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Explorer Belt Talk

Cathal Breathnach (1st Galway St. Joseph’s) and Fionn Delahunty (Galway Sea Scouts) will be giving a talk on their our trip to Germany on the Explorer Belt during the summer onSaturday 5th December at 7.30pm in the 1st Galway Den on Augustine Street. There will be a presentation of photos from…

Group Open Day

1st Galway St. Joseph’s Scout Unit is holding an Open House on Saturday, 26th September 2015 at The Den, Ozanam House, St. Augustine Street, 12 – 3 pm. This event is designed for families who want to explore the scouting program for their children and teens, ages 6-17.   1st…

Culture Night

1st Galway Joseph’s Scouts has been active in Galway city since 1927. Our Den, a treasure trove of Scouting at 4 Augustine Street will open to public for Culture night. Please call in and see photos of both adventures old and new. Share a memory of your or your children’s…

1st Galway Get Gold at Phoenix 2015

The Fox Patrol, eight Scouts from Galway competed in the Phoenix Challenge, the Scouts national camping competition, at Salesian College, Pallaskenry at the end of August. The eight teenagers, aged between 13 and 15, won the coveted Gold Award for achieving over 80% of the available marks and came 13th out of almost…

Scouts & Ventures out Kayaking this Summer

The scouts have taken to the water this summer several times to improve their kayaking skills. With the assistance of our qualified leaders, they have been out on the river in our boats, some working towards their level 2 skills while other helping them practice. Here are some of the…

Explorer Belt 2015

One of our Rover / Scout Leaders Cathal, took part in the Explorer Belt Expedition this Summer to Germany. This was a 200km expedition across an unknown part of Germany involving living off a limited budget of €75 for ten days for two people, completing a number of projects, working…

Scouts at Phoenix Training Camp

Our Phoenix Fox Patrol headed out to Renville last Monday for a pre Phoenix camp. The Phoenix is the national campcarft competition and this year it will take place in Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick. A team of 8 will take part in the competition and they planned this camp to get…

Scouts & Ventures Annual Camp 2015 – Castleconnel

The scout and venture sections headed for Castleconnel campsite in Limerick this year for their annual week long camp. Despite the unsettled weather that was present for the majority of the week, they all had a great time out. They built their campsite, went kayaking, went on a cycle hike,…

Cub Camp – Lough Keel

Cubs took to Lough Keel for the June Bank Holiday weekend this year and had lots of fun doing various activities such as kayaking, rafting and some pioneering. More photos available here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.852868311460063.1073741843.108983515848550&type=3

Explorer Belt Fundraising Quiz

One of our Rovers and Scout Leader Cathal is part of a two man team heading away on this years Explorer Belt – they’ll be travelling 200km on foot across somewhere in Germany this summer after being dropped in an unknown location with a limited budget. It’s certainly set to…