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 2018

14th - 16th September

Autumn 1 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

21st - 23rd September

Autumn 2 - 2018 (Ireland)

28th - 30th September

Autumn 3 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

5th - 7th October

Autumn 4 - 2018 (Ireland)

19th - 21st October

Autumn 6 - 2018 (Ireland)

9th - 11th November

Autumn 9 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

Spring 2019

22nd - 24th February

Spring 4 (UK, Ireland)

1st - 3rd March

Spring 5 (UK, Ireland)

22nd - 24th March

Spring 7 (UK, Ireland)

29th - 31st March

Spring 8 (UK, Ireland)

26th - 28th April

Spring 11 (UK, Ireland)

3rd - 5th May

Spring 12 (UK, Ireland)

Summer 2019

7th - 9th June

Summer 1- Family Camp (Ireland)

22nd - 25th August

Summer 7 (Ireland, Spain)

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