Friday, December 14, 2007

Autism society of Minnesota: camp experiences

We received this notice from the ASM listserv. I've edited the note slightly. Summer camp attendance is a prerequisite for the winter program.
The Autism Society of Minnesota Camp Hand in Hand Winter weekender

... A Camp Hand in Hand Winter Retreat for Youth 9 – 18 on the Autism Spectrum
A few spots are still left! Register by Monday, December 17!

January 19 – 21, 2008
Camp Friendship
Annandale, MN

Take part in a wide variety of fun, structured indoor and outdoor seasonal activities during this 3-day winter holiday during Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Campers will stay at the beautiful 115-acre Camp Friendship located on the shores of Clearwater Lake near Annandale, MN. Facilities include modern cabins and a lodge with a canteen and game room. Specially trained Camp Friendship staff will lead activities.

Campers will be supported by AuSM-trained staff at a 2:1 camper to staff ratio. A licensed and experienced nurse will provide 24-hour medical care.

Activities include:

Cross country skiing
Ice fishing
Arts and crafts
Gym games
Climbing wall

This camp is appropriate for children who attend Camp Hand in Hand during
the summer. If you are unsure if it is right for your child, please visit
our website and read the descriptions of Camp Hand in Hand and Camp
Discovery. We are also happy to answer your questions.

Camp fee is $330.00

A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is due with registration. Final payment is due January 10, 2008. Registration deadline is December 17, 2007. Space is
limited. Camper spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. You must be a member of AuSM to register.