Sports Plus 2018 Trainees

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Sports Plus is a week of specialist sports coaching and team competitions for young people who are serious about sport and play regularly in a club or team. Sports Plus is the perfect way for young people to improve in their sport, while exploring more about the Christian faith and what it means to be a Christian sports player.

Sports Plus 2018 dates and venues

Scotland (Glenalmond College, Perth, PH1 3RY)

Perth: Sat 7th – Fri 13th July

Northern Ireland (Campbell College, Belfast, BT4 2ND)

Belfast 1: Sat 28th Jul – Fri 3rd Aug
Belfast 2: Sat 4th – Fri 10th Aug

Wales (Christ College, Brecon, LD3 8AF)

Brecon: Fri 27th Jul – Fri 3rd Aug

England (Monkton Combe School, Bath, BA2 7HG / Repton School, Repton, DE65 6FH)

Monkton: Fri 3rd – Fri 10th Aug

Repton: Sri 10th – Fri 17th Aug


Please note: these dates include compulsory Trainees’ training.


The Trainee programme is a specific two-stage training programme that provides an opportunity to experience different aspects of Sports Plus leadership as well as what it looks like to be a Christian in sport throughout the year. It is for those who have just finished school or younger leaders who are serving at Sports Plus for the first time.

Stage 1 is a separate programme run in conjunction with Sports Plus while Stage 2 incorporates an opportunity to gain experience of various leadership roles. The key components of each year are:

Stage 1:
- Biblical teaching and grounding in the Christian faith
- Christians in Sport Pray, Play, Say Training
- Serving by supporting various elements of Sports Plus
- Experience of Christian community and mission

Stage 2:
- Biblical training in Christian leadership
- Christians in Sport Pray, Play, Say Training
- Assigned to assist leaders in delivering Sports Plus
- Experience of Christian community and mission 


Safeguarding
Christians in Sport take seriously the responsibility to the young people in their care. All Trainees will be required to undergo a Criminal Records Check and attend compulsory safeguarding training before joining the team. All Criminal Records Check forms must be submitted at least a month prior to the start of Sports Plus. Our Safeguarding Policy, policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders and policy statement on the secure storage of information are available on request. Click here to request any of these policies.

Cost
Sports Plus costs £185 for leaders and Trainees but a reduced rate of £135 is also available for students, unemployed and those who wish to access the Bursary Fund.

Applications

Applications are now open.

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Further questions?
Please email sportspluscamp@christiansinsport.org.uk or call 01869 255 630 to speak to one of the team.