The Clubhouse in Blanchardstown is part of an international network of over 100 Clubhouses in 19 counties.
Each Clubhouse provides a creative, safe, and free out-of-school learning environment where young people from disadvantaged communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop new skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology.
Making & Coding: 3D Printing, app development and coding.
Movie and Music Creation: Young people at The Clubhouse have access to all the tools to create and publish their own movies, animations and music. We have a dedicated music studio with professional hardware and software.
Photography: Young people have access to professional hardware and software to enable them produce high quality photography projects.
School Holiday Programmes: Young people at The Clubhouse can avail of courses to enable them build their skills in a range of technology projects.
The Clubhouse offers a range of other exciting learning opportunities for young people who are interested in learning skills and techniques which will serve them in the future.
The Clubhouse is guided by four principles
- The Clubhouse focuses on "constructionist" activities, encouraging young people to work as designers, inventors and creators
- The Clubhouse encourages youth to work on projects related to their own interests
- The Clubhouse aims to create a sense of community, where young people work together with one another with support and inspiration from adult mentors
- The Clubhouse is dedicated to offering resources and opportunities to those who would not otherwise have access to them