Buíon Setanta 5th Louth Scout Troop Summer Camp Fota Island – 24th July to 29th July 2017

Buíon Setanta 5th Louth Scout Troop Summer Camp Fota Island – 24th July to 29th July 2017

Meet at The Crowne Plaza Car Park at 10am Monday 24th July. Please wear warm layers. Take a large packed lunch & drink. Please ensure you have everything on the gear list.

The scouts should have a maximum pocket money of €25 (coins if possible). Please have this in a money bag with the scouts name and amount ready to be handed up to the camp bank.

Any medication should be bagged and labelled with name and instructions and handed up to the leaders.

We would prefer if scouts could leave valuables at home. We will collect all mobile phones/ipods etc. and allow scouts to have them in each evening.

Pick up from Crowne Plaza at approx 5pm Saturday 29th July 2017

Camp Information – We will be camped in Fota Scout Centre beside Fota Wildlife Park in Cork. We will be camped with 2nd Louth Blackrock Scouts & 10th Louth Cuchullain (Knockbridge) along we scout activities on site we will also be taking a trip by train to Cork city for activities in the Mardyke Arena in UCC, a behind the scenes tour in Fota Wildlife Park and a tour of Haulbowline Naval Base including a boat tour of Cobh Harbour. The leaders in charge for the camp are Sarah O’Hanlon 0863499195, Maire Gallagher 0868259656, Joanne Kearns 0879735755, Elizabeth Finegan 0868806001

Gear List

in a Large rucksack plus small backpack for day activities

  • Sleeping bag
  • Foam sleeping mat
  • Raincoat with hood
  • Waterproof trousers
  • 3 x Spare trousers/shorts
  • 2 x Warm jumper/hoodie/fleece
  • 3 x T shirts
  • Underwear
  • Woolly hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Full scout uniform (shirt, navy trousers, belt)
  • Mess kit (Plate, bowl, cup, cutlery, tea towel) – all labelled with name, plastic or metal only.
  • Water bottle (500ml or 1L)
  • Torch & batteries
  • Personal first aid kit (plasters, wipes etc)
  • Wash kit & towels (1 large, 1 small)
  • Bivvi bag
  • Swimwear
  • NB: Sun cream, high protection e.g. factor 30+
  • Penknife