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GAA Inclusive Camps

Skerries Harps All-Stars pictured at the recent All-Stars Inclusive Day in Croke Park. 

Skerries Harps All-Stars pictured at the recent All-Stars Inclusive Day in Croke Park. 

Getting started :

Inclusive Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 4 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximizing enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games. Activities are player-centered with a Games Based approach with a strong emphasis being placed on personal development and well-being. Activities are also organised in an age-appropriate manner with a view optimizing learning enhancing friendships improving physical & psychological wellbeing promoting school and club links.

Inclusive Camps supports – GAA & Sport Inclusion Development officers, Local Sport Partnerships, Teachers & Special Needs Assistants with July prevision support grant, Irish special schools, Teachers, SNA & Parents,

Preparation: Prior to the camp taking place, host a Meet and Greet for the children to meet the coaches, take photographs, and familiarize themselves a little with the premises.

Passport: Autism in Sport passport can be used to enable coaches during the week.

Get support – parents, interested volunteers, positive people, knowledge/ interest background in special needs, people willing to commit, CHILDREN FIRST Expertise: Coaches, Parents, Local teachers & Special Needs

Assistant's Training: Coaches trained in CARA disability inclusion training and the GAA Foundation level course and Safeguarding is compulsory.

Community partners – Experts, Club executive, Healthy Club Committee, Club Members, Parents, Sponsors, Schools (TY’s) Gaisce, GAA Fun n Run

This is a club drive toward a fully inclusive club. Your point of contact is your club is your Juvenile Secretary and link in with your club executive committee.