Essential criteria for campersTo ensure the child is able to benefit fully from our camp programme, they must : ✔ have the physical ability to participate in an action-packed activity programme with a range of high and low energy activities
✔ have the social and emotional ability to participate in a group setting and team activities with children of their own age
✔ be able to communicate their needs independently
✔ be able to transfer from floor to chair and bed to chair independently if they use a wheelchair Unfortunately, we are unable to accept campers who: x have Cystic Fibrosis or Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (due to the risk of cross-infection and infection to immunocompromised campers)
x are more than 2-3 years off treatment, if they do not have any ongoing health challenges
x have recognised current behavioural issues
x autistic Spectrum Disorders
x need overnight care/intervention/monitoring, or health care needs that require constant one to one support.
Health Challenge CampsWe invite applications from children aged 8 to 17 years, living in the UK, who are currently receiving treatment, or experiencing health challenges. This includes, but is not limited to: ✔Cancer and Leukaemia
✔Blood disorders (eg Sickle Cell Anaemia, Haemophilia)
✔Endocrine disorders (eg Diabetes)
✔Gastrointestinal disorders (eg Inflammatory bowel disease, TPN-dependent)
✔Rheumatological conditions (eg Juvenille Rheumatoid Arthritis)
✔Immunological disorders (eg Primary or Acquired Immune Deficiencies)
✔Respiratory Disorders (eg Brittle Asthma)
✔Skin Conditions (eg Severe Eczema)
✔Multiple Severe Allergies
✔Heart conditions (eg Congenital Heart Disease)
✔Kidney disease (eg Polycystic Kidney Disease, Renal Failure)
✔Neurological disorders (eg Epilepsy, Spina Bifida)
✔Neuromuscular disorders (eg Muscular Dystrophy)
✔Physical disability (eg Spinal Injury)
We invite applications from children aged 8 to 17 who have a brother or sister (of any age) who is currently receiving treatment, or experiencing health challenges. Unfortunately we are unable to accept children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder or diagnosed behavioural difficulties.
We invite applications from families who have a child aged from birth to 17 years, who is currently receiving treatment, or experiencing health challenges.