The Rezzy Achieve more Scotland carried out their largest residential yet, this involved 21 young people being given the opportunity to take part in outward bound activities such as ; abseiling , hill walking , canoeing , team building activities and camping. During the 5 days, we went through many ups and downs, and found more activities challenging than others, but with each other at hand we encouraged all to keep pushing and conker our ‘chimp brain’. On the Thursday night
Achieve More Scotland are holding an event – Zip Slide across the Clyde on Saturday 15th September. The height of the crane is roughly 130ft-170ft and the distance travelled is approximately 750ft-1400ft. So why not go soaring across the Clyde taking in the views while raising money for a very worthy cause?
Thanks to our partnership with sports giants Nike, 16 young people involved in our football programme we invited to participate in the week long Manchester United Summer Soccer Schools which took place at Denstone College and Rugby School in July. As part of the programme, a soccer skills challenge took place and one of our participants – Jack Morran from Blackhill won the challenge. Jack and his mum were subsequently invited to spend 4 days in November as guests of
During 2015 we have delivered another round of successful holiday programmes at Petershill Leisure Centre and Kingsway Multi Use Games Area. We catered for an average of 150 young people each day at Easter, Summer and October and thanks to Bauer Radio Cash For Kids every participant was fed each day. A&M are continuing to provide free sport throughout the City of Glasgow to ensure that young people can remain active. Following on from the success of the Easter Camp and
The 23rd July to the 24th saw A&M running it's ever popular 'Summer Camp' at Petershill Leisure Centre in Springburn, Glasgow. Due to the massive demand at previous events, we also ran a second, smaller camp in Kingsway. The 'Summer Camp' attracted around 250 young people over the two weeks with an average attendance of 130 young people each day at Petershill and a further 20 young people at the other camp in Kingsway. Young people were provided with free transport from
The 13th July to the 24th July saw A&M Scotland running its 'Summer Camp' at Petershill Leisure Centre in Springburn as well as a smaller camp in Kingsway. The camp saw over 250 young people attend completely free activities, with an average of 130 young people attending Petershill every day with an average of 20 young people at Kingsway. The camp was even attended by Anne McLaughlin MP who came along to visit. The camps were focused around providing free sport for
Friday 26th June saw A&M Scotland host the Street Games National Pool 5th event at Petershill Leisure Centre in Springburn. The event was a qualifier to the StreetGames National 5s Finals which were held at St. Georges park last year, sparking a huge interest in the qualifiers, with teams desperate to reach the final. This year saw another improvement on last years event and saw roughly 250 young people attend with 30+ teams involved in the tournament. Unfortunately there could only