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Project information

Isle of wight Project - 2017

This Project will give 50 disadvantaged children aged 8 to 11yrs a Holiday indoors at the seaside- they will experience relief from stressful homes and will have many new experiences and learn new

August 2017 - August 2018

Charity information: Inter City Camp Trust

Inter City Camp Trust logo
  • Need


    Poverty and social disadvantage among children from Inner City areas of the UK.


    It will provide respite from very stressful home situations and give children new experiences that they would otherwise not have - they will learn and develop many new skills in small groups. They will also enjoy many exciting activities under qualified supervision.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Give the children an exciting Holiday, giving relief from their stressful homes.


    » Laser Tag
    » Bushcraft and Archery
    » Ice skating
    » Indoor Swimming Pool

    What success will look like

    Seek feedback from children, parents and schools

    Aim 2

    Help children learn new skills in small groups


    » Keep their room clean and tidy
    » Learn table manners and socialising skills at meal times
    » Art & Craft Workshops and many Sports and Games

    What success will look like

    Feedback will be given to the camp director by Group Leaders a Senior stff on the Project

  • Impact


    We hope to help children to become useful and good citizens - we will seek feedback from Parents, Referrers and schools. Where we can we will link children with groups in their local area where they can continue to grow. - Some children end up as volunteer helpers on our Projects


    Lack of Funds - We are seeking help from a wider number of sources this year

    Lack of volunteer workers - We are seeking to recruit at least 5 more for this Prpject


    We send Receipts for every donation and Brief reports following the Project. We also post images from the Project on our Web Site and Facebook Page.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £17,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £5,000 Site fees Indoor accommodation including Laundry
      £3,000 Food Catering inc 2 Meals, Packed Lunch and evening drinks
      £6,000 Activities All on-site and off-site activities including qualified instructors and Lifeguards
      £3,000 Transport Coach,Mini-Bus and Staff Cars

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Parents Contrbutions £4,000 Conditional
    Charities and trusts to date £5,000 Guaranteed
    Gift Aid donations £2,000 Guaranteed
    Applications pending £4,000 Conditional
  • Background


    Westbrook Activity Centre, RYDE , Isle of Wight


    50 +Disadvantaged children between 8 and 11years old

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have been running Project for over 26 years and have built up considerable experience in handling and helping children from disadvantaged and sometimes abusive backgrounds

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Ellen Clark

    Camp Director

    Tim Randle

    Assistant Camp Director

    David Benton

    Chairman- Admin and Banking



"When can we come again?"

child from Coventry