2015

- Group Badge approved by National Office
- Badge available in the scout shop shortly

- Group makes appeal through Kerry's Eye for Clothes donations


- HISTORICAL MOMENT | No Chief Scout elected by National Council 2015. NMC seeks to call an EGM to elect a Chief

- Erasmus Students from IT, Tralee visit scout section for International Night

- Beaver Scouts Camp hold slumber night in Ballybunnion
- Cub Scouts Camp in Limerick this summer
- Scouts Camp in Dundrum Co. Tipperary this summer
2015

2014

- Scouts take part in Summer camp in Cloghane, Dingle

2014

2013

- Two Scouts head to Spain for Explorer Belt Challenge

- Both are successful in their bid to bring home the coveted explorer belt
- Group investiture held in December with over 40 members invested

- 1st Kerry Join Twitter

2013

2012 | Historic Year

- 1st Kerry join the world wide web
- Website and Facebook page created and launched

2012

2009

- 1st Kerry Scouts mark 80th Anniversary

- Chief Scout, Michael John Shinnick visits hall to mark anniversary
- Scouts take part in Féile na mBláth in Tralee

2009

2008

- 1st International Jamboree of Scouting Ireland held in Punchestown to mark the 100th year of the movement in Ireland
2008

2007

- World Scouting Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Movement with an International Jamboree in the UK

- Scouts take part in Féile na mBláth in Tralee Town Park 2007

2003

- Two scouts head to Spain for Explorer Belt Challenge
- Awards presented to members during ceremony held in the Brogue Inn
2003

2002

- Media Headline reads '1st Kerry start planning their 75th Anniversary Celebrations'
- Scouts from around the county attend celebrations as 1st Kerry marks its 75th year of Scouting

- National Scout award presented by Regional Commissioner
- CBSI & SAI join forces to create Scouting Ireland

2002

2001

- Scouts received boost with Cub Trainers Course held in Scout hall
- race night held for scouts

2001

2000

- Venture Scout presented with Presidents Award during reception in Áras an Uachtaráin
- Ventures go hungry for Crumlin Fundraiser outside AIB
- Four former members of the unit successfully 'tackle the heights of Kilimanjaro'
- Ventures complete the Mellary Challenge
- Ventact South cancelled for the first time
- Members presented with Garda Youth Achievement Awards

2000

1999

- Chief Scout Peter Dixon [RIP] visits scout den

- Chief Scout Award presented
- Tree planted at the side of the hall to mark his visit
- Plaque added to the side of scout den to denote the planting of the tree to mark the occassion
- 4 leaders presented with Wood Beads to mark the end of their training

- two scouts take part in Explorer Belt in France and are awarded the much sought after Explorer Belts
1999

1998

- Two National Scout awards presented
- One Outdoor award presented for the third year in a row

1998

1997

- Summer Camp held on the Isle of Man

1997

1996

- Year of Peace for CBSI
- Scouts and Ventures take part in New Years Day climb of Carrauntouhill
- Unit camp held in Ballyheigue

1996

1995

- Ventures and Scouts travel to Wales for Summer camp over ten days

- 2 Ventures take part in Cross Border scholarship to London Derry
- Team of scouts participate in the Melvin Trophy

1995

1994 | Historic Year

- Historic Year for Scouting in Tralee
- new den opened by Dick Spring on May 14th
- Chief Scout, Matt Lawlor attends
- four members of the 1930 troop also attend
- Ventures camp in Mount Mellary this year and start the Mellary Challenge

1994

1993

- Ventures go School to School recruiting youth members
- Greyhound benefit night helf in June
- 14 new Ventures join
- Easter camp held in Glenbeigh
- International Jamboree attended in Ballyfin
- Summer Camp held in Killarney

1993

1991 | Historic Year

- Unit recieved site for new den after years of moving around Tralee
- Tralee Urban District Council donates site of old handball alley to the unit
- Ventures sell hearts for the Irish Heart Foundation for the second year

