Mount Melleray Weekend update

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Posted by Admin | Posted in Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 15-01-2018

Dates: 26/27/28th January Mount Melleray Weekend update:

Travel times

Cub, Scouts & Ventures

  • Assemble at Frankfield Church car park at 1800hrs on Friday 26th
  • Depart Frankfield Church car park at 1830hrs on Friday 26th
  • All must travel in full uniform.
  • Please ensure all have dinner before departure.

Beavers 

  • Assemble at Frankfield Church car park at 1000 on Saturday 27th
  • Depart Frankfield at 1030hrs on Sat 27th
  • All must travel in full uniform.

Everyone will return to Frankfield Church carpark on Sunday 28th Jan at approx. 1600hrs

Gear List

Parents and Scouts please take note that there is no need for sweets or snacks as all food and treats will be provided throughout the course of the weekend. There is also no food allowed in the dormitories.

The group takes NO responsibility for any electronic equipment brought on or damaged while on camp

GEAR LIST – Cub Scouts, Scouts & Ventures

  • Knife, Fork, Spoon
  • Unbreakable/Plastic Plate, bowl & cup/mug
  • Tea Towel & a J-Cloth
  • Sleeping Bag & small pillow
  • Full set of wash-gear i.e. Soap, Facecloth, towel, Toothbrush & Paste, Deodorant
  • Good walking & hiking shoes or boots
  • Three full complete changes of clothes
  • Pyjamas
  • Spare underwear and socks
  • Rain gear
  • Torch

GEAR LIST – Beaver Scouts

  • Knife, Fork, Spoon
  • Unbreakable/Plastic Plate, bowl & cup/mug
  • Tea Towel & a J-Cloth
  • Sleeping Bag & small pillow
  • Full set of wash-gear i.e. Soap, Facecloth, towel, Toothbrush & Paste
  • Good walking shoes
  • Two complete changes of clothes
  • Pyjamas
  • Spare underwear and socks
  • Raingear
  • Torch

Any issues or questions please contact your section leader.

Annual Gift Giving

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Posted by Andrew Breslin | Posted in Beaver News, Cub News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 28-11-2017

Date: Wednesday 6th December

Time: 6.45pm

Venue: UCC Boole 4

Uniform: Full uniform including black shoes and black socks.

Parking: UCC carpark on Donovans rd

Access: UCC have asked that we use the Donovans rd or Boole College rd entrances.

Parents and family are very welcome and seating will be available in Boole 3.

Gifts collected will be distributed to various charities around the city, so, we’d appreciate if each scouter family could bring a wrapped gift labelled boy/girl and age.

Gifts are not compulsory and don’t need to be expensive. Something as simple as a colouring pencil set or colouring book would be very much appreciated.

Family fun quiz – A reminder to all members and their families

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 02-10-2017

Don’t forget this Sunday in the Rochestown Park Hotel is our Family Fun Quiz

Make sure you inform your childs section leader that you’re going so that we can have space for everyone!

Contact your childs section leader now and tell us how many people you’re bringing along

Weekly Section Meetings Return – Beaver Scouts

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Posted by Gavin Shanahan | Posted in 2nd Beavers, 47th Beavers, 6th Beavers, 93rd Beavers, Beaver News | Posted on 01-09-2017

Our Beaver Scouts are back in action: All our Beaver colonies are full and so are unable to take new members

  • 2nd Cork Beaver Scouts
    Back on Thursday September 7th at 18:00
    Beaver Scouter: Janette Murphy janettemurphy@douglasscouts.ie
  • 6th Cork Beaver Scouts
    Back on Tuesday September 5th at 18:30
    Beaver Scouter: Don McCarthy donmccarthy@douglasscouts.ie
  • 47th Cork Beaver Scouts
    Back on Monday September 4th at 18:00
    Beaver Scouter: Kevin O’Donoghue kevinodonoghue@douglasscouts.ie
  • 93rd Cork Beaver Scouts
    Back on Friday September 8th at 18:00
    Beaver Scouter: Ronan Keane ronankeane@douglasscouts.ie

Registration Fee & Registration Night 2017/2018 – Sunday September 3rd

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Posted by Eoin Field | Posted in Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 01-09-2017

We are NOW accepting payments through www.easypaymentsplus.com for the Scouting year 2017/2018
We had kept the registration fee the same for approx. 5 years and due to increasing costs it was agreed at our last Group Council that we need to make a modest increase of €10 per child.
  • Registration for 2017/18 will be as follows:
    This covers National Registration, Insurance and building costs (lighting, heating etc.)
  • €140 for one Scout
  • €260 for two siblings
  • €360 for three siblings
Our preferred method of payment is through the Easy Payment System, we have made an adjustment so that the EPP fees will be paid by the Group so there is NO CHARGE for you to use this system anymore.
If you wish to pay in cash or by cheque we look forward to see you this Sunday 3rd September 7-8PM
Yours In Scouting
Ger Hodkinson
Group Treasurer
Email: gerhodkinson@douglasscouts.ie

