Beavers Santa Visit

Hi all,

Beavers will be visiting Santa this coming Friday at Athenry Heritage Centre.
Details are as follows:
Date: Fri Dec 11
Time: 6.30 pm
Location: Athenry Heritage Centre (see map below)
Duration: 2 hrs
Cost: €15 per Beaver

Details of what Beavers can/will do there are available on the website for Athenry Heritage Centre.

We are asking parents to drop Beavers to the centre and collect from there afterwards at 8.30pm.

If you have not already responded by text, please do so asap as we need final numbers.

Here’s a map for directions to the centre.

Beaver Scouters


Christmas Carol Singing – CANCELLED


UPDATE: We’ve had to unfortunately cancel this event. The weather is against us again and we are also low on numbers.

Hi all,

Beavers and Cubs will take part in a Carol-Singing afternoon at Hughes SuperValu in Claregalway on Sat Dec 12.

We will be organising into 2 mixed groups of Beavers & Cubs.

Group 1
Arrive at Hughes: 11.45
Singing from 12-12.30
Collection time: 12.30

Group 2
Arrive at Hughes 12.30
Singing from 12.45-13.15
Collection time 13.15.

Beavers are asked to wear their uniform and a Santa hat and to bring their music shakers that we made recently.

Please confirm by text in advance if you plan to take part so that we can organise everyone into groups.

Beaver & Cub Scouters


New members or those moving up to a new section may need to get a new uniform. At each age level, there are some second-hand uniforms (mainly Beaver & Cub jumpers) available. If you are interested in one of these, please get in touch with the section leader (Marc/Anna).

If you would like to get a new uniform, you can buy online from the Scout Shop (

The shop visits various parts of the country too and will be in Galway tomorrow Saturday, Oct 31. It will be at Renmore Scout Den (map below) from 12-2pm.

Beavers & Cubs Orienteering

Hi All,

Both Beavers and Cubs will be Orienteering this weekend with the Western Eagles Galway Orienteers.

Details are:

Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Esker (see map below)
Cost: €5 per Beaver/Cub
Clothing: Beavers/Cubs should have rain gear (jacket & trousers) & waterproof footwear (boots or wellies)

For this event, we are asking that Beavers & Cubs be dropped to Esker and collected from there afterwards. Please make sure your Beaver is registered with a Scouter/Leader before you leave and when you collect afterwards.

Beaver & Cub Scouters

Beaver Orienteering Event

Map and Compass

Hi all,

We plan on attending an Orienteering event in Esker, Athenry on Sun Oct 25 from 11am-1pm. The event is organised and run by the Western Eagles Galway Orienteers (WEGO) group. The cost is €5 per Beaver.

For this event, we will be asking parents to drop Beavers out to Esker and collect them afterwards.

As usual, we would like to gauge numbers for the event so please let us know by text – Beaver name and yes/no for attending.


Beaver Scouters

Beavers walk in Monivea Woods

Monivea Woods (pic from

We are planning a walk in Monivea Woods with the Beavers this weekend on Sunday.

The plan would be to leave the community centre at 10.30am and return around 1pm. Depending on numbers, there may be enough spaces in the Scouters cars to bring everyone.

Although the weather forecast seems good for Sunday at the moment, Beavers will need rain gear (trousers & jacket) and waterproof footwear. We’ll also ask them to being a light snack & drink.

Could you please let us know by text to 086 0545329 with the Beaver’s name and whether they can attend or not?

Beaver Scouters


Beaver Events This Week

Hi all,

There are 2 events for Beavers this week.

  1. Circus – Fri Sep 25
    The first is a trip to the Circus on Friday evening. It is on in Briarhill and the show runs from 7.30 to 9.30pm. We plan to leave from the Community Centre around 6.30pm, returning approx 10pm.
    We have received free tickets for the Beavers and we ask that they be given a max €5 spending money on the night.
  2. Athenry Castle – Sun Sep 27
    The second event is a visit to Athenry Castle on Sunday next. The Beavers will have a guided tour of the castle and watch a short movie about its history. The cost for this event will be approx €3 per child.
    We will leave the Community Centre around 11.30am and return around 1.30pm.

To help us with planning, could you respond ASAP by text to 086 0545329 with the child’s name and whether they can attend the Circus, Castle or Both.

Please note that with 2 events this week, it means that there will not be a meeting on tomorrow (Tue Sep 22) or next week (Tue Sep 29) at the school.

Feel free to text us with any questions.

Beaver Scouters