How NCS works in Northern Ireland

NI NCS runs twice a year in summer and autumn and is delivered in 16 areas across the country over the course of the 2 seasons. 

NI NCS 2017 Programmes

Summer programmes will take place from the end of June, beginning with an action packed 4 night residential experience away from home with your new team, a second 4 night residential experience to learn skills for life and work, and finally meeting up with the team to plan and deliver a project to make your mark in your area.  You can find more detail on the different phases of the programme at ncsyes.co.uk/what is ncs

We will be running 17 teams next Summer and each team will have up to 15 places.

For the moment, you can register your details at ncsyes.co.uk and we will email or write with full details and consent forms in March.

To help with your summer planning, provisional dates and team areas are shown below.  The start dates are set but the end dates are approximate. 

This is because programme lengths can vary slightly depending on what excellent social action project your team decides to do in the final phase.

We will update this page with further dates for all phases when we can. 

You must complete all phases in order to graduate from the programme - in short, the 2 residentials plus social action planning and delivery.

You will then have a graduation party in late August/early September to celebrate becoming an NCS graduate!

East Belfast (1 team): First residential, 30 June - 4 July; Second residential, 13 - 17 July; social action dates tbc - approx finish date 3 August.

Ards/Ards Peninsula (1 team):  First residential, 30 June - 4 July; Second residential, 13 - 17 July; social action dates tbc - approx finish date 3 August.

Fermanagh (2 teams): First residential 4 - 8 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 8 August

Newry (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

Armagh (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

Newtownabbey (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

North Belfast (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

Cookstown/Dungannon (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

South/West Belfast (1 team): First residential 4 - 8 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 8 August

Ballymena (1 team): First residential 4 - 8 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 8 August

Omagh (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

Castlederg (1 team): First residential 30 June - 4 July; second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 3 August

Lurgan/Portadown (1 team): First residential, 13 - 17 July; Second residential, 28 July - 1 August; social action dates tbc - approx finish date 17 August

Derry/Londonderry (1 team): 13 July - 17 July; Second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 17 August

Portrush/North Coast (1 team): 13 July - 17 July; Second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 17 August

Coleraine (1 team): 13 July - 17 July; Second residential and social action dates tbc; approx finish date 17 August

If you are aged 15-17 and haven't done NCS before, click here to register your details, or call Corinna on 02890 891006

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