Details of Beavers camp to Lough Keel

Click on link below to download these details:

Letter re Lough Keel camp June 2017

Please find information below about our overnight camp to Lough Keel, Boyle:

Date: Friday, 9th  – Sunday, 11th June 2017

Times: Meet at 8pm, in Lough Keel Scout campsite (please note: this is a different place to Lough Key Forest Park! – directions below).

Please drop off at picnic bench just inside entrance of campsite

Collect from same place at 10.30am Sunday.

Cost: €25 per child (includes campsite fees and food costs) / €40 if two siblings going.

Please pay at Beavers meeting before camp if possible.

Consent form: A consent form must be fully completed for the camp (click on link to download: Activities Consent Form

Wear: Neckerchief, old clothes and sturdy footwear

Kit list:
Packed lunch (for snack on Friday evening)
Sleeping bag and camping mat
Torch with new batteries
Warm night clothes
Raingear and warm jacket / fleece
Spare full change of clothes
Walking boots / wellies / strong runners
Plastic bag for wet gear
Spare footwear
Cup, plate, bowl, knife, fork, spoon
Hi-viz vest
Toothbrush / toiletries
Sun cream and after-sun cream
Cuddly toy!

Not allowed:
Video camera, mobile phones, games consoles, iPods, tablets, etc. are NOT allowed.
To be fair to all,  sweets / treats / soft drinks, etc. are not allowed.
We will have some goodies for them.
If we see any child with electronics / sweets, etc., we will confiscate them and give them back when they are going on Sunday.

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

Pocket money: Not required (we will run our own tuck shop and give each child an allowance from the camp fee to spend in the tuck shop)

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 (Click on link to download form: Managing_Medications_Form)

Emergency contacts: Trevor Sweetman 087-7678327 / Claire Maye 086-6032347

Directions from Ballisodare to Lough Keel Scout campsite, Boyle, Co. Roscommon (approx. 30 minute drive) (Click to download: Directions to Lough Keel Scout Campsite)

Please note: this is a different place to Lough Key Forest Park
On N4, drive past entrance Lough Key Forest Park on your left.
Continue approx. 750 metres, then turn left onto L5063.
Continue approx. 1.1km, turn left at t-junction.
Continue 160 metres, campsite entrance is on right hand side.

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