Easter 1916 – Commemorative camp

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A huge thank you to the scouts who attended the event on Saturday night and Sunday morning, it was a unique and fun event.

The attached pictures show  the full group that took part, our  Brackenstown Scouts with the Chief  Scout and members of the Defense Forces, also pictured is Nicole accepting the National flag from our Chief Scout and a copy of the 1916 Proclamation from the Mayor of Fingal.

The soldier on the right is Stephen Conran, a former Scout in Brackenstown.

Easter 1916 – Commemorative camp

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Hi All

We are going to participate in the Fingal Scout County commemorative camp.

It is being held this Saturday 19th March.

We are meeting at the Scout den at 6.00pm ( Saturday evening )  the details are as follows

Everyone to bring their own eating utensils, cup, plate etc
We will not be travelling in uniform, just neckers, wear plenty of warm clothing, however you must bring your uniform with you.   
Full uniform – absolutely no track suit bottoms or runners
Sleeping bag
Ground mat
Rain gear – hopefully not required
Water bottle filled.
Maybe hat for sleeping – temperatures due to fall to 2 degrees Saturday night
We will be assembling with approx. 500 Scouts at 6.00 am on Sunday Morning  for sunrise, the 1916 proclamation will be read by a member of the Defence Forces.
Each Scout Group will then be presented with the National flag and each Scout will receive a commemorative badge.
We will be back in the Scout den by 10.00am Sunday Morning.
Supper on Saturday night and a breakfast goodie bag on Sunday morning will be provided.
Make sure to have your dinner on Saturday before we go.
hope to see you all there,
The Leaders

Ready Steady Cook – Saturday 5th March


Hi all,

A reminder that we will be participating in our annual Ready Steady Cook competition tomorrow. It all kicks off at the Den at 11am and we’ll be rustling up some top notch grub…..

we plan to be finished between 2pm and 3pm depending on how well our blazing fires are going! There is a chance of rain and it will be cold so wear warm clothes.

See you all tomorrow.