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The Boys Brigade

SUMMARY

Name: The Boys Brigade
Location: Millisle
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 66,333.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 14/3/2014 - 14/07/2014
Telephone: 028 9186 1297

PROJECT SUMMARY

The aim of this project was to develop a number of activities and provide equipment which will enable the Ganaway Activity Centre to continue to promote itself as a Centre of Excellence.

BACKGROUND

The Boys’ Brigade main training and activity centre in Ganaway dates has been extensively developed to make the centre more attractive and suitable for all users, from Boys’ Brigade members to corporate clients. The site already offered variety of activities, including archery, crazy golf and orienteering, but in order to make it an even more desirable destination the Boys’ Brigade planned to develop a number of activities and provide equipment which will enable the Ganaway Activity Centre to continue to promote itself as a Centre of Excellence.

ACTIVITIES

Funding from DRAP allowed the applicant to purchase a variety of sports and activity equipment, including climbing wall ropes, wetsuits, buoyance aids, laser equipment, and pool tables.

The Boys Brigade

SUMMARY

Name: The Boys Brigade
Location: Millisle
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 106,651.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 04/10/2012- 30/09/2014
Telephone: 028 9186 1297

PROJECT SUMMARY

To create a Heritage Centre for the Boys' Brigade at their existing site at Ganaway Activity Centre

BACKGROUND

To create a Boys' Brigade Heritage Centre at Ganaway Activity Centre in Millisle, Co Down. The Heritage Centre wil host exhibitions and displays, which wil tell the story and relate te history of the development of youth work and other inputs to the social fabric and community development of Northern Ireland since 1883.

ACTIVITIES

Funding from DRAP enabled the applicant to carry out the construction work required to complete the Heritage Centre, furnish the centre and design a website and produce leaflets about the site.