New Galway-based free creative workshops for children and teenagers living with long-term health conditions
Would your child or teenager benefit from exploring their creativity, having fun and building friendships in a safe and stimulating environment? Join Helium Arts for a series of in-person and remote art-based programmes for children living with long term health conditions in Galway this autumn. Try out fun activities such as painting, sculpture, collage, animation, printmaking and more!
– Mid-term, in-person camps in October (9-12yrs and teens)
– 6 week, in-person autumn creative programme (6-8yrs and 9-12yrs)
– Autumn remote programme for teenagers
For children with long-term health conditions, aged 6-18 years
- Free of charge.
- Medical cover provided by a trained professional.
- Facilitated by a trained and experienced Helium Artist.
- Wheelchair accessible.
To SIGN UP please contact: (big enough font)
Helium Arts’ Family Liaison firstname.lastname@example.org or 086 838 9240
What parents say about the programme:
“My daughter is a different child today to when she started. She had hit a wall, and I just felt the project got her over that by its approach.” – Parent
“It was uplifting for her. It has given her more confidence in herself, in her own abilities. She still is talking about the experience. It was a safe space for her.” – Parent
About Helium Arts
Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity supporting the social and emotional needs of children facing long-term health conditions through arts-based projects in hospital, community and public settings. For more information on Helium’s work visit www.helium.ie
Helium Arts’ Galway Creative Health Hub is supported by the Arts Council, Rethink Ireland through the Arts to Impact Fund, the Hospital Saturday Fund, the Community Foundation for Ireland and the RTÉ Toy Show Appeal. The Galway Hub is taking place in partnership with Saolta Arts and Galway University Hospitals.