Twelve young people ranging in age from 13-25 went on a 3 day residential trip to Coombe Haven Holiday Park in Hastings on 17 July. They were accompanied by 2 staff and 2 volunteers. The trip was funded by Awards for All, Big Lottery Fund.
They went by minibus from Streatham to Hastings. with a stop at the seaside for a picnic lunch. At the holiday park they took part in sporting activities such as bowls, swimming, gold basketball, football and in the evening took part in social activities like disco and bingo. They also took trips to Sealife and Hastings Castle.
The young people benefited from the reduced social isolation, increased opportunities to participate in exciting activities and improved self confidence and self esteem.'