So you go to camp. What is this camp can you describe what it is?
It's just a camp where the doctors and nurses go and other people.
And it's a camp so does that mean you stay in a tent?
No I don't, we stay in a hostel.
How long do you go for?
We went for two nights.
And what do you do?
We do like activities like rock climbing and then abseiling, canoeing and bouldering and stuff like that.
Can you do all those activities?
Doesn't ache, doesn’t hurt?
How often do you do this?
There's a, it's my first year at camp and we do an activity each day or maybe two.
What do the doctors and nurses do?
They do the same activities.
Did they ever teach you anything?
No not really.
They never talk about arthritis or anything like that?
Are there other young people there?
What are they like?
What do you mean the same?
They're the same as me
And what does that mean? Does that mean they've got arthritis?
All of them?
Do some of them have different kind of illnesses or problems?
No they have just arthritis.
How many boys and girls are there?
There were eleven at the camp.
OK and how many doctors and nurses?
It was five or something.
About five yeah OK. So you all stay in a hostel, do you stay overnight?
What's that like?
Is it fun?
What makes it fun?
You make friends.
Oh wow. So you've come in making friends with people with arthritis? What are they like, arthritis like?
The same as mine.
So I mean I was wondering whether or not you had people in wheelchairs or whether or not you had people that….
No they're all like walking and all.
Have you learnt anything from them?
No not really
Can you stay in touch afterwards with them?
Yeah if you go to the other camps at all and meetings.
OK do you think you will?
What was it like seeing your doctor outside the hospita