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Get Real addresses the challenges of young people today & empowers the carers & professionals who work with them. It’s practical, emotional empowerment that changes lives.
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PRAISE FOR GET REAL
Coming to Get Real has changed my life. The first time I came to these camps I was a troubled child and learning these tools has helped me change the way I see things and act. It has helped me stand up for who I am. It is because of Tam and Get Real that I am like I am today…. It wasn’t them that changed me, but it allowed me to change myself.
I am so grateful for the weekend I have spent on the Get Real camp, you have helped me become me and not just something my friends want me to be. This would have to be the best gift anyone can give to someone like me. I am honored to have spent the time together that we had. You have helped me so much in the three days in which you showed me the world and who I am.
At first I didn’t want to go to Leadership Camp but when I got there, I was so happy I went. There’s nothing like it, everybody there is so amazingly different. It also helped me in life to really get real.
I thought the Get Real weekend was really awesome, I learned a lot about the tools and the process and I really learned how to relax. I thought that all the kids and the coaches were really awesome and supportive. I would really love to come to another Get Real, it really boosted my confidence and made me realise there are others like me.
What I got out of Get Real was to let your emotions be free. Don’t bottle them up because you will slowly crumble from the pressure. Let them be free, trust me you will feel a lot better.
I think that Get Real is great for kids, teens and adults. I felt like I could trust everyone and they would keep everything confidential. I loved letting my emotions go by painting, drawing and talking. In Get Real you make lots of friends – We had a lot of fun!
My mum really wanted me to go to Leadership Camp and she thought it would be good for me. I wasn’t convinced, I was so scared to meet new people. I went anyway thinking it would be really bad, but I’m so happy I did decide to go because I met some amazing people. It’s nothing like school at all, they are all really nice.
My experience here has been great! I have really enjoyed it. It’s something new and I’m definitely coming back!! ☺ My process was my first and it was really intense. It covered something I thought wasn’t an issue anymore… but it obviously was. I’ve realised a lot about myself. There was a lot of self pity and self judgement and negativity towards myself and the way I think about myself it was SO surreal! I am truly inspired and will most definitely continue on forever and ever and ever! For sure!
Before Get Real I was self harming and hating life. I now have the realisation that I am better than that. I’m not just my body, I am not my thoughts. I have Tam to thank, she does everything gracefully and with love.
This weekend was AWESOME!!! When I came to this camp I was stressed out a lot and wasn’t connected with my inner self very well. I hid my true self under layers of insecurity. Now I have ripped these layers away and have realised what sort of person I really am and that what I have been doing wasn’t really being myself. I loved this experience in all ways the only thing I could improve on was myself. I have been told that I’m beautiful, innocent, fun, persistent, loving, and a courageous, strong person. I have sorted out some issues that will really help me in life.