Scout & Venture Summer Camp

This year 26th Galway Scout and Ventures are organising a 5-day summer camp. This will be an exciting 5 days at the Keel Scout camp.

Location: Lough Keel Scout Campsite H91 K526

  • Scouts & Ventures will arrive on Friday (30th June) evening and will set up camp, over the next 5 days they will take part in a number of activities (Zipit, Island wild camping, Kayaking, Boating, Boda Borg Challenge) as well and having lots of fun.

Cost €330 per person – this covers all accommodation, food, transportation of equipment and activities for the week. It does not cover transport to and from the campsite.

– We hope to keep the cost within budget and any fundraising activities will reduce the costs.

A deposit of €50 is required by 31st March to secure a place. The future payment schedule will be posted once we have exact numbers To make a payment please click HERE

Information for Camp

Scouts and Ventures Gear list
Neckerchief (to be worn at all times)
Track suit or pajamas
4 full changes of clothes (no jeans)
Rain gear – jacket and leggings (no ponchos please)
Wash bag including toothbrush and toothpaste
Wellies/crocks (easy to slip into shoes)
Warm hat & gloves
Roll Mat/ Sleeping mat (no yoga mat)
Sleeping Bag – 3/4 season sleeping bag
Head Torch / Torch & spare batteries
Small rucksack (for hike)
Black bag with name on it for wet and dirty clothes
Refillable drink bottle
Walking boots (for hike) and socks
Thermal top and leggings layer as evenings could be cool
Warm Jumper / fleece
Note book and pen
First Aid Kit
Clothes for activities (the activity will be weather dependent)
-Set of old clothes & wellies (they will get muddy)
-Swimming costume, long sleeve activity top, trainers or wet shoes, wetsuit if you have one.

Note: There is no need to bring any food as it will all be provided.

If your Scout or Venture requires any medication while we are on the camp please speak to your section leader. For any medication needed by your child please provide it in a clear resealable plastic bag with instructions on it. It will also include the medical consent form.

Start time: Please meet at the community centre to pack the van at 6 pm