The weekend break to Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre was an opportunity for families affected by childhood Epilepsy to take part in fun challenging activities.
The activities included canoeing, gorge walking, abseiling and team games. This was a break away from the usual routine, and to share common experiences
We delivered a twelve day Glasgow based holiday programme (three days during the Easter break and nine days during the Summer holidays) for young people, aged 11-18, with complex support needs.
We provided a choice of activities and trips enabling the young people to have fun whilst their carers had a break.
The Dunbartonshire Disability Sports Club residential was a three night sports/activity camp held in the Scottish National Sports Centre, Largs. We provided physical activity and respite sessions for children and young people with additional support needs and parents and carers.
We delivered an all-inclusive annual multi-sport, pan disability residential sports camp held at Badaguish Activity Centre. The camp was for four days long, very positive and intensive for participants and a great chance for carer respite sustained directly through time away at camp.
SAMs Charity delivered a Summer Respite Holiday to improve the well-being and reduce the isolation of children/young people 3-18 yrs with disabilities/multiple additional support needs and their parents/carers. By accessing respite , Parents/carers are better able to continue coping with caring roles
Throughout summer of 2019 our project delivered activities and short breaks to families living with autism. We took 52 families on a two night stay to Blackpool, 17 teens on an overnight stay at Wiston lodge with 2 days of activities and provided outdoor play for 15 children with high support needs.
We hosted a Family Camp in Scotland for families of children with a serious life-limiting illness/disability. Camp was based at Tulliallan Police College, Fife from 26th – 28th April 2019 inclusive, (3 days, 2 nights).
Camp provided respite and fun for carers and children alike.
We provided an 8 day Summer Club, including transport and intensive staffing, for children with complex support needs.
There was one tailored week for older and one for younger pupils. An activity and play based club for children unable to access community run schemes due to their support needs.
We organised and ran a summer club for children and young people aged 5-18 with severe and complex learning difficulties. Working closely in partnership with a third sector organisation to deliver stimulating actives and provide opportunities which may not otherwise be available, in a fun and safe
We provided a holiday week in July for 20 families with a disabled child from Craigmarloch additional needs school in Port Glasgow. The breaks too place at Hunters Quay Holiday Village near Dunoon.