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Camp Allen Makes A Difference

Camp Allen Makes A Difference


Posted By on Mar 16, 2014

Camp Allen was founded in 1931 by the Boston Lions Club, later Boston Kiwanis in partnership with the Manchester Lions Club as a retreat for young girls who were blind. Dr. Edward Allen, a member of the club and the Director of Perkins School for the Blind, believed that young people needed to be outside enjoying the sun and learning about their environment.  By the mid 60’s the mission was changed to include individuals of all ages...

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Independence Is Cool

Independence Is Cool


Posted By on Mar 15, 2014

“Life Camp is the best!”, says James Ouillette who has attended this very exciting camp session for several years.   Parents, how many of you have heard your child say “I don’t want to live here!” or “I want to be more independent!”. Those of us with children who are young adults have all experienced this! Camp Allen provides a week long emersion session for young adults who want to live more independently and make good and safe...

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Busy With My Future

Busy With My Future


Posted By on Mar 14, 2014

CamPower, a facilitated work training program at Camp Allen in Bedford, NH, is a program designed for young adults ages 17-25 who have cognitive challenges. Participants receive hands-on experience in a natural employment setting, working side-by-side with mentors who provide on the job training. This program is designed to create future employment opportunities for individuals with developmental challenges by providing experience and...

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They say the happiest place in the world is Disneyland…they’re wrong, it’s camp. For moms and dads, family members and caregivers, we promise the best time for your campers.  Our cabins are kept clean (for the most part!), our food is good camp food, our nursing staff is the very BEST, and our counselors and staff love what they do! We welcome visits before camp so that all your questions can be answered. Stephen has his cell phone on...

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