Children’s Voices

Radio coverage

In 2010 Delma, Siblings Toghether’s Director, and a brother and sister seperated through care talked to the BBC about their experiences at a Siblings Together camp and why this contact is so important to them. Click here to listen to the interview.

Children’s comments from Siblings Together camps

“feels weird not waking up to the smell of breakfast and aload of cheery happy faces even though it was too early” 2012

“and my blanket/quilt is so warm and keeps me safe” 2012

“I never thought it could be so much fun just playing and being in the woods, and with my sisters too!”  2011

“This is the best time our life.” 2011

“I didn’t have to feel ashamed about being a foster child as I often feel like I do.”  2011

“I would like to get enough money to buy a building so that all siblings can have a chance for a holiday together.”  2009

“I would like to be back with my brother and friends at Siblings camp.”  2009

 “Being at this camp has changed my life a lot.”  2009

“I liked being good at the activities, especially the climbing wall.”  2009

“Sometimes you might not like it, that happens, try it & give it a go.”  2009

“Camp is fun, sometimes you get mad, you might get upset, but you don’t have to worry about the others. The most important thing is having fun together.” 2009

“We got to know each other again, and better.”  2008

“We are a family and we love each other.”  2008

“Run this camp every year for ever!” 2008

Volunteer’s , carers and social worker’s comments from Siblings Together Camps

“I think I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed being part of the 3rd camp this year and being part of something that makes a real difference to children’s lives. I thought the volunteer team were really strong and a great support network” 2012

“They had a fantastic time and the quilts and photo albums are lovely. I would like to thank you all for providing the children with support with travelling and the activity holiday” 2012

“They had a wonderful time. it just seemed so well organised and child focused. A fantastic organisation!” 2012