ERIC Number: ED025082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Easter Seal Guide to Special Camping Programs.
Crane, Helen B., Ed.
Intended for organizations having or planning to establish resident resident camping programs for people with special needs, this guide supplements the American Camping Association's Standards. The philosophy, aims, and objectives of specialized camping programs are considered, and the following are discussed: administration, camp site selection, legal matters, insurance, budget and finance, buildings and facilities, admission and followup procedures, personnel, health and safety, and programing and activities. The appendix includes samples of forms and records used in special camping programs and standards specified by the United States of America Standards Institute for making buildings and facilities accessible to and usable by the physically handicapped. A 33-item annotated bibliography and a list of national organizations and their addresses are also included. (LE)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Policy, Administrator Guides, Budgeting, Camping, Counselor Qualifications, Environmental Standards, Equipment Standards, Exceptional Child Education, Facility Guidelines, Handicapped Children, Health Personnel, Personnel Policy, Program Development, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Resident Camp Programs, Safety, Standards
The National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 2023 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60612 ($1.50).
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, IL. Task Force on Special Camping.