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

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Guerilla Neckerchiefing

1st/11th Roscommon, Boyle Ventures were out early this morning to take part in Scouting Ireland's first 'Guerilla Neckerchiefing' Challenge.
Well done on neckerchiefing the iconic landmark that is our Gaelic Chieftan on the N4 outside Boyle.

What you may ask is 'Guerilla Neckerchiefing'?
Read more on it here -

Monday, February 17, 2014

Tus Maith Hike - Sunday 16th February

Boyle Scouts hosted the Annual Lough Keel Scout County Tus Maith Hike on Sunday last, 16th February. A great turnout of over 350 people including Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Ventures, Rovers, Leaders and family members from Boyle, Ballinamore, Carrick, Longford, Mohill and Lanesboro/Ballyleague participated in the scenic 8.5 km hike route starting from the Scout Den, climbing up the curlew mountains via the old mail coach road and returning via Deerpark to the Scout Den where a monster BBQ and refreshments awaited.
Much praise must go to the Boyle Leaders involved in the organising and running of a successful event and ensuring all participants enjoyed the hike and got around the route safely.
We would also like to acknowledge and thank most sincerely the following people for their help in the running of the event.
Boyle GardaĆ­ - for their help, guidance and assistance at the start/finish and with road crossings.
Order of Malta - First Aid Support - Sean Donoghue and Mairead McDevitt.
McGovern Plant Hire - Road Signs - Tony and Mark McGovern.
Kellys Londis - Sponsorship of Water - Neil Kennedy.
Abbey Community College - Car Parking Facilities - Sean Tansey.
BBQ Chefs - Feargail Quinn, Jordan Maye, Keith Conroy.
Safety Car - Geoff Henry.
Photo - Courtesy of

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Tus Maith County Hike in Boyle - Sunday 16th February

Our Tus Maith hike takes place on Sunday 16th February in Boyle.

Starting from Boyle Scout Den at 11.00 am
Finishing at Boyle Scout Den at 3.00 pm

All participants should wear their Neckerchief, bring Rain Gear, a Packed Lunch and a Drink contained in a Back Pack. No Fizzy or Stimulant drinks (Red Bull etc) are allowed and should not be brought.

The climb will not be hard or overly long, therefore all Sections of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts will partake on the day. (Hike will be 8.5km on road/track)

As always, any Parents and/or additional family members who would like to come along and join us on the day for the walk are most welcome, but please just let us know by text message, so that we have allowed for you in our numbers booked in to the event.

Refreshments (Drinks and Burgers etc.) will be available to all at the end of the Hike.

No Pocket Money is required.

Monday Beavers – Colin Kearney – 086 8101309
Tuesday Beavers – Padraig Langan – 086 2603403
Monday Cubs – John Brennan – 087 2183125
Tuesday Cubs – Martin Lannon – 086 6099452
Scouts – Enda Moran – 086 3239483