Details of Beavers overnight trip to Lissadell

The Beavers are going on an overnight trip to Lissadell this Saturday, 28th November.  Full details below.

To book a place on this trip, please:

1. Text Trevor Sweetman, 087-7678327 (Tuesday Beavers), or Lisa McDaniel, 087-3704665 (Thursday Beavers) if you have not already done so, to let us know if your child will be going on the overnight (please include child’s name on text!). This is so we know how much food to buy, etc.

2.Complete this consent form (click to download) and bring it with you to Beavers this week, along with the cost for the trip.

Times: Meet at 6.30pm, Saturday in Lissadell Church of Ireland parish hall (directions attached) Collect from same place at 10.30am Sunday.

Cost: €10 for one child / €15 for two children in same family

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:

Video camera, mobile phones, games consoles, iPods, 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.

Emergency contacts: Trevor Sweetman 087-7678327 / Lisa Taylor 087-2449843 / Lisa McDaniel 087-3704665

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).

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