Concentration is like a muscle that requires regular exercise to strengthen. Some kids are born “stronger” in this area than others, but all kids can learn strategies and engage in practices that help improve their ability to focus and sustain their attention. This is, after all, a very important skill for kids to acquire—school demands that students concentrate for long stretches of time, and as kids get older they have

Approximately 10% of school age children are classified in need of specific services throughout the United States. In many school districts, 15% of children have “labels” of some sort. Therefore, camp leaders must be well trained in determining whether a classified or “labeled” child can be mainstreamed into a traditional camp and/or the changes that a camp must make to its ordinary standard of operation to help the camper succeed. The