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Category: Summer 2014

A Huge Thanks …

Hi everyone, We’re now winding down for the holidays after a frantic year that brought great memories for everyone involved. Best wishes to all our senior fast track students with their Leaving Cert results in August….hopefully all the hard work has paid off! A big thank you is due to the many volunteers and to […]

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A Northerner in Dublin – Volunteering with Citywise Education

For the final sports camp of the summer, I travelled from Belfast to volunteer my time with Citywise. I was given the task of delivering a number of activities to the four different boys groups. On Monday, the lads participated in a few ice breaker games and a large game of football. The weather was […]

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Fast Track Academy 2014

80 primary and secondary school boys and girls recently graduated from the first ever Citywise Fast Track academy, a two-week educational camp that attracted Tallaght’s most inquisitive minds. Robotics, computer coding, presentation making, science & engineering games, app design and game development, art, waterslide, drumming, european cultures and sports kept even the most energetic people […]

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Fast Track Academy see Telefonica

Today was such an amazing expedition! It started with a trip into town on the Luas and as Alex described, “it was a very educational journey!” as we met two Americans on holidays who told us all about living in America. When we arrived in Telefonica’s building, Fiona and Desmond welcomed us. We had a […]

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Fast Track Academy tours SAP

20 members of the Citywise Summer Fast Track Academy and 5 leaders were shown what it’s like to work in the technological age by staff from SAP this afternoon.  All members signed in and received quite a professional looking name badge and were brought on a tour of the ‘AppHaus’ in the Citywest business park […]

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Fast Track Academy

Summer kicked off for Citywise Fast track students today with over 60 young people coming together for fun activities in App design, Bot the Builder Art, Adventure games and the Cube. The range and diversity of activities was matched only by the enthusiasm of the young people and the creativity of the volunteers who delivered […]

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Canoe & Venture Camp 2014

On the last week of June we had our annual canoe camp and what was so different about this year’s camp was we had brilliant sunshine very day and good challenging water to go with it. Monday we headed up to Sluice Weir on the Liffey near Leixlip. Tuesday was the day to explore the […]

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"Volunteering with Citywise has helped to make me."

- Sean Preston