Who can come to camp

Read the criteria below to establish if your child is eligible for our camps

Who can come to camp?

 

Health Challenge Camps

 

We invite applications from children aged 8 to 17 years, living in the UK, who are currently receiving treatment, or experiencing the difficulties of a serious health challenge. This includes, but is not limited to:

To ensure the child is able to benefit fully from our camp programme, they must also:

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept campers who:

Before attending camp, each camper’s parent application and a medical form completed by their own doctor or nurse, is reviewed by one of our Nursing Team. This is to ensure that the camper meets our eligibility criteria and that their needs can be met by the team at camp. Any required care plans can be formulated ahead of time. We will consider the child’s ability to participate in the programme, their psychosocial wellbeing, and what other opportunities are available to them. Each application is considered on its own merits, however as places are limited, we will give priority to those children who have never attended camp before.

 

 

Sibling Camp

 

We invite applications from children aged 8 to 17 who have a sibling who is currently receiving treatment, or experiencing the challenges of serious health challenge. Their unwell sibling does not need to be within the 8 to 17 year age group. Unfortunately we are unable to accept children who have learning, behavioural or social communication needs that would prevent them from participating in age appropriate group activities

 

 

Family Camp

 

We invite applications from families living in the UK who have a child with a serious health challenge. The child with the health challenge can be any age from 0-17; however, one child in the family should be within the 8 to 17 year age group. Those attending should also:

Unfortunately we are unable to accept children who have learning, behavioural or social communication needs that would prevent them from participating in age appropriate group activities.

 

 

Returning Campers

 

Over The Wall accepts applications from returning campers who continue to meet our camper essential requirements, and will allocate camp places based on need. Campers will usually be placed on a reserve list if they have attended camp three or more times, to allow new campers to experience camp. Reserve list places will be allocated based on need and availability. As we’re always trying to improve our application process and with each child’s changing needs families can apply for as long as they meet our criteria but a new application will be required on each occasion. Places are not guaranteed and whilst we consider every child’s needs individually, returning campers may be put on the reserve list to allow new campers the opportunity to experience camp
 
 

1. Camp Interest Form

 

2. Apply for Camp