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: Dates TBC at Prior Pursglove College
NCS Barbecue Day & Meet your Team +
This only applies on the Summer 4 Week NCS Project,
Phase 1 +
Project 1, July 16th to July 20th, YHA Coniston Outdoor Activities
Project 2, July 20th to July 24th, YHA Grasmere Outdoor Activities
Project 3, July 27th to July 31st, Peat Rigg Outdoor Activities
Project 4, July 31st to August 4th, Peat Rigg Outdoor Activities
Your son/daughter will spend an exciting 5 days and 4 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: Local Residential, Venue TBC
Project 1, Venue TBC, July 23rd to July 27th
Project 2, Venue TBC, July 27th to July 31st
Project 3, Venue TBC, August 3rd to August 7th
Project 4, Venue TBC, August 7th to August 11th
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: Prior Pursglove College 10am to 4pm
Project 1, July 30th to August 3rd
Project 2, August 3rd to August 7th
Project 3, August 10th to August 14th
Project 4, August 14th to August 18th
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 by your teams during Phase 3
Project 1, August 6th to August 10th
Project 2, August 10th to August 14th
Project 3, August 17th to August 21st
Project 4, August 21st to August 25th
NCS Graduation Night +
Where: September, 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.