Young Carer Outings

The club organises outings for groups of Renfrewshire Young Carers, with activities followed by a meal and drink. Some years we visited Xscape at Braehead, more recently it has been The Experience at Hillington for the electric go-karts.


Young Carers outings to the Experience

On four nights during the week 22nd -25th January 2018 four groups of Young Carers – 64 in all – were given a night out at The Experience at Hillington. Each group enjoyed sessions of Electric Go-Karting and Laser-shooting, followed by an American Buffet. The club members present were delighted to see the young people aged 8 to 18 having a great time. Many were keen to thank Rotary and the club were delighted to show their appreciation to the young people for their caring activitiesand to the Renfrewshire Young Carers group for their support.

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The club organises outings for groups of Renfrewshire Young Carers, with activities followed by a meal and drink. Some years we visited Xscape at Braehead, more recently it has been The Experience at Hillington for the electric go-karts.

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