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Flying Squirrels Prepare for Performances
2:23 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Chicago Troupe Leads Arts Camp

Rehearsal for the "Flying Squirrels" at the WCIAC.

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 “Flying Squirrels.”

Grace Nessen-Gilligan lives in the Chicago suburbs. She is visiting a friend in Macomb and decided to take part.

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.

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4:00 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Day Camp for Children with Autism

McDonough County children with autism might get more recreational opportunities if a pilot day camp is successful.

The Special Recreation Association will offer the camp August 6-10. It's open to children from kindergarten through third-grade who have autism.

Program Coordinator Nikki Gray says the staff will tailor the camp to meet the unique needs of the children The staff  will meet with each child and their parents or caregivers.

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