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Foróige Pop Up Events Series for South Dublin County region – July, August, September 2018
July 18, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
One event on February 20, 2019 at 10:30am
An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until July 27, 2018
One event on August 22, 2018 at 10:30am
One event on September 1, 2018 at 10:30am
Despite the fun and sun this year’s summer is bringing, this time of the year can be a long and lonely stretch for some young people, especially for those who may not have a very wide social circle, who might find it difficult to socialise or who may be isolated or who may have sensory or processing conditions, such as experiencing Autism. In response to this, Foróige South Dublin has recently secured some funding via South Dublin County Council’s Health and Wellbeing Initiative 2018, to organise a short series of Pop Up Youth Events for 12-18 yr olds.
The Pop Up Event Series are as follows =
Wednesday 18th July 10:30-1:30pm – Hike / Treasure Hunt ** Starting Point as Stewarts Hospital Sports Centre, Old Lucan Road, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 (beside Waterstown Park)
Wednesday 22nd August 10:30-1:30pm – Creative Art Workshop (creative writing, animation, arts n crafts)
Saturday 1st September 10:30-1:30pm – Outdoor Cinema / Tai Chi, Yoga, Aikido / Games & Drama
Monday 23rd July 10:30 – 1:30pm – Easy Hike / Treasure Hunt / Picnic ** Starting Point at Stewarts Hospital Sports Centre, Old Lucan Road, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 (beside Waterstown Park)
Tuesday 24th July 10:30 – 1:30pm – Creative Arts Workshop (creative writing, animation, arts n crafts)
Wednesday 25th July 7:30-10PM EVENING TIME – Aikido / Tai Chi / Yoga
Thursday 26th July 10:30 – 1:30pm – Outdoor Cinema / Games / Drama
Friday 27th July 10:30 – 1:30pm Rendezvous with Bus at Palmerstown Community Centre, Trip to Sealife Bray and End of Programme celebration / certs 10:30-1:30am, return to Palmerstown Community Centre ( Max 14 participants)
How to apply:
All Pop Up Events will be hosted through the Palmerstown Community Centre, Kennelsforth Green, Palmerstown, Dublin 20.
Places are limited to 20 except the Trip to Sealife Bray (maximum 14 participants)
First, parents / guardians can either complete the Expression of Interest Form online here Foróige South Dublin Pop Up Events 2018 Expression of Interest Form or email / phone Claire Hutchinson, Regional Youth Officer, South Dublin with Foróige ([email protected] / 085 1666945)
Participation in the Pop Up Events are First Come, First Serve. A place is guaranteed upon receipt of the Guardian Parent Permission Form, which will be emailed or sent to a parent.
The Guardian Parent Permission Form can be emailed or scanned back to [email protected]
Only one Consent Form is required to be returned. The Consent Form will have all the available Pop Up Events, which you can select as required.
Places are limited to 20 young people per Pop Up Event, except for the Pop Up Event on Friday 27th July, where we can allow a maximum of 14 young people.
This event will strictly follow Foróige’s Best Practice Guidelines in terms of Youth Work, Child Protection and Child Safeguarding.
The Pop Up Events will appeal to some teenagers, more than others. We will be taking and making as many efforts to include young people and enable them to participate as much as they are comfortable and able in doing so. Parents are encouraged to consider whether these activities would be suitable or within the capacity range of the young person in mind.
Any further questions about Foróige in South Dublin or about our Pop Up Events, contact Claire Hutchinson, Regional Youth Officer for South Dublin with Foróige – [email protected] / 085 1666945.