'Footprints life camp made Myles' world a bigger place. On Friday night he was delighted with himself, a very happy boy. He never usually wants to leave the house. Footprints Life camp did that. Priceless and immeasurable (Michelle, parent, 2016)

 Vision: To allow young people at risk of social exclusion in society to build self-esteem and learn key life and social skills to promote independence, emotional well-being and be confident, independent  members of society.


Mission Statement: To unlock the potential and build self-esteem in vulnerable young people through specialised holiday camps with a focus on social, emotional and life-skills development in a unique family environment.


Our Values: 

  • Mutual respect

  • Trust

  • Celebrating achievement

  • Reflective

  • Empathetic environment

  • Unique family environment


"Taking steps to be the best you can be"


   Ms Naj D'Silva, Founder and Director


  • BA International Business & Languages (1st class honours)

  • PGDE Physical Education (with distinction)

  • Assistant Head at The Holmewood School, London 

  • UK Winner of NAS Professional Award: Most Creative Community Enterprise (Feb 2017)

  • Winner of UK TES Senior Leadership Team Award (2019) & TES Independent Schools Wellbeing Award (2018)

  • Outstanding teacher/Senior Leader (Ofsted 2015 and 2018)

  • Speaker at the Bett Show, the world leading education technology conference (2016) & Autism Show (2021)

  • Level 3 safeguarding officer

  • Autism accreditation officer (2014)

  • Part of the small team to set up the Holmewood School (2010)

  • Forest school level 3 leader

  • Experience of outreach teaching work (Zimbabwe, Nepal & Norway)

  • Paediatric outdoor first aid qualification







Camp Dates, Times and Prices

2021 Dates:


  • Summer 2021: 2nd Aug-6th Aug (Camp full)




  • Monday-Friday

  • 10am-3pm



  • £55/day

  • £250/week (saving of £25)

  • NEW residential camp fee: £399.00 (2022)


Extra Nice Stuff:


Tea, coffee and home-made cake for tired parents: 2.30pm-3pm every Friday! 


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