On the weekend of 2nd of May a Patrol from the Scout section took part in the County Shield Competition .The Competition comprised of
Campcraft – Setting up camp, building camp furniture and gadgets.
Competition Meal – Preparing a 3x course meal for judges (and patrol) on an open fire.
Sketch – a short skit performed by all members of patrol at the campfire
Bases – Orienteering, pioneering, first aid, team games, backwoods skills.
There where 6 Patrols competing for a chance to go trough to the National Level of the competition called the Phoenix .
It was a wet weekend but spirits were not dampened as the scouts from the county really went out and enjoyed themselves
The Scouts from Maynooth done the Group and the Scout section proud as they won the Shield for the first time in 10 years.
Awards for the weekend were
Overall Winner – 8th Kildare Maynooth
Runner Up – 1st Kildare 3rd Celbridge (The Mill)
Test Meal – 8th Kildare Maynooth
Sketch – 8th Kildare Maynooth
Camp Spirit – 13th Clane (Junior Patrol)
I would like to congratulate the scouts on a job well done and for all the hard work they put in over the last few months.
There will be pictures to follow so check back soon to see them
8th Kildare Maynooth Scouts / www.maynoothscouts.org