This year’s Summer Camp will be based on Loch Bó Dearg, Co. Roscommon. Manannán will camp from 14-23 July.
All Scouts are required to participate in camp preparations in the week leading up to camp. The times are as follows:
Wednesday 12 July, 1600 – boats to be recovered from water
Thursday 13 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 14 July, wearing full uniform with hiking boots instead of black shoes. Everyone will need to bring a packed lunch for Friday.
We expect to be back in the Den by 1530 on Sunday 23 July.
All gear should be packed lined with bin liners in case of heavy rain.
Medication if required – must be brought to attention of Section Leaders
Packed lunch for Friday
Full Sea Scout uniform (excluding black shoes)
Rain gear (jacket and leggings)
Small rucksack for day trips
Clothing for ten days (t-shirts, jumpers, shorts, trousers, underwear etc.)
Warm clothing (fleece, hat etc.)
Boating gear (PFD, swimming shorts, boating shoes, rain gear)
1l. 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.
The total cost of Summer Camp is €240 (including €50 deposit); this includes camp fees of €220 as usual plus €20 for a subsidised Manannán t-shirt and training top. The balance must be paid by Friday 7 July; 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 7 July.
Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any questions.
Go raibh maith agaibh.