1991

1990

- Chief Scout Paul Ring [RIP] presents Chief Scout Award

- National Scout Award also presented

1990

1989

- one of the most sucessful years in scouting for Tralee
- two Chief Scout Awards presented
[first Chief Scouts awards of the unit]
- unit moved from St. Joseph's Monestary
- 8th Place winners of the Melvin Trophy
- Brought home the trophy - another historic moment for the unit

1989

1988

- Scouts went to Britanny, France for camp
- Beaver Scouts Formed

1988

1986

- Tralee won regional shield again, and placed 12th place in the Melvin Trophy
- Summer camp was held in Glenbeigh

1986

1984

- loss of many troops in Kerry
- Tralee and Ballybunnion only remaining troops in the Kerry Area
- Scouts Travel to Portumna for International Jamboree

1984

1981

- 1st Group Investiture Held on April 4th
- 16 Cubs, 20 Scouts and 10 Leaders invested

1981

1980

- Took regional Shield and then Melvin Trophy
- 8th Place overall
- Held in Kilcully, Cork
- Ventures attended Ventact South

1980

1979

- lots of fundraising functions
- carol singing
- sponsored hikes
- Unit Day, Saturday June 23rd
- Unit Dance, November 24th

1979

1978

- Ventures formed
- 2nd Cub Scout Pack started
- standards 78 begun nationally - Scouts around the country asked to achieve certain scouting stanards within their units

1978

1977

- Tralee Scouts get top awards
- National Patrol of the year
- award presented in Tralee
- patrol took part in Melvin Trophy, Tilraddin, Dublin and placed 16th overall
- 60+ Tralee Scouts attended International Jamboree in Mount Mellary, Waterford

1977

1976 | Historic Year

- Historic Moment for Group
- 1st Female Leaders join Cub Scouts

1976

1975

- Chief Scout, Mr. Jim Hally [RIP] visits troop for Investiture Ceremony
- 38 Scouts invested during event

1975

1974

- Unit Finance Committee regrouped
- new leaders and members taken on-board

1974

1973

- 1 scout troop and 2 cub packs running in unit

1973

1972

- Summer Camp held in Glencar

1972

1971

- Unit Moved to St. Joseph's Building, Balloonagh
- after negotiations with the Dioceseans Trust in Balloonagh Monestary

1971

1969

- 3rd Troop Established
- 100+ members now on-board
- meetings held in CYMS hall, Ballymullen

1969

1968

- 2nd Troop established

1968

1967

- Unit attended National Jamboree in Lismore, Waterford

1967

1966

- CBSI National Officer addresses new troop
- New Troop started
- 12 new volunteers recruited
- 12 new youth members join

1966

1955

- CBSI Ceased activity in the area
- contributing factors included local bodies preventing charities from fundraising, lack of leadership also cited as a reason

1955

1950

- Camp held in Inch
- two week camp
- Scouts charged £3 with no scout being left out
- scouting starts to fade due to inability to fundraise and lack of suitable venues for meetings

1950

1949

- Summer Camp held in same spot

1949

1948

- Six Eight Man Ridge Tents Purchased
- 1st Real Camp held in Garrahies, Camp, July 1948

1948

1946

- Scout Sports Competitions Finished

1946

1945

- Chief Scout Visits unit

1945

1942

- 2 Cub Packs with 40 Members
- 3 Scout Troops with 68 Members

1942

1941

- start of annual sports competitions and concerts

1941

1938

- Scout Band Formed
- Members travelled to Dublin to purchase instruments
- committee formed to cover the cost of band
- troop moved to Ashe Street

1938

1936

- Meetings held in Gaelic League Rooms in Day Place

1936

1929 | Group Founded

- Part of the CBSI [Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland]
- 1st scouts recruited to the unit

1929

1907 | Scouting Founded

- Lord Robert Baden Powell founded the Scout Movement

- Originally founded as the Boy Scout Movement
- 20 Boys attend a camp on Brownsea Island

1907