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Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Offers Special Session for Campers Ages 18-29

Written by Hank Russell  |  06. July 2011

(Center Moriches, NY) - Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck announced that it is offering a special one-week session for campers between the ages of 18 and 29 this summer on July 17-22. In addition to its special session, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck features eight individual one-week sessions during the summer to campers ages 6-21 through the dedicated support of volunteers, Rotary Clubs, and community organizations. Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is a resident summer camp designed for young people ages 6-21 with special needs. Its mission is to help children and adults achieve equality, dignity, and maximum independence through a safe and quality program of camping, recreation, and education in a summertime environment. Throughout the program, campers participate in typical summer camp activities, such as arts and crafts, talent shows, cook-outs, swimming and boating. Tuition is $735 per session. Check-in time is between 9 a.m. and noon. Checkout time is by 11 a.m. A late fee of $25 will be imposed if a camper is not picked up by checkout time. For more information and to register your child, call (631) 878-1070 or visit www.camppaquatuck.com. ### Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck was created by members of the Moriches Rotary Club in 1946. Located on the shores of Kaler's Pond on eastern Long Island, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is funded entirely by donations and is a special place where children with physical and developmental disabilities can experience first hand the pleasures that an active life has to offer. Children participate in a wide range of activities especially designed for youngsters who are in wheelchairs as well as those who are ambulatory. These activities include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, petting zoo, talent shows, cook-outs, games and a Carnival Day. The program also provides educational activities in areas such as nature, arts, fire safety and communication skills.

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