morning:

  • Distance: 111 Km
  • Time: 1 hr 30 min (according to AA)
  • Head towards Killarney N40/N22
  • Meet at petrol station in village
  • Continue in convoy to the starting point for the hike (approx. 10 km)

Collection Sunday 10th:

Time: 1.00 pm Location: Muckross area (exact location will be texted)

General information:

Weekend Cost: €20

Phone numbers of Scout leaders on site: Kevin – 0879192688 or Dave – 0876344340

Emergency Contact: Martina – 0872320718

Photo & video library Castleconnell 2018

Some Photos from the camp:

Some videos from the camp:

The great Pizza Raft Race —- uncut

 

Overnight Hike March 2018

Meeting Point:  Saturday 24th of at 10:00am:
Moriartys Gap of Dunloe Industries
(click link or see map)

Bring a packed lunch for the Sat. Hike !

Collection: 25th @ 3pm – Torc Waterfall Car Park
(click link or see map)
This may change depending on weather and unforeseen circumstances.
Hostel: Muckross Venture Hostel

Weekend Cost: €20, this includes accommodation, dinner (24th Mar), Breakfast & Lunch (25th Mar).
Scouts may also bring some pocket money as we may find a shop

Scout leaders on site: Kevin – 0879192688 or Dave – 0876344340

Emergency Contact: Martina – 0872320718 (In Aghada)

Information Sheet