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The Camogie Association is delighted to launch it’s ‘Camogie4Teens’ programme.
This is a new and exciting initiative specifically for teenagers. The Camogie Association applied for funding for this initiative and were one of 5 national governing bodies to receive funding for a project from the Coca Cola Thank you Fund. The aim of this unique programme is to cluster Camogie clubs together in a county in order to provide targeted programmes for their teenagers (15-18 year olds).
There will be 5 clubs clustered together for each programme. Each club will be able to nominate 6-8 teenagers for the initiative.  There will be 20 programmes in total. The 20 programmes will run over 2 phases.
County Boards have already applied for the programme and the 20 counties chosen are as follows:
Phase 1: Dublin, Meath, Carlow, Westmeath, Derry, Antrim, Cavan, Galway, Limerick, Cork
Phase 2: Wicklow, Offaly, Wexford, Kildare, Down, Armagh, Donegal, Roscommon, Clare, Tipperary
The county boards chosen above will now check to see what clubs within their county are interested in the programme and 5 clubs will be chosen within each county for the programme.
Each club in the cluster of 5 that is chosen within a county will host an element of the programme for the teenegers involved. Programmes include Coaching Course, Referee Course, Admin/PR Course, Lifestyle & Blitz day. Tutors for the courses will be organised by the Camogie Association through the Regional Development Co ordinators.
Other development News this week includes:
·         Win Special Mother Day Package on AIB Camogie Club Final day!
·         Camán Have a Go Tyrone!
·         124 coaches qualify in Kilkenny and Galway
·         Action packed Monaghan Blitz
·         Camán Het Hooked Limerick
Win Special Mother’s Day Package on AIB Camogie Club Final Day!
Camán Have a Go Tyrone!
For the past 4 weeks the ‘Camán Have a Go’ programme has been running in the Mid Ulster Sports Arena in Cookstown with 80 attending. The aim of the programme is to look into the possibility of stating Camogie/Hurling clubs in the Cookstown and Ballygawley areas
Action from 'Have a Go Day'
124 coaches qualify in Kilkenny and Galway
In total 124 coaches have qualified in the Camán Get a Grip and Camán Get Hooked courses in the counties of Kilkenny and Galway. 5 Camán Get a Grip foundation Course have taken place in total across the 2 counties with a total of 44 coaches qualified in Kilkenny and 60 in Galway. 20 coaches completed the Camán Get Hooked Level 1 course in Kilkenny.
Camán Get a Grip- Carnmore, Galway
Action packed Monaghan Blitz
An action packed u12/u14 blitz took place in Clontibert last Saturday February 20th with over 30 girls taking part from the Castleblaney and clontibert clubs.
Group Picture from Monaghan Blitz
Coming up: Regional Development co ordinator Clare Dowdall will host a basic coaching workshop for all parents on Thursday February 25th at 7.30pm in Clontibert community centre.
Camán Get Hooked Limerick
10 coaches completed the Camán Get Hooked Course in Limerick held early February in Claughaun GAA Club and Donoghmore School. Thanks to Eileen Gleeson and George Fitzgibbon who tutored on the course.
Group work at Limerick Level 1
Coaches at Camán Get Hooked level 1 Course Limerick

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