Lord Mayor’s Address

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Posted by darran | Posted in 60 years of Scouting | Posted on 14-01-2012

City Hall Visit

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Posted by Dara | Posted in 47th Cubs, 47th Scouts, 60 years of Scouting, 6th Cubs, 6th Scouts, Beaver News, Rover News, Venture News | Posted on 12-01-2012

A host of beavers, cubs, scouts, venturers, rovers, leaders and parents descended on City Hall on Tuesday 10th January for a reception hosted by Lord Mayor Terry Shannon.

We were greeted in the council chamber where the Lord Mayor welcomed us. The Lord Mayor then took us through the many treasures on display in his offices in two groups.

Conor is seen below signing the visitors book which will go to the City Archives at the end of the Lord Mayor’s tenure. Click on the thumbnails to get a larger version.

Here are the beavers and cubs getting a tour with a very patient Lord Mayor.

And finally all of us! Go Douglas!

Lord Mayors Reception

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in 47th Cubs, 47th Scouts, 60 years of Scouting, 6th Cubs, 6th Scouts, Beaver News, Rover News, Venture News | Posted on 21-12-2011

The Lord Mayor is to honour members of the Douglas Scout Group with a reception in City Hall Cork on January 10th 2012 celebrating 60 years of Scouting in Douglas.

All members are invited and a family member can join then if they wish. We must confirm with the mayors office the numbers going to attend.

All members are asked to make contact with their section leader or the Group Leader to confirm they are going before Friday December 30th

 

Tonight’s the night

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in 60 years of Scouting | Posted on 07-10-2011

Celebrating 60 years of scouting in Douglas. Tonight at 9pm at St. Columbas Hall Sports & Social Club

60 Years of Scouting in Douglas

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in 60 years of Scouting | Posted on 02-10-2011

With only a few days to go we want to remind all our friends, fellow scouters and supports that this Friday night see’s our 60th Celebrations in St Columbas Hall Sports & Social Club. Kick off is at 9pm with Chief Commissioner Adult Resources, Johnny Brennan, representing the Chief Scout on the night.
Pay in at the door on the night; Just €8 or €15 for a couple. Dress is informal, members of the Douglas Group Council and Leaders will be in Uniform.

Hope to see as many as possible on the night; let us know if you’re going; conorcrowley@douglasscouts.ie

Thank you all – Yours In Scouting
Conor Crowley
Group Leader

Consent Forms, Activities and more news

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Posted by Dara | Posted in 60 years of Scouting, Beaver News | Posted on 27-09-2011

Hello all beaver parents and guardians

We are up and running but still need to get back all consent forms from everyone (including those who were in scouting last year).  Can you ensure to bring this to us on friday night?
What is particularly important for us is to ensure that you include an email address that you check regularly and your mobile phone number for text alerts as we will hand out our “hopefully” last paper note on friday night. All communications will now be done electronically.

Don’t forget our 60th anniversary celebrations at the social night in St. Columba’s Hall on October 7th. It promises to be a great occasion.

Yours in scouting (YIS)

Dara, Ross, Siobhan and James.

 

60 Years of Scouting in Douglas

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in 60 years of Scouting | Posted on 19-09-2011

I would like to invite all our adult friends and families to our Social Night on October 7th 2011 in St. Columba’s Hall Sports & Social Club.
 
We are having an night for our friends, fellow scouters, past and present parents of members to celebrate the fact that the scouting year of 2011 is the 60th year of Scouting in Douglas.

The Chief Scout will be represented by Johnny Brennan, Chief Commissioner for Adult Resources on the night.

An entrance fee of just €8 for one or €15 for two people is payable on the door. It would be a great honour if you could all join us; Please come back to me (conorcrowley@douglasscouts.ie) or another leader at your earliest convenience to let us know if you can attend.

The New Douglas Scouting Year 2011/12

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Posted by Conor Crowley | Posted in 47th Cubs, 47th Scouts, 60 years of Scouting, 6th Cubs, 6th Scouts, Beaver News, Rover News, Venture News | Posted on 25-08-2011

Well fellow Scouts, Scouters and Friends,

We’re back for another year in Douglas Scouting and we hope you will be coming back to join us and those of you in our Scout, Venture and Rover sections might even bring along some friends

  • All our sections are back as follows:
  • Douglas Beavers (6,7,8): Friday 16th September – Waiting list for new members
  • 6th Cub Scouts (9,10,11): Monday 5th September – Waiting list for new members
  • 47th Cub Scouts (9,10,11): Friday 9th September – Waiting list for new members
  • 6th Scouts (12,13,14): Wednesday 7th September – New members welcome so come on down!
  • 47th Scouts (12,13,14): Monday 12th September – New members welcome so come on down!
  • Douglas Ventures (15,16,17): Wednesday 31st August – New members welcome so come on down!
  • Douglas Rovers (18-26): Friday 9th September – New members welcome so come on down!

As you can see from the above we have waiting lists in place for our Beaver Colony and both our Cub Scout Sections. If you have been on the current waiting list you will hear from us in the next week to confirm your place.

Due to the numbers on the Beaver waiting list we are looking into the possibility of starting up a second colony but can only mange this if we get additional leaders and adult support. If you think you might be interested please contact the Group Leader Conor Crowley by email: conorcrowley@douglasscouts.ie and all the details you need will be supplied

This year brings Douglas into its 60th year in Scouting and we are planning an evening for current and former friends and families in October – More details shortly

We are bag packing, to raise badly needed funds for the Group, in Dunnes Stores, Douglas Court on Friday night 2nd September and Saturday 3rd September. People collecting must be aged 14 and over so we need Scout, Venture, Rover and parent support for this event. Can you spare us 2 hours during these days? Please contact your section leader as soon as possible and lend us a hand!

You can follow our progress throughout the year on this site plus our Facebook page and Twitter page (click on the links above)

I look forward to meeting you all again soon

Yours in Scouting
Conor Crowley
Group Leader