Age Ranges for Sections in Scouting - Minimum Age 6 years old

Beavers 6, 7, 8 Cubs 9, 10, 11 Scouts 12, 13, 14, 15 Ventures 15, 16, 17 Rovers 18, 19, 20, 21

Friday, December 17, 2010

Ice-Skating Sunday Jan 16th 2011

Any member of the Monday Cubs or Tuesday Beavers or Cubs interested in going on the Ice-Skating trip in January and who was not able to come to the Scout Den last night (Thursday) should contact Padraig on 086-2603403 before Wednesday 22nd December.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Scout Meeting Cancelled

Please note that the Scout Meeting tonight Wednesday 8th December has been cancelled due to no significant improvement in weather conditions.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Tuesday Beaver and Cub Meetings Cancelled

Tonights meetings for the Tuesday Beaver Section and Tuesday Cub Section have been cancelled due to the continued weather conditions this evening.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Monday Beaver and Cub Meetings Cancelled

Tonights meetings for the Monday Beaver Section and Monday Cub Section have been cancelled due to the deteriorating weather conditions this evening.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Beaver and Cub Trip to Lough Gara Horse Riding Stables

Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions, the rescheduled visit tomorrow (Sunday 5th December) for the Tuesday Beavers and Monday and Tuesday Cubs is postponed until further notice.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Scout Camp to Rosses Point

Friday 3rd December 10.50 am
Due to the adverse weather, the planned Scout Section Indoor Camp this weekend to Rosses Point Scout Den has unfortunately been postponed.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Boyle Scouts Registration 2010

Registration night for all New and Existing members will be held in our Scout Den on Wednesday 22nd September between 7.00 and 8.00 pm. All Parents who wish to enrol a child for the coming year, must register on this night. Weekly meetings will resume on their usual days and times the following week beginning Monday 27th September. Anyone who would like to give a hand out or become a Leader in any of the Sections would be most welcome and should contact the Group Leader on 086 8360222.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Easter Week Details and Times

This week sees Boyle Scouts extremely busy on a number of different fronts.
Brief details and times of the various activities are listed below. For further information please contact the relevant Section Leader.

Normal Section Meetings for Beavers and Cubs do not take place this week (beginning Monday 29th March) or next week (beginning Monday 5th April)!

Monday 29th March:     Meeting for all Team Members Cubs/Scouts/Ventures in Scout Den 7.00 - 9.00 p.m. Re: National Challenge Weekend
Tuesday 30th March:     Lough Keel Scout County Board Meeting @ 8.00 p.m. All Leaders Welcome
Wednesday 31st March:     Scout Meeting as normal 8.30 - 10.00 p.m.
Training meeting for all Team Members (Cubs) 8.30 - 9.30 p.m.
Thursday 1st April:     Scouts Bag Packing in Super Valu 10.00 - 6.00 p.m.
Beavers, Cubs and Scouts attend Holy Thursday Mass - Meet in Day Chapel in Full Uniform @ 7.30 p.m.
Friday 2nd April:     Ventures Bag Packing in Super Valu 10.00 - 6.00 p.m.
Saturday 3rd April:     Scouts Bag Packing in Super Valu 10.00 - 6.00 p.m.
                                  Cubs/Scouts/Ventures attend Easter Vigil Mass - Meet in Day Chapel @ 9.00 p.m.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

St Patrick's Day Parade

Congratulatons and well done to all on the huge effort put into our entry in this years St. Patrick's Day Parade. The great work done by our members and Leaders alike was justly rewarded with 2nd place overall and winners in the Youth Category. A few pictures of our entry and our participants are below:

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Challenge Day Success

Boyle Scouts have done themselves really proud once again competing in our Annual County Challenge Day held on Saturday 6th March in Lough Keel Campsite. In the Scout Section, our Boyle Team finished in a well deserved 1st place with a great effort put in by the Team throughout the day. In the Cub Section our Monday Cubs also took 1st place with our younger Tuesday Cubs putting in a brilliant team effort to scoop 2nd place.
Teams from Boyle, Ballinamore, Carrick on Shannon, Longford and Lanesboro/Ballyleague took part on the day demonstrating their skills in many areas of Scouting including Air Activities, Backwoods Cooking, Emergencies, Pioneering and Sailing/Rowing.
Congratulations and well done to all 3 teams (pictured below) and their Leaders. Also a word of thanks to all of the Leaders from Boyle and the other Groups who organised and ran a very successful and enjoyable Competition.
Our Boyle teams now go forward to represent Lough Keel Scout County in the National Challenge Competition in Larch Hill, Dublin on 17th/18th April. We wish them all the very best of luck.
Scout Section Winners
Monday Cub team pictured with their Leaders, Saoirse O'Flaherty, Colin Kearney and Angela Leonard. Cub Section Winners.
(Missing from photo, Niamh Beirne)
Tuesday Cub Team with their Leaders, Padraig Langan, Mary O'Donoghue and Stephen Tighe.
Cub Section Runners-Up.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Scouts Indoor Camp - Rosses Point 26th - 28th February

The Scout Section had a very enjoyable indoor camp at the Rosses Point Sea Scout Den last weekend. The weather although cold, was dry with even some sunshine! The scouts planned, cooked and prepared all the meals for the weekend. The Scouts spent most of Saturday on the beach learning new skills and taking part in challenges and games.
One of the highlights of the weekend was the trip to the RNLI Lifeboat Centre where the Crew gave the Scouts a tour of the facility and also gave them a talk on Water Safety. The scouts were also invited to the centre on Sunday morning to see the lifeboat being launched and operated as part of a training exercise.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Scout Section Camp to Rosses Point Sea Scout Den

Scout Indoor Camp

Rosses Point Sea Scout Den

26th – 28th February

Leaving Den at 7pm Friday evening.

Arriving back at den at 2pm Sunday.

Contact Enda for further details.

Peak 2000 Hike

Our Annual Peak 2000 Fundraising Hike took place on Sliabh Ban, Strokestown on Sunday last, 21st February. Boyle Scouts had over 120 Members, Leaders and Parents taking part in the event. Weather conditions were almost perfect for hiking. It was cool and dry with a few traces of snow in places, to add to the cold feel. All were rewarded for their efforts with BBQ Burgers, Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate at the summit. Boyle Scouts would like to thank everyone who participated and helped out on the day and to all who supported our members so generously in the fundraising effort. (A few Pictures below)
A special word of congratulations and well done to Michael Grehan who received a presentation on the day to recognise and thank him for his help in designing a new County Badge for Lough Keel Scout County. His design along with 3 others were used to formulate the final design which you can see below.

Final Design by Allen McCarthy/Trevor Conroy, Trojan Complete IT Solutions

Venture and Rover Sections Paintball Trip

Our Ventures and Rovers had a day paintballing in Bray on Saturday last 20th February. The hugely popular sport proved a big hit with our sharpshooters and not so sharp!! Plenty of stories and bruises are going down in evidence of their feats! There are a few photos below of the troops.