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Event information – 24 hour survival challenge

As the big day gets closer, take a look at everything you need to know to get ready for the experience of a lifetime!

The overnight event will take place from 1pm on Friday 15th September and will finish at 1pm on Saturday 16th September. 

Please aim to arrive at the carpark no later than 12.45pm. 


Laragh, Glendalough, Ballard, Co. Wicklow. 

Google Maps Location 

There is parking on-site. The link above will bring you directly to the car park.  

Please use the Google Maps link to find the carpark. The area is quite remote, and the map will help ensure you find your way. 

Please note: This car park is locked at night but is not monitored. Participants should not leave anything valuable in their cars. Neither Children’s Health Foundation, or the car park owners can be responsible for any loss or damage to vehicles.  

What to Bring  

To take part in the 24hr Survival challenge, you will need to bring:  

The Irish weather is always unpredictable, with plenty of evidence of that over recent weeks! Be sure to pack water-proof clothing and a change of clothes, you are likely to need them!

 All the above items are essential for the full experience, and you can find these items on the website. There will be a campfire in the evening time, so please feel free to bring along a guitar, group games or your best singing voice.  

This is a wilderness adventure activity and while we do our best to keep you safe we cannot eliminate all hazards, you have to take responsibility for your own safety. Please note the following: