Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Loughries Summer School 2012 - At Greenhill YMCA

This is a wee late post, however I have been meaning to do a post on Loughries Summer School since August - but sadly never got round to it.
However, once again Loughries residential summer school took place in August - when we travelled back to Greenhill YMCA, in Donard Park, Newcastle, Co. Down. There were 18 young people and 3 leaders, Heather, Jonny and myself.
It was a fun filled packed programme of events including laser tagging, deep and medium bouldering, archery, climbing wall, rafting, cookery, musical items, quiz and a visit into Newcastle town centre.
Another successful event - my thanks go to Heather, Jonny, the children and the parents for showing continued faith in Loughries as we strive to provide a learning opportunity for our young people in a safe, fun and friendly environment.
Plans are well advanced for Loughries Summer Schools in 2013 - there will be a distinct change to the planning and direction of both summer schools, however more on that in the new year!!
Laser Tagging
Deep Bouldering Gang

Rafting at Castlewellan Lake 1

Rafting at Castlewellan Lake 2

Loosing rafting team

No Fear at deep bouldering!

A musical interlude

William on the bagpipes


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