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Gaisce / The President's Award

Are you up to the challenge? What will GAISCE mean for you?
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• It offers real independence as you plan and take part in your own personal challenges.
• It is seen by leading Irish organizations as a strong asset for prospective employees.
• The award offers an unforgettable experience that’s directed by you alone

Why should I bother?..
• Because the sky is the limit on what you can do or take part in
• Because the award offers you the chance to choose a different track
• Because we offer you adventure beyond the confines of your bedroom
• Because as many as 10,000 people participate every year
• Because it’s an unforgettable experience, great fun and you’ll meet lots of new friends

Our experienced instructors will facilitate your Gaisce Award Expedition and Pre Expedition preparation.

PREPARATION
• Learn Navigation
• First Aid & Safety
• Campcraft
• Personal & Group gear
• Canoe Skills / Hillwalking Skills
• Full information packs provided

THE MOUNTAIN HIKE
• Routes in the Mournes, Cooleys, Sliabh Beagh & Cuilcaigh Mountains
Bronze & Silver Award distances over open country
• Hiking with full pack, camping overnight

CANOE EXPEDITION
• Paddle along the Dromore River System
• Camp on the shore bank
• Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and unique wildlife
It is a GAISCE requirement that groups and individuals acquire the relevant skills and training before undertaking their expedition. At Tanagh we recommend a minimum of three full days pre-expedition training including practice hikes and canoe trips . Minimum number of participants 6.
Download Gaisce brochure

Contact Philomena for more information on 049-5552988

For full information on the GAISCE AWARD click www.gaisce.ie