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Partner Camps – Summer 2020

Exciting news from Camp K!!! 

For the first time in History, Camp K, in partnership with the University of Utah, will be offering Residential (overnight) Camps for children without disabilities ages 9-14 years old! These camps will be called All Inclusive Adventure Camps!

Part of our mission here at Camp K is to support the inclusion of our participants with disabilities into our community. This new program will help us to further achieve our goal. Please help us to spread the word to siblings and friends to come experience the exciting opportunities we have here at camp!

All Inclusive Adventure Camps are a one of a kind summer camp experience designed to opening doors, launching lives and cultivating productive citizens of passion and purpose! This is a five day overnight Residential Camp where campers will get to engage in new adventures and learn new skills. During their stay at Camp K in Emigration Canyon campers will get to experience the outdoors and participate in canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, ropes course/climbing wall and other amazing activities. On a daily basis campers will participate in inclusive activities interacting with individuals with disabilities. Inclusive talent shows with drama, singing, and dancing, themed parties, and other unique experiences will promote self-expression, independence, and practical life skills. Through this inclusive interaction they will also learn about building trust, empathy, compassion and understanding, patience, and other valuable skills for success in today’s world. Our staff are carefully selected role models from all over the world making this a cultural and educational experience!

Not only we will be offering this new overnight program, but our Day Programs as well! Partners include the University of Utah, Natural History Museum of Utah, Red Butte Garden, This is the Place Heritage Park, and Utah’s Hogle Zoo.

Most of Partner Camps provide a 2-in-1 camping experience for children without disabilities. The campers will spend half of each day at our partner’s facilities, learning about many exciting subjects, such as art, science, veterinary medicine, leadership, etc. Then, they will spend the other half of the day at Camp K, where they will participate in outdoor learning activities and nature education, swimming, engaging with horses, traverse our high and low ropes courses, fish, hike, play water games, make s’mores near a campfire, and much more!

One extremely unique Partner Camp is the Ultimate Camp Experience. In this camp, campers are lucky enough to have a 5-in-1 camping experience!

If you can only attend one camp this summer, make it this one! Join us for a week of signature camp activities where each day finds campers at a different location with new exciting experiences. While at Camp Kostopulos students will participate in swimming, fishing, climbing wall activities, and experience an introduction to horses and learning about their care. At Red Butte Garden, campers will have a plethora of garden adventures while exploring everything from plants to insects. While at This Is The Place, we’ll discover Utah’s pioneering history through train rides, panning for gold and other hands-on activities. Campers will also spend a day exploring Utah’s Hogle Zoo, watching animal demos while learning about the animals that call the Zoo home. And, at the Natural History Museum of Utah, explore the Museum and our collections while participating in hands-on science. One week has never been so exciting!

Camp K is grateful to our Partners for helping us provide these amazing experiences for our campers.

Through these opportunities at Camp K, everyone has fun, feels included, and just get to be kids!

Learn more about specifics, and register for our Partner Camps visit:  www.campk.org/partner-camps

 

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