Cubs : 2018 Annual Camp

The Annual Cubs Camp is taking place over two nights at Castle Saunderson  from Friday 08th June – Sunday 10th June

The cost of the camp is €60 per child.

Can parents please return a deposit of €20 to this Thursday Meeting (17th May) to secure your child’s place.

Parents must return a completed Activities Consent Form  along with te outstanding balance of €40 on Thurs 7th June.

Please find enclosed the Camp Kit list that your child will need for camp.

We ask parents to send no more than €5 spending money with their child

If your child requires any medication please talk to one of the leaders and fill out Scouting Ireland’s Managing Medication Form.

Pickup is at 16:30 on Friday June 08th  from Young Quarry Ballisodare and returning again to Young Quarry Ballisodare Sunday Afternoon  10th June  ( Time TBC).

Beaver’s overnight to Lissadell

Beavers went on a Sleep over to Lissadell last Friday. We all had a great weekend walking trough the woods where they made trail signs and identified various wildlife. On our return to the camp fire we all had a little sing song and lunch. All the Beavers really enjoyed making smores round the camp fire and in the morning we had breakfast and played more games. lots of fun was had by all.


Cubs : Slish Wood – Union hike

Hike on Sunday 6th May 2018

Drop off  :Slish Wood at 9.30am

Pick up : Union wood (white gates entrance) at 1.45pm

Each cub should wear

  • Suitable footwear (boots if possible)
  •  warm jacket and waterproof trousers along with warm clothing
  • A  high vis jacket – a short section on either side is along main roads.
  • Bring a Good pack lunch and a drink (hot or cold)
  • Neckerchief
  • Sun cream

The hike is about 9km long and is across countryside


Cubs : Just add Water : Castlebar

Many Thanks to the Mayo County Group for their hospitality in hosting us for their ‘Just Add Water’ Event last Sunday 29th April.

We had 22 Cubs in total. Taking part in a variety of events including Kayaking, SUPing, Water games , mini raft building , Pimping pirates , backwoods and aquaducting. having a absolute Ball in the process.



Beavers overnight trip to Lissadell Centre

The Beavers are going on an overnight trip to Lissadell on Friday, 4th May

Times: Meet at 6.30pm, Friday in Lissadell Church of Ireland parish hall (directions attached) Collect from same place at 10am Saturday.

Wear:Neckerchief, old clothes and sturdy footwear

Kit list:
Sleeping bag and groundmat
Torch with new batteries
Warm night clothes
Raingear and warm jacket / fleece
Spare full change of clothes
Plastic bag for wet gear
Spare footwear
Hi-viz vest
Toothbrush / toiletries
Empty tin can (e.g. from tin of beans)
Cuddly toy!

Please note:
Mobile phones, games consoles, iPods, iPads, tablets, etc. are NOT allowed.

Please do not allow your child to bring sweets / treats / soft drinks. We will have treats for them. Any extra sweets, etc. that are brought will be held by the leaders and returned at the end of the trip.

Please feel free to contact any of the leaders to discuss any personal concerns in relation to this trip.

Pocket money: Not required (there will be no shops)

Medications: If your child requires any medication please talk to one of the leaders before the trip and fill out Scouting Ireland’s Managing Medication form.

Directions from Ballisodare to Lissadell Church of Ireland Hall (approx. 30 minute drive):

Head towards Sligo on the N4, continue to Bundoran Road.

Go through Drumcliffe, then take left turn towards Carney.IMG_3805

From Carney, continue round on the main road to the left for 4.5km.

At a crossroads, you will see a sign on the left for Lissadell house, and a sign on the right for Lissadell Church of Ireland. Turn right.

The parish hall is just on the right hand side (grey-brick building with red window frames).

Cost will be approx €10-15.
Consent forms and Medications form (if needed) can be printed off from the link below and brought to the next meeting or on Friday night. A beaver cannot attend the camp if the consent form is not filled in.

Consent Form

Medications Form