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Camp Referrals

Programs that maintain lists of organizations that provide camping experiences for adults and/or children and link families in need of a particular type of camp with appropriate resources.

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Day Camps

Programs that provide creative recreational experiences in cooperative indoor and/or outdoor group living for children, usually age four to 13, or adults who are transported to the site each morning and who return to their homes at the end of each day. Transportation may be provided by the program or may be the responsibility of the family.

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Residential Camps

Programs that provide creative recreational experiences in indoor and/or outdoor group living for children, usually age seven to 16, or adults who remain overnight at the camp and participate in a 24-hour schedule of activities.

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Therapeutic Camps

Residential or day camp facilities that are appropriately staffed and equipped to provide an opportunity for children or adults who have developmental disabilities, emotional disturbances or health impairments, or who have other limitations or problems which require special facilities or programming, to enjoy a cooperative indoor and/or outdoor living experience.

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