Therapeutic Recreation Activity Camps for seriously ill children from Edinburgh and Lothians

Organisation : Royal Hospital for Sick Children (NHS Lothian) working in partnership with Over the Wall
Grant Amount : £ 4,850

Over The Wall is a national UK children’s charity and a member of the international SeriousFun Children’s Network. They provide free of charge Therapeutic Recreation camps to help children with life-limiting illnesses and their families reach beyond the perceived limitations of illness to rediscover a whole new world of possibilities.

Through participation in a proven programme of fun-filled recreational and educational activities, their camps help promote inclusion whilst developing the confidence, self-esteem, coping strategies and peer relationships of all their campers. They give children one glorious week of experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun and empowering, in a physically safe and medically sound environment.