Edmond Castle Educational Trust 2007-08 Group Title 29th Carlisle (St Herbert's) Brownie Brownie pack holiday Guides Hart Street Residents Group Decorating communal areas Ulverston Mobex (Cumbria) Ltd Waterproof tops and sea fishing equipment National Autistic Society - West Summer activities 2007 Cumbria Pategill House Residents' Group Eight UK passports Riding for the Disabled Association New talented rider training and competition at Carlisle Silverdale Street Activity Group Pool table and computers for Barrow young people South Cumbria Rape and Abuse Psychotherapy for child rape and Service (SCRAS) (Barrow) sexual abuse victims Tall Ships Crew Tall ships experience 19-28 October 2007 04.03.2009 Details Residential weekend (6-8 July 2007) for up to 18 Brownies at Isthmus Cottage Outdoor Centre (Young Cumbria) Derwentwater, Keswick. To purchase garden furniture and plants for the communal patio and garden and blinds, rugs, beanbags, fixtures and fittings for the communal lounge. Waterproof cagoule tops for kayaking (£495 - 11 tops at £45) in various sizes and to renew and replace sea fishing equipment £500. Kayaking increases young peoples' sense of self confidence and personal achievement. Funding for summer programme including playscheme at Cockermouth nursery, swimming and sports activities and soft play sessions for autistic children, mainly but not only from the west of the county. Pategill Houses supports vulnerable young people aged 16-25. They would like to be able to get passports for all the residents. This would enable them to take on voluntary work or educational opportunities abroad such as voluntary work in India. Funding for a competition day at Blackdyke Equestrian Centre in Carlisle offering the opportunity for all levels of disabled riders to participate. The other part of the application is an initiative to provide top class training to talented disabled riders. Supported housing project for young people at risk and homeless between 16 and 25. This grant would provide a pool table and accessories, two computers with internet access and software and a printer. To provide psychotherapy for child victims of rape and sexual abuse helping them to work through the trauma of the abuse and the emotional and behavioural effects. Through psychotherapy they will be helped to regain self-confidence and appropriate trust. The Tall Ships Crew are 11 young people working together with a Connexions Cumbria adviser to raise the money to allow them to participate in a ten night voyage crewing a tall ship sailing from Falmouth. Each ship has 6 permanent salaried crew. Monitoring information Grant Website We were able to offer a residential experience to our £600.00 http://www.girlguiding.o Brownies; for many it was the first time away from home rg.uk on their own. As well as enjoying a range of outdoor activities, they helped to cook their own meals and be responsible for looking after themselves. We used the money to decorate and equip a communal £500.00 http://www.impacthousi lounge in a young person’s supported housing scheme. ng.org.uk The tenants discussed and chose everything in the lounge, and decorated it themselves. It has new carpets and has been painted. Activities are the same but due to funding more groups £995.00 have been able to participate in the activities on the same day with the extra kit, e.g D/E Expeditions, Bridge Jump, Kayaking and Ghyill Scrambles all use Cags as part of the safety equipment, and with the new rod and reels bought we got different size rods from 9ft, 10ft, 11ft, 12ft for the various size young people that we work with. The funding has helped progress young people through their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition which will go a long way with future job prospects as a recognised accredited qualification, And the learning opportunities for young people has been able for the to progress further with there own individual 1 and 2 star solo and tandem kayak and canoe tests, with steering then to join their local clubs (Carlisle Canoe Club) to progress further within the chosen sport/activity the same path as 1 of our volunteers, with the volunteers looking for further coaching qualifications. Provision of swimming sessions and soft-play £1,000.00 sessions every Friday during the summer holiday period of 2007 at Workington Leisure Centre and Pool for children and families affected by autism. Provision of soft-play activity session every Monday during the summer holiday period of 2007 at Monkey Madhouse, Workington 2007 for children and families affected by autism. Children with autism find it difficult to access any organised mainstream sport and play activities during the summer holiday period. The sessions organised were designed to allow children with autism and their families to access swimming and soft play activities at their own pace and ability and within a supportive environment. One young person who has done a bit of training in £560.00 the youth work field is using her passport to arrange a trip to India to work in an orphanage and widen her experience while giving to another community. £1,000.00 With the grant we bought a pool table with cues and £926.00 balls, two computers with Internet access for twelve months, two computer desks and chairs. The computers and pool table have made an incredible difference in the lives of the young people who live here. Provided therapy to children who have been sexually £1,000.00 abused and also to help parents and carers (and other family members when appropriate) know how to support their child, making the therapy sustainable. One of the young people who participated with the £1,000.00 programme was in the NEET group (Not Engaged in Employment and Training). With the confidence gained in his travels, he is now engaged in training with a local provider doing construction.
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