How Special Needs Camping Has Impacted the Camp Experience

"Camping is an activity that has been embraced by humanity because it's fun and it brings people, especially families, together," said Dr. Tom Zellers, a professor of pediatric cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and camp doctor.

BY Vance Gilmore | March 2020 | Category: Schools, Camps & Residences

How Special Needs Camping Has Impacted the Camp Experience

For over 115 years, the organized camp experience has been serving individuals with special needs. In 1899, a Chicago teacher, Mrs. Emma Haskell, took her students with physical challenges on a two-week camp outing. 

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