UFRC Spring Gathering Sat 4th March 2017

Posted on January 19th, 2017 · Posted in Latest News

The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs Committee invite you to attend the first UFRC Spring Gathering to be held in Greenmount College, Co. Antrim on Saturday 4th March 2017.

An inspirational talk will be made by Hannah Shields, the first Irish woman to summit Mt. Everest in 2007. Find out more about her in her interview with WalkNI- ‘The Iron Lady’. Following lunch the Committee have arranged a number of action packed workshops for you to choose from.

Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Cost: £20 (inc. Lunch & workshops)
Location: Greenmount College, 45 Tirgracy Rd, Antrim, Co. Antrim, BT41 4PS

Afternoon Workshops:
There will be 4 workshops to choose from. To help plan for numbers it is essential that you select 1 interactive workshop to attend in the afternoon.

Workshop 1: Promoting and marketing your club (1.5hrs) & Beyond the Compass- New Technologies (1.5hrs)
FULLY BOOKED! Workshop 2: Keeping safe if things go wrong on the hill (1.5hrs) & Geocaching (1.5hrs)
Workshop 3: Introduction to Navigation (3hrs)
Workshop 4: First Aid (3hrs)

The Geocaching session of Workshop 2 is now FULLY BOOKED however, there are still places available on Workshops 1, 3 & 4.
Those who are keen to hear from North West Mountain Rescue Team will be able to do so before moving to the 2nd session of Workshop 1 ‘Beyond The Compass- New Technologies’ by Cotswold Outdoor Belfast. Please select Workshop 1 & 2 in the booking form to do so.

Click here for our ‘Outline Of The Day

To book your place complete and return your invite which has been distributed amongst clubs or alternatively print off, complete and return the UFRC Spring Gathering Digital Download Booking Form with a £20 cheque made payable to ‘Outdoor Recreation NI’ before Friday 17th February 2017.

For invoicing please contact Sylvia at ORNI by email: [email protected] or phone: 028 90303930

Refunds (less 25% cancellation fee) will only be made for written cancellations received 1 week before the event. Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs at Outdoor Recreation NI, The Stableyard, Barnett Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5BP.

Click here for a map of how to get to Greenmount