National Citizen Service Summer 2017….
Redcar & East Cleveland. There are 3 start dates this summer, July 3rd, July 20th & August 4th Age Range: 15 to 17 year olds National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that helps you build your skills for work and life, while you take on new challenges, meet new friends and have fun! NCS Events have lots to offer, including Outdoor Activities, Video Editing, Filming Skills, Media Skills, Communication Skills, Team Building Skills, CV Skills and Social Skills.
The Programme Fact Sheet
First, tell us you’re interested either at school assembly, tutorial, information event or online at www.ncsyes.co.uk and the NCS team will contact you. They will go through the application form over the phone. Parents or guardians will need to give verbal consent over the phone for you to attend and make a payment either over the phone or online, unless you are eligible for a bursary. Once you’ve said YES, and signed up we’ll invite you to attend a meet & greet day.
NCS Drop-In Sessions -
Where: October 15th - 10am - 2pm, Prior Pursglove College, Guisborough, TS14 6BU
Please come to the main reception and one of our staff will direct you to the correct area. You should be there for no longer than 20 minutes. It is also an opportunity to pick up your NCS T-shirt.
You must bring with you your completed Medical Form and Code of Conduct Form signed by your parent or guardian which was sent to you in your welcome pack. No student can attend the NCS programme unless the medical form is completed and signed. If you have lost/forgot the forms we will have some on the day. This is also a good opportunity for parents/guardians to ask any questions they may have about the project. We will also be giving you information about the coach pick up point locations and times for the outdoor activities residential.
NCS Barbecue Day & Meet your Team +
This only applies on the Summer 4 Week NCS Project,
Phase 1 +
Where: October 20th - October 23rd, YHA Grassmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QG
Your son/daughter will spend an exciting 4 days and 3 nights away from home with team building, problem solving and challenging outdoor activities and having fun!
Activities: Abseiling, high ropes, zip-lines, low ropes; canoeing, orienteering, archery and team challenges. Evening activities will be an introduction to the community, media, presenting and filming projects.
Phase 2 +
Where: October 24th - 26th, 10am - 4pm Prior Pursglove, Applegarth Media Block, Church Street Guisborough TS14 6BU
Activities: Presentation Skills, Media Skills, Filming Skills, Politics, Business Visits, Journalism, MP & Local Councillor Visits, Photography, Guest Motivational Speakers, CV Building Skills, Team Building, Radio Interviews, IT Skills, Business Skills, Social Action ideas.
Phase 3 - Social Action +
Where:October 27th - 29th, 10am - 4pm, Prior Pursglove College, Church Street, Guisborough TS14 6BU
During Phase 3 you will arrange to meet local charities and community groups, research and plan your Social Action projects within your team.
Phase 4 - Social Action Delivery +
Where: Venues to be decided during Phase 3
NCS Graduation Night +
Where: November 2017 Venue and Date TBC.
The Graduation Night is a celebration of all your achievements during your NCS Projects. Parents and Friends are invited. The night will be presented by the students on your projects and we will feature all the videos shot during the projects and you will receive your NCS Graduation Certificate signed by the Prime Minister and your Vinspired Volunteering certificate.