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Registered Charity Number.  20201356




Co. Cork

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All Active Connections CLG programmes are built on our 3 Pillars


The experience: This pillar looks at the specific physically and mentally challenging activities the young person engages in and how the participant faces these challenges, when looking at this pillar staff explore the activity, participant’s roles, decision & actions taken, interactions with others, staff & the environment.


"that from successful experience in an elemental setting, one can earn better to respect self; that form respect of self can flow compassion and concern for others; that from compassion for others one draws commitment for service to man; that in a genuine service to the benefit of others one best expresses on a day-to-day basis his reverence for life itself" - Kurt Hahn


Personal Ownership: Each participant is asked to take responsibility for their own actions & decision whilst on session. All participants will be asked to give back to self, staff, environments & their own communities. The focus of this pillar is to help build personal responsibility and empathy for others.


Reflections: This section focuses on the young person’s life outside of the programme and to the decision and action taken by the young person which resulted with the young person being referred to AC. Focusing on reflection of the experience and how the participant interoperates all facets and impact on the effectiveness of the session/programme. This pillar will often be used during session to challenge thoughts and actions.


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