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The Gemstars Summer Camp 2017 is Now Open For Bookings

The annual ‘Our Time to Shine’ Gemstars Summer Camp 2017 is already filling up fast. Running in Crecora National School from July 3 to July 7 and in Millennium Centre Caherconlish from July 10 to July 14, Gemstars Summer Camp 2017 are advising people to book now to avoid disappointment.

Sisters Emma and Georgina O’Driscoll set up Gemstars School of Performing Arts in 2015, providing classes for children from the age of four to young adults. Currently operating out of a number of venues including Delta Business Park, Ballysimon and the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish, Gemstars teaches music, singing, dancing and drama in a non-competitive environment.

Gemstars Summer Camp 2017Emma O’Driscoll found fame through the Irish pop group ‘Six’ and afterwards pursued a career in show business appearing as a presenter on RTÉ’s Den Tots and The Disney Club. Emma is a well-known Limerick personality and a pantomime star seen every year in the productions of Limerick Panto Society in roles such as Snow White and Cinderella.

 Emma’s sister, Georgina, pursued her studies in Applied Social Sciences in Social Care and boasts a Special Merit in a Bachelor of the Arts, winning the Brothers of Charity Limerick Award for Overall Excellence through her studies.

The sisters believe the arts have the power to support strong development and growth in the youth and create a supportive community for children to learn in.

Emma who is very passionate about the work of the school said, “Each term students work in a variety of styles in dance, drama and singing from musical theatre to pop. All classes are carried out in a fun and safe environment, encouraging students to immerse themselves in the performing arts that have many benefits such as confidence, social and creative development.”

Gemstars is a place where your child can develop their creativity, confidence, rhythm and expression whilst building strong friendships. The Academy most importantly supports the development of new skills in a safe and exciting environment.

Students can work on a variety of styles in dance, drama and singing from musical theatre to pop. All classes are carried out in a fun and safe environment, encouraging students to immerse themselves in the performing arts that have many benefits e.g. confidence, social and creative development. Through the Gemstars Summer Camp 2017 your child can get a taste of what Gemstars is all about and delve into the world of drama, theatre and much more.
On their Facebook, Gemstars have stated “We constantly see students discovering talents, excelling in performance skills and others overcoming shyness or a lack of confidence. Children amaze us with their capabilities and their personal achievements.”
Gemstars are here for you and your children, everyone has a creative side it just needs the opportunity to be unleashed, developed and expressed. Your children can find their creative side by enrolling your children in the Gemstars Summer Camp 2017.

 The Gemstars Summer Camp 2017 is open to boys and girls aged 4-12 years and will run from 10 am to 2 pm for 5 days from Monday to Friday. Ages 4-7 will be enrolled in Gem-Steppers whereas ages 8-12 will be enrolled in the Gem Squad. The summer camp is a fun filled week where your child can get involved in a range of activities including drama, singing, dance, confidence building, audition technique, games, showcase, arts and crafts, puppetry, presenting, magic show, party and more!

 As well as being involved in all these activities and finding an environment where your child’s creativity can thrive, every child will receive a Gemstars camp t-shirt and Gemstars graduation certificate. Discounts are also offered for siblings.

To book your place & for more information message Gemstars here

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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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