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NCS Spring 2014 Programme

9 January 2014

RUCST will be delivering the NCS during the Easter half term and there are 30 places available for Year 12 Students either living or going to school in the local area.

The aim of NCS is to give participants the opportunity to get ahead by having fresh experiences and learning new skills that are valuable to employers and further education organisations, such as leadership and team building. It’s also a chance to have fun and meet other young people in a safe and structured environment.

The programme runs throughout the Easter half term and involves 3 nights and 4 days at an outdoor activity centre. Participants will then spend 3 days in their community gaining qualifications such as sports leaders, first aid and equality and diversity. 

RUCST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff, volunteers, parents, partner agencies and commissioned services to share this commitment. As a result a rigorous recruitment process for recruiting leaders, volunteers and other staff members will be undertaken. This will include Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks as required for appropriate roles.

Away Residential:
Date: Monday 21st – Thursday 24th April
Venue: Eskdale, Lake District
Activities: Archery, Rock Climbing, Ghyll Walking, Bush Craft

Community Programme (non-residential):
Date:  Friday 25th – Sunday 27th April 
Venue: Rotherham United CST (Offices and New York Stadium)
Activities: Participants will have a chance to learn business and management skills and gain qualifications such as Sports Leaders and First Aid.

Social Action project planning and delivery:
Date: evenings and weekends for a minimum of 30 hours (the days the group do their project will be decided between them and when each person is available) 
Venue(s): Rotherham United CST (Offices and New York Stadium)
Activities:  Participants will work with Rotherham United coaches and other participants to design a project that will benefit their community.

After completing the programme, participants will get to graduate in a prestigious venue and awarded NCS certificates to mark their experience. 

The price of the programme is £35 per person which includes:
•The 3 nights 4 days residential stay, inclusive of food, travel, activities and accommodation
• NCS Hoodie, bag and notebook
• A range of learning and development opportunities 
• The graduation ceremony

To book or if you have any further questions about NCS please contact Kirsty Richardson on:

Telephone: 01709 827767
Mobile: 07961534717

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