Camp Courage in Minnesota is one of a growing number of summer programs designed to include the families of students with disabilities in camp activities. The family programs represent the largest-growing sector of special-needs summer camps, offering families an alternative to arranging the numerous details involved in planning a vacation that is enjoyable and accessible to children with special needs. "To be able to go to a place where it's safe and fun and everybody is dealing with the same thing? There's a lot of positives to that," a manager at one camp said.

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