Williams Camps


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The cooperation of European Williams Syndrome organisations has lead to annual international camps with youngsters with Williams syndrome. Most of the Camps have been sponsored by the EU ‘Youth In Action’ and more recently Erasmus+ program. Here is the list of camps from the past years:

Date Country
Camp Name
2018, date TBD United Kingdom TBD
2017, July, 10 – 17 Italy Teamwork makes the Dream Work
2016, July, 3 – 10 Ireland FEWS – Our Music, Our Culture
2013, July, 7 – 14 Hungary Sharing good practices for improving the quality of life of rare disease patients in V4 countries
2013, July, 7 – 14 Belgium Williams Body and Soul
2012, August 1 – 8 Spain I Feel
2010, July 17 – 24 Italy Cerwood Camp
2009, August 3 – 13 France Action in Provence
2008, June 30 – July 9 Germany WS Camp on Tour, nature and adventure
2007, July 30 – August 6 Sweden Sound and Action, an experimental Music Camp for people with Williams syndrome
2006, July 7 – 16 Hungary International Adventure Camp
2005, July 12 – 19 Norway Conquer Nature under the Midnight Sun

In 2017 a camp is planned in Italy. In 2018 a camp is planned in the United Kingdom.

Some national Williams Syndrome associations organise also summer camps for Williams people:

Past Years Camps in Hungary

Date Link
2012, July 8 – 15 www.williams.org.hu
2011, July 1 – 10 www.williams.org.hu
2010, August 2 – 11 www.williams.org.hu
2009, July 3 – 12 www.williams.org.hu

The Irish association has a yearly music camp for people with Williams syndrome.