Gaisce Awards

Gaisce: Bronze Award

Cost €60 inclusive of Meals, Activities and Accommodation.
24 hour block, 1 x overnight

Over the time that students are here they will be involved in, Orienteering (3 km), Hiking (12 km), Bog Bike (5 km), Night Hike (3 km) with Night Games, Rock Climbing/Abseiling and Canoeing Expedition (5 km).  These activities will take place over a 24 hr period as outlined below.  All participants will be asked to help with meal preparation & wash up.  While here the kitchen is left open 24/7 to make snacks, tea/coffee sambos etc.  There will be ham, lettuce, toms, cheese, fruit, bars etc. available all the time.  It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Bronze Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.

Gaisce: Silver Award

Cost € 100 including Meals, Accommodation and Activities.
48 hour block, 2 x overnight

As above, along with a more substantial and longer duration taking part in activities. E.g. river trip with rafts/canoes.  This may involve an overnight camp depending on the weather but will include 2 nights’ accommodation in the Adventure Centre.  Weather permitting it could also include a hike in the Slieve Bloom Mountains or on the Westmeath Way.  Over the course of the 3 days participants will hike, paddle, orienteer etc for approximately 50 km’s along with rock climbing & numerous other activities.  It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Silver Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.

Gaisce Gold Award Also Catered For
This is a five day course which will be designed around the abilities of the group involved.  It will cover all aspects in the syllabus of the Gold Gaisce Award as laid down by the Gaisce providers.

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