Family Camp

Family camps offer families a supportive environment where families can spend quality time together - supported by a medical team on site should their child require medical attention over the weekend.

Introduction Family Camp

Family camps offer families a supportive environment where they can spend quality time together supported by a medical team on site should their child require medical attention over the weekend. The family weekend camps take place during the spring and autumn months.

These camps run from Friday to Sunday. Volunteers arrive for 9am Friday morning for training and teambuilding before the families arrive.

Volunteers are assigned to work with a family for the weekend and also an activity group.

New volunteers are paired with a returning volunteer for guidance.

Each year charity partners such as the Irish Heart Foundation and the Jack and Jill Foundation come to Barretstown to participate in our programmes  . The Irish Heart Foundation will join us during the spring and autumn this year and the Jack and Jill Foundation will join us this Autumn. These camps are Family Weekends. You can see the dates on our camp calendar.

Family Camp Calendar

An opportunity for the whole family to experience the magic of camp in a supportive environment.

Autumn 2016

16th - 18th September

Autumn 1 (Ireland, UK)

30th - 2nd October

Autumn 3 (Ireland, UK)

7th - 9th October

Autumn 4 (Ireland)

21st - 23rd October

Autumn 6 (Ireland)

28th - 30th October

Autumn 7 (Ireland)

11th - 13th November

Autumn 9 (Ireland)

Spring 2017

17th - 19th February

Spring 1 -2017 (Ireland, UK)

24th - 26th February

Spring 2 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

10th - 12th March

Spring 4 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

24th - 26th March

Spring 5 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

31st - 2nd April

Spring 6 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

21st - 23rd April

Spring 8 - 2017

5th - 7th May

Spring 10 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

12th - 14th May

Spring Jack and Jill Foundation Charity Partner Camp (Ireland)

Summer 2017

24th - 27th August

Summer 7 - 2017 (Ireland)

Autumn 2017

15th - 17th September

Autumn 1 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

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Autumn 3 - 2017 (Ireland, UK)

6th - 8th October

Autumn 4 -2017 (Ireland)

13th - 15th October

Autumn 5 - 2017 (Ireland)

3rd - 5th November

Autumn 8 - 2017 (Ireland)

10th - 12th November

Autumn 9 - 2017 (Ireland)

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