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Our therapeutic residential camps help build the confidence and self-esteem of adopted young people, giving the whole family a well-deserved break. They provide adventure and create a memorable and meaningful experience. Activities are designed so that all young people can achieve, and the variety ensures there is something for everyone to enjoy. Expert staff work with families to fully understand their child’s needs and identify tailored therapeutic activities to be included in the camp programme, this is done using Person-centred Planning.
Our therapeutic approach includes creative therapies and Theraplay® informed activities, proven to be crucial in building self-esteem, emotional regulation and emotional connection with others. The residential camps are fundable through the Adoption Support Fund.
We have a number of upcoming camps in August and October 2017, and in February 2018. To find out more about these please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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