Manannán Summer Camp 2018

Manannán News

This year’s Summer Camp will be based on Loch Arbhach, Co. Sligo. Manannán will camp from 13-22 July.


All Scouts are required to participate in camp preparations in the week leading up to camp. The times are as follows:

Wednesday 11 July, 1000 – boats to be recovered from water

Thursday 12 July, 1300 – truck day; all boats and camp equipment will be loaded onto the truck

All Scouts must be in the Den at 0900 on Friday 13 July, wearing their neckerchief and Manannán t-shirt. Everyone will need to bring a packed lunch for Friday.

We expect to be back in the Den by 1730 on Sunday 22 July.


Gear list

All gear should be packed lined with bin liners in case of rain.

Medication if required – MUST be brought to attention of Section Leaders

Packed lunch for Friday

Manannán t-shirt, training top and neckerchief

Hiking boots

Rain gear (jacket and leggings)

Small rucksack for day trips

Sleeping bag

Ground mat

Bivvy bag

Clothing for ten days (t-shirts, jumpers, shorts, trousers, underwear etc.)

Warm clothing (fleece, hat etc.)

Old runners

Boating gear (PFD, swimming shorts, boating shoes, rain gear)


Wash bag/toiletries (please note: products which contain micro-beads are banned)

Sun cream

Insect repellent

Water bottle

Torch (with spare batteries)

Bowl, cup, spoon, knife, fork

Tea towel x2

Spending money (no more than €5)

Mobile phones are NOT PERMITTED on this camp and will be confiscated for the duration of camp.



The total cost of Summer Camp is €220 (including €50 deposit). The balance is due on Friday 29 June; this can be paid in cash or by a cheque payable to ‘GASOGA MARA 8’.


If any Scout has to arrive late or leave camp early for any reason, this must be brought to the attention of the Section Leaders by Friday 6 July.

Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any questions.

Go raibh maith agaibh.