HER Outdoors Week 2022 ran from 8th-14th August. KRSP ran a number of activities throughout the week to encourage women and girls to get out and be active in the outdoors. Over 50 women and girls took part in a number of activities during the week including kayaking, rock climbing, hill walking, canoeing and archery.
Rock up & Climb for teen girls and women – Over 24 women and girls took part in our Rock Climbing taster sessions last week in BallyKeefe Quarry. Thanks to Mountaineering Ireland for providing brilliant instructors for the sessions.
Get Her Kayaking – Kilkenny Aqua Canoe Club kindly facilitated a taster session for six girls to try out Kayaking for HER Outdoors week.
She Summits – This is a beginners Hill Walking Programme for women in partnership with Mountaineering Ireland. The programme is running for 4 weeks and gives women an introduction on how to hillwalk safely. There are 11 women participating in this programme.
HEROutdoors Kilkenny – An outdoor adventure activity programme for girls aged 13-16 years. The programme is running in Castlecomer Discovery Park for 4 weeks. There are 14 girls participating in the programme where they will try their hand at kayaking, archery, orienteering, mountain biking, zip lining and more!