Category Archives: Cubs

Second Group Camp for 19th Galway Athenry

Over the weekend of Friday 15th September to Sunday 17th September the 19th Galway Athenry Scouts held their second Group camp in Esker, Athenry.

This camp was youth lead with each of the sections (Beavers/Cubs/Scouts/Ventures) responsible for and running a portion of the camp.

This was the first time our Beavers have camped with eight beavers camping over night. A great time was held by all.

Photographs will be available shortly.

Pancake Tuesday

Well done to all the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts who made some very delicious pancakes on Pancake Tuesday. Due to a slight techncial issue we only have photographs of the Beavers making pancakes.

Thanks to the Craughwell Scouts for visiting us on Pancake Tuesday.

See the full set of photographs.

Beavers, Cubs and Scouts in Action Sunday 12th February

Well Sunday 12th February was a busy day for the 19th Galway Athenry.

The Beavers under took their first hike of the year, hiking from the Boys School, Athenry to Esker Monastery a distance of 5.2 Km on a very very cold Sunday Afternoon. Along they way they learnt a little about Leave No Trace and enjoyed the outside. Once at Esker they had some Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows. See the photographs.

Beaver Hike

Beaver Hike

The Cubs also undertook their first hikw to the year around Abbey Hill, Co Clare. For several new Cubs this their first Hike while for others especially those coming from Beavers this hike allowed them to start working on thier Adventure Skills Hiking Stage 2. A full set of photographs is available.

Cub Hike

Cub Hike

Although not out Hike the Scouts also had a busy day attending the County Camp Kickoff meeeting and the County forum for Scouts.

Well done to all invovled.