The hike tomorrow will go ahead as planned. Meeting at the den at 9am sharp. Lifts will be needed for scouts and leaders.
The weekly meetings for the scout section will resume on the 7th April after the Easter holidays. Training for the county shield competition will take place throughout the Easter holidays, details of which will be confirmed over the coming days. Attendance is strongly encouraged for all scouts.
20th March – Provisional Date for hike. Meeting at the den at 9 am. Lifts will be needed to Glencree approximately twenty five minutes away.
14th March – PL Meeting in the Den at 8 pm.
1st-3rd April – County MPC. Details to be confirmed
8th-10th April – Munster MPC. Details to be confirmed
Directions To Hostel
When: Friday 29th to Sunday 31st Jan
Where: Sunshine House, Balbriggan
Lifts will be needed from the scout den Friday evening.
Meeting at 7.30pm at the scout den.
Collection will be approx 1pm on Sunday from the hostel
It is that time of year again where we need to begin planning our Christmas Sleepover Weekend.
Date: Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th December
Times to be confirmed closer to the date.
We will be doing the usual, travel to Dundrum, ice skating & cinema, back to the den for a sleepover.
Deposit of €10 needed Thursday 5th November to secure your place.
The remainder of the cost can be paid on Thursday the 3rd December.
Following from parents’ meeting last Thursday evening, we require confirmation of interest for Annual Camp to Ardeche 28th July – 7th August 2016.
Dates are subject to confirmation but will only change by 1-2 days either side.
If there is not sufficient numbers interested, we will look at a different option for Annual Camp next year.
The membership registration service is now open for all families to submit their registration details online. The registration page will be open until Sunday 11th October, ahead of our Registration Night and Parents & Friends AGM on Tuesday 13th October from 7pm.
Last week saw the beginning of our Youth Programme meetings for 2015/2016 and we would like to take this opportunity to welcome your family back after the summer break. Indeed we would like to extend a warm welcome to some families, who are joining us for the first time. We hope both you and your child/ren will continue to enjoy, participate and support Scouting Ireland and the Group.
Please see below a list of activities, some of these activites may change slightly – but we hope for the majority of the dates to stay the same.
The Scout Section expect full participation at all events, including fundraisers for the Group. In the event that you cannot make it to one of our activities please let your Scout leaders know ASAP.
Marathon Bag Pack, Scout Den, Saturday 12th September
Marathon Water Station, Phoenix Park, Saturday 19th September
Parents Meeting re: Annual Camp 2016 Thursday 24th 9:00pm
MPC – Connacht, Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September (team of 4)
County PL Training Weekend Friday 16th – Sunday 18th October
MPC – Ulster, Friday 16th – Sunday 18th October (team of 4)
County Youth Forum, Saturday 14th November
Annual Ice Skating & Sleepover Weekend, Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th December
This is not an exhaustive list… Fundraisers and other activities will be added to the website so keep an eye out there for updates!
Date: Saturday 27th June
Venue: Furze Road Phoenix Park
Time: 8.30am – 2pm approx.
Parents should bring their child’s neckerchief with them. Adults only to attend this fundraiser.
You will be allowed to park near the Furze Road if you are there at 8.30am. Please contact your section leader if you have any queries regarding this fundraiser.
There are further Bag Packs and Fundraisers throughout the summer months – please read our previous post published on the 1st June 2015 for details.
Friends and Family allowed to attend, once they are over the age of 16