Group Camp Details – Scout Troop

Dear Parents

The following are the details for our scout camp for our Group camp on Wednesday July 3rd to Sunday July 7th. Scouts are asked to make their own way out to the campsite which is just outside Ruan Co Clare (directions to camp are attached) and be onsite by 7.30pm. Please have dinner before arrival. Scouts must be picked up no later than 1-30pm on Sunday July 7th

GEAR LIST

  • Neckerchief*
  • Gear Bag or Rucksack
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Ground mat
  • Pillow
  • Torch
  • Loads of socks
  • Change of clothes x 3 at least
  • Towel*
  • Plate,Bowl,Mug
  • Knife,Fork,Spoon
  • Toiletries
  • Rain gear (Jacket & Over Trousers)*
  • Hiking Boots or old runners    A change of shoes would also be advisable

Please put your child’s name on all items. Scouts are responsible for keeping their gear together.

BANNED ITEMS:

  • Electrical Items (iPods, PSPs, DSs etc)
  • Mobile Phones (These will be taken from boys if found)
  • Fizzy drinks & chewing gum
  • Sweets are banned from camp as we will be providing them for the Boys. Please follow this rule in particular

MEDICATION

  • If you child is on any form of medication will you please give it to the leader upon arriving with the relevant instructions clearly on it or given to Leader

ALL PARENTS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE CLOSING CEREMONY ON SUNDAY WHICH BEGINS AT 1PM.IT WOULD BE GREAT TO HAVE YOU OUT THERE FOR THIS AS THERE ARE BADGES AND OTHER THINGS TO BE PRESENTED TO THE BOYS

DIRECTIONS

These directions are taken from the Coonagh Roundabout

  1. From the Coonagh Roundabout continue out the dual carriageway 35.1km until you come to Junction 14 for Barefield.Turn left here and continue to roundabout
  2. Take second left off this roundabout
  3. Approx. 500m you will come to main road cross straight across this road and continue towards Ruan for 1.5km
  4. At the junction turn right onto main Ruan Road and continue 3.6km
  5. Turn Left continue for approx. 0.9km
  6. Turn left into what appears to be farm yard for training horses. Continue down this laneway approx. 0.6km
  7. Turn Left into campsite

If you are using GPS you can put in the following coordinates and it will bring you to turning to Farmyard

GPS Coordinates: N52.91958 W9.00177

There will be signposts with Caherdavin Scout Group on it from when you cross the main road just after you turn off at Junction 14

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