Today We were honoured by a visit from one of our Founder members. Fr. José Luis Lofrano visited Maynooth to see how a group that he started has grown since he left to return back to Venezuela in 1976! Fr José is with the Salesian order and is still living in Venezuela. He had many amazing stories to share such as our first Scout camps AND how the idea of Maynooth Scouting had its own amazing story linking in a production of Joseph and his amazing Technicolour Dream-coat to the Maynooth answer to BP! Apparently the Scout Group was started by a handful of people BUT at the request of young boys from the town!!
Phil Garrad and Hazel Murray have become the first Rover Scouts to earn the Explorer Belt. They are the third pair in Maynooth’s history to get it but the first since the Explorer Belt has moved to the Rover Scout Section. Hazel and Phil had to complete an arduous hike, local projects, live on a small budget and put up with each other for 10 days to complete this adventure.
Everyone in Maynooth Scouts would like to extend our happiness and pride in their achievement!
Make sure you have entered the draw in any one of 8 locations!
The Bookshop Maynooth
The Roost Off Licence
Bennys Coffee Shop Maynooth Business Park
Mulcahys Butchers Greenfield S.C.
Emmas Coffee Shop Glenroyal S.C
The group has been busy decorating the hall and making it a proper home for the group