When Food Becomes a Special Need

We’ve all encountered Scouts who are picky eaters because the menu is different from home and food is cooked in unfamiliar ways.  Most food aversions work themselves out because most kids will not willingly starve themselves. That is not always the case, and Scout leaders need to be receptive and address special cases. One special... Continue Reading →

Key Ingredients to Great Summer Camp

Reprinted from the Spring 2017 Abilities Digest Contributed by a camp staff alum Communication and teamwork are the key ingredients to a great summer camp experience for Scouts with special needs. It’s been 30 years since I last worked on summer camp staff, but some of the most vivid memories I have are working with... Continue Reading →

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