ERIC Number: ED430333
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Special Camp Guide: A Directory of Camps and Summer Programs for Children with Special Needs.
This directory is designed to help parents, caregivers, and professionals locate appropriate summer programs for children and youth with disabilities. It includes descriptions for more than 300 day and sleepaway programs and separate sections for young children and teenagers. Program descriptions are presented in English and in Spanish and include information on wheelchair accessibility, administration of medication, fees, scholarships, transportation, staff/camper ratio, and age of campers. The directory also includes suggestions for selecting a camp and questions that parents and providers may want to consider relating to child readiness and needs, the director and staff of the camp, the camp program, the camp setting, and food and facilities. (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Camping, Children, Day Camp Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Outdoor Activities, Preschool Education, Resident Camp Programs, Selection, Summer Programs
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., 200 Park Avenue South, Suite 816, New York, NY 10003; Tel: 212-677-4650; Fax: 212-254-4070; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($20 plus postage and handling).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A