When we returned on the 9th of September, we welcomed 12 new Beaver Scouts. Aine Kate Maguire, Rory Kavanangh, Aisling Twohig, Jessie Cody Evens, Andrew Bisland, Jessica Marron, Aran McKenna, David MacPartlin, Michael Behan, Matthew Walsh Hussey, Laoise Gilman and Beibinn Gorman. They are with us 4 weeks now and seem to be enjoying themselves.
On the 25th September we joined with the Tuesday Bavers and went fora fun day out to LarchHill, Dublin. As usual we had food first and then off to Ian to sow some daffodil bulbs in old shoes, we made wind chimes out of plastic bottles, learning many new songs from Johnny, Skied doen teh garssy slopes, went on the high jump amany times, staying a long on the bouncy castles and after a very long and enjoyable hike, we joined in the boat race. This was the highlight of the day as the majority of the children love water and there was 2 very capable men there to make sure everything went smoothy. the surprise was taht none of our Beavers fell in the water or even got wet feet. Bernie prepared a lovely BBQ for us, which was very welcome. we ended the day weit a Disco in the open air and had a lot of sleepy Bearver going home.
Although only 4 weeks in the Cubs Scouts, 3 of our past Beavers went on this weekend. Well done to Sarah Logan, Sean Woods and Noel Austin.
Welll doen to the Cill Dara County Team who put the weekend together. It takes the beat part of a year as there is a separate programme for each section. I have not heard yet how many attended there. Children and Leaders all got a lovely purple t-shirt to wear and take home.
Our meeting are very well attened each week. We are at the moment preparing for Investiture Night. There is alot to be done to prepare for this night. Our Annual Scrap Book had already started and Niamh Henry got to do the first page this year.
We also have got another Beaver Mascot to join George, Sam andPenny. Each new Beaver gave us a name and we decided to put them all in a hat and pick one out and the name that came out was Chloe, supplied by Laoise Gillman.
At the moment we are planning our October outing which will be to the wax Museum, History Museum and hopefully we will have a walk throught St, Stepens Green. We will travel by public bus as thsi keeps cost down.
We will go to Donadea Forest in November for a Pioneering Day out. It should be lots of fun.
Older Beavers will be presented with their Outdoor Award before we close for Halloween, Which they earned over the course of the Scouting Year.