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Special Populations

Special Pops Camp

Camp Sunshine and Rising Sun are seven week summer camps for children with mild to moderate disabilities. Campers will swim daily, have weekly field trips, and plenty of fun. This is not extended school, but campers will be on a schedule to help make transition back to school easier. 

Registration Begins Monday May 9, at 8:30am at the James Brown Ctr., 904 Civic Dr.

NO EARLY REGISTRATIONS.

NO REGISTRATION TAKEN OVER THE PHONE.

Camp Sunshine: $50 weekly for ages 9-16. 
Camp Rising Sun: $50 Monday through Friday for ages 5-8.

Drop off anytime before 7:50 is an additional $10.00 weekly.

Pick-up anytime after 4:40 (Camp Sunshine) or 3:10 (Camp Rising Sun) is an additional $10.00 weekly.

Special Populations Division

Special Olympics is a year round sports training and competition for athletes with mental disabilities. Dalton City/Whitfield County Special Olympics holds three local competitions each school year:

Bowling in the Fall 
Basketball Skills in the Winter 
Track and Field in the Spring

Special Spruces

Special Spruces is a Christmas party held every year for City and County students with special needs. Elementary students are treated to a puppet show, lunch, and a visit from Santa.  The high school students have a dance with a professional DJ, lunch, and a visit from Santa.

Adults with Disabilities Night and Day Out

Adults with Disabilities Night and Day Out provides an opportunity once a month for adults to interact with peers and meet new people. Every month is a different activity: Bowling Parties, Sweetheart Dance, the Rodeo, Bowling, Karaoke, and much more.

Wildcats Cheerleading

Wildcats Cheerleading