The annual pl/apl training weekend will be held this weekend in Arklow scout den.
We will be meeting at Willington scout den at 6.45.
All participating scouts are required to bring everything for a camping weekend including eating utensils and sleeping equipment. Scouts must also bring swimming apparel as some aspects of the weekend will be water based.
All scouts must wear a neckerchief at all times.
Collection will be at 2pm on Sunday
Electronic devices are strictly prohibited as per all scout events.
Lifts would be greatly appreciated.
Please enter port of arklow sea scouts in maps for directions.
The Scout Team
The scouts will be meeting tomorrow at 10.30 at the den for a section hike. Lifts would be very much appreciated to Kilmashogue car park (roughly 15 minutes from the scout den). Collection will be from Larch Hill car park at 4 pm where lifts would also be appreciated back to the den. Please find directions to Kilmashogue car park by copying the link below.
The scout section will be going to the zoo this coming Saturday. We will be meeting at 8.30 am at the den to arrange car pooling or at 9am at the Knockmaroon gate of the Phoenix Park for those who wish to go directly. Please copy the link below into your browser for directions. Pick up will be at 5.30 at the zoo car park. Please bring a pack lunch and rain gear for the day.
1x Sleeping bag
1x Rucksack (Or 1 appropriately sized bag which your child can carry comfortably)
1x Waterproof Jacket
1x Waterproof/Resistant Trousers
1x Pair of Hiking Boots (Highly Recommended but sturdy runners if none are available at short notice)
Warm Clothing (Fleeces or hoodies extra socks hat if necessary etc)
Lightweight Durable Plate Cup Bowl and Spork/Knife and Fork, plastic or metal are best.
Packing clothes by day in plastic bags can be helpful in case of rain. SImilarly sleeping bags should be packed inside rucksack in a plastic bag if possible to ensure that they remain dry.
Medications should be packed in clear plastic bags labelled with the child’s name and presented to leaders at the time of drop off along with the medications management form.
This list is to help prepare first time cubs for camp but is not exhaustive. Items which the children may usually have at bedtime such as a teddy bear are welcomed provided they fit comfortably within the rucksack.
All normal scout rules apply, therefore we ask that unnecessary valuables and all electronic items be left at home.
The second payment of €150 for annual camp is now overdue. The final payment of €130 is due for payment on 9th June. Could all participants please bring second payments to scout leaders ASAP if you have not already done so. If you have any queries or concerns please contact the scout leaders.
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.