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April 26, 1985 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-04-26

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mornings or four afternoons. Outdoor
play, water play, gym facilities, field
trips. Approx. $1.60 per hour. Safety
Town, ages 4-6. Two-week sessions
begin mid-June. Morning or after-
noon. $30 per session (1984 fee). Corn-
on-a-wonna Camp, ages 6-12, M, T, W,
F, seven one-week sessions. Nature
study, campfire, fishing, field trips.
$30 per session (1984 fee). "Life be in
it" Day Camp, ages 10-15, Waterford
Oaks Park Complex. Full day, two
one-week sessions. $50 per session.
Junior Golf Program. Plus swim in-
struction, soccer camp, cheerleading,
horseback riding, tennis.

3030. Camp Watermelon, grades one-

walks, field trips, open swim, 8:1 ratio,
$30 per week. Five-year-olds only pro-
gram at Camp Wildwood. Camp Pol-
lywog, ages 3-4, M-Th. a.m. or p.m.,
$20 per week. Beech Woods Recreation
Center, ages 4-5, M-Th, 9:30-12:00,
limited to 20 campers, includes swim
lessons. Trail Blazer, 423-8700, ages
5-10, 9:30-3:00 at McArthur Elemen-
tary. June 24-July 5, July 8-July 19,
July 22-Aug. 2. Group games, sports
skills, aerobics, nature, puppetry,
cooking, science, arts and crafts, swim,
field trips. Latch Key Program at
McArthur Elementary.

7600. Pee Wee Camp, ages 4-K, two
three-week sessions, 9:30-12:00. $90

per two sessions. Primary Camp,
grades K-two, two three-week ses-
sions, 9:30-3:00. $90 per two sessions.
Junior Camp, grades one-three, two
three-week sessions, 9:30-3:00, $150
per two sessions. Sports and Activities
Camp, grades three-seven, two
three-week sessions, 9:30-3:00, $150
per two sessions. Basic Computer
Camp, grades three-seven, two ses-
sions one week, 9:30-11:30 or 12:30-
2:30. Meadow Woods Nature Day
Camp, 334-5660, ages 6-11, four one-
week sessions, 9:30-3:30. Meadow
Larks Nature Day Camp, ages 3 1/2-5,
11:00-1:30, $23 per one session (1984
fee). Recreation Activities Day Camp,
ages 10-15, two one-week sessions,
9:30-3:30. Safety Town, ages 4-6, three
two-week sessions, 9:30-11:30 or
1:00-3:00. $30 per session. Plus: soccer
clinics, summer baseball and softball
camp, reading connection camp,
talented writers camp, swim instruc-


There has been a strong move-
ment in the United States over the
past several years to provide recrea-
tion opportunities for the handi-
capped. Programs such as the Special
Olympics, the Cerebral Palsy Games,
Wheelchair Basketball leagues and a
myriad of special events are gaining
The handicapped individual has
more opportunity today than ever be-
fore to become involved in all types of
leisure pursuits. A unique summer
day camp for the handicapped is co-
sponsored by the recreation depart-
ments of Oak Park, Southfield, Far-
mington Hills, Troy and Novi:

--CAMP RAINBOW is beginning
its fourth year of operation and has

grown from ten participants in 1982 to
over 150 in 1984. It is designed for
mentally and physically impaired in-
dividuals, ages 8 and over. The camp
offers a wide variety of recreational
activities, socialization skills, gross
and fine motor coordination, self-
awareness and promotes community
awareness of special populations. A
college trained staff works with a cer-
tified recreation therapist in design-
and implementing specific rec-
reational programs.
Parents can register troungsters
for any and all of the eight weeks of the
program. Every other week the camp
is taken to an overnight camping ex-
perience. The American Youth Hostel
in Milford provides separate cabins for
males and females, running water,
bathroom facilities, an indoor lodge,,
campfire area and nature trails.
The program is conducted at five
sites: Oakland Community College in
Farmington Hills, Caughlin Farm in
Troy, Lake Shore Park in Novi,
Beechwoods Arena in Southfield and
Shepherd Park in Oak Park.
31885 W. Seven Mile Rd., Livonia,
258-0455. Run by Orchards Children's
Services, an agency of National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women. Director Donna
011erman. Ages 3-8, co-ed. Maximum
32 children per session. Open to all
children who have developmental,
learning or emotional problems. (Usu-
ally children are referred by their
school programs). June 24-July 11,
July 15-Aug. 1, Aug. 5-Aug 22. Music,
movement, arts and crafts, games,
dramatic play, developmental lan-
guage and motor skills, structured
swim program. Twelve professional
staff (two staff per group of six cam-
pers). Staff holds weekly meetings
with parents to discuss child manage-
ment techniques. $40 per week, $120
per session.

three, three three-week sessions.
Sports Camp, grades four-seven,
M,W,F all day. Camp of the Arts, 548-
9664, 546-4949, director Paula
Kramer, co-ed, ages 7-12. Three weeks
starting June 17, Integrated art camp,
instruction in visual arts, pottery,
swim, Frech, dance, Art-on-site field
trips, special art films. 6:1 ration. $235
per session, $10 additional for non-

OAK PARK — 545-6400. Oak
Park Day Camp, ages 7-11, 9:00-4:00,
two three-week sessions begin mid-
June, one two-week session in August.
Arts and crafts, swim, nature. Approx.
$57 per session. Playgrounds, Tot Lot,
Swim Instruction, T-Ball.

SOUTHFIELD — 354-9603.
Camp Evergreen, ages 8-12, eight
one-week sessions, 9:30-4:00, nature
related activities, sports, games, arts
and crafts, open swim, 10:1 ratio, $30
per week, additional $5 for non-
resident. Camp Wildwood, ages 6-7,
M-Th, 9:30-4:00, sports, games, nature




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