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Manannán will be camping in Powerscourt for Easter weekend, from Friday 25 March until Monday 28 March.

Scouts must come down to the Den on the Friday in full uniform, with hiking boots instead of black shoes.


We will be meeting in the Den at 10:00 on Friday 25 March, with lifts leaving for Powerscourt between 10:30 and 11:00. We expect to be leaving Powerscourt on Monday 28 March at 11:00, and finished putting gear away in the Den at 12:00. Watch Leaders will arrange lifts to and from Powerscourt for their watch.



For directions to the gate into Powerscourt Demesne, go to the following link:,-6.1466712/R760,+Co.+Wicklow/@53.1818171,-6.1844352,2779m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x4867a655f3fedc1f:0x2a46e4e3aaba35a8!2m2!1d-6.1755022!2d53.1832332!3e0?hl=en

From here, you will be directed to the Manannán campsite.


Gear List:

Medication if required – must be brought to attention of Section Leader

Packed lunch for Friday

Full uniform (excluding black shoes)

Manannán hoodie (if Scout has one)

Sleeping bag

Ground mat

Small rucksack for hike

Hiking boots

Rain gear (top and bottoms)

Water bottle (min. 1 litre)

Warm clothing (hat, gloves, scarf, fleece)

Adequate clothing for 3 nights (spare trousers, boxers, socks, t-shirts, spare jumper)

Plate, bowl, cup, knife, fork, spoon

Tea towel (for watch)

Wash gear, towel


Sun cream, insect repellent

No more than €5 spending money

Mobile phones ARE NOT PERMITTED on this trip.



The total cost of the trip is €35, including the deposit of €10. We will collect the balance of €25 at the meeting on Friday 18 March.



New members are reminded that they will be formally invested into Manannán over Easter Camp by making the Scout Promise. All Scouts must have full uniform for this.


If there are any queries, Scouts should contact their Watch Leader.

Go raibh maith agaibh.