Drumree Ducks - Hurling & Camogie Nursery Camp

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The Drumree Ducks is a FREE Hurling & Camogie Nursery Programme for Boys & Girls aged 4-7, it takes place in Drumree GAA Grounds every Sunday morning for 6 weeks starting on Sunday 20th September from 10.30am - 11.15am.

This is a series of fun based exercises covering Agility, Balance and Co-ordination, this involves catching, passing, striking and hand eye coordination through hurling skills to name a few. The Nursey Programme is the first introduction for children into Hurling/Camogie and is all about fun.

For further details contact Martin Wall on 087 284 3327. 



Q : If the weather is bad , what happens ?
A:  We have a large indoor hall where training can take place.

Q: What age is The Ducks intended for ?
A: Boys and Girls age 4 to 7.

Q: What is the club ethos?
A: The emphasis is on participation and enjoyment – learning through fun.  All players, no matter what their skill level, get to take part. Our approach is to build confidence through encouragement and to make the game as enjoyable as possible, following approved GAA coaching methods.Our coaches are Garda Vetted and have completed the Code of Ethics/Child Protection Course.


Q: When do you stop for Winter ?
A: It will run for 6 weeks, finishing up at Halloween. It will then take a break & return in the new year.

Q: What does it cost for my child to participate with The Ducks ?
A: It is completely FREE to take part, simply just register your child on the 1st day & that is it. 

Q: What should my child wear for hurling/Camogie ?
A: For hurling/Camogie children MUST wear a helmet – Helmets are supplied, if a parent wishes they can purchase their own helmet. We also encourage children to wear shin guards. We have a small number of helmets available from the club shop €35


Q: What size hurl should I get ?
A: Hurls will also be provided, if a parent wish they can purchase their own hurl. Mentors will always be available to advise on correct hurl for each child.

Q: Do you organise camps ?
A: Yes we run Halloween & Easter camps along with blitz/skills competitions throughout the year.  Mentors will communicate details in advance.

Q: Can parents help/become involved ?
A: Yes – parents are encouraged to become involved – formal GAA coaching courses are offered to all parents throughout the year. If you are interested in volunteering, please make yourself know to one of our coaches. No previous experience is necessary.

If you are not interested in mentoring you can help in other ways – we need parents to help us gather up and store equipment, administration tasks etc. The club is run entirely by volunteers and new help is always welcome.