Event Over

9 August | 12:15 - 16:00

Skibbereen Showgrounds view location

€ 3.00

 

Nature for Learning and Well-being.

 

For Children aged 9-12

 

Meeting at 12:15pm at Skibbereen Showgrounds, Cycle Sense ReUse Workshop and Cycle Centre.

Cycle Sense will guide the group on a cycle to Liss Ard Estate

Following a packed lunch picnic, provided by Skibbereen FeelGood Festival, Sheelagh Hennessy will facilitate a 2-hour arts and outdoor learning workshop in Liss Ard gardens.

Through these outdoor activities, children will gain a deeper understanding of history, ecology, culture and stories of their local landscapes. This workshop will engage all your senses in a local wild place.

Through fun and exciting nature tasks children will be given autonomy to play with confidence in a natural landscape. Activities: Fundamental movement skills, woodland craft, nature connection, storytelling.

Bring your own bikes and water and a curious mind!

It is possible to rent a bike at the Cycle Sense ReUse Workshop and Cycle Centre at the Showgrounds if required.

To learn more about Cycle Sense take a look at their website https://www.cyclesense.ie, drop into the ReUse Workshop or call Katie on 087 7589716 .

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

To book your place: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/164906986235 

 

All events carefully comply with current Covid restrictions. This is a children’s event but parents are welcome to join the cycle if they wish.

Kindly funded by Cork County Council.

 

Sheelagh Hennessy has 10 years’ experience working with a variety of ages and abilities in Outdoor Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. Sheelagh’s passion is exploring the outdoors and the stories of local wild places. Originally from Kilkenny, Sheelagh moved to West Cork in early 2020.

 

Cycle and Create Children's Day.

Funders and Sponsors

The Arts Council Cork County Council
Pure Cork Uillinn :  West Cork Arts Centre