The Cuppacumbalong Foundation provided scholarships that allowed two people (an adult and a child) to attend a Family Blacksmithing course conducted by Tharwa Valley Forge. This program was open to the immediate families of current and former serving members of the Australian Defence Force living or serving in the ACT, and was delivered to 24 participants using a combination of volunteers, donations, and a government grant.
These scholarships have been made possible by a Veterans Grant from the Community Services Directorate of the ACT Government
When you donate, you have the option of choosing which course your money will go towards.
All donations $2 and over are tax deductible.
It was a one-day basic course designed to bring people family members together to work on a project. The projects are designed to be something that a the family will go on to use together. It is suitable for children aged 12-16 years and adults.
The course covers:
At the end of the course, each pair of particpants produced their choice of either:
Participants will receive a USB stick containing photos of them at work during the course.
To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must meet the criteria outlined below:
These courses were delivered in the 2019 April school holidays, July school holidays and the weekends in between
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