Stewartry

TGB Gatehouse

Culture, Arts, Performance, Recreation, Social, Learning
Stewartry
We are excited to offer a range of art and sport sessions for young people this summer. We will be focusing on healthy body, healthy mind through these fun packed sessions that will be held in Gatehouse of Fleet. We will also hold 2 movie afternoons.

Shambellie House Trust: Summer Creativity Club

Culture, Arts, Performance, Nature and Outdoor
Stewartry
Summer Creativity Club at Shambellie House and Grounds runs Wednesday to Friday for three weeks in holidays. Half day or whole day fun and creative workshops including outdoor games and activities for all to enjoy. For ages 5-10 and 11-15, we have great outdoor grounds, workshop spaces for arts and crafts and photography plus a digital suite with apple macs and a selection of different creative tutors offering a wide range of activities.

Castle Douglas Development Forum

Nature and Outdoor, Recreation, Social, Learning
Stewartry
Participants can book onto as many or as little of the activities as they like. All the activities are free. Children under 12 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Booking is essential. The activities are for young people ranging in age from 5-15 years old, depending on the activity. Participants will need to fill out consent and emergency contact details, upon booking. If you have any additional questions, please contact projects@castledouglas.info

Dumfries and Galloway Young Women’s Network: Go Girls Empowerment Day!

Culture, Arts, Performance, Recreation, Social, Learning
Annandale and Eskdale, Nithsdale, Stewartry, Wigtownshire
GO GIRLS: EMPOWERMENT DAY Calling all adventurous girls aged 12 – 25 years! Dumfries and Galloway Young Women’s Network invite you to join us for Empowerment Day, a special event where you can break stereotypes and explore activities traditionally seen as "for boys." Break stereotypes, build confidence, make new friends and inspire change! Discover your strength, creativity, and potential in a fun, supportive environment! Hands-On Workshops - Sports & Physical Activities - STEM Challenges Lunch & Refreshments Provided

Kirkcudbright Dark Space Ltd: Art of the Cosmos

Culture, Arts, Performance, Recreation, Social, Learning
Stewartry
Art of the Cosmos Young People will have the opportunity of a guided tour of our cosmos under our Planetarium as we visit planets, moons, stars, nebula and constellations before working with artists and our team to re-imagine their universe in paint, ink or pencil. STEM Pottery Although we’re a Planetarium we’re keen to explore all STEM subjects. We’ll be showing We Are Guardians (A full dome film exploring satellite technology being used to monitor and combat climate change) before looking at some of humanity’s oldest clay works and discussing what inspired our ancestors, we’ll then join The Wee Pottery to decorate their own STEM inspired clay work. The Story of the Cosmos Join our storyteller on a tour through the solar system before writing your own story of the cosmos. Sci-Club Satellites We’ll be discussing satellite technology and building our own model satellites! Ages are split for primary students on 6th and Secondary students on the 20th July

Kirkcudbright Development Trust – Family Fun Day!

Family, Recreation, Social, Learning
Stewartry
Free family fun day, an event for all ages, including adults! All activities on the day are free, activities include massive inflatables, a ‘paint your own pottery’ tent, silly fun photo booth, and much much more. There is something for all ages and abilities. It will be a carefree day of fun, laughter and joy for all costs, no worries just all being able to let loose and enjoy the activities provided with their friends, families, and anyone else who would like to join in. Our survival day will be a fun filled day learning new skills, being active in nature and having fun with peers. Day will include a small hike, shelter building, basic fire building and frisbee golf.

Glenkens Youth Group – Beekeeping Experience

Food, Recreation, Social, Learning
Stewartry
Beekeeping Experience with the Glenkens and Dee Honey Co. Join Raeburn Thomson, an expert local beekeeper for a look into the world of honeybees and beekeeping. All equipment will be provided. We will be having a picnic together, lunches and snacks will all be provided. The day will be split in to two groups, a morning and afternoon session, with everyone coming together at lunch for a picnic. One session will be bee-keeping, the other will be spending some time in the glorious countryside. 16 places available. Priority will be given to young people from the Glenkens. Free transport available from Dalry and New Galloway.

Glenkens Youth Group – Galloway Activity Centre Outdoor Day

Nature and Outdoor, Recreation, Social, Learning, Sports
Stewartry
Join the Glenkens Youth Group at an exciting day of outdoor activities at the Galloway Activity Centre. Have a play on the wobbly waterpark, an inflatable water assault course, that is guaranteed to be a whole lot of fun. Battle it out in a game of laser tag, set outdoors in the woods. You can also try your hand at archery! Lunch will be provided at the lovely Waterfront Café. Free transport available from Dalry and New Galloway. Places limited to 15, priority will be given to young people from the Glenkens.