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Lough Arrow info and pack list

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As you know, our summer camp this year is being held on Lough Arrow in Roscommon/Sligo. We are departing from the den this Friday, meeting at 0900. We will be getting back to the den on Sunday the 24th at around 1600. All scouts attending camp also have to be available this thusday afternoon to help load the truck for camp (time tbd). Please find a gear list below.


How to Pack:
Scouts should have two bags, a large rucksack or sailing bag and a smaller day bag/backpack.
Packed lunch for the first day
General gear:
Sleeping Bag
Ground Mat
Changes of clothes for 10 days (preferably including stuff that can also be worn boating)
Hiking boots
Spare Runners
Rain gear (top and bottom)
Camping bowl, plate, and cutlery.
Tea towels x 2
Water Bottle
Torch
Towel
Shower Gel
Toothbrush & tooth paste
Warm Gear (hoodies + a hat)
Suncream and aftersun
Bivvy/Survival Bag (can be found in trespass)
Boating Gear:
We would ask that scouts don’t bring wetsuits as they take up a lot of space and are nearly impossible to dry.
Buoyancy Aid
Booties/old runners
Swim shorts
Rash vests/ old tops
A cag

Summer Camp Pack List

Manannán News

How to Pack:

Scouts should have two bags, a large rucksack or sailing bag and a smaller day bag/backpack.

Packed lunch for the first day

General gear:

Sleeping Bag

Ground Mat

Changes of clothes for 10 days (preferably including stuff that can also be worn boating)

Hiking boots

Spare Runners

Rain gear (top and bottom)

Camping bowl, plate, and cutlery.

Tea towels x 2

Water Bottle

Torch

Towel

Shower Gel

Toothbrush & tooth paste

Warm Gear (hoodies + a hat)

Suncream and aftersun

Bivvy/Survival Bag (can be found in trespass)

Boating Gear:

We would ask that scouts don’t bring wetsuits as they take up a lot of space and are nearly impossible to dry.

Buoyancy Aid

Booties/old runners

Swim shorts

Rash vests/ old tops

A cag