LEAP Youth Education Programme

LEAP Youth Education Programme

From August through to March 2016 we are offering a series projects for young people to take part in. Here are the kind of workshops that take place.

Recycle or Dye! – A Clothing Re-design and Upcycling Project, work with designer Niki Taylor of The Top Project to redesign, upcycle and make new garments from old. Whether building a portfolio or simply inspired to design and make clothes – come along and learn skills in design and construction.

Project Crosscut – A Woodwork and Carving Project using specialist carving tools to develop green woodworking skills and a knowledge of sustainable sources to make boxes, spoons and other stuff. Working towards more ambitious projects like skateboard or boat building.

Loops and Cycles – A Cycling and Animation pilot project combining cycle journeys, animation and filmmaking. Working towards a screening event at Create Paisley’s Wee Red Dot Youth Film Festival in November and bike building workshops early Spring 2015.

Cafe Forage – Four workshops in foraging involving scheduled rambles to collect and understand what can and can’t be collected for eating. Dates T.B.C. Please contact LEAP for details.

If you live in, Kilbarchan, Lochwinnoch, Bridge of Weir, Howwood and/or attend one of the following schools: Johnstone High, St Benedicts High, Linwood High or Gryffe High School, please contact us to take part or for more details by September 1st – LIMITED PLACES!.

Gillian Steel – Youth Development Worker, gillian@myleapproject.org, Mob: 0785 4468 512, Tel: 01505 842 530.

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