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Nico at Zoo Camp last year.

Brookfield Zoo has created a unique camp that is good for children with special needs and their typically developing peers. more

Special Needs

Camp Kesem is a very special summer camp that gives kids whose parents have cancer the chance to just be kids. more

Special Needs

The Chicago area is teeming with day, overnight and away camp choices, assuring something for everyone regardless of age, ability, interest or budget. more

Special Needs

A specialty camp can be a practical way for a child to build skills in a discipline they enjoy, and could be a potential investment toward college or an eventual career. more

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How to ease your child's anxiety about summer camp. more

Special Needs

Kids across Chicago are finding summer places where they can savor success instead of spending the long sunny days being yelled at because of their differences. more

Special Needs

The death of a loved one may mark the beginning of a very trying time for a child. Besides grief, he or she may feel more

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If you think your son or daughter is the next Chris Farley or Tina Fey, they can get training in the same place more

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For some families, being able to afford an overnight summer camp is nearly impossible. But a new organization is helping more

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Just as a specialty camp exists for just about any type of kid, kids with special needs can attend just about any camp. more

Special Needs

This summer, Mother Nature will assume the leading role at dozens of summer camps across the Chicago region. more

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With Old Man Winter's chilly stranglehold tight as ever, summer might seem like it will never arrive. more

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