The third annual camp for students with special needs, Camp BORO, is being held at Scales Elementary thru June 7. Fifty-six children, in first through sixth grade, are participating in a week filled with square dancing, country critters and all things wild West.
Students are assisted by more than 30 volunteers including high school students, parents, educators and administrators. With no cost to families, through the help of sponsors and private donors, this camp allows children with special needs to enjoy a week designed for their enjoyment.
Not only will the children get the full experience of being a true cowgirl or cowboy, but they will gain hands-on lessons that will prepare them for future tasks. By enhancing their fine motor and communication skills, the children at Camp BORO will gain more than good times and laughter. Interactive activities going on during the week allow campers to participate in karate, bandana art, making horseshoe clay, and a field trip to Miracle Field for a romping, stomping good time!
With the individual student needs in mind, campers are given the opportunity that other camps may not be able to provide. Camp BORO makes it a priority to keep the children in mind and offer them the ability to expand their horizons of knowing that they can do anything they set their heart to. With the help of the volunteers, the children grow, engage and produce memories that will last a lifetime.