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.

Spring 2018

9th - 11th February

Spring 1 - 2018 (Irish, UK)

16th - 18th February

Spring 2 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

2nd - 4th March

Spring 4 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

9th - 11th March

Spring 5 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

13th - 15th April

Spring 8 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

20th - 22nd April

Spring 9 -2018 (UK, Ireland)

27th - 29th April

Spring 10 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

4th - 6th May

Spring 11 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

Summer 2018

3rd - 3rd June

Camper and Friend Day (Irish)

17th - 20th August

Summer 7 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

23rd - 26th August

Summer 8 - 2018 (UK, Ireland)

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