Camphill newsletter published

The benefits of experiencing nature for vulnerable children, the reality of ‘inclusion’ for one boy and a Scots rugby star opening a new therapy centre. These are just some of the stories in the latest Camphill Aberdeen newsletter which is published today.

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Camphill Aberdeen Newsletter

The opening of the new £305,000 therapy centre at Camphill School Aberdeen followed a massive fundraising effort by the school and its many supporters.

Inside this issue is an insight into the success of the Nature Nurture programme at Camphill School Aberdeen and its success in helping children between 18 months and 11 years, many of whom have challenging background. Staying with the school, there is a story on the pupils who have been working on a community garden refurbishment as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Other news items include reports on Camphill’s conference on autism with Olga Bogdashina, the launch of Scotland’s first degree in Social Pedagogy and the Aberdeen girl who – despite her cerebral palsy – completed an 11,000 foot tandem sky dive to help the school that her sister attends.

Finally there is a feature on Camphill’s new fundraising drive, with the appointment of Michael Hodgson as fundraiser for five of the seven Camphill charities that are part of Camphill Aberdeen.

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