Dragonfly Forest

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Dragonfly Forest is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing overnight camping[1] experiences for children with autism and other medical needs.[2] The camp is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its office is located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The camp's primary goal is to help each child to feel like a regular kid.

Dragonfly Forest, Inc. was founded in 2002[3] and held their first camp in 2006. Dragonfly Forest serves over 400 campers per year. Dragonfly Forest is designed to provide a unique educational environment. In a recent study, 91.2% of campers realized they had many talents while at the camp.[4] The camp is financed in part by the annual Community Clothes Charity sale, which donates its profits to the camp.[5]

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As of 29 October 2009, this article is derived in whole or in part from dragonflyforest.org. The copyright holder has licensed the content in a manner that permits reuse under CC-By-SA 3.0 and GFDL. All relevant terms must be followed. The original text was at "Dragonfly Forest".

  1. ^ "Dragonfly Forest - A Fun Camp for Children with Serious Diseases". Health News Digest. June 14, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  2. ^ fweiner (Summer 2008). "Dragonfly Forest: Wehre Kids Can Be Themselves". Oprah Angel Network. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ Key, Peter (31 March 2008). "For autistic children, Dragonfly Forest spawns a getaway". 
  4. ^ "Austism Camp: Dragonfly Forest Camp". 
  5. ^ Buckman, Amy (October 28, 2009). "Community Clothes Charity sale offers deals". WPVI. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 

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Coordinates: 39°56′49″N 75°32′09″W / 39.947027°N 75.535887°W / 39.947027; -75.535887