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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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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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AdoptionUK Scotland - Short Breaks Programme

The provision of short breaks for adopted and kinship children and young people and breaks for caring for parents and carers through inclusive family events and activities, including a residential weekend break.

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Social & Emotional Support for Deaf Children, Young People & their Families

We provided inclusive, understanding and fun activities for deaf children & young people throughout the West of Scotland and provided carers with many opportunities to take a meaningful break from their caring role. This project directly improved the mental health and wellbeing of everyone involved.

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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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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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Summer Sports Camp

Up to 70 children and young people will be given the opportunity to experience sport and physical activity with peers of similar ages and disabilities. The aim would be to encourage independence, find social groups and gain confidence to keep active.

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SuperTroop 2021 Holiday Activities and Entertainment

The SuperTroop 2021 residential holiday, hosted by Fettes College in Edinburgh, gave young people with learning disabilities an opportunity to go on holiday surrounded by their peers. We provided holidaymakers with new experiences to promote independence and personal growth.

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Core Activities Sailing Season 2021

We take disabled young people their families and carers sailing on our adapted 46 ft yacht on the Clyde Estuary . Our clients are encouraged to take an active part in sail trimming and helming the yacht.

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