Children from different faiths have been spending time together on a campsite this week.

Camp Unity, on the outskirts of Borehamwood, has provided youngsters with entertainment throughout the week thanks to the efforts of five faith organisations in the town.

The camp has been providing three vegetarian, nut-free, Kosher and Halal meals per day. Around 35 children have been enjoying crafts activities like making slime and sun catchers, sports activities including archery and wall climbing and more.

They have also been singing round the campfire and roasting marshmallows while organisers even managed to put together an outdoor cinema.

The Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Robert Voss, paid a visit to Camp Unity on Tuesday, alongside local councillors and dignitaries.

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Councillors, the Lord Lieutenant, and trustees popped by on Tuesday

Rabbi Jeff Burger, who helped organise the event, said: "We've seen that our faith communities are robust and resilient but that they tend to be self-segregating and know little about each other. "Our aim is to melt some of these barriers and build long-lasting friendships."

Camp director Rivka David added: "We believe one of the best ways to promote better social cohesion in Borehamwood & Elstree is to start with young children of primary school age, to give them an experience engaging with nature and each other in a safe, nurturing and wholesome atmosphere. The children are thriving."

The six organisers of the camp are Father Dominic McKenna of the Catholic Parishes, Sister Rumbi Hitchcock from the St John Apostolic Church of the World, Kashif Merchant from the

It is funded by councillors who dipped into their locality grants, food grants from Catholic charity Caritas and the Felix Project as well as private donations.