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Development Round- Up 

Listowel Camogie Summer Camp 20th-22nd August 2012
18 girls took part in a 3 day camp hosted in Listowel Emmets GAA Club, the base for Feale Gaels Camogie Club.
Kerry Camogie Centreback Sinead Macessy, Kerry U21 Hurling star Brian Murphy and Munster RDO Deirdre Murphy were very impressed with the girls as they took part in skills coaching and fun games. The future of camogie in Kerry looks very bright! 
Feale Gaels Chairperson and mentor Tina Enright was on hand to help out every day and was a fantastic organiser of the camp!Each girl received a sliotar to practice with and hone her skills as well as the very attractive camogie water bottle which will prove handy for lunchtime back at school!Feale Gaels are delighted to welcome new members to the club. 
For further information, please contact Tina Enright Email: Tel: 087 2262043
Parteen Camogie Camp
A 3 day Camogie Camp was run in Clare with 55 girls participating. This camp was organised and run by Clare Camogie Board. Clare Senior hurling & camogie stars Sean and Podge Collins, Roisin McMahon and Naomi Carroll coordinated a fantastic camp. The Parteen girls worked and played excellently, having great fun.  They also received a visit from the Munster Senior Camogie and Munster U21 hurling Cups. International Hockey Star Naomi also brought the European Championship Medal she recently won as part of the National U21 hockey team.
Cork Go Games Gala Finals Weekend At Camogie Headquarters in Castle Road
The finals of the Cork Camogie Go Games All County Leagues were held in the new camogie grounds in Castle Road last Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 
All U8, U9, U10 & U11 finals were played over the course of the 3 days, with almost 2200 young rebels participating!
This massive logistical operation was co-ordinated by Cork Development Officer Mairead Donovan. Well done to Mairead, the Cork County Boards and all the helpers and volunteers who baked, catered and provided teas and coffees.
Well done also to the Green Card referees who officiated excellently at the finals weekend and to all the players, mentors, parents and supporters on what was a fantastic and memorable weekend for all!
Development News Dublin & Kildare
As part of our annual Camogie Games Development plan, Regional Development officers attend a wide range of Kelloggs Cùl Camps around the country to promote and develop Camogie within the Cùl Camps and the clubs. The camps varied from combined camps to Camogie and Hurling specific camps. The whole ethos of Cùl camps is based around enjoyment and sustaining participation in Camogie and Gaelic games. 

The following clubs were visited; Dublin: Commericals, Clontarf, Fingallians

Kildare: Straffan, Moorefield, St Laurences
Well done to all the clubs involved for running very successful Kelloggs Cùl Camps, here’s looking forward to 2013!!
New Club in Ballygar in Galway
Ballygar have set up a Camogie club in Galway. They will be catering for U8s, U10s and U12s and hope to do some in-door camogie for the winter. They are receiving great help from the local hurling club in Ballygar and from the Camogie County Board in Galway. Training takes place every Thursday from 6-7pm in Killyan Pitch and all new members are welcome.
For more information contact:
Upcoming ‘Camogie for All’ Workshops
These workshops are both theory and practical and are designed to give coaches and teachers ideas and inspiration to adapt their Camogie sessions to include girls with a disability.
Participants will learn the theory behind Adapted Physical Activity and Disability Sports and will also develop their ability to adapt their training sessions for all ability groups.
Topics include: 
Perceptions & experiences, Disability Awareness, 
Barriers and potential solutions to participation, 
Principles of adapting using the TREE Concept
How to adapt your training sessions to include all
How to develop fun warm up activities, drills, game layout and cool downs to include all ability levels
Dates for Camogie For All Workshops:
Sept 22nd          Connaght     (St. Brigids Vocational School Loughrea 10.30am – 4.30pm)
Sept 29th           Munster       (Limerick I.T. Sports Complex 10.00am – 4.00pm) 
Oct 6th               Leinster       (Dublin –Venue TBC)
Oct 13th             Ulster          (Venue TBC)
For further information please contact tje Camogie RDO in your region!
Back to School….
24 teachers took part in the final teacher in service course in Barefield N.S. Co. Clare last week. They participated in a week long learning of Gaelic games resources and practical coaching experience and were excellent and enthusiastic participants in the camogie workshop on Friday morning!
We wish the best of luck to all teachers and students who headed back to school this week and don’t forget – a few pucks off the wall every day is the most fun homework of all!!!

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