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Camp Grassick applications available

Elks Camp Grassick now has applications available for its summer sessions. Elks Camp Grassick, located near Dawson, N.D., is a North Dakota Elks summer camp for children and adults with various disabilities and special needs.

A two-week camping session for students ages 7-17 is June 8-20. This session is geared toward students with learning disabilities and individuals with special needs who could benefit from a positive experience with their peers in a safe, supportive environment. Appropriate social skills and positive interaction with peers will be emphasized.

A one-week camping session with the Anne Carlsen Center of Jamestown will be held June 22-27.

A three-week therapy camp will be held July 6-25. Speech and language services, occupational therapy and reading instructions will be offered to children ages 7-15 during this camping session, along with supervised recreation, waterfront and craft activities.

A one-week “transitional camp” for older students or young adults ages 17-20 will be conducted July 27 through Aug. 1. This session will help older adolescents with transition issues such as graduating from high school and going on to independent living situations and possibly their first jobs.

A recreational camping session for adults with various disabilities is scheduled for Aug. 5-9, followed by the North Dakota Association of the Blind’s Summer Camping Session for adults who are visually impaired or blind Aug. 10-17.

All sessions offer crafts, swimming instructions and supervised recreation. For more information or applications, contact Dan Mimnaugh, camp director, Elks Camp Grassick, P.O. Box F, Dawson, ND 58428-0005 or call (701) 327-4251, or email