Activity Suggestions by OHo6gGM

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									               These activities are suggestions only – there are a variety of other ideas.
 if you are unsure about the suitability of an activity please contact Gaisce – The President’s Award

SUGGESTED COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT ACTIVITIES
Boys Brigade Leader
Dáil na nÓg
Environmental Projects (Check with your local County Council)
Faith Friend or assisting at your parish church
First Aid Course
Fundraising campaigns that will last the required number of weeks – most common for Gold Award
Girls Brigade Leader
Guide Leader/Scout Leader
Life Saving Course
Local Graveyard restoration (Check with local Council)
Mentoring Programmes operating in the school or the community
Order of Malta
Organizing and operating an Amnesty International club in school/club
Promotion campaigns with the Irish Blood Transfusion Services.
Re-cycling Programmes/ Green schools etc.
Reserve Defence Forces
Running a school Credit Union
Singing in your church/community/school Choir
St. John’s Ambulance
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Student Council
Tidy Towns
Underage coaching/ assistant: all sports
Visiting a nursing home for the elderly
Visiting an elderly neighbor to assist with chores (not a relative)
Volunteer in a homework club at your local national school
Volunteer in an animal shelter
Volunteering in School or Community Library
Volunteering in the local charity shop
Volunteering with a Special Olympics Club
Volunteering with children with special needs
Web design for a sports club or community group.
Young Social Innovators
                                  These activities are suggestions only – there are a variety of other ideas.
                    if you are unsure about the suitability of an activity please contact Gaisce – The President’s Award


SUGGESTED PERSONAL SKILL ACTIVITIES                               SUGGESTED
No physical / sporting activities in this section - including     PHYSICAL RECREATION ACTIVITIES
martial arts, yoga, pilates etc as these activities are           Aerobics
considered Physical Recreation and can only be used in            All Martial Arts
the Physical Recreation Section of the Award.                     Athletics
Acting/ Musical                                                   Badminton
Arts and Crafts                                                   Boxing
Bridge                                                            Camogie
Calligraphy                                                       Canoeing
Chess                                                             Cycling
Computers                                                         Dancing
Cooking/baking                                                    Fishing
Dance Classes                                                     Gaelic Football
Debating team                                                     Gym
Driving, Learn to. (At Bronze and Silver Award level only) –      Gymnastics
participant must be old enough to hold a Provisional              Hockey
License and be insured. Driver Theory Test on its own is          Horse riding
not enough.                                                       Hurling
Film Editing (For links contact the IFI)                          Ice skating / Ice hockey
First Aid                                                         Kickboxing
Foreign Language (must be extra curricular)                       Pilates
Knitting /Sewing/Cross stitch                                     Racquet Ball
Life Saving                                                       Rugby
Metalwork                                                         Running
Musical Instrument (can be ongoing or something new)              Sailing
Painting                                                          Soccer
Photography                                                       Squash
Script Writing                                                    Swimming
Sign Language                                                     Tennis
Singing Lessons                                                   Walking – join a walking club or set one up
Web Design                                                        Weight Lifting
Woodcarving / Woodwork / Woodturning                              Yoga

								
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