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Four Weeks of Fun
What haupens to the kids who are growing up in an environment
that keeps them from a normal, haiapy childhood-kids who need
a second chance?
For 240 boys from the metropolitan areas the answer will be
four weeks at the Fresh Air Camp this summer. There they will
get good food, rest, outdoor fun and a chance for the adult care and
understanding they have never had.
The boys are between the ages of seven and fourteen and are
selected by social agencies because of behavior problems which
need the treatment that specialized camping can provide. .A
Some of them have trouble adjusting ait home, others at school
and others in the communitv. At camp, under the guidance of
psychologists and socicloghts they are helped to make these adjust-
ments by learning to live with adults and other boys of their own
age.
Eight boy. and a counselor live in each cabin with the camp-
ing program planned on a cabin ba;ris. For four weeks they swim,
box, play ball and hike together, learning to cooperate and fit in
with the group. Individual problems are always considered by the
counselor who fits the program to meet each boy's need.
Counselors are graduate and undergraduate students with a
special interest in child welfare. They work in a combined program of
counseling and class discussions to determine the best immediate
and long range program of treatment for each child.
One of the important duties of the cabin counselor is to keep
a daily log of each boy's behavior. These logs are used to evaluate RESTING IN THE SHADE-Making friends is one of the things boys learn at camp and what bet-
his progress and are a basis for recommendations for further treat- ter place to talk with a pal than under a shady tree on a summer afternoon. That's the main
ment which are given to the agency which sent the boy to camp., lodge in the background.

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TIME FOR A DIP-There's plenty of opportunity for all water sports at the fresh air
cated on a chain of' seven lakes boys can fish, swim and boat to their heart's content.
also take trips to the wild-life reserve and the Waterloo Recreational Project which are

LOOK MA, I'M DIVIN'-With the help of swimming teachers and lifesavers, kids who have done
their swimming in a bathtub are soon giving the fish some competition. Counselors say that boys
who are afraid of the water when they arrive often become swimming enthusiasts after a few les-
sons. It's fun when you know how.

SHIP AHOY-Fresh Air Campers are off for a r ide on the good
wheels will carry them across the sea (Patters on Lake to the na
one will be happy, as long as nobody rocks th e boat.

ship Showboat, whose paddle
,tives.). With calm water every-
Program: Problems of Political
Theory.
Phi Beta Kappa: Annual Initia-
tion Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Mon.,
May 10, Michigan Union. Dr.
Helen C. White, Professor of Eng-
lish, University of Wisconsin, will
speak on "UNESCO and The In-
tellectual Foundations of Peace."
Reservations should be made at
the office of the Secretary, Hazel
M. Losh, Observatory, by Friday
afternoon, May 7. Members of oth-
er Chapters are invited.
International Cnter weekly tea:
4:30-5:30 p.m., Thurs. Hostesses:
Miss Edith J. Smith and Miss
Alice J. Russell.
Vulcans: Important meeting, 7
p.m., Thurs., May 6, Michigan
Union.
Informal Coffee Hour: 4 p.m.,
Thurs., May 6, Lane Hall forg ad-
vanced seniors and graduate stu-
dents interested in counseling at
the Fresh Air Camp.
Young Republican Club: Thurs.,
May 6, 7:30 p.m., Hussy Room,
Michigan League.
Mr. Arthur Iverson of Detroit,
Chairman of the Wayne County
Republican Committee will speak
on "Big City Politics."
Young Democrats: 7:30 p.m.,
Thurs., Room 316, Michigan Un-
ion. Candidates will be nominated
for the election of next fall's off i-
cers, to take place May 13. There
will also be a report on the Demo-
cratic State Convention.

SOUP'S ON-And it takes a lot of soup to feed 240 boys who have
been playing hard all day. To make sure that tasty, nourishing
meals are always ready the camp employs a dietician as well as
several cooks. After dinner comes dishwashing, but with every-
one helping it's done in double quick time.

OFF ON A HIKE-Three hundred acres of hilly, wooded land provide plenty of opportunity for
exploring trips, overnight hikes and nature study. To city kids the camp is a whole new world.

SUMMER HOME-Helping to keep the cabin clean is one of the
jobs that the boys do together and woe be to the one who doesn't
make his bed and spoils the cabin's record.
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DAILY
OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 5)
freshments. All pre-medical and
medical students invited.
Contemplated Student Govern-
ment for School of Businless Ad-
ministation: Open meeting, 7:30
p.m., Wed., May 5, Room 110 Tap-
pan Hall. All students in the
School of Business Administra-
tion interested in discussing the
re-activation of a student govern-
ment for the school are invited.
Attempts will be made to formu-
late plans for such an organiza-
tion to be based on an election of
officers tentatively scheduled for
the early part of the fall semester.
Delta Sigma Pi and Alpha Kap-
pa Psi wish to announce that the
lecture by Mr. S. M. Dubril
scheduled for 8 p.m. today has
been cancelled.
West Quad Radio Club: 7:30
p.m.

Men's Rifle Club: Important
meeting, 7 p.m., Union Tap Room.
Discussion of plans for the party
on May 15.
The rifle range will be closed
during the week of May 3.
Dleutscher Verein: 8 p.m., Room
318-320, Michigan Union. A skit
will be given by the German Club,
Wayne University.
Italian Language Conversation
Group: Coffee Hour, 2-4:30 p.m.,
League Cafteria. Beginners wel-
come.
Outlines of Jewish History: Rab
bi Herschel Lymon will held his
class on the Outlines of Jewish
History at 4 p.m., B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation. All who are in-
terested are invited.
Roger Williams wuild: Tea, 4
to 6 p.m., Wesley Lounge, followed
by "School for Family Living,"
potluck supper series, 6 p.m.
Wesleyan Guild: Tea, 4 to 6
p.m., Wesley Lounge, followed by
"School for Family Living," Pot-
luck supper series, 6 p.m.
Michigan Dames: Book Group
meets at the home of Mrs. Paul
Chenea, 1054 S. Main, at 8 p.m.

Michigan Dames must have res-
ervations in to Mrs. Grover Wir-
ick by tonight for the annual ban-
quet next Tuesday.
Coming Events
Visitor's Night, Department of.
Astronomy=-Fri., May 7, 8-10 p.m.,
Angell Hall, for observation of
Venus, Saturn and Mars. (This is
the first of three Visitor's Nights,
to be held May 7, 14 and 28.)
Political Science Round Table:
East Conference Room, Rackham
Bldg., 7:30 p.m., Thurs., May 6.

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Alpha Chi Rho:
Michigan Union, 7:30
May 6.

Room '321,
p.m., Thurs.,

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