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
Changes of clothes for 10 days (preferably including stuff that can also be worn boating)
Rain gear (top and bottom)
Camping bowl, plate, and cutlery.
Tea towels x 2
Toothbrush & tooth paste
Warm Gear (hoodies + a hat)
Suncream and aftersun
Bivvy/Survival Bag (can be found in trespass)
We would ask that scouts don’t bring wetsuits as they take up a lot of space and are nearly impossible to dry.
Rash vests/ old tops
It is with deepest regret that we learned of the passing of Cox’n yesterday morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.
A book of condolence is available at the following link: https://rip.ie/cb.php?dn=449491
8ú Calafort wish to acknowledge the grant support provided by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council toward the purchase of a new engine for our 1720 vessel.
The Manannán troop will be hiking from Marlay Park to Knockree Hostel on Saturday 7 March, and hiking back to Marlay Park on Sunday 8 March.
We will meet in the Grange Road car park (i.e. NOT the back car park) in Marlay Park at 1030hrs on Saturday morning. We expect to be back in the same car park by 1600hrs on Sunday afternoon.
Please click here for directions to Marlay Park’s Grange Road car park.
Medication if required – MUST be brought to attention of Section Leader
Packed lunch for Saturday hike
Rucksack (lined with black sacks to keep contents dry)
Manannán training top (if Scout has one) and neckerchief
Adequate rain gear – top and bottoms (It’s Ireland…)
Water bottle (min. 1 litre)
Warm clothing (hat, gloves, scarf, fleece)
Adequate clothing for 1 night stay (spare trousers, boxers, socks, t-shirt, jumper)
Tea towel (for watch)
Wash gear, towel
Mobile phones ARE NOT PERMITTED on this trip.
The cost of this trip is €35. This can be paid in cash or by cheque (payable to “GASOGA MARA 8”), and is due by the meeting on Friday 28 February.
Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any questions.
Go raibh maith agaibh.
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