1st Louth Scouts


Tuesday
7.00pm to 9.00pm

For boys aged 12-15
Subs €45 per Quarter

Leaders
Paul Bates
Allan Mathews
Conor Murphy
Soyna O'Callaghan
Fra Meehan
News

County Overnight Hike
This years county hike will take place on Saturday 2nd November in the Cooley Mountains. Scouts will do a short hike then pitch their tents then do a longer hike with bases along the way. We will finish on Sunday morning. More info will be given out on Tuesday. We have gone through the gear needed over the last two meetings. A gear list is here. If parents need gear we recommend going to the Banbridge Outlet as there are 3/4 outdoor shops and it is much cheaper than going to Portwest. Penneys have some fleeces in for €6 that are ideal for hiking. if you have any other questions please contact us.

Annual Camp Information
Please click here to see information and to print off form needed for tuesday night.

1st Louth Scouts get Invested

8 scouts from were officially invested into 1st Louth Scouts on St Patrick's Day. These scouts have been building up to this point for the last 6 months learning all about the scout section by working in their patrols. They were joined by the rest of the scouts in the troop who were re-invested. All photos are here.


St Patrick's day
Please click here for info.

Annual Camp 2012
Annual Camp will take place in Lough Keel scout centre from Saturday 28th July to Saturday 4th August. All info on prices and activities is here. Gear list is here.

County Camp Info
Click here

Busy time for scouts

1st Louth Scouts have been busy over the last few months. They have been building towers, making paracord bracelets, learning to sew and going on a hike. check out all the pictures in our gallery.

St. Brigid's Crosses
The scouts were busy on Tuesday 31st January making St. Brigid's Crosses. Check out the photos here.

Investiture
Congratulatuions to Conor, Cian, James and Cian who were invested into 1st Louth Scouts on Saturday 28th January on the Cooley Mountains. The rest of the troop were there to see the ceremony and also to enjoy an overnight stay in the Mullabouy hall. Photos of the night are here.

PL's and APL's Traing Weekend

Please look here for all info on the weekend.

Patrol Hike
Two patrols took part in a long hike on Sunday 9th October. Fox patrol started their hike from Ravensdale forest car park and ended up in the Tain adventure Centre in Omeath. Bufallo patrol started at the Ravensdale post Office and ended up in Carlingford. It was a long day with the scouts starting at 9.30am and finishing up at 4.30pm. The weather conditions were very bad with rain and mist making it hard to see. Compass work was essential to keep on track. Check out the photos from the hike here.

Annual Camp
Everyone arrived home safe and sound from a brilliant Annual Camp in Crawfordsburn. Many thanks to Camp Chief for organising it and all the leaders that helped out over the 10 days. Click here for photos.

Overnight Hike
The scouts took part on an overnight hike in the Cooley Mountains on Thursday 30th June. See hike route here. Photos from the hike are now in the gallery. To see them click here.

Cox's Camp
1st Louth Scouts held a camp in April in Cox's Land. It was an enjoyable weekend where the scouts learned many new skills. See photos here.

Cú Chulainn Camp 2011
The annual Cú Chulainn camp will take place in Larch Hil on the 6th/7th/8th May. Please click here for the Patrol Leaders Pack.

Firelighting Hike
Scouts were out hiking and firelighting in Ravensdale on Sunday 20th March. It was a day to remember for Leader Aidan as he was shown how to light a fire by Gareth. Photos

New Provincial Scout Rep
Congratulations to Jason Connor who was unanimously voted into position of one of the 6 Provincial Scout Reps for the North East. Jason will now represent the Province at the National Youth Fora in March with the possibility of becoming a National Scout Rep a real possibility.

Annual Camp
Annual Camp will take place from 22nd-31st July 2011 in Crawfordsburn, Co. Down. The cost of the camp isn't finalised yet. Scouts wishing to go must pay €50 deposit by 15th March.

The theme for the month is pioneering and knots. The programme for this month can be found here.

Happy New Year
Scouts are back on Tuesday 11th January.
Subs for January/February/March are now due. €35 per scout.

One Programme Books
The Scout Book and the Adventure Skills book are now available. Each scout is recommended to own the Scout book, it costs €15. The Adventure Skills book is €8.

Hike
There is a hike on 12th December to Slieve Gullion. More details to follow.

12 Days of Christmas Tickets
Many thanks to all scouts for getting their tickets back on time.

Hike
Check out the Photos and Video from our hike on the Cooley Mountains in October

Annual Camps
Check out the latest news on our previous
Annual Camps

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