Registration Evening 2017 – Sunday 3rd Sept 7-8PM

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Posted by Admin | Posted in Adults in Scouting, Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 26-08-2017

We had kept the registration fee the same for approx. 5 years and due to increasing costs it was agreed at our last Group Council that we need to make a modest increase of €10 per child.
  • Registration for 2017/18 will be as follows:
    This covers National Registration, Insurance and building costs (lighting, heating etc.)
  • €140 for one Scout
  • €260 for two siblings
  • €360 for three siblings
Our preferred method of payment is through the Easy Payment System, we have made an adjustment so that the EPP fees will be paid by us so there is NO charge for you to use this system anymore. We will be accepting online payments from 1st September.
If you wish to pay in cash or by cheque we look forward to see you on Sunday 3rd September 7-8PM
Yours In Scouting
Ger Hodkinson
Group Treasurer

New Group Leader for Douglas & St. FinBarres Scout Group

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Posted by Admin | Posted in Adults in Scouting, Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 15-08-2017

Following the announcement on May 18th last that Conor Crowley would step down over the summer months the Group Council tonight unanimously agreed that Eoin Field would be nominated for the position of Group Leader of the Douglas & St. FinBarres Scout Group and his details will now be forwarded to the National Commissioner (Adult Resources) of Scouting Ireland for approval.

Eoin joined the leadership team when he returned to Scouting after a few years break, to what was then the Douglas Scout Group, as an assistant Beaver Scout Leader back in 2012. He moved to Cubs after a year where he has run the 6th Cork Cub Scout pack ever since and was appointed Deputy Group Leader in 2016.

Eoin also is currently part of the team that is assisting the Scout Phoenix Patrol with their training and preparation for the National Campcraft Competition this weekend in Stormont Castle.

Coming from a Scouting background Eoin was a member of Blarney Cubs, Scouts & Ventures until he took a break at the age of 25. His father Pat Field is a former Unit Leader for Blarney are former Regional Commissioner. Eoins daughter Ella and son Jack are both members of the Group in Scouts and Cub Scouts.

The Group Council and the leadership team of all our sections wish him well in his new role and look forward to supporting him and helping him to lead Douglas & St. FinBarres into the future.

Consent Form 2017

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Posted by Admin | Posted in 2nd Beavers, 2nd Cubs, 2nd Scouts, 47th Beavers, 47th Cubs, 47th Scouts, 6th Beavers, 6th Cubs, 6th Scouts, 93rd Beavers, 93rd Cubs, Rover News, Venture News | Posted on 06-08-2017

Hi all,
You can download a consent form that needs to be filled out for every youth member and handed back to their Leader immediately.

Consent Form 2017

You can fill it in and print it off yourself and bring it down to the next meeting.
YiS,
Darran.

Beaver Camp 2017 – 22/23rd April

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Posted by Ronan Keane | Posted in 2nd Beavers, 47th Beavers, 6th Beavers, 93rd Beavers, Beaver News, Camp | Posted on 20-04-2017

Saturday 22nd: Meet at Kent Train Station at 09:30.
Sunday 23rd: Return to Kent Station on 12:40 train.

No uniform is needed this weekend, but neckerchief must be worn at all times.

Gear list for weekend

  • Water bottle
  • Raingear
  • Full change of clothes
  • Spare shoes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping mat
  • Torch
  • Cup, bowl, plate, knife, fork, spoon
  • Pyjamas
  • Wash gear with small towel
  • Hat and gloves

The group will not take responsibility for any electronic equipment brought to or damaged while on camp and we ask that all such equipment should not be brought. All gear should be clearly labelled with your child’s name.

Any issues or questions contact your section leaders.

Parking at Frankfield Church – Melleray Weekend

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Posted by Enda | Posted in 2nd Beavers, 2nd Cubs, 2nd Scouts, 47th Beavers, 47th Cubs, 47th Scouts, 6th Beavers, 6th Cubs, 6th Scouts, 93rd Beavers, 93rd Cubs, Beaver News, Cub News, Group News, News, Rover News, Scout News, Venture News | Posted on 26-01-2017

Hi All,

To keep things sensible this weekend, can we ask that all cars park on the left side of the car park at all times?

This will leave the right side for the coaches.  It will make life easier for all – and more importantly, safer!!

In other words:

Frankfield Parking

 

 

 

 

Thanks for your help and understanding!!