Eriu Summer Camp, Lough Dan. Eriú News Parents and cubs helping to set up Mess Tent marquee Parents and cubs helping to pull marquee canvas Eriu Camp, Beaver Field, Lough Dan Campsite looking towards water slide Having fun climbing trees Obstacle Course Cubs and scout assistant entertain us before dinner Playing bongos whilst waiting for dinner prep to start Mac Tire Duty Six cutting peppers for dinner Chicken curry for dinner with help from Jimmy Cubs enjoying their dinner on Fri night Pioneering Project: Platform Tent The girls lashed the apex of their own cottage in the woods Midgees out so this trendy cub is well covered with her Buff Midge free at the campfire:) Campfire on Fri night Watching the flames Toasting marshmallows Dobharchu Duty Six washing up after breakfast Sat morning John lashing the apex whilst Gary teaches cubs clove hitch & lashing Cubs learning how to lash with Gary Gary teaching Mac Tire cub the clove hitch Jimmy teaching cubs how to lash Jimmy teaching cubs clove hitch and square lashings John and Gary securing the apex Jimmy organising the platform spars whilst cubs wait to resume lashing Cubs lifting platform spars into place Platform in place being tested by Gary and cubs Tarpaulin on, Platform Tent complete! Cubs playing guitar and ball having break after pioneering Heading out on Lough Dan Loop Trail Coming down trail from Scots Village Lunch with a view Na cailíní Na buachaillí Back on the trail Rhododendrons in bloom along the trail Running happily down the trail to catch up with his friends Stepping out confidently along the trail Playing in the Inchavore river after safe crossing Relaxing on the riverbank Having a good drink before last uphill leg of trail Sat evening campfire after dinner Toasting Marshmallows Songs and marshmallows – a good combination Sixers and Seconders campfire at hillside bivvy site Mary at bivvy campfire with Sixers and Seconders Enjoying a few treats before bivvying out for the night Cubs leaving bivvy Sunday morning Leaving bivvy Sun morning Relaxing in warm morning sunshine outside mountain bivvy Relaxing in platform tent after breakfast Hanging out together Sunday morning archery Loading the bow Taking aim Instructor Barry helping cubs with their safety harnesses for Crate Building Instructor Vicky fitting safety helmets Putting on helmets Barry explaining how to stack the crates Starting the stack Getting the hang of it Dragon boat platform and swing Sunday sunshine Catching rays Cubs using lashing skills to make their raft Using wooden spars, sissal and empty plastic containers Crew No.1 working well together with Jimmy and John Crew No.1 ready to launch And it floats! Crew No.1 paddling back after touching pontoon Crew No.2 cfinishing last section Successfully launched! Paddling back after touching pontoon John guiding raft to shore in rising breeze on Lough Dan.