day camp http://tristatesradio.com en Chicago Troupe Leads Arts Camp http://tristatesradio.com/post/chicago-troupe-leads-arts-camp <p>The Core Project Chicago, an interdisciplinary arts company, is leading a week-long arts camp at the West Central Illinois Arts Center in Macomb. The camp is open to youth in grades 7-12. They group is known as the &ldquo;Flying Squirrels.&rdquo;<br /><br />Grace Nessen-Gilligan lives in the Chicago suburbs. She is visiting a friend in Macomb and decided to take part.<br /><br />She is preparing a script that combines elements from her own life and her talent playing the flute. She is also putting some of the skills she is learning to work in the script.<br /> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:23:54 +0000 James Lenz 18168 at http://tristatesradio.com Chicago Troupe Leads Arts Camp Day Camp for Children with Autism http://tristatesradio.com/post/day-camp-children-autism <p>McDonough County children with autism might get more recreational opportunities if a pilot day camp is successful.<br /><br />The Special Recreation Association will offer the camp August 6-10. It&#39;s open to children from kindergarten through third-grade who have autism.<br /><br />Program Coordinator Nikki Gray says the staff will tailor the camp to meet the unique needs of the children The staff&nbsp; will meet with each child and their parents or caregivers.<br /> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:00:00 +0000 James Lenz 14197 at http://tristatesradio.com Day Camp for Children with Autism