A Venture Scout who has been there, bought the t-shirt and ironed the neckerchief – An account from Matthew Gaynor on what the County Challenge is about and where it is going in the future.
This year for the annual St. Patrick’s weekend walk, three long distance hikers from Waterford Scout County took on the Dingle Peninsula in the form of the Dingle Way.
We spoke to the new Group Leader – Keith Cunningham about a variety of different things and here’s what he had to say.
The group celebrated St. Patrick’s day with an array of service awards, a special commendation from the Chief Scout Michael J. Shinnick to the band a multiple Chief Cub Scout awards.
While the majority of the group are busy with St. Patrick’s day planning, the long distance hiking arm of the De La Salle Leadership Team will be tackling a 110km route along the Dingle Way from the sandy beaches of the Dingle Peninsula to the peaks of Mt. Brandon.
David “Ginter” Collins has decided to step down from the role of Group Leader citing personal reasons.
We haven’t done this in an while…
Our Venture Scouts took part in the first Mimi-Belt of it’s kind in Waterford a few weeks back, read on to find out how they got on.
We spoke to the Pipe Major, Pat Murphy about the band’s recent trip to The All Ireland Pipe Band Championships held in New Ross this year.
Last March a group of De La Salle Ventures accompanied the Abbeyside Ventures on a hike up Lugnaquilla in the Wicklow Mountains, here’s the expedition report from Matthew Gaynor, in the typical Venture fashion of 2 months late.