Camp Get Ahead

We close the first quarter with Camp Get Ahead for our youths from March 17 to 21.  Twelve youths, under the supervision of 12 round the clock staff and volunteers, experienced new things, built and strengthened relationships and worked on skills toward independence.  This first GDH Camp Get Ahead was a huge success.  Youths participated in a variety of activities such as tie dying, sculpturing, creative arts, music, swimming, scavenger hunt, kick ball game against the wonderers, daily living skills building, workshops on guide dogs and social skills.  The youths each performed for their own talent show.  It was amazing to see each participant work on a specific social skill during camp and finish with huge successes.  It was sad to see them all go home at the end because each has become special to our staff and volunteers.  However, the greater reward was watching them leave with greater confidence in themselves, ray to conquer barriers.

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