Secondary School & Youth Groups

Both our workshops provide invaluable opportunities for experiential learning and personal development in an inspiring outdoor environment.

Discover Nature's Power

This workshop is suitable for all post-primary and youth groups including CSPE Action Projects and TY students as it incorporates all key skills for Junior and Senior Cycle.

  • Explore Climate Change, Energy and Global Citizenship
  • Experiment with solar, hydro and wind technologies
  • Improve teamwork, communications and critical thinking

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The Discover Nature’s Power workshop is a 3 hour workshop and costs €15 per student.

Programmes are all-weather, with a range of indoor facilities and covered areas for wet weather. However, participants are advised to dress appropriately for the changeable Irish weather.

For more information or to book a workshop at Brigit’s Garden please contact Brigit’s Garden Environmental Education Officer at education@brigitsgarden.ie or call on 091 550 905.

“It was really interesting to know how much energy we can produce and how much we need, for example, to make toast. I also liked planting seeds and generating power, because it was hands-on and we got to do stuff for ourselves.”
TY students, St. Pauls Secondary School, Oughterard, Co. Galway

The Global Goals Challenge - Development Education Trips

‘Work together to overcome obstacles and find solutions to some of the big challenges we are facing in today’s changing world’

Explore a range of Sustainable Development issues by taking the Global Goals Challenge at Brigit’s Garden.
Using cooperation and critical thinking, teams complete hands-on tasks and solve puzzles on the theme of local and global development.
Suitable for all post-primary and youth groups including CSPE Action Projects and TY students. Incorporates all Key Skills for Junior and Senior Cycle.

View the printable flyer here

Cost & Funding

3hr workshop: €15 per student

The Global Goals Challenge is supported by Irish Aid’s WorldWise Global Schools and your field trip may be eligible for funding. Visit www.worldwiseschools.ie or contact education@brigitsgarden.ie for more information regarding school funding.

Programmes are all-weather, with a range of indoor facilities and covered areas for wet weather. However, participants are advised to dress appropriately for the changeable Irish weather.

For more information or to book a workshop at Brigit’s Garden please contact Brigit’s Garden Environmental Education Officer at education@brigitsgarden.ie or call on 091 550 905.

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