On 16th December in Millicent members of our Group received the Peace Light from Bethlehem from Oirlath, who attended the Irish Reception day before.
In Prosperous on Saturday 17th December evening mass, Cubs, Scouts and Beavers presented the Peace Light from Bethlehem and read prayers for peace. Fr Bill has a peace lamp that he got in the Middle East and he lit it and then the 4th candle of the Advent wreath.
On Sunday, 18th in Caragh we had Scouts, Cubs & Beavers representing 5th Kildare Clane at the Peace Light presentation. Fr Joe was so impressed with everyone he invited them all up to the altar while Peter presented and read the background to the Peace Light and others read prayers.
On Thursday night our two beavers and cub sections got together for a wheels no engines in Mondello racetrack. It was a mighty quick pit stop for all as heavy shower made for a very wet track and many competitors … read more
On Thursday night we held our first Beaver bake off in conjunction with scouting Ireland. Our Beavers baked at home and brought their produce into den. We had buns, cakes, muffins, cookies, flapjacks, brownies, rocky roads, more cakes, and just … read more
The whole 5th Kildare group camped in the grounds of the Costa del Hewetson last weekend and what a weekend it was. The weather was ideal and each section had a full schedule working towards various goals. The beavers were … read more
“I am proud to speak Klingon” In preperation for Jamoige 2016 the two Beaver colonies got together on Thursday were we welcomed Commander Warf’s cousin Fergus from Planet Prosperous. In Jamoige our camp theme is Astronauts and one of our … read more
Group Camp this year took place in the grounds of Heweston School, Millicent, Clane. The site was ideal as all the sections could camp close by to one another and still have their own boundaries. Tents … read more
…….. Clean up, Clean up, Everybody everywhere!!!!! As part of National Spring Clean week the two Beaver colonies joined forces to pick up litter along the canal between Landenstown and Digby bridges on both sides. It was a very successful … read more
We had a great night in the den with a surprise visit from Captain Power an Aer Lingus pilot. Vincent was very good at answering questions on what would happen if you flew into a mountain, crashed, broke down, met … read more
We received a phone call last week to ask us to attend the National Beaver challenge in Strahan Scout Centre in County Laois. We were plesantly surprised as we did not think our “Happy Hippies” had qualified from the … read more