Thursday 12th December

Hi all,

A couple of updates before tomorrow’s Scout meeting.

12 Days of Christmas Tickets
It is very important that all outstanding tickets, sold or unsold, are returned tomorrow. They need to be back with Head Office in time for the draw.

Last Meeting of 2019
Tomorrow will be our last meeting of 2019. It will be a non uniform evening (just neckerchiefs). The meeting will be finished at an earlier time of 8.30pm


Saturday 7th Dec – Hike

Hi all,

We will be meeting at the Den at 9:30 am on Saturday morning. We will be heading up to Wicklow and climbing Djouce (725m)

The weather forecast is no rain, but chilly so make sure to have plenty of layers, hats and gloves. You can view the forecast here

We should be back at 5:00pm (approx)

See you all Saturday!!

Gear List

  • Neckerchief
  • €2 – for bus fuel
  • Packed Lunch
  • Platypus/Water Bottle
  • Hatcartoon-hiking-boy
  • Gloves
  • Thick jumper
  • Day bag (backpack)
  • Hiking boots
  • Thick socks
  • Rain gear – Rain Jacket and Rain Trousers
  • Torch
  • Emergency rations (sweets)
  • Survival bag (bivi bag)
  • Whistle

Group investiture

A reminder about this evening’s proceedings.

Venue: St.Cronans Church
Time: Meeting at 7.45pm

All scouts are invited. The parents of new scouts who are being invested are also invited. Full and perfect uniform is required.
It should hopefully be finished before 9pm.
Hope to see all scouts later!

Wednesday 27th November notices

Hi all,
A few updates before our Scout meeting tomorrow:

*Group investiture*
– There will be a group investiture *this Friday at 8pm in St.Cronans Church*. All new members in Brackenstown Scouts will be invested into their new sections. It is important that all youth members will have full uniform for this ceremony.

*Registration Forms*
– There is just a couple of registration forms left to be returned, can these please be filled out and returned tomorrow.

*12 Days of Christmas Raffle Tickets*
– All tickets sold/unsold will need to be back with us by tomorrow week, Thursday 5th December.


Wednesday 20th Updates

Hi all,
We’ve a few updates and dates for diaries before tomorrow’s meeting:
Registration Forms 📜
– Can you please return registration forms tomorrow if you haven’t already done so.

7th December
– We have an activity planned for Saturday 7th December…. mark it in your diary! Full details to follow…

12 Days of Christmas tickets 🎅🎄🎅
We gave each scout a set of raffle tickets last Thursday. Itd be great if all ticket books (sold/unsold) are returned by Thursday 5th of December

– There will be a Group investiture on Friday 29th November. New members of sections will he invested into their new section on the 29th. All scouts will need full uniform for the ceremony. This consists of shirt, scout trousers,belt,woggle,dark footwear and neckerchief (164th Brackenstown). Uniforms can be bought online and delivered to your house. The Scout Shop on Liffey St. has the different sizes for trying on but don’t sell them, they are just there for sizing.


Backwoods Day

Great day honing our backwoods skills. Shelter building, fire lighting, outdoor cooking and ice cream eating! Great attitude and team work from each and every scout. We’ll done! #teamworkmakesthedreamwork

Backwoods activity – Saturday 9th


Hi all,

We have a change of plans for Saturday. We will be doing Backwoods activities (building shelters, lighting fires and cooking). The forecast is chilly with periods of rain. Rain gear and warm clothing are essential. Scouts will also need a bottle of water, hat, gloves and a pen knife and bivvy bag if they have one.

We will be meeting at the Den at 10.30am and expect to be back at the Den for 4pm
The activity will be €2 per scout and if they want to bring some spending money for Scrumdiddlys/Shop.

Thanks again to all the Scouts who have returned their registration forms. If you haven’t already can you please bring them on Saturday or next week’s meeting? There is a confirmation of personal details form and a payment option form.