Best of Luck in the Exams!

Best of luck to everybody starting Exams this week! You’ve already proven your resilience, adaptability, and problem-solving capabilities during your time with Scouts. Now, it’s time to give it your best shot in the exams.
Remember, exams are just a part of your journey, and they don’t define your worth or potential. Your dedication, teamwork, and character are what truly matter!
Good Luck everyone!

Larch Hill Camping Weekend – Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May

Larch Hill Camping Weekend

Hi all,

We will be going on a camping trip at Larch Hill this weekend. We are hoping as many Scouts as possible can go! The cost of the weekend is €30, which covers camping fees, food and van rental (for transporting equipment).

We no longer have use of our mini buses so are relying on parents to transport Scouts to Larch Hill. We will be meeting at the Den at 6:30pm on Friday. Scouts should have had their dinner on Friday afternoon as we will only be having a light snack on Friday evening.

Scouts will be ready to be picked up from Larch Hill at 12 noon. (We will keep you updated on the WhatsApp Group)


Where: Larch Hill

When: Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May

Gear List for the Camping Weekend:

  • Ground mat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pyjamas
  • Eating utensils – plate, cup, knife, fork and spoon
  • Full rain gear
  • Full change of clothes
  • Hat and gloves
  • Spare warm jumper/fleece
  • Hiking Boots
  • Day Bag
  • Water Bottle/Platypus
  • Toiletries and Wash gear
  • Sun cream
  • Medication  (to be handed to Leaders)
  • Towel
  • Torch
  • A few black bags. (To be used to keep things dry)

If you have them:

  • Compass
  • Penknife
  • Bivy bag
  • First Aid Kit

Hike – Saturday 4th December

Hi all,

As discussed at last night’s meeting, we will be meeting at the Den at 9:45 am tomorrow morning (Saturday 4th December). We will be heading down to Wicklow and climbing Maulin (570 metres).

The weather forecast is clear, but chilly so make sure to have plenty of layers, hats and gloves. You can view the forecast here

Gear List

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  • Neckerchief
  • €5
  • Packed Lunch
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Day bag (backpack)
  • Hiking boots
  • Thick socks
  • Rain gear – Rain Jacket and Rain Trousers
  • Torch
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Platypus/Water Bottle

See you all tomorrow!!

New Patrols

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve formed our new Patrols for this year. It has been awesome to see Scouts working together to create their Patrol flags, mottos and working on challenges!

Onwards and upwards for the Buffalos, Hawks, Elks, Panthers and Mustangs

Hike – Sunday 10th October

Hi all,

We will be hitting the hills this Sunday, heading up to Carlingford to climb Slieve Foye. We will be meeting at the Den at 9.45am and hope to be back between 4.30pm and 5pm (We will send a WhatsApp message from Carlingford when we are on the way back with a more accurate time).

The gear list is below. The cost is €2 per Scout.

Gear List:

  • Neckerchief
  • Full raingear (Trousers, and Jacket with hood: Must be water proof)
  • Packed lunch
  • Warm Clothes
  • Hat and Gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Water bottle
  • Torch – preferably a head torch with spare batteries
  • A rucksack to put it all in
  • Plastic Bags
  • €2

Bring the following if you have it:

  • A basic first aid kit
  • Compass
  • Watch