Monthly Archives: January 2015

Wednesday 28th January

Hi all,

Tonight we continued with the Chief Scout Award, Emergencies Stage 1 and 2 and discussed the trip to Belfast.

For all those working on the CSA please start thinking of you Special Interest badges.

For all those doing the Emergences badges you will need to have a list of what should go in a personal first aid kit.
Check you have a first aid kit at home, know where it is and check the contents.

Remember if you don’t have the work done you won’t get the badge.

We did some footdrill in preparation for the St.Patrick’s Day parade (more on that next week)

Anyone travelling to Belfast please have your €50 in as soon as possible.

We finished as always with Grand Howl and headed home.

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

*** Belfast Trip ***

Hi all,

Update on the trip to Belfast.

Date Saturday 21st February
Meeting Time 9.30am
Meeting at the Den
Cost €50
All Cubs must have a completed, signed PC form. Without it they will not be allowed to travel.
All Cubs will need a packed lunch
A light rain jacket can be brought but all activities are indoors

There is no eating allowed on the bus

The plan is to head to Armagh for lunch before we visit the Planetarium.
We will then go to Belfast for tea in Pizza Hut before the game.
We aim to back in Bray about 12 (Parents will be notified if we’re running late)

Cubs can bring small electronic devices with them, itouch, DSs NO IPADS
If a Cub does bring such a device it must be left on the bus at all times.
Cubs take full responsibility for these devices, the Leaders, bus driver and bus company take no responsibility for loss, theft or damage.

If anyone has any dietary, medical needs please let one of the Leaders know.

As always if you have any questions please contact one of the Leaders.

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

Wednesday 21st January

Hi all,

Tonight we spoke about our trip to Belfast (see the separate note)

We spilt into our different badge groups.
Cormac took those who are doing their Chief Scout Awards, they went through the requirements and were given an application form (if you didn’t get one they’ll be available next week)

Rory took those who will be moving to Scouts to explain how the move works.

Karen and Adrienne went through Stages 1 and 2 of the Emergencies Adventure Skills badge (details HERE)
Here’s what you need to be able to do for both stages

Stage 1
• I know what should be in my personal First Aid
• I know the basic rules of First Aid.
• I know the different emergency services that are
available and how and when to call them.
• I know how to use the “Buddy” system.
• I know how to treat minor cuts.
• I can get help and make a report properly if
someone is hurt.
• I can be responsible for my own health and
Stage 2
• I have made my own First Aid Kit and I know
how and when to use it.
• I know how and when to place someone into the
recovery (safe airway) position.
• I know the importance of providing shelter and
• I know how to use a Scout neckerchief as a
makeshift bandage in an emergency.
• I understand why I should follow directions from
an instructor.
• I know how to keep myself safe in an
• I can direct help/rescue services to a location.Adventure Skill.
The whole Cub Pack will be working on this.

Don’t forget to get your articles, stories, pictures, photos into Rory for your Six blog.

We finished with grand howl and headed home

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

Garda Station Visit 10th Feb

Hi all,

On Tuesday 10th Feb we will be visiting the Bray Garda Station.
Meeting at the station at 7pm.
Full uniform and please be on time.
Collect at the station, time to be confirmed this week.

Due to the visit there will be no Cubs on Wednesday 11th

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

Wednesday 14th January 2015

Hi all,

We started back on a wet and windy night but still had a great turn out.
As always we went around the room and called out our favourite Christmas present.

We spoke about the trip to Belfast.
Details are to be confirmed but at the moment it’s looking like 21st Feb and cost will be €50.
Watch this space

Cormac took the older Cubs to work on their Chief Scout Award. Cormac is going to lead this throughout the year.

Rory is going to work with the Cubs who are preparing for the move to Scouts.

The whole section is going to complete Stage 1 and 2 of the Emergencies Adventures Skills badge.

Karen is looking into arranging a trip to both the Garda Station and the Fire Station and hopefully we’ll get an ambulance crew to visit us.

We finished off with grand howl and headed off into the night.

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

Belfast Giants Trip 2015

Hi all,

It’s that time of year again to start organising the trip to see the Belfast Giants.

This year we are hoping to go to the game on Saturday 21st Feb.
We are also hoping to visit the Armagh Planetarium.

Cost will be €50 approx.

At the moment all details are to be confirmed but we do need to get an idea of numbers asap.

If you are interested please let the Leaders know

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders

Cubs back on 14th Jan

Hi all,

Reminder that Cubs start back on Wednesday 14th January.

Yours in Scouting
The Leaders