About the Idea’s Academy

 The Idea’s Academy has been designed to engage, encourage and nurture entrepreneurial ideas in our second level student population. Participation in the camps is structured using a fusion of design thinking and the lean canvas methodology. These methodologies are world renowned models used by innovators and entrepreneurs that focus on problem-based learning and development. Participants will be senior cycle secondary school students who are interested in developing entrepreneurial, creativity and innovation skill sets for application in a wide variety of areas.

Structure of the Camp

LocationDateCostTarget Audience
Ballina4th - 7th June 2019FreeSenior Cycle Students from Mayo
NUI Galway24th - 28th June 2019FreeSenior Cycle Students from Galway City & County

 Register Here for Ballina:

Register Here for Galway:

Eligibility: To be eligible for participation in the Ideas Academy summer camps students must be entering into their first or second year of the Leaving Certificate Senior Cycle Programme. Senior Cycle Programmes are deemed to include the traditional model, LCVP and LCA. Students who are enrolled in Transition Year are not eligible for this programme.


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