The children invited on DKC holidays are nominated by the
Derby City schools, rather than chosen by ourselves. Each school
is given a number of children's places and their nominations are
based on those children they feel would most benefit from a holiday.
happens during the holidays?
The children experience the 'great outdoors' and have an exciting
and fun-filled holiday based on the countryside, exercise, games
and crafts-based activities which ensure a great holiday whilst
also developing their social skills and knowledge of the wider world.
Enjoying walks, fossil hunts, nature trails, sports days and talent
nights on camp, as well as trips out to local attractions and campfires
at night; there is always an event or activity to suit the most
lively to the most sensitive of children and bring out their best
do the children get out of their holiday?
They get what is possibly the only break from city life they are
likely to get in the year. They experience life in the countryside,
see animals in their natural habitat and on the farm and above all
make new friends and really build their confidence. A short break
from home can have extremely positive effect for children and their