Scouts/Venturers Summer Camp/Brian Boru Challange 2012

Our Scout/Venturer camp which also took in the Brian Boru Challenge took place fron Thursday July 5th to July 8th

.The first 2 days took place in Castleconnell Camp site and here we also had the scubs with us.The lads did pioneering on Friday. That evening we did an adventure skills assesment with all the Scouts and Scubs reaching level 4 in Camping.

.On Saturday the scubs went home while the rest of the Scouts & Venturers began their Brian Boru Challenge at Killaloe Water Centre(scouts).They were taken on a 2 and a half hour journey up Lough Derg to their Bivy site at Tuamgreaney where they set up there bivy site for Saturday Night.On Sunday morning they hiked back 13km to Water centre where some of the lads were invested into Venturers while on a boat on Lough Derg.The weekend finished with a quick spin on a speed boat for the lads.Well done to all involved and to Leader Barry Kennedy for organising this event and Mike O Halloran who helped out for this event.

Thanks to Terrence and TJ for getting us sorted in Castleconnell and to Kieran, Jason, Jack and all the crew at the NWAC in Killaloe. Also a big thanks to Joe for transporting the trailer, the 2 Ger’s for coming out to Castleconnell on Saturday and transporting the lads across to Killaloe.