Easter Camp (Manannán)

Manannán News

Manannán will be camping in Powerscourt for Easter weekend, from Friday 14 until Monday 17 April.

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 1000 on Friday 14 April, with lifts leaving for Powerscourt between 1030 and 1100. We expect to be leaving Powerscourt on Monday 17 April at 1100, and finished putting gear away in the Den at 1230. Watch Leaders will arrange lifts to and from Powerscourt for their watch.



Click here for directions to the gate into Powerscourt Demesne. From here, you will be directed to the Manannán campsite, Site 10.


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 cost of this camp will be announced by each Watch Leader for their own Watch.



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. Any new member who has purchased a neckerchief from the Group for €10 will be presented with their neckerchief upon investiture.


Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any queries.

Go raibh maith agaibh.