Author: Scout Section Team

Scout Activity | Hostel Weekend

When: Friday 22 – Sunday 24 October 2021

Where: Beckettsfield Scout Activity Centre,

Saggart Hill, Brittas, Co. Dublin.

Cost: €30 per scout

Drop Off/Pick Up: 

Scouts should be dropped off at 8:00pm on Friday at Hostel Carpark, a member of the Leader team will be there to meet your Scout. Collection will be at 1:30pm on Sunday. Directions to the Hostel can be found here.

Equipment List: 

Scouts will require all of the below equipment in order to participate in this overnight activity.
  • Face-masks
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Neckerchief & Woggle
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Clothes
  • Night Wear
  • Toiletries
  • Eating Equipment*
  • Small Day Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Hiking Boots
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)

Confirm Attendance:

Please confirm your scout(s) attendance by emailing scouts@willingtonscouts.ie by Thursday October 14th. You will be sent an electronic payment link when you confirm your participation.

Scout Activity | Saturday 25th September

When: Saturday 25th September

Who: Scouts

Where:  Larch Hill

Cost: €5 per scout

Drop Off/Pick Up: 

Scouts should be dropped off at 10:00am on Saturday at Larch Hill Carpark, a member of the Leader team will be there to meet your Scout. Collection will be at 3:00pm.

Equipment List: 

  • Packed lunch/snack
  • Face-masks
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Neckerchief & Woggle
  • Water Bottle
  • Hiking Boots
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)

Confirm Attendance:

Please confirm your scout(s) attendance via email by Friday 24th September. Payment can be brought on the day.

Scout Activity | Larch Hill Overnight 

Larch Hill Overnight 

When: Saturday August 21st to Sunday August 22nd

Who: All Scouts and Ventures

Where:  Larch Hill

Cost: €10 per scout, paid by August 15th.

Drop Off/Pick Up: 

Scouts should be dropped off at 10:00am on Saturday at Larch Hill Carpark, a member of the Leader team will be there to meet your Scout. Collection will be at 2:00pm on Sunday.

Equipment List: 

Scouts will require all of the below equipment in order to participate in this overnight activity. You do not need to go our buying the best bits, keep an eye out in Lidl and Aldi for outdoor equipment! If you are having trouble accessing any of the below items please let us know and we will do our best to help you out!
  • Packed lunch/snack for Saturday.
  • Face-masks (at least 3 to allow for daily changing)
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Neckerchief & Woggle
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Clothes
  • Night Wear
  • Toiletries
  • Eating Equipment*
  • Small Day Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Hiking Boots
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)
  • Bivy Bag

Covid-19 Information: 

This activity will be planned an executed fully aligned to Scouting Ireland and DCYA Covid-19 advice. Please see a summary of measures that we are implementing to make this activity Covid-19 safe! 

  • Scouts will be outdoors in open-air at all times.
  • Scouts will be required to wear face-masks when adequate social distancing cannot be achieved.
  • All Scouts will sleep in individual hammocks/tents, at least 2 meters apart from each other.
  • We will be providing hand-washing and sanitising facilities (Scouts should also bring hand sanitiser).

Confirm Attendance:

Please confirm your scout(s) attendance via text by at this overnight by text by August 15th.

Scout Activity: Skills Days + Larch Hill Overnight 

We have some exciting plans to soak up the last of the summer camping season for both Scouts and Ventures! 

Activity 1 – Skills Days 

When: Saturday August 14th and Sunday August 15th

12pm – 4pm (both days).

Where: The Scout Den

Equipment List: 

  • Packed lunch + snacks
  • Face-mask
  • Water Bottle
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)

We will meet in the den both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. This is not an overnight activity, Scouts will come and go each day.

Activity 2 – Larch Hill Overnight 

When: Saturday August 21st to Sunday August 22nd

Where:  Larch Hill

Cost: €10 per scout, paid by August 15th.

