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 (http://www.otw.org.uk/) is the only provider of Therapeutic Recreation Activity Camps for children with serious illnesses, and their families, in Scotland. They run camps designed, and proven, to complement the ongoing treatment cycle of children with life-limiting illnesses and to support the whole family.

Funding to cover the direct costs only (no staffing costs) for 5 new places, for NHS Lothian patients, at the 2017 Scotland Camp, for seriously-ill children from Edinburgh and the Lothians. Camp will take place 9th – 14th July 2017 and will be based at Strathallan School in Perthshire.