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1988 award winning summer programs.

1988 AWARD WINNING SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer provides children with a break from the restrictions of the classroom and provides an opportunity for innovation in many areas of skill development. Summer programs, without the rigid structure of the school year, can place more emphasis on developing recreation and social skills.

The programs chosen to receive EXCEPTIONAL PARENT's recognition as award winners provide creative opportunities for learning and growth in important areas affecting the lives of children with disabilities. . Timber Trails

A Girl Scout camp that truly

integrates girls with disabilities

into the traditional camp experience. . HASC Summer Program

Campers with disabilities are

encouraged to bring their brothers

and sisters to camp as counselors,

allowing siblings to learn, grow and

play together. . Children's Association for

Maximum Potential (C.A.M.P.)

Located on a U.S. Air Force Base,

this camp is able to serve children

with severe disabilities and medical

conditions by recruiting both military

and civilian volunteers. . New Horizons

This year-round program provides

a wide variety of social programs.

for people with developmental

disabilities from age six to 60.
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Publication:The Exceptional Parent
Date:Mar 1, 1989
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