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Christmas Tree collection 2018

It is that time of year again and we are doing out now yearly Christmas tree collection, please click the link for the PDF flyer. 

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Smelvin 2017 Winners

Well done to Standard and Novice Patrols for winning their respective categories in this year’s Smelvin.

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Hostel Weekend Equipment List

To be carried in your rucksack. All Scouts must have a rucksack with double shoulder straps. 

  •  Uniform (to be worn while traveling)
    • Kneckerchief
    • Shirt
    • Dark Trousers
    • Hiking Boots or Strong Shoes
  • 2 full changes of clothes
  • Eating Utensils
    • Plate
    • Bowl
    • Cup
    • Knife
    • Fork
    • Spoon
  • Toiletries
    • Toothbrush and paste
    • Facecloth
    • Soap
    • Towel
  • 2 Tee-towels
  • Raingear (Trousers and Jacket) 
  • Torch
  • Pyjamas
  • Boots for hiking, must have ankle support
  • Hat, scarf, gloves
  • Gaiters (optional)
  • Runners (to be worn when not hiking)
  • Water Bottle
  • Thermos Flask (optional – if you want a hot drink)

Please Note:

When you are packing your rucksack, the rucksack must be lined with a plastic bin liner. No gear should be attached to the outside of the rucksack and everything must be packed into ONE bag.


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MIC 2016 Fundraising – Clothes Recycling

Hello everyone, the next fundraising event for MIC2016 will be clothes recycling. 

We will accept good quality clothes,

  • shoes
  • handbags
  • belts
  • teddies
  • sheets
  • mobile phones
  • tablets

We cannot accept

  • duvets
  • cushions
  • curtains
  • blankets 
  • end of life clothing etc

We will start collecting the recyclables on Monday 8 February 2016. You can put any of the above items in bin bags and drop down to the Scout Den. 

Collections will be done by a Scouter in the Scout Den Car Park, or you can arrange a collection if you have more than a couple of bags. Please DO NOT leave bags in the car park unless someone is there to accept them. All electronics should separated. 

If you wish a arrange a collection please email hughATSYMBOL29thdublinDOTorg and he will arrange a time that suits. 

The fundraising is being done in conjunction of a recycling company call Bag2School and they will pay per kilo of recycled items. The company will also donate a further 10% of what we raise to CanTeen Ireland

Please see flyer below that we will give out at Section meetings.  



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Scout County Forum

Have a look at the County Forum that is being run in Blackrock Scout Den on the 27th/28th November!!

DL County Youth Forum

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New Chief and International Commissioner

Congratulations to our new Chief Scout Christy McCann


And our new International Commissioner Claire Mcenroe


Well done to both and good luck in their Scouting journey.

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Family BBQ Sunday 13 September 2015

Don’t forget to book you ticket for the family BBQ this Sunday. Click the image below 

29th Dublin Blackrock Scouts 75th Anniversary...


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