If you have a child with special needs, chances are you've had trouble finding a great summer-camp experience that fits your child like a well-worn T-shirt. Perhaps you just can't afford camp tuition this year, or want to build relationships in the neighborhood instead of miles away. Is a do-it-yourself "Camp Mom" experience right for you? Before you get further into the nitty-gritty of putting one together, consider your commitment to DIY day camp, review the alternatives, and download a checklist of the materials you'll need to get planning. You can also follow my story all throughout this tutorial, as I describe the way I put these steps into action.
My Story: Why I Chose to Do a "Camp Mom"