If you are a teen between the ages of 14-16 and are looking for an opportunity to enhance your leadership skills, have an international experience, travel to places like NYC, DC and Hershey Park, fulfill your service hours for school, meet new friends and have the best summer of your life, then consider applying for UPD 2016. The cost is minimal and the experience priceless. Recruitment is now underway and applications are being accepted.
Ulster Project Delaware promotes peace in Northern Ireland by hosting eighteen Catholic and Protestant teens from the N.I. towns of Banbridge, Coleraine, and Portadown in Delaware homes for a month of reconciliation, tolerance, service, friendship and fun during July of each year.
Ulster Project Delaware 2016
Banbridge teens ages 14-16 will be arriving in Wilmington for four amazing weeks with host families with a teen of the same age. American and Northern Irish teens participate in a full calendar of activities designed to foster firm friendships and promote tolerance, reconciliation and understanding between opposing groups in Northern Ireland.
American and Northern Irish teens participate in a full calendar of activities designed to foster firm friendships and promote tolerance, reconciliation and understanding between opposing groups.
“This month has been the most amazing month of my life and I have made so many amazing friends and memories that I will hold close to my heart forever. I have gained 35 new brothers and sisters this month. I’ve also gained a whole new family, my UPD family. And of course my beautiful host family – I couldn’t have asked for a better family to stay with and I want to thank them so much A big shout out to all of our amazingly wonderful leaders who have made my UPD experience the experience of a lifetime.” Lauren Young, Coleraine, Northern Ireland – UPD 2013 Participant