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Epilepsy, my family and me Sheffield

Is an Epilepsy Action run event.

Epilepsy, my family and me Sheffield

Event Date: 
Saturday 27 April 2019 - 09:15
Address: 
Underbank Activity Centre, Oaks Lane,Stocksbridge, Sheffield, S36 4GH, United Kingdom

At this family adventure day young people can join others affected by epilepsy to have fun, make memories and share experiences.

This family fun day will bring together children and young people with epilepsy aged from 7 to 18 to enjoy adventures outdoors. Siblings and parents can join in the fun. Healthcare professionals, Epilepsy Action volunteers and staff will be available to provide information and support.

Leave with a big smile on your face, a sense of achievement and knowing you are not alone.

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Your child can forget about their epilepsy as they make friends and have fun outdoors, safe in the knowledge help is on hand.

All children aged 7 and up along with their parents can take part in

  • Orienteering
  • Climbing
  • Archery
  • Rafted canoes

Activities take place with qualified staff at the centre with full safety equipment provided. Children will be supported to make the most of the activities available on the day and participate safely. First aiders will be on hand at the event.

Younger family members can take part in games, get their faces painted and enjoy learning about epilepsy with specially created resources. One parent/carer needs to supervise younger siblings at all times.

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“Underbank Activity Centre strongly believes in everyone’s right to adventure. Having worked with a wide variety of groups and participants, we aim to make the best adventure for everyone.”
Underback Activity Centre



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"”It was amazing today and if you have epilepsy you should come!” "
Child who attended an Epilepsy, my family and me event in 2018

Come join us!

Places are limited. Booking is essential. £5 booking fee per adult, children free

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Parents and carers need to be at the event all day. . At least one parent/carer must stay with and supervise any younger siblings while the older children participate in the activities with instructors. Parents/carers can choose whether to participate in the activities with their children.

Please bring along your own packed lunch for the family. Drinks will be provided.

Please wear suitable clothing and bring a change of clothing if necessary.

To find out more, contact Cliff Challenger at Epilepsy Action.

Contact Name: 
Cliff Challenger
Contact Number: 
01274 640064
Contact Email: 
cchallenger@epilepsy.org.uk

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