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Scout Autumn camp 2019

Scouts are going on a weekend camp Fri. Oct. 18th – Sun. Oct. 20th.

Location: Burcourt Scout Campsite, Shanbally Co. Tipperary
Google Map: Burncourt Scout Campsite

Provisional (subject to change) Times:
Dropoff at Burncourt: 7:00pm Friday
Pickup at Burncourt: 2:00pm Sunday

Car pooling is encouraged where possible.

Estimate Cost:  €30

Recommended personal equipment list can be found here:
PesronalGear

This is an Autumn camp, night time temperatures will be low,
Be prepared !

Yis
Scout Leaders

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