Some upcoming events for your diaries:
Sat. April 4th – overnight hike in Killarney
Wed. April 15th – Day time trip to Marei
24th-25th April – Shield weekend, kilcully
May 8th – Charge Certificate weekend
Jun 19-21st – Group camp in Burncourt
July 18-25th – Annual Camp, location TBD
Scouts are going on a weekend camp Fri. Oct. 18th – Sun. Oct. 20th.
Google Map: Burcourt Scout Campsite, Shanbally Co. Tipperary
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:
This is an Autumn camp, night time temperatures will be low,
Be prepared !
All scouts must return a current Activities Consent Form
The form for 2019-2020 can be found here:
Please open (acrobat reader recommended), fill in,
print & sign and return to a scout leader.
Scout Section Leaders
Full details available in parents letter by clicking
Times & Dates:
Saturday 13 th
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 19 th
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.
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.
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.
Information sheet for hike available here:
Meeting Saturday 9 th;
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 10 th:
Time: 1.00 pm Location: Muckross area (exact location will be texted)
Weekend Cost: €20
Phone numbers of Scout leaders on site: Kevin – 0879192688 or Dave – 0876344340
Emergency Contact: Martina – 0872320718
Mark the following in your diaries
Location: Killarney, Muckross Hostel.
Sat20th – Sat.27th July.
Location: Lough Keel Scout campsite, Boyle, Roscommon
Cost: €250 estimated
Some Photos from the camp:
Home burned Pizza
Some videos from the camp:
The great Pizza Raft Race —- uncut
Photos & videos available
When: Sat 21st July – Sat. 28th July
Where: Castleconnell scout campsite Limerick
Meet at the tennis club Sat. morning 10:00am
A bus will bring scouts to Castleconnell
Pickup at the yard Sat. 28th approx 4:00-4:30pm.
Full details in the:
Parents Letter 2018
And if you need it: Managing Medications Form
The Scout Leaders