We will be heading to Knockree this weekend and staying in the hostel. We will be meeting on Friday at 6.45pm, travelling to Knockree and heading out on the hills on Saturday. We will be staying in a hostel but everyone will need lots and lots of warm clothes and rain gear (rain coat with a hood and rain trousers). At the moment the forecast is “thick cloud cover with a couple of showers”
As discussed with the scouts – Mobile phones will not be needed, mobile coverage is very limitied. any Scout’s phones will be collected by leaders at the start of the weekend.
We are aiming to be back at the Den on Sunday at 12pm.
The full gear list is below:
Full raingear (Trousers, and Jacket with hood: Must be water proof
Best of Luck to the Ravens and the Wolves who will be representing Brackenstown at the County Shield this weekend. Fingers crossed that you get great weather….. Give it socks and enjoy yourselves!!
We’ll be meeting at 10am to sort out a few bits ‘n pieces.
A reminder that we will be heading to Lough Dan next weekend (Fri 23rd- Sat 25th May). We’ll be hiking up Scarr Mountain and camping beside the lake in Lough Dan. The cost is €10 per Scout. We hope you all can make it!
See you all at the meeting later this evening!
Gear List for the Camping Weekend:
Full rain gear
Full change of clothes
Eating utensils – plate, cup, knife, fork and spoon
As you all know, we will be heading to Larch Hill this weekend. There are still a few spaces available so let us know on Thursday if you are interested in coming along. We are hoping to get as many Scouts as possible to come along! Below are the details.
Meeting Time: Friday at 6:45pm Meeting Place: The Den Return Time: Sunday at 2:00pm
Below is the list of gear everyone will need for next weekend. We will be sleeping in the lodge in dorms – you need to bring sleeping bags.
The weather forecast for the Larch Hill area can be seen here so warm clothes will be needed!!
“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes”
Gear List :
2. Ground mat
3. Sleeping bag
4. Full change of clothes
5. Spare warm jumper/fleece
6. Hat and gloves
7. Wash gear
9. Tea towel
11. A few black bags. To be used to keep things dry.
For the hike:
1. Hiking boots
2. Rain gear – top and bottom
3. Day bag
4. Thick jumper
5. Emergency rations (sweets)
6. Survival bag (bivi bag)
7. Platypus/Water Bottle
All inside a rucksack you can carry on your back.
If you have them bring them.
1. Small first aid kit
2. Pen knife – if you are allowed.