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Scotland Young Carers and Health Challenge Camp 2023

We delivered Scotland Young Carers and Health Challenge Camp for children aged 8-17 is a therapeutic recreation camp provides campers long term benefit and respite from their caring roles. Outcomes include increased self confidence & self belief, new coping strategies a network of peer support

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Care for our BIG Families (continuing)

We aimed to run a full social support programme, improve support for all family unit carers and cared for. Organise truly family friendly events e.g. Summer & Christmas to sustain and build on family relationships, send a group to BRAW weekend and organise theatre trips for all beneficiaries.

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Highland Cycle Ability Centre

The project was for children and  young people with disabilities, mental, physical and learning, together with their carers. At the Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Cawdor, and, through our Outreach programme.

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SDS Junior Summer Camp

Our Summer camp supported an all-inclusive multi-sport, pan disability residential sports camp.

The camp was four days long, very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite, directly through time away at camp and long-term through increased participation.

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Family Woodland Retreat

Quarriers delivered an Aberdeenshire Family Woodland Retreat to 6 young people with disabilities and 17 carers. This included a get-to-know-you event plus a 3-night residential enabling carers and those they care for to have fun, improve wellbeing and enjoy an active break in natural settings.

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Celebrating  Scotland's Year of Stories

People with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their families and communities were fully involved in celebrating Scotland’s Year of Stories. Across Scotland in many different ways everyone celebrated Scotland’s stories. They made memories and everyone had fun.

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Autism Friendly Football allows young people on the autistic spectrum to take part in weekly football sessions providing the opportunity to have fun, become more physically active, develop life skills and raise confidence. Sessions also allow carers some respite and the opportunity to socialise.

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Mini Denners

​​​​​​​​​Mini Denners is a “nursery” experience for our children under 5 with cancer, their siblings and carers from Jak’s Den, Livingston and Aberdeen. Activities include music, story time, messy play, crafts and snack allows our children to experience the joy and wonder of early years and we also provide pampers for their carers.

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SensationALL Holiday programme 2022

SensationALL received funding for a programme of activities and support sessions during the school holidays 2022 for Neurodiverse children and those with multiple support needs and disabilities and their families. Sessions took place across the Northeast during Easter, Summer and October breaks.

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SHA Youth Service Summer Camp

We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 2022 for 38 young carers, aged 8 – 25 years old, living in a family impacted by Huntington’s Disease.

The camp provided a programme of customised activities, one-to-one and group sessions on the issues surrounding Huntington’s Disease and being a young carer.

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