Camp FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions. If there is something that is not covered, please feel free to email us at: climatecampireland@gmail.com

If you have any particular needs please let us know! We can not guarantee that we will be able to meet every need, but we will do what we can. 

Climate Camp Ireland is set to take place at Ardboe, Co Tyrone, on the shore of Ireland’s biggest lake, Loch nEachach (Lough Neagh) from August 7th to 11th 2024.

We know that in our society people face discrimination, harm and advantages based on differences in class, age, race, gender, who they’re into, cultural background or where they come from, schooling or ability.

We have a ‘Just be sound’ policy which can be read here: https://climatecampireland.ie/2023/08/10/just-be-sound-policy/

Yes, we kindly ask everyone who is coming to the Climate Camp Ireland 2024 to book their place.

Form to be released closer to the date.

The Climate Camp is free to attend but please consider donating to the Climate Camp if you can afford to. This will help pay for food, marquee hire, building materials, tool hire and much more. Donate here

Yes! If you are interested in getting involved with the planning and organising of the camp, please email climatecampireland@gmail.com.

There are several different working groups such as Outreach, Media & Communications, Site & Logistics, Programming and more.

Yes! There will be a daily sign-up sheet to volunteering to help. Everybody is encouraged to volunteer for something. Jobs include food preparation, workshop support, toilet checks, vibe patrol. The Climate Camp will be a co-created, democratically organised space – everyone who takes part is involved in making it happen.

Yes, here will be A4 posters and A6 flyers – designed to print on your home printer. We encourage you to print them and share them at festivals, fairs and other public events on in your area.

Posters to be released closer to the date.

 

In 2024 we are putting together a programme with invited groups from around Ireland. The programme will be divided into Hands – Head – Heart streams.

Details to be released closer to the date.

We will have a number of marquees set up as event spaces, a kitchen providing food, some running water and limited electricity, and space for people to camp! There will be a minimum of 1 wheelchair accessible toilet. There is limited power available and this will be reserved for the kitchen and projector to use. 

Please bring your own phone battery power banks. Please bring your own cups, bowls and cutlery. There are no shops near the camp.

Yes we aim to provide 3 vegan meals a day. Attendees are asked to make a donation for each meal in order to cover costs. The kitchen will be run by volunteers and there will be a sign up sheet onsite for people to volunteer to help with cooking.

Please bring any other food that you need or like. Please bring your own cups, bowls and cutlery. There are no shops near the camp.

Please bring your own tent and camping gear, waterproof clothes, a chair or something to sit on, a torch, a battery power bank (if needed), a cup, bowl and cutlery. There will be a kitchen onsite which aims to provide meals but please bring any extra food you want or need. 

We also have a wishlist of items that will be useful for the Climate Camp. If you have any of these, please do bring them along labelled with your name and number. See https://climatecampireland.ie/camp-wishlist/

Yes, children are very welcome to attend. Whilst many of the sessions are aimed at an adult audience, there will be a minimum of 1 workshop per day suitable for all ages. There is also a children’s led programme aimed at both adult and children attendees.

Please note, all under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

The camp is located in a field. The ground is bumpy underfoot but fairly flat in general. The sessions will be mainly held in marquees which are fully accessible. We have limited power onsite so only a limited amount of the sessions will have a speaker with microphone. Some of the sessions will have visuals which will be projected on a large screen. Cooked meals will be provided onsite and people will be asked to give a donation to cover the cost. Compost toilets will be set up on site, one of which will be fully wheelchair accessible.

We will arrange accessible parking spaces as close as possible to workshop spaces. We will take regular CO2 readings within workshop spaces and provide masks in all workshop spaces.

If you have issues with mobility, please text the camp phone (+353 89 9621842) letting us know when you are planning to arrive and we will be happy to help you.

Details to be released closer to the date.

Yes, we will have an online encrypted spreadsheet where you can offer a lift or request a lift nearer the time.

The lift sharing is self-organised so you will need to make contact with your potential passenger/driver. Climate Camp will not be organising the lift shares. Please exercise caution when accepting/giving a lift with a stranger.

We have limited room on the campsite and may request that all vehicles park elsewhere. This will be confirmed nearer the date.

The camp will have a lift service from this location. Please text the camp phone (+353 89 9621842) letting us know when you need a lift.

Well-behaved dogs who are comfortable being in crowds are welcome at the camp. 

No alcohol before 8pm. Strictly no drugs onsite.