Programme Ideas

Fota Scout Centre offers the following key activities:
  • Orienteering
  • Cobh Treasure Trail
  • Nature Trail
  • Pioneering

Unlimited access to all of the activities below during your stay at Fota for a one off charge of €20. In addition the store also contains games material (footballs, hurleys, frisbees, giant chess & checkers) and various items to build your own custom designed assault course (ropes ladders, nets, tyres etc) and team building games.

 Key Activities

 Damage Charge (*)





 Fota Nature Trail


 Cobh Treasure Trail


(*) Damage charge is applied if equipment is lost or returned damaged at end of stay. Charges displayed are minimum charges, depending on damage the charge may increase.

Coming Soon: - Sample programmes for your stay at Fota

Fota Island
On the island the following activities are available (separate from the Centre)
  • Wild Life Park
  • Fota Wildlife Park offer educational courses for Scout & Guide Groups. Bookings should be made to the Educational Dept. of Fota Wildlife Park (main # 021-4812678, email
  • Fota House & Gardens

In Cobh there is the 'Queenstown Story', swimming pool (Aura Leisure Centre), visits to the Naval Base can be arranged through the Scout Centre (subject to Naval activities), cruise liners also visit Cobh on a regular basis.

In Cork there are numerous activities some of which are listed below:
  • Blackrock Castle & Observatory
  • Lifetime Lab
  • St Fin Barr's Cathedral
  • The Old City Gaol
  • Mardyke Sports Area (climbing wall and swimming pool)

Please see the Links page for more details.