Sum­mer of ac­tive fun

Packed events pro­gramme

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Staff re­porter

It was another sum­mer of fun for ev­ery­one in­volved w i t h U n i ve r s a l Con­nec t i o n s in Ruther­glen

The youth cen­tre ran a packed pro­gramme through­out the school hol­i­days, with staff and users giv­ing it the thumb­sup .

Ac­tiv­i­ties in the cen­tre in­cluded Hama beads, graf­fiti art, hair­bands and bows, keyring mak­ing, crys­tal de­signs, ce­ram­ics and mo­saics.

Sev­eral of the group en­joyed a weekly cook­ery work­shops where they made a range of de­li­cious meals.

At the start of the sum­mer 24 young peo­ple had a great time on a trip to Black­pool.

Later in the sea­son they headed out to The Ed­in­burgh Dun­geons, Blair Drum­mond Sa­fari Park, bowl­ing, Com­bat City, tub­ing and the cinema.

The group even man­aged two vis­its to Sky Stu­dios in Liv­ingston, where they made films about Poké­mon Go and the dan­gers of drugs.

The fi­nal Mon­day hosted the end- of- year awards cer­e­mony.

Young peo­ple who joined in with all the ac­tiv­i­ties, had a good time and helped oth­ers were all re­warded.

Some of the sil­lier awards in­cluded hu­man mega­phone for nois­i­ness and the sur­pris­ing ev­ery­one by be­ing on time award.

Finn McGill was de­clared the over­all win­ner of the sum­mer, re­ceiv­ing a gift to­ken and the praise of all the staff.

He has also been de­clared one of the new P7 am­bas­sadors, who are a small group of first years that will go in ev­ery Sat­ur­day to sup­port the P6/ P7 group by help­ing with ac­tiv­i­ties and calm­ing any fears about sec­ondary school.

The awards fin­ished with pizza for ev­ery­one and a disco.

Univer­sal Con­nec­tions will con­tinue with its evening and week­end pro­gramme and will also have lots of new ac­tiv­i­ties to be an­nounced soon.

Black­pool rocks The Univer­sal Con­nec­tions group en­joyed a trip to Black­pool

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.