Gear list for County Camp weekend

  • downloadEating utensils (Mug, plate, bowl, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Plain white T-shirt (for colour run)
  • Plain white pillow case
  • 80s fancy dress gear
  • Torch
  • Hiking boots
  • Runners
  • A change of clothes(old clothes – expect them to get dirty!
  • Good waterproof raincoat with hood
  • Rain trousers
  • Warm fleece , jumper
  • Pyjamas
  • Towel
  • Medications (to be handed to Leaders.)
  • Toiletries
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground mat

Birthday celebrations

Great to see everyone at our first meeting back last night.

We had extra cause for celebration with a Raven birthday!!

Jambori 2018

Hi all.

Just a few days to go before we set of for the Jambori. We are finalising the details with regard to our allocated arrival time at the campsite on Wednesday, so we will advise our meeting time asap.

If you check out the Jambori page on this site you will find all the details with regard to personnel gear list. In addition to the list each Scout is requested to bring a RED T-shirt, this is for activities so don’t bring your best / favourite T-shirt as it is likely to be destroyed !

We will NOT travel in Scout Uniform but each Scout must bring a full and complete Uniform, this will be required for various ceremonies during camp. Put your uniform on a hangar, cover with a black plastic bag and put your name all over it. Wear your neckerchief on Wednesday.

The maximum spending money allowed is €50, this does not mean that every Scout must bring €50. Spending money will be collected on Wednesday, during the Jambori our camp bank will issue money at various times. Please bring your spending money in smaller notes, preferably €5’s.

Each Scout should bring a packed lunch for Wednesday, as it maybe late before we get organised for dinner, please do not bring any energy drinks !!!

We will be in touch before Wednesday.

See you all later.

Good luck to all doing exams

Best of luck to everyone doing The Junior or Leaving or any exams at all over the coming weeks.
All your hard work will pay off! But don’t forget their are many ways to achieve our goals.
Scouting asks that we do our best, and your best will be always good enough for us!! Be patient and kind to yourself!

Darkness Into Light 2018 – Malahide Castle

A huge thank you to our Scouts who helped support the Darkness into Light event in Malahide Castle in the early hours this morning. You all did a great job helping out and showed off your moves!

Pieta House is the centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide opened over 10 years. If you would like to learn more about Pieta House and the work they do you can visit heir website here


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Open Evening – Tomorrow 8pm

A reminder that we’re having an Open Evening tomorrow, Tuesday 1st May @ 8pm in our Scout Den. If you’re interested, please drop in for a chat.

Scouting is a volunteer organisation and if you are interested in helping us out in anyway – admin or joining as a leader that would be brilliant, full training and support is available.


Open Night – May 1st 8pm

Your Scout Group needs Your help.

We’re having an Open Evening Tuesday 1st May @ 8pm in our Scout Den.

Whether you’re a former Raven Troop Scout (Once a Raven, Always a Raven!) or have never been involved in scouting at all…. Everyone is welcome! We’re sure we can find a role to suit you!

Scouting is a volunteer organisation and we’re always on the look out for people who are interested in helping develop and support the Scout Group.

There are many ways you can help, even if joining a section as a leader isn’t your cup of tea. There are ‘back-office’ roles, that will free others to focus on the Scouting Programme. In particular, we are looking for support in refreshing our main fundraiser, the Swords Trade Directory. If you have a background in marketing/sales or can give a few hours to drum up new advertisers, talk to us.

Of course, if you are interested in joining a section as a leader that would be brilliant, full training and support is available.

Don’t worry if you believe you can’t make a full commitment we all lead busy home and work lives, there are many ways you can help in a way that can suit your availability.

Please talk to any of the leaders, send us a message here or come down to our open evening to find out more.
164th Brackenstown Scout Group