Portlaoise summer camps for children

THERE are a wide variety of summer camps taking place in Portlaoise this July to suit young budding musicians, artists and writers.

THERE are a wide variety of summer camps taking place in Portlaoise this July to suit young budding musicians, artists and writers.

Well known artist Conor Brennan will deliver workshops in painting, drawing and clay sculpture in St Francis School from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19 from 11am to 1pm for ages 7 to 9 and from 2pm to 4pm for ages 10 to 12. Conor’s workshops are designed to develop the students understanding of the material they are working with while also maintaining a high level of enjoyment and sense of fun.

Also in Portlaoise for all young writing enthusiasts, writer Ann Egan will hold a week of creative writing workshops in St Francis School from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19 from 11am to 1pm for ages 12 to 15 years. Ann will help promote an enjoyment and understanding of creative writing. For more information on these workshops or to book a place visit www.laois.ie.