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8 Reasons Special Needs Campers & Parents Love the Summer

Summer camp provides a host of benefits for children of all ages. For children with special needs, those benefits account for even more. Rare opportunities to excel and exciting new ways to experience the world only scratch the surface of the benefits available to campers with (or even without) special needs. Even parents can take advantage of the benefits including the chance to rest during respite care. For good reason, both campers and parents look forward to the summer camp experience every year.

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Summer Camp: A Social & Emotional Journey to Self-Discovery

It’s easy for most parents to recognize the positive aspects of summer camp. The unique experience welcomes exciting opportunities for children to de-stress from the academic year, engaging with peers in a fun and supportive environment. Unlike the rigors of school, summer camp invites exposure to new experiences, trips, activities, sports and more. Housing a different population from school, summer camp connects children with new friendships, providing invaluable social opportunities. Families realize the advantages, too: summer camp fosters personal time for spouses and quality time spent between parents and their other children.

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