Annual Camp 2016 Details

We will be camping at a campsite in Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre, Co.Galway. We’ll be spending 7 days (6 nights) on camp. Sunday 10th July – Saturday 16th July. We will be meeting at 10.30am on Sunday morning……

The week is jam-packed with awesome activities….swimming, raft building, water activities, cycling, trip to Aran Islands, gorge walking, abseiling, caving, bivvying (sleeping under the stars), fire lighting, cooking, trip to Galway city, camping and much much more!!
There will be a total of 33 Scouts and 7 leaders travelling.

We will be travelling in full uniform so it is advisable to wear your hiking boots. You must have the correct gear to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable camp.

Full Uniform (Neckerchief, Scout Shirt, Scout Trousers, Belt, Dark Shoes / Hiking Boots, Lanyard)
Eating utensils (Plate, Bowl, Cup, Knife, Fork, Spoon)
Survival/Bivvy Bag
Sleeping Bag
Ground Mat
Hiking boots
Runners (old for water sports)
A few changes of clothes
Good waterproof raincoat with hood
Rain trousers
Spare socks, underwear
Warm fleece, Jumper (even though it’s summer!!)
Swimming gear
Sun cream
Medications (to be handed to Leaders)
Insect repellent
Personal first aid kit
Water bottle
A few black bags
A small day bag

If you have them:

Colouring Pencils, stickers etc.. for log book

Accommodation, food and all activities are already paid for so you can bring some spending money for sweets, treats and souvenirs. The maximum amount that you can bring is €40. Phones will be handed up to leaders at the start of camp. You will all be too busy doing amazing activities to use them anyway! Scouts can then use their phones every second day.

Leaders will have their phones on them in case any parents need urgent contact, the numbers are:

Brian – 087 778 0172
Shay – 086 8061 847
Dave – 085 7202 963
Sorcha – 087 9146 022
Lisa – 085 2242 367

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