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Including people with disabilities in camp programs

a resource for camp directors


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Published by American Camping Association in Martinsville, Ind .
Written in English

  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Camping -- United States,
    • Children with disabilities -- Recreation -- United States,
    • Youth with disabilities -- Recreation -- United States,
    • Camps -- United States -- Planning

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Glenn M. Roswal, Karen J. Dowd, Jerry W. Bynum.
      ContributionsRoswal, Glenn Morris, 1950-, Dowd, Karen J., Bynum, Jerry W.
      LC ClassificationsGV193 .I53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL673647M
      ISBN 100876031564
      LC Control Number97019747

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