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Page: RAC 2008 Spring Survey: Programs & Facilities for Special Populations
1. What special populations do you serve at your camp? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
Physically challenged
59.2%29
Mentally challenged
67.3%33
Minorities other than racial/ethnic identity of majority of your campers
51.0%25
Terminally ill
8.2%4
Special needs such as diabetic, cancer, grieving, etc.
34.7%17
Other (please specify)
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2. For which of the following medical conditions does your camp offer specialized programs or services? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
ADD/ADHD
42.9%6
Cancer/Oncology
42.9%6
Autism
42.9%6
Diabetes
35.7%5
HIV/AIDS
21.4%3
Other (please specify)
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3. What changes, modifications, or additions to your site or facilities have you made in order to be inclusive of these special populations? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
Sleeping cabins
47.7%21
Dining room
31.8%14
Health center
34.1%15
Meal plans
63.6%28
Medical Personnel
47.7%21
Other (please specify)
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4. How is providing for the needs of special populations related to the mission of your camp?
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Percent
Response
Count
Primary mission of camp
5.7%3
Part of a larger mission to serve diverse groups with varying needs
56.6%30
Always have done it
24.5%13
Don't serve special populations
13.2%7
Other (please specify)
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5. How is providing for the needs of special populations related to the religious faith of your camp? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
Believe God calls us to serve all people
78.7%48
Have a special calling to share God's love with special populations
13.1%8
Believe God wants us to show compassion to people who have less than we do
27.9%17
Never thought about it
9.8%6
Other (please specify)
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6. If you serve campers with physical disabilities, what major challenges do they have? (check all that apply) If you do not serve campers with physical disabilities, continue to question #8.
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Percent
Response
Count
Visually impaired
39.3%11
Hearing/Speech impaired
50.0%14
Impaired mobility
82.1%23
Other (please specify)
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7. Which of the following facilities or program areas are accessible or adapted for their needs? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
Cabins - sleeping
88.6%31
Cabins - bathrooms
77.1%27
Dining rooms - entrances
88.6%31
Dining rooms - bathrooms
71.4%25
Trails
17.1%6
Ropes Courses
34.3%12
Health care center
65.7%23
Other (please specify)
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8. Do you provide special camp programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of campers with physical disabilities?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
30.6%19
No
69.4%43

9. Are campers with physical disabilities integrated with other campers in your regular summer program?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
73.7%42
No
26.3%15

10. If you serve campers with emotional and/or mental disabilities, do you provide camp programs specifically designed for their needs? If not, continue to question #12.
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
44.0%22
No
56.0%28

11. Please describe the programs you provide.
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Count
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12. If you serve campers with emotional and/or mental disabilities, what are their ages? (check all that apply)
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Percent
Response
Count
Children (ages 5-10)
43.2%19
Youth ages (11-17)
70.5%31
Adults (18 and older)
59.1%26

13. Into what category does the majority of your camp population fall?
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Percent
Response
Count
Black or African American
4.8%3
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.0%0
White or Caucasian
90.3%56
American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 0.0%0
Hispanic, Latino, or Latina
1.6%1
Multi-racial
3.2%2

14. What percentage of your camp population do minority groups represent?
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Percent
Response
Count
10 %
59.0%36
20 %
23.0%14
30 %
9.8%6
40 % 0.0%0
50 % or more
8.2%5

15. If your serve terminally ill campers, do you provide specifically designed camp sessions to meet their needs?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
20.0%4
No
80.0%16

16. Do you hire additional staff/volunteers to address the specific needs of special populations?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
56.1%32
No
43.9%25

17. Do you hire staff (and/or recruit volunteers) with specialized training and/or certification to address the needs of special populations?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
54.4%31
No
45.6%26

18. Do you offer your regular counseling staff specialized training in meeting the needs of special populations?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
70.2%40
No
29.8%17

19. What limits your ability to serve additional special populations?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Lack of facilities
67.4%31
Lack of transportation (vehicles to transport special populations)
30.4%14
Lack of transportation infrastructure (staff, infrastructure for transportation)
26.1%12
Lack of specialized training for front-line staff
56.5%26
Lack of training at the director level to train front-line staff
37.0%17
Lack of health care facilities
43.5%20
Lack of inside accessibility
37.0%17
Lack of outside accessibility
58.7%27
Other (please specify)
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20. If you were offered a grant of $500,000 to increase your ability to serve special populations, how would you spend the money?
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Page: RAC 2008 Spring Survey: Programs & Facilities for Special Populations
1. Which role best describes your primary participation/responsibility in camping?
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Percent
Response
Count
Owner 0.0%0
Member of a Board with decision making control
1.6%1
Member of a Board with advisory influence only
1.6%1
Executive Director/Administrator with primary decision making authority setting the future direction for your operation
62.9%39
Camp/Operations Director implementing an existing budget
17.7%11
Assistant Camp/Program Director working under an on-site supervisor
16.1%10
Activity Director responsible for one or more segments of specialized program (i.e. aquatics, equine, challenge course/experiential learning, trip/travel, outdoor education)
4.8%3

2. Your gender
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Percent
Response
Count
Female
39.7%25
Male
60.3%38

3. Your age:
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Percent
Response
Count
Under 20 0.0%0
21-30
11.1%7
31-40
23.8%15
41-50
28.6%18
51-60
23.8%15
61-70
11.1%7
71-80
1.6%1
81-90 0.0%0
91-100 0.0%0

4. Your ethnic heritage
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Percent
Response
Count
Black or African American
1.6%1
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.0%0
White or Caucasian
96.8%61
American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut 0.0%0
Hispanic, Latino, or Latina 0.0%0
Multi-racial
1.6%1
Other (please specify)
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5. What is the "faith" tradition of your camp?
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Percent
Response
Count
Catholic
8.9%5
Jewish
5.4%3
Protestant
85.7%48
Other (please specify)
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6. Summer youth camp clientele served:
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Percent
Response
Count
Boys camp 0.0%0
Girls camp
3.2%2
Coed camp
82.5%52
More than one of the above
14.3%9

7. Type of program:
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Percent
Response
Count
Day
4.8%3
Resident
95.2%59

8. OWNERSHIP: Which best describes the ownership/profit status of this camp/conference center? Please select one response.
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 PrivateSingle CongregationMultiple CongregationDenominationalIndependentFaith-Based Agency or OrganizationRating
Count
For-Profit0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)100.0% (1)1
Not-for-Profit8.1% (5)3.2% (2)3.2% (2)50.0% (31)4.8% (3)30.6% (19)62

9. PRIMARY OPERATION: Which best describes the primary operation of the single camp used as the basis for answering this survey? Please select one response. For the purpose of this survery, consider "primary" as the segment of the operation that consumes the largest amount of discretionary expense excluding capital expenditures and baseline ownership expenses.
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 Day CampResidential Camp-ChildResidential Camp-AdultCamp or ResortSummer Open EnrollmentOutdoor Education ProgramFacilities to User GroupsRating
Count
Camp provides all programs7.3% (4)69.1% (38)3.6% (2)0.0% (0)12.7% (7)0.0% (0)7.3% (4)55
Camp provides some programs8.1% (3)13.5% (5)35.1% (13)5.4% (2)0.0% (0)13.5% (5)24.3% (9)37
Camp provides no programs41.7% (10)0.0% (0)8.3% (2)8.3% (2)0.0% (0)4.2% (1)37.5% (9)24
Camp provides only recreational activities9.5% (2)4.8% (1)4.8% (1)4.8% (1)0.0% (0)4.8% (1)71.4% (15)21

10. What are the first three digits of your camp's zip code?
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