Over The Wall
Over The Wall
Over The Wall is a national charity providing free life-changing Therapeutic Recreation camps for children affected by serious and life-limiting illnesses, their siblings and families.
Over The Wall provides free Therapeutic Recreation camps in the UK to children aged 8 to 17 who are affected by life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses. OTW is a member of the SeriousFun Children's Network, an international family of camps. Our week-long residential activity camps boost the children's confidence, giving them access to a range of activities which would otherwise be unavailable to them, whilst making friends and building a support network with other children who have been denied the right to a healthy and care-free childhood. Siblings are often, understandably, overlooked and have to share the responsibility of helping to care for the seriously ill child. Our Siblings Camps allow the brothers and sisters of seriously ill children to feel included and share their experiences with those who share the same challenges and concerns.
Over The Wall is unique as it is the only charity in the UK offering a fully supported, medically supervised programme covering such a wide range of illnesses which include genetic and blood disorders, cancers, muscle wasting conditions, auto immune disorders, diseases of the nervous system, neurological conditions and chronic organ specific conditions. We also aim to offer our service to children affected by very rare illnesses where the support available to them is limited or non-existent.
Over The Wall’s goal is to be able to provide this free service to as many qualifying children in the UK as possible.
Over The Wall aims to:
- To provide life-changing Therapeutic Recreation camps for children and young people aged 8-17 affected by serious and life-limiting illnesses.
Established: May 1999
Registered Charity Number: 1075361
Board members: 10
Full time staff: 7
Part time staff: 14
Phone number: 02392477110
Address: Over The Wall, Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 1SAView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
Siblings Camps 2019
2019 Sibling Camps
2018 Family Camp'sTo help families with a child or children with serious or life-limiting illness. Our 4 an... More
Camps for Seriously Ill Children and FamiliesIncrease the number of campers we serve by 15%, allowing us to reach out to and support ma... More