Annual Camp is a Love/Hate thing, loved by Scouts, hated by Leaders for the sheer logistical nightmare it involves, read on to see how the 3rd enjoyed theirs.
Matthew Gaynor of the De La Salle Ventures gives an account of their 5 night stay in Shielbaggan Adventure Centre last month, which included a day trip to Oakwood theme park in Wales.
The 2013 Annual Camp of the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop took place at Glenshelane, Co. Waterford from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th July 2013.
Camp isn’t just the week to ten days in August when you’re actually on the campsite.
The Ventures chose Galway as the venue of annual camp in July of this year. Click here to see what Tommy Tiernan, Bressie and a giant set of head phones have in common.
Camp this year brought us to the far away land of Inistioge in the lovely county of Kilkenny. Myself (Tara) and Roddy decided to test the fitness of our scouts and selves by undertaking the 40km cycle to camp. It took slightly longer than expected but we made it there
This year the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop will be going to Scotland on their annual camp which will take place from Sunday 27th of July to Monday 4th of August. The programme will run as follows: Sunday 27th: Travel by bus to Fort William via Belfast – Stranraer
Pictured below at Mahon Falls in the Comeragh Mountain are a group of scouts from Serbia who were visiting Waterford after the World Jamboree in the UK. They spent time at the 7th’s Annual Camp in Faithlegg and were also hosted by the families of Mary Winter, Siobhan Ryan, Maureen Drohan
Above: The contingent from the 3rd, 7th and 13th Scout Troops Most gather at the volleyball net before the waterfight begins. The Summer is never a quiet time for the Unit and this year was no exception. After the Louis Murphy competition in June, Camp ’99 was the focus of attention