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Mountain Havoc

Well Done James Murphy  for such an excellent video.
Parents please note….

There will be no leaders from Fairview travelling with venture scouts to or from the Mountain Havoc venue in Kerry. 

Scouting Ireland Leaders will be onsite.

Details
Event:    Munster Mountain Havoc
Venue:  Cronins Yard, MacGillycuddy Reeks, Killarney. Co. Kerry
Date:  3rd -5th  March 2017
Time:Check in Time: 20.30 – 22.00
Accommodation: Standing Camp – Toilet & Shower Facilities available
Fee:€20 per person

Click below for details of Event
Pdf file with info

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Wall Climb Fundraiser

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Please come up with a text and layout for our wall climb fundraiser.

What is on:     5k wall traverse  challenge.

idea is to use a team of 5 members to cover 5 kilometres as quickly as possible. (approx 1k each)

When its on:     last Sunday of Mid term Begin challenge 1.30pm

Where its on:     1st Dublin , Fairview,  Scout Den, Croyden green.

How much it will cost:   Free entry.  Hope everyone will come and support us.

Refreshments will be available and games in den on the day.
Come and support your local scouts in their endeavour to set up a new world record challenge, to get a team of 5 people to cover a cumulative distance  of 5K ( 500 x 10Mtr Legs ) over an indoor climbing wall in the quickest time.

A 10mtr section (Leg) of the wall is allocated for the challenge.

Holds are laid out in the optimum positions for your team participants.

1/   Clock starts as the 1st person steps off the floor at the entry point,  and ends when the last 10mtr section (Leg) is passed.

2/   Any number of the 5 team members can be on the wall at the same time.

3/   1 x 10mtr Leg is recorded every time a team member steps off the wall after crossing 10mtr exit point.

4/   Overtaking can only be done on the return run to get back on the wall at the entry point.

5/ If you step or fall off the wall before clearly crossing the exit point you must return to begin that 10mtr Leg again. No unit is recorded for that leg

6/  Fastest team to cover 500 Legs sets the record.

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Summer camp 2017

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This year we are going to Kandersteg international scout Centre in Switzerland.

Annual camp Detail

Meet at Departures T1 at 9.30am

Dep Flight EI684: Dublin Mon 17th July T1 12.30pm

Arrive 3.23pm

Home : EI 685 land 17:40hr  ( 5.40pm )

Staying at    www.kisc.ch      tel: 41336758282

Required to bring.

Newly filled out medical forms.

Passport and EI11

Travel in full uniform.

Bring packed lunch for airport and one for Plane. ( wont be at site until 6-7pm )

Spending money 100cf   available in BOI marino from 9th June.

Gear list

Good “broken in” boots

day bag with shoulder straps for water bottle, lunch, rain gear and cookers.

Sun glasses and hat and sun cream SPF50 lip balm.

Deposits should have been well paid by now, and you should have a chunk of money paid off through your fundraising efforts which will be in your camp bank.

Keep bringing payments down every week …. spreading payments make it easier to manage.
We will be tying in with scouts tor many activities except for our highlight of the camp which will be a climb to an Alpine lodge ” The Fruden Hutt”  where we will stay overnight and do some Ice climbing on the near bye Glacier.

This is an expensive add on and but well worth it.

Fairview Venturers were there with me many years ago and it was the highlight of their camp.

We need to plan a week of activities to do, that wont break the bank. Switzerland is mega expensive.

Follow the link above and let me know what you would like to do. ( We will need to book these activities soon as they go really fast. As scouts from all over the world will be there trying to get in front of us.

Be Ullamh……..

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Bagpacking

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To be updated:   Ask Muriel or Denis

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Next Hike

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Day out with scouts to Donabate from Portrane along cliff walk.

Bring your cookers, Pan and food. some nice caves to explore and do some cooking in.

Date 26th March

Catch

9am town – whitehall 9.30 — swords 10:35 hope it gets in Early

then

10:3oam 33b bus from swords to Portran

back to swords at  5:45 for 6:10 bus or 6:30 for 7:00 bus

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Next weekend away

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Castlesaunderson in Early March

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This week in the Den

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Cooking :   bring cooker and pan.  Rice based dishes bring rice, Meat and some Vegs.

Wall layout for challenge,  layout wall and pick team

Mountain Havoc.

Skills Base   Map and compass for Mountain havoc. see about area map.

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