The Haemophilia Camp is a specially designed programme for children and teenagers aged 7-17 who live with a bleeding disorder. It is an opportunity to experience the magic of Barretstown and its range of activities and programmes, while also meeting other young people with a similar condition. Parents do not attend this camp. This camp usually takes place in late October and runs from a Thursday afternoon to Sunday.
For campers travelling from within Ireland, we have pick up points at central locations in Dublin, or for those arriving by car arrival time is from 10:30am to 12noon and departure time is 10am on your last day. UK campers will be collected from the airport and can arrive to camp throughout the day.
Check out our typical day at camp overview below and image galleries to get a feel for camp.
A typical day at camp
10:00 Cottage time
11:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
12:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
14:00 Rest hour
15:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
16:00 Activities - age appropriate groups
17:00 Cottage time
19:00 Cottage time
20:00 Evening programme
21:00 Back to cottages
22:00 Lights out!
Remember: this schedule will vary depending on whether it is a Summer, teen or Family Camp and the age profile of the camp will also change the schedule.
Barretstown’s unique programmes – using Therapeutic Recreation – are much more than holidays.
They are based on four main building blocks, with the emphasis always, always on FUN – Challenge, Success, Reflection and Discovery.
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