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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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SHA Youth Service Summer Camp 2024

We provided a 5-day summer camp in July 23 for 48 young people, 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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Talk About Sport Creative Breaks

Talk About Sport Creative Breaks provided trips and activities across the year for unpaid carers and cared-for people over 50 to enjoy reminiscing together at trips to sporting venues. The trips will provide increased connections, improve relationships, and respite from the usual routine.

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Residential Adventure Break

We held 2 weekend breaks for Young Carers, aged under 18, one at The Cairngorms Adventure Centre and one at Fordell Firs Activity Centre. Young Carers were able to experience a variety of team building activities such as white water rafting, bell boats, challenge course, kayaking, and orienteering.

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Fifers Wee Breaks Project

The Fifer Wee Breaks project offered a programme of spa breaks, walks and friendship opportunities for carers/cared for people in Fife. The carers/cared for persons were people living with sensory loss (deafblind/D/deaf and or visually impaired people).

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Carers, and the cared-for person who are living with a lung condition, had a 5 night retreat to Culross where they enjoyed a break from the stress & routine of caring. They had opportunities to be involved in many organised activities and meet up with others in the same situation.

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Family Days Out

Day trips to attractions across Scotland for families whose children have communication, sensory and other complex needs. Enabling them to relax and have fun in a safe, accessible environment where they will be supported by staff and peers to enjoy the activities on offer, and build friendships.

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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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GAME ON

Team United will offer sport & physical activity camps during school holiday and weekly periods for children and young people with disabilities in 4 locations during– Summer, Autumn and Spring. We will run these activities in the local community where young people live. – Fife, Angus, Midlothian

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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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"These breaks are the best thing that can happen to caring families. The time away is just perfect to relax and escape just for a while"

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