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TICfest Yorks 2019

Posted on 17 September 2019 by Helen Eadie


Last month we held our fourth TICfest of 2019 at Peak Venture near Sheffield, the sun shone most of the time apart from Sunday morning, resulting in a soggy Scrap Heap Challenge session!

This year 52 children took part in a variety of activities including archery, laser tag, zip wire and open water canoeing. Peak Venture have the use of a very large lake and on the Saturday afternoon a group of intrepid children and a few parents set off in two sets of canoes tied together to explore the length of the lake.

With help from the instructors the paddling soon improved and both pairs of canoes were heading more or less in the right direction! Despite a fierce northerly wind several of the children couldn’t resist the urge to jump in at the end.

Our TICfest’s Got Talent on Saturday evening revealed more talented youngsters with special mention going to James Whincup and his incredible keyboard skills.

On Sunday we held two successful Robot workshops led by the brilliant Jay Mehta who guided the children through building their own Robots. Jay and his parents have very kindly offered Robot Workshops for next year’s events too.

Thanks go to our lovely volunteers from Nottingham University, Camilla, Bethan and Kareem for joining in and helping out from running the Parent session to sorting the Karaoke machine.

Another fun and memorable weekend where friendships were made, new skills acquired and a lot of carbs consumed!

View pictures from TICfest York here

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TICfest Yorks 2019


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