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A variety of camps, courses and classes are run throughout the year at the Pine Forest Art Centre.

       

 

Summer Camps/Courses

Children/Young people are divided into groups of their own age and participate in a wide variety of art and craft activities. All bring a packed lunch, snacks, and a drink for the day. They go for a mountain walk at lunchtime, weather permitting. They are under careful supervision throughout the day. Fee includes materials.

Junior and Senior Summer Courses run for two weeks at a time, during July and August.
Dates for 2017:
Course 1: 3rd-14th July 2017.
Course 2: 17th-28th July 2017.
Course 3: 31st July-11th August 2017.
Course 4: 14th-25th August 2017.
Hours of attendance for all courses are Monday -Friday, 10.00am -4.00pm.

Junior age is 5 -12 years old, Senior age is 13 -16 years old. (For Portfolio Preparation, see section below).
Please click here for further information on Junior and Senior course dates & fees.

 

Buses

During the Summer, there are private buses from various South Dublin pick-up points available to transport the children and young people to and from the Art Centre if required.

Please click here for information on bus routes and fares

Portfolio Preparation Courses Ages 16 -19 years old.
This Course programme is structured to assist students in developing a comprehensive portfolio for application for entry to 3rd level institutions and/or preparing for Leaving Certificate. An individual programme is organised for each member of the group. This consists of tuition in drawing, painting and participation in craft groups accourding to each person's requirements.

Courses run throughout the month of August -2 weeks courses and a 4 weeks course.
Course 1: 31st July - 11th August 2017.
Course 2: 14th August - 25th August 2017.
Course 3: 31st July - 25th August 2017.
Hours of attendance for all courses are Monday -Friday, 10.00am -4.00pm.
Please click here for further information on Portfolio Preparation course dates & fees.

 

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Easter Camp

The Easter Camp is held during the Easter school holidays, in the week before Easter Sunday.
Dates for 2017 are Monday 10th - Friday 14th April 2017.
Ages: 5-12 years old and 13-16 years old.
Times are 10 am - 4 pm, Monday to Friday.
Price: € 150 per child.

Each child/ young person participates in a wide variety of Art and Craft activities according to the student ’s age, ability and interests. Students bring a packed lunch, snacks and a drink for the day. There are lunch time walks on the mountainside, weather permitting. The children/ young people are under careful supervision throughout the day.




School Tours, Art Activity Days, Group Trips, Environmental Days

School Art & Craft activity days run from March to June, Summer Art & Craft Activity days run during July and August. Halloween and Christmas Art Activity days run from October to December. All bookings can be made at any time throughout the year:

 

School Tour -Art & Craft Activity Days:
Single day: 1st March to 30th June 2017.
Times: 10 am -2 pm, flexible, Monday -Friday
Ages: 5-12 years.
Price per child: € 12.00
The day comprises of Art and Craft activities adapted to suit the children’s age and abilities.
There is also a Nature Walk, weather permitting. 
The children bring home their three finished pieces.
Accompanying teachers are welcome to join in.
Click here for poster: School Tours 2017 (pdf 338kb)




Summer Groups Art & Craft Day Trips:
Single day: July and August.
Times: 10.30 am -2.30 pm, flexible.
The day comprises of Art and Craft activities adapted to suit the children’s age and abilities.
There is also a Nature Walk, weather permitting. 
The children bring home their three finished pieces.
Accompanying teachers are welcome to join in.

Halloween and Christmas Art Activity Workshops
Single day: 1 October -21 December 2017, Times: 10 am -2.00 pm flexible, Mon -Fri. Workshops are suitable for schools/groups. Children age 5 -12 years old. Workshops can also be tailored for students, teachers and other interested groups. Price: € 12 per child - Minimum group of 20 children.


 

Hallowe'en Camp

The Halloween Art & Craft Camp takes place during the Autumn mid-term school break.
Lunchtime mountain walks, weather permitting.
AGES: 5-12 years and 13-16 years old.
TIMES: 10 am - 4 pm.


Birthday Party

Birthday Parties

We organise fun art and craft activities for Birthday Parties held at the Art Centre throughout the year. There is also a mountainside or forest walk, weather permitting. You can bring your own party food.

 


Teacher's Workshops

Art & Craft workshops for teachers and/or students can be arranged to suit your group's requirements.

 

Mid-term Art Day

The Mid-term Art & Craft Day takes place during the school mid-term break.
It is a fun art day for ages 5-12 years old and for ages 13-16 years old.
Times: 10 am - 4 pm.
Lunchtime mountain walk, weather permitting.


Christmas Art & Craft Activities Day

The Christmas Art & Craft Day is held on a Sunday in December.
Times: 10 am -3 pm.
Age: 5-12 years old and 13-16 years old.
Lunchtime mountain walk, weather permitting.

 

 

Activities that include Parents/Adults

Below are some activities at Pine Forest Art Centre that include Parents and Adults.

 

Parents and Children Art & Craft Mornings

Parents and Children Art & Craft activities together, held on the last Sunday of each month.
DATES: Last Sunday of each month.
Times: 11 am -2 pm.
Price for one adult and one child €30, additional child/adult €12 per person.
All materials included in price.
Bring a packed lunch/snack for the picnic.

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Click here for pdf poster: Parents & Children Art Day


Halloween Decorations Day

Make lots of fun Halloween Decorations on a Sunday in October.
For Parents and Children together.

Christmas Decorations Day

Make lots of fun Christmas Decorations on a Sunday in December.
For Parents and Children together.
11am - 2.00pm.

 



Adults - Be a Pine Forest Big Kid for a day!

Were you a Pine Forest Little Kid?
Want to be a Pine Forest BIG KID?
Age: 18 years - 81 years+

Taking place on the first Sunday of each month.
Times: 11.00 am - 2.00 pm

Remember the Tadpoles?
Remember the fun in creating exciting, colourful Artwork?
Remember the Lunchtime walk outdoors on the mountainside?

Bring your friends, first-timers welcome.

Cost: €35.00
All materials included in price.

 

Adults - Christmas Jumper Day

On a weekend day before Christmas. Bring a Jumper to decorate/upcycle with led lights, colourful materials, and creative Christmassy embellishments. For adults (over 18 years old).

 



 
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