Santa Bear

Hi all,
A couple of announcements…..

12 Days of Christmas
Can everyone please return their 12 Days of Christmas tickets as soon as possible? They need to be sent to head office in time for the draws which are done at the start of December.

Bear Grylls Weekend in Knockree (9th-11th December)
Can anyone who hasn’t yet paid for this awesome weekend please bring in the money as soon as possible?
We have already paid a deposit for every scout and the hostel is now asking for the balance to be paid. It is 25 Euro per scout.
Full details of the weekend are here

Looking forward to seeing you all on Thursday!!

County Expedition – Friday 4th November

A message for those of you who will be going on the County Expedition this weekend.

It’s on in the Mourne mountains in county Down. We will be climbing the highest peak in Ulster, Slieve Donard.

We will be leaving on Friday evening. Once we arrive in the Mournes we will be going on a night hike and then camping in the mountains. We will be doing a hike the next day as well. We will arrive home on Saturday evening.

We have no meeting on Thursday 3rd but everyone who is going this weekend has to drop down their bag between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday. The cost of the expedition is 15 Euro.


  • Big rucksack
  • Neckerchief – Always bring your neckerchief!!!
  • Torch
  • Hiking boots
  • Rain gear – top and bottom
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat
  • Warm clothes
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Survival bag (bivi bag)
  • Whistle
  • A few black bags

If you have it:

  • Compass
  • First Aid Kit
  • Map (OSNI map 29)