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Camp Abilities/Tucson - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Camp Abilities/Tucson
PO Box 87227
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 770-3204 (Local)
campabilitiestucson@gmail.com
http://www.campabilitiestucson.org

Brief Description

Camp Abilities is a comprehensive developmental sports camp for children in middle and high school who are blind, deaf-blind or multiply disabled. The camp provides a 1:1 instructional situation for each child. We also provide various sporting and recreational activities for 30 participants with visual impairments and multiple disabilities. They vary in socio-economic status, ethnic background and level of skills and abilities.

Staff

Murry Everson, Camp Director

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Recreation Services
    • Provides various sporting and recreational activities for camp participants with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

Services for Children

  • Summer/Day Camps and After-school Programs
    • Offers summer camps in which campers will participate in a varied list of physical activities such as wrestling, track and field, goalball, tandem biking, in-line skating, swimming, ice skating, weight training, rock climbing, bocce, horseback riding, billiards, bowling and beep baseball. A detailed task analysis is developed for each skill required for each sport. These assessment sheets are sent to parents and physical education teachers, to assist in defining ability and to encourage physical activity throughout the upcoming year.
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