Wallsend Boys Club...Helping Young People to Reach Their Potential
Year

2014

27
Oct

Fishing Competition

On Monday the 27th Oct four of our very own budding young fishers went along to the River Ouesburn to try their hand and luck against other young fishers from both West Moor Youth Project and Denton Youth Project. The young people had attended several sessions before hand with Get Hooked on Fishing in conjunction with NCYP and had enjoyed it so much they wanted to have a go in a real competition. Through out the afternoon there was plenty caught despite there being a high tide and strong currents, the young people caught a wide variety of ell, crabs...
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13
Oct

Pride of Sport Lifetime Achievement Awards

Pride of Sport Awards. The list of footballers produced by the Tyneside Boys Club goes on and on, thanks to its president and Pride of Sport Lifetime Achievement award contender……. http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/pride-sport-awards-shearer-carrick-4420261
29
Sep

Wallsend Boys Club History and Heritage Book

Over 109 years in the making:…the incredible history of Wallsend Boys’ Club Wallsend Boys Club has a fascinating and colourful 109 year history. Founded by the Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in 1904 on Station Road, Wallsend to help educate apprentices and develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacity. The club has survived fires, and weather damage over the years and despite the building being burnt damaged and demolished the soul and heart of the boys club has lived on. Rigorously compiled, researched and written over the last decade. Recollections of Founder Members Archive documents from the Club’s rich heritage Images of...
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29
Aug

Go Ape, Mattfen Hall

A fantastic and thrilling day out was had by all who went on Friday 29th August to Matfen Hall. Once through the safety talk our group of monkeys took to the tree tops and swung from branch to branch albeit yelling and screaming a bit in the process! They negotiated ladders, pullies, Tarzan swings and zip wires and used every muscle in their bodies to pull themselves along the tree line. The course consisted of five levels, one being the smallest and five the largest and most testing. Starting off on level one everyone was fine, heading across on level...
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21
Aug

Sea Fishing

Sea Fishing with Get Hooked on Fishing August 14th, 21st, and 28th. Spanning the course of 3 weeks on 3 consecutive Thursdays our young people went out to the side of the River Ouesburn, Byker to try their luck at a spot of Sea Fishing. Although the sessions were a lot of fun, they were also quiet educational and they participants learnt a lot. The weather began on the 14th in torrential rain which surprisingly didn’t put the young people off who although soaked through were so excited to try and catch some fish, fortunately it brightened up for the...
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18
Aug

The FARIMIR Sailing Trip

THE EVENT OF THE YEAR!! THE SAILING TRIP What an AWESOME Adventure, 32 hours on board the Sailing yacht the FARAMIR. First start was boarding at the Royal Quays Marina, welcomed by an excellent group of staff, showing tons of welcoming friendship and patience, even the parents were allowed to have a look on board, which went well with the embarrassed young people. After quick goodbyes and fare wells, we, all sat around the large table for introductions and Health and Safety instructions. Everyone on board were issued waterproofs and life jackets, and further instructions on the areas on board,...
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15
Aug

Sea Fishing

A good day was had yesterday by all the young people who attended sea fishing, despite the wet weather to begin with two of the boys even caught fish. James Roy caught two flounders at once while Callum Murphy caught a very slippery eel.
13
Aug

Clay Pigeon Shoot 2014

The 2014 NCYP Clay Pigeon Shoot was once again a great success with fantastic instructors the group was split into 3 and each group worked their way around the 3 traps which shot the clays at different angles. Once the group had had a turn on each trap a tournament then took place to see who the best shots were. A special trophy was also given to the most improved young person on the day and this went to Wallsend Boys Club’s Naomi Kendall, Well Done! A great day was had by all and we will be looking forward to...
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24
Jul

A Great Summer Read………

Over 109 years in the making:…the incredible history of Wallsend Boys’ Club Wallsend Boys Club has a fascinating and colourful 109 year history. Founded by the Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in 1904 on Station Road, Wallsend to help educate apprentices and develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacity. The club has survived fires, and weather damage over the years and despite the building being burnt damaged and demolished the soul and heart of the boys club has lived on. Rigorously compiled, researched and written over the last decade. Recollections of Founder Members Archive documents from the Club’s rich heritage Images of...
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18
Jul

Upcoming Events

We have spaces on the following events for the following age groups, places are on a first come first served basis, you must contact me by email on manager@wallsendboysclub.org.uk if you wish to attend. Go Ape 16-17yrs July 30th County Table Tennis U12 U14 U16 U19 28th July( top 3 in each age go to nationals) Sea Fishing 11yrs+ 14th, 21st, 28th Aug (must attend all 3sessions) Sailing Trip 15-19yrs 16th-17th Aug All activities are FREE & places are limited so get in touch!

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