Our Scout Group is currently upgrading our Scout Hall to improve fire safety. The following letter is being sent to local businesses asking them for help with the costs of this project. If you know of a company that might be interested in supporting us, we would ask if you could pass this letter on to them.
Limerick Scout Group is a voluntary youth organisation providing outdoor
adventurous activities to young people in Caherdavin and the wider
Northside area. Our Group is based out of our Scout Hall on Blackthorn Drive.
The hall is also used by several other community groups.
The Group is
currently in the process of upgrading the Scout Hall in line with Scouting
Ireland’s new fire safety guidelines. While the Group appreciates the need for
the guidelines, they come with a considerable financial burden to a voluntary organisation
such as ours.
With this in
mind, we are reaching out to local businesses such as yours to support our Sponsor
a Fire Door campaign. All we are asking for is a small donation of €100
which will cover the cost of one door. In exchange, the Group will add a plaque
to the door with your company’s name on it as well as adding your logo to the
supporters’ page on our website.
If you would
like to sponsor one of the doors, please contact me on the number below. Your
support in this campaign will be greatly appreciated.
taking the time to read this letter. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Well done to our beavers who dispute the poor weather conditions took part in agile up in Cratloe Woods today. They hiked in all kinds of conditions and credit must go to the leaders who set this hiking track as it was superb and had a bit of everything from muck, to river crossings, hiking up hills, orienteering, map reading and sausages for all at the end. Well done boys
A big thank you to their Scouters for organising the hike. Also congratulations to one of the beavers who was invested during the hike
Congratulations to all of our two Cubs and two Scouts who were presented with the Chief Scout Award for cubs by our County Commissioner Ursula yesterday evening. Congratulations also to the four scouts who were presented with the CSA Cubs badges that the were owed from a few years ago
We also invested Bob Halvey as a new Scouter into the group this evening as well as 2 cubs and 1 scout. All the cubs were presented with their adventure skills and special interest badges. We presented both the cub of the month and six of the month.
A big thank you to all the parents who showed up for this important presentation evening. Thank also to our two special guests County Commissioner Ursula Cosgrove and National Program Commissioner Eilís Webster for joining us.
Thank you to everyone who has shown us such great support over the last few weeks and again it was great to have parents come up to us this evening complimenting us for the work we do
We will once again be taking part in the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick on March 17th. This year in particular, we are asking for as many members of the Group as possible to join us on the day so we can show the community that we are still going strong.
On Monday 11th of March, your child will be undertaking an assessment in Hillwalking stage 1 and Emergencies stage 1. On successful completion of the assessment, the beaver will be then be entitled to Hillwalking badge 1 and Emergencies badge 1.
We have included the following documentation below so that you can help your child prepare for these assessments. A little bit each night would help ensure that they are ready this and help them progress to the next stage of their journey within Scouting.
Well done to the 8 Beavers who took part in the County Orienteering Day along the Attychraan Loop in Galtee Castle Wood, Kilbeheny, Co. Limerick. Along the way the Beavers got to practice their map reading skills and found several orienteering flags along the route
Thanks to Phelim, Colin, Fiona and Scout Leader Barry for accompanying the Beavers and to ACPC (Beavers) Anna Cregan who organised the event.
Our Scout Camp this year will take place in Fota Island in June on Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th June. Due to the World Scout Jamboree taking up a considerable amount of the summer for some of the Scouts and Scouters, we will be linking up with the Cubs for this camp. The cost will be €160 for camp fees, activities, food AND transport to/from the camp via train
As we’re aware some of the Scouts may still have School until the Friday, there is an option for Friday to Sunday for €120. Scouts chosing this option would travel with the cubs to the camp
On the Sunday of the camp, we will be announcing the winners of the Inter Patrol Challenge for 2018/2019 and presenting the Terra Nova and Endurance award to scouts that have earned them
As we need to send off a deposit, can you let Barry know by the end of this week if your son will be going on the camp and which option (5 days or 3 days) they wish to go on