Woodland Christian Camp Launches Free Weekend Camp for Children with Intellectual Disabilities

    Woodland Christian Camp is excited to announce a new focus camp for 2018 – Camp Discovery, a free weekend respite camp for children with intellectual disabilities. Camp Discovery will be held on the grounds of Woodland at their Heritage Camp on August 17-19, 2018. This overnight residential program will provide the opportunity for students to enjoy traditional camp activities in a fun environment and will be led by certified professionals and trained volunteers. Children age 13-22 are welcome to apply.

    Woodland Christian Camp, the host organization for Camp Discovery, was established in 1969. Woodland has a long history of establishing programs that have great impact on youth and
    assist families in the community.

    “The Camp Discovery volunteers and Woodland Camp staff are very excited about this special program.” said Joey Westbrook, Executive Director. Certified and specially trained volunteers will be led by Program Directors Mandy Anderson and Ashley
    Sutton. Sutton works as a Special Education Instructor for Carrollton High School; Anderson serves as the Instructional Coordinator for Special Education at Carrollton High School and the Deaf/Hard of Hearing teacher for Carrollton City Schools. “We are thrilled to have their passion and experience leading this program.”

    For more information on Camp Discovery, please visit www.campdiscoverywcc.org or

    Woodland Christian Camp exists to provide opportunities for Christian growth in a natural setting. Woodland hosts summer camp programs for young people and provides retreat facilities
    for churches, ministries and non-profit groups; Woodland also hosts leadership training programs for the larger community, where Christian principles are taught and/or modeled.

    If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Kristin W. Niemeyer at [email protected].

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