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Manannán Easter Camp 2023 details

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Manannán will be camping in Powerscourt Demesne over Easter weekend, from Friday 7 until Monday 10 April.

Scouts must come down to the Den on the Friday in full uniform, with hiking boots instead of black shoes.


We will be meeting in the Den at 1000hrs on Friday, with lifts leaving for Powerscourt between 1030hrs and 1100hrs once personal gear has been checked and group equipment loaded. We expect to be leaving Powerscourt on Monday April at 1100hrs, and finished putting equipment away in the Den at 1230hrs. Watch Leaders will arrange lifts to and from Powerscourt for their watches.


Click here for directions to the gate into Powerscourt Demesne. From here, you will be directed to the Manannán campsite.

Gear List:

Each Scout must have every item on this list to be permitted to go on this trip; Watch Leaders will be checking gear before departure from the Den on Friday.

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

Packed lunch for Friday

Full uniform (excluding black shoes)

Manannán training top (except new members)

Sleeping bag

Ground mat

Small rucksack for hike

Hiking boots

Rain gear (top and bottoms)

Water bottle (min. 1 litre)

Warm clothing (hat, gloves, scarf, fleece)

Adequate clothing for 3 nights (spare trousers, boxers, socks, t-shirts, spare jumper)

Plate, bowl, cup, knife, fork, spoon

Tea towel (for Watch)

Wash gear, towel


Sun cream, insect repellent

No more than €5 spending money

Mobile phones ARE NOT PERMITTED on this trip. Scouts who need to contact home during the trip can do so through the Section Leaders.

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Meet in den at 10:15 tomorrow with all your gear.  You do not have to travel in Uniform, but MUST have it with you, including Duck.  You may wear hiking boots (not wellies) as part of the uniform instead of black shoes for Mass on Sunday.

We will load trailer and leave for Powerscourt at 10:30.

Directions: Through Enniskerry heading for Powerscourt Gardens.  Pass by the entrance to the gardens and keep the wall on your right.  Golden Gates (coloured black !!) will be on your right, just before narrow bridge.  Gates should be open with Warden in attendance.  If not, call me.

We will leave site on Monday at 13:00 provided site is clear and is left as, or better than, when we arrived. ———- Leave no trace —————-



Easter Camp Gear List

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  • Sleeping Bag
  • Ground Mat
  • Torch
  • Rain Gear (bottoms and top)
  • Hiking Boots
  • Small Rucksack (for hike)
  • Knife, fork, spoon, cup, plate, bowl
  • Change of clothes for 4 days (eg. trousers, jumpers, t-shirts, boxers, socks)
  • Warm Jumper
  • Scout Uniform (excluding shoes and hat)
  • Hat, gloves
  • Towel
  • Tea Towels
  • Packed Lunch for Friday
  • Water Bottle
  • Spending Money (no more than €5)
  • Wash Kit
  • Plastic bags for wet/dirty clothes
  • Electronic equipment brought at own risk

No Mobile Phones (they will be confiscated for the duration of camp)