On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the East Central Federation and Cedar Valley Callers Association will sponsor the 23rd anniversary of the Annual Square Dance Benefit for Camp Courageous. The calling begins at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. in the main lodge at Camp Courageous.
Callers and cuers are invited from all over eastern Iowa and the surrounding areas. Dance clubs as well as individuals and couples are welcome to enjoy the afternoon dancing or just observing in the spacious camp lodge. Tours will be available for anyone interested in seeing all that camp offers including the camp train, the barn, and the indoor swimming pool. Admission fee is a donation to camp. Participants are asked to bring along cookies, or a snack to share---beverages are provided.
Located near Monticello, IA, Camp Courageous is a year-round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. The camp was built and continues to operate on donations, without government support, without formal sponsorship, and without paid fundraisers. The camp serves over 6,000 individuals with special needs annually. Visit www.campcourageous.org<http://www.campcourageous.org> for more details.