Category Archives: Nov/Dec 09

A La Carte Camping

“His philosophy was to bring children to a beautiful place surrounded by nature while learning good manners to become young men and women,” says Camp Director Connie Jones. The goal of the camp is to encourage curiosity; by engaging kids in a new culture, they are exposed to different lifestyles. Selective Schedule Campers use the French language throughout the day and attend classes in the morning to learn vocabulary and grammar. After language classes, campers are sent on to other … Continue reading

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Leveling The Playing Field

Working at a not-for-profit camp that serves children and adults with special needs and challenging illnesses, I often take for granted the powerful impact of having a barrier-free facility. Recently, at a fundraising breakfast, a young woman spoke about her experience at Camp For All in Burton, Texas.. She explained how excited she was to be able to participate in all of the activities and contrasted her experience to that of a church camp she attended later that summer. At … Continue reading

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