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



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

Knockree Hostelling 2020 (Manannán)

Manannán News

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.

Gear List:

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

Hiking boots

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)

Hi-vis jacket

Tea towel (for watch)

Wash gear, towel

Torch, whistle

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.