Drop Off/Pick Up: 

Scouts should be dropped off at 10:00am on Saturday at Larch Hill Carpark, a member of the Leader team will be there to meet your Scout. Collection will be at 2:00pm on Sunday.

Equipment List: 

Scouts will require all of the below equipment in order to participate in this overnight activity. You do not need to go our buying the best bits, keep an eye out in Lidl and Aldi for outdoor equipment! If you are having trouble accessing any of the below items please let us know and we will do our best to help you out!
  • Packed lunch/snack for Saturday.
  • Face-masks (at least 3 to allow for daily changing)
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Neckerchief & Woggle
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Clothes
  • Night Wear
  • Toiletries
  • Eating Equipment*
  • Small Day Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Hiking Boots
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)
  • Bivy Bag

Covid-19 Information: 

This activity will be planned an executed fully aligned to Scouting Ireland and DCYA Covid-19 advice. Please see a summary of measures that we are implementing to make this activity Covid-19 safe! 

  • Scouts will be outdoors in open-air at all times.
  • Scouts will be required to wear face-masks when adequate social distancing cannot be achieved.
  • All Scouts will sleep in individual hammocks/tents, at least 2 meters apart from each other.
  • We will be providing hand-washing and sanitising facilities (Scouts should also bring hand sanitiser).

Confirm Attendance:

Please confirm your scout(s) attendance via text by at this overnight by text by August 15th.

Scout Activity | Larch Hill + ZipIt

We are excited to announce our first overnight activity in over 14 months!

Our first overnight activity since pre-covid times will be a ham-mocking trip up to Larch Hill Scout Centre. On Saturday, Scouts will get the chance to pitch their own hammock, cook meals on open fire, and experience the outdoors! On Sunday, we will trek over to ZipIt to tackle the treetop high ropes course.

When: Saturday June 19 – Sunday June 20, 2021.

Where: Larch Hill Scout Centre + ZipIt Adventure Park (directions linked).

Cost: €35 per scout, paid on or before Thursday June 10.

Drop Off/Pick Up: 

Scouts should be dropped off at 4:00pm on Saturday at Larch Hill Carpark, a member of the Leader team will be there to meet your Scout. Collection will be at 5:30pm on Sunday at ZipIt Carpark.

Equipment List: 

Scouts will require all of the below equipment in order to participate in this overnight activity. You do not need to go our buying the best bits, keep an eye out in Lidl and Aldi for outdoor equipment! If you are having trouble accessing any of the below items please let us know and we will do our best to help you out! We will be conducting an equipment check for all Scouts participating in the activity the meeting before we go (Thursday June 17th).
  • Packed lunch/snack for Saturday.
  • Face-masks (at least 3 to allow for daily changing)
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Neckerchief & Woggle
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Warm Clothes
  • Night Wear
  • Toiletries
  • Eating Equipment*
  • Small Day Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Hiking Boots
  • Rain Gear (jacket and bottoms)
  • Bivy Bag 

Scouts should pack all their equipment into a rucksack style bag that they can carry on their back. Scouts will be required to carry their bag and walk for a relatively long distance.

Covid-19 Information: 

This activity will be planned an executed fully aligned to Scouting Ireland and DCYA Covid-19 advice. Please see a summary of measures that we are implementing to make this activity Covid-19 safe! 

  • Scouts will be outdoors in open-air at all times.
  • Scouts will be required to wear face-masks when adequate social distancing cannot be achieved.
  • All Scouts will sleep in individual hammock and tarps, at least 2 meters apart from each other.
  • We will be providing hand-washing and sanitising facilities (Scouts should also bring hand sanitiser).

Register Your Scout: 

Please register your Scout for this event using this form by Thursday June 10. Payment should also be brought up to the Den by the same date. Due to Covid-19 guidance, we have a limited number of spaces for this activity, places will be allocated on a first registered first-served basis. 

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