Larch Hill is one of the National Scout Centres of Scouting Ireland. It is situated on the edge of the Dublin / Wicklow Mountains in a picturesque valley between Kilmashogue and Tibradden mountains 11 kilometres from the centre of Dublin.
We have an 88-acre (35 hectares) campsite, a 26-bed lodge, a 56-bed hostel, and a 28-bed tented village surrounded by natural amenities to enhance your Scouting experience.
Larch Hill has 11 fields suitable for camping, giving a total of 17 hectares of campgrounds. If required, Larch Hill can also supply your Group with tentage and other camping equipment during the summer camping season.
Larch Hill’s water is supplied from two deep water wells, this water is tested and analysed on an annual basis. The water is 100% natural with no chemicals or chlorine added. Water taps can be found in most camping fields.
There is a 3 hectares of forest with small campfire circles dotted along the perimeter and in some of the camping fields. There are also Half Barrels and Stands for fires available from the Campsite reception. The toilet and shower block is located in the main car park, the recently built shower block consists of showers for Scouts and separate showers for Leaders.
56 Bed Indoor accommodation
26 bed Indoor accommodation
The Short-term Interns who come to National Scout Centres work in 1 of 3 Centres or possibly all, based in Ireland.
On this placement you can expect some of the following:
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This is a great opportunity for anyone of Rover/Ranger/Guider age that is looking to grow themselves in many aspects of life. You will get a taste of what it is like working and running a National Scout Centre. You will also be provided with accommodation and food allowances, this opportunity will be well suited to anyone looking to move out of home for a summer period.
Larch Hill can also cater for non Scout groups, such as, schools, youth groups or corporate clients. This is delivered through Discovered, which delivers quality non formal education through the mediums of Adventure, Environment, Team Challenges and Creative Learning.
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Larch Hill International Scout & Guide Centre
Ireland D16 P023
Tel: +353 (0) 1 4931410
(Office hours 9.00 to 5.00, Mon to Fri)
Google Plus Code: 7P38+QF Dublin 16
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