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Eco Arts in Youth Work Settings June 13th, 2022

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm IST

€40.00 – €50.00

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Eco Arts in Youth Work Settings June 13th, 2022 - Members
40.00
9 available
Eco Arts in Youth Work Settings June 13th, 2022 - Non-Members
50.00
9 available

DESCRIPTION

This training course focuses on equipping participants with the creative methods, tools and ideas to facilitate young people’s connection with nature and wellbeing through the medium of Eco Arts.

Using natural and foraged resources in an outdoor learning space, participants will explore the creation of art materials from natural objects and creative processes in visual arts and creative writing. Elements of the training will include exploring eco artistic methods such as making natural inks, dyes and printing with foraged materials. 

This practical, outdoor training will in engage in a ‘head, heart and hands’ approach to learning and is aimed at youth workers, youth arts practitioner and artists and non-formal educators working with young people.

Join the National Youth Arts Programme Team and artist Kathy Kirwan for a memorable Eco Arts experience in beautiful West Cork!

CAPACITY

Max 18 persons

COST

€40 for NYCI members/participants of regional networking hubs
€50 for non-members
Lunch Provided
For costings as a bespoke training for your organisation contact nora@nyci.ie

DURATION

Monday 13th  June 2022, 10am- 4.30pm

OBJECTIVES

  • You will be immersed in best practice approaches when using eco-arts with young people 
  • You will discover how to advance youth work outcomes within the context of outdoors youth arts projects 
  • Through a learning-by-doing approach, you will explore the process and experience methodologies from a participant’s perspectives, using natural foraged materials from the surrounding  environment.  
  • Methodologies used aim to nurture a young person’s sense of belonging in nature and overall sense of wellbeing. 
  • Other potential youth work outcomes include enhanced artistic and personal confidence and connection to nature and wellbeing  

DESIGNED FOR

  • Anyone working with young people in a youth work, youth arts, out-of-school or non-formal education settings. 

DELIVERED BY

Kathy Kirwan in association with the NYCI Youth Arts Programme 

Kathy’s eco social art work focuses on engaging people with the great outdoors;  learning in, through, and about our rich reciprocal connection with nature.  

Having completed an MA. in Reflective Practice, she is passionate about connecting with the outdoors in a creative, sustainable and mindful way. Connecting creativity and wellbeing underpins her eco pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning.   

Her teaching experience on the UCC Masters in Youth work, Arts and Sport Education, MTU Crawford Creativity and Change, Art in Group Facilitation and MA in Art and Process affords her the privilege of connecting with active global citizens through the medium of eco arts.  

www.kathykirwan.com 

EXTRA INFORMATION

Elements of this training will take us outside into the beautiful woodlands surrounding Myross House, so please come prepared with suitable clothing and footwear for adventuring outdoors.  

We anticipate that some people, pending feasibility, might like to travel down a day early and explore the beautiful surroundings of Leap. Basic single room accommodation is available in Myross house at a rate of  *€45 for a single room. Please see here for booking information: https://cecas.ie/stay/ 

*  Please note that these costs are not covered by NYCI and accommodation must be organised independently  

Contact Details: nora@nyci.ie

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm IST
Cost:
€40.00 – €50.00
Event Category:

Organiser

National Youth Council of Ireland
Phone:
+353-1-478-4122
Email:
info@youth.ie
Website:
https://www.youth.ie

Venue

Myross House
Leap
West Cork, P81Y192
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