Countdown to the 2017 Gael Scoil
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the Gael Scoil?
The Gael Scoil is a two day program that teaches children from 6-17 about Ireland. Classes are held on history, language, music, dance, sports and much more.
It is sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 10 in Mercer County NJ.
When is the Gael Scoil?
The Gael Scoil runs each February. Normally the first weekend.
Each day the drop off will begin at 8 am, the program will start at 8:30 am and pick up be at 3 pm.
Where is it held?
Notre Dame High School
601 Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
Will my child be safe?
Absolutely. Your children’s well being during their time with us is our highest priority.
We have a nurse on site for the entire time both days. As well as multiple parent volunteers who are also nurses.
We also have a security guard employed for the entire time both days.
As well, all volunteers are screened to ensure your child is safe and comfortable.
What does the Gael Scoil cost?
The Gael Scoil costs $100 for the first child and $75 for each sibling.
The Gael Scoil is run by Division 10 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, which is a non-profit organization. Fees are used to cover the cost of running the program. The fees are not meant to “make money”
What does my child need to bring?
We try to provided everything your child will need to have a positive experience. We do recommend comfortable clothing as the children will participate in sports activities. There is an indoor facility, but it the weather cooperates, we will take the children outside to the football field to play.
All food will be provided, so there is no need to bring any food.
Most importantly, their exuberance to learn about Ireland.
Photos and Video from 2016
We are thrilled to announce the dates of the 2018 Gael Scoil will be President’s Weekend February 17th and 18th, 2018. We have already begun..
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I hope all our Gael Scoil students are showing off to their friends all the Irish knowledge they have from the Gael Scoil! A very Happy St. Patrick’s..
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