Camp ASCCA Blog

Elks Day at ASCCA

Last Saturday we had some members from the Alabama Elks Association join us for Elks Day at Camp ASCCA. There are twenty-three Elk lodges in

ADA Celebrates 30 Years

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. On July 26th it will be celebrating thirty years. The ADA is a civil rights

Friends of ASCCA: McCartney shares the importance of taking care of each other during a pandemic

June 30th is the awareness day for my disability, Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita. We celebrate by posting pictures on social media wearing blue, shoving pies in people’s faces, and basically talking about it all month long. In the spirit of this, my blog last year during June gave facts about my disability. But I feel that this year, a different kind of awareness-spreading is in order.

Camp ASCCA Welcomes Elise Quinn Back!

Join us as we welcome Elise Quinn as the new Social Media Specialist. She will be working Part-Time promoting Camp ASCCA through social media content,

Friends of ASCCA: Lizzie’s Top 5 Favorite ASCCA Programs

Since we aren’t having Camp this summer, I’m going to tell you what my top five favorite programs/activities are. My top favorite would probably have to be tubing. I’ve always loved tubing. I love having the water splash on my face and just having the thrill of excitement while riding in the inner tube.

Friends of ASCCA: Overcoming Fears with Windsor

There’s nothing to fear at Camp ASCCA. Even if you have a particular phobia, many fun activities will likely help you overcome it. Camp ASCCA has been adapted for everyone, so don’t be afraid to try something that may scare you at first.

Friends of ASCCA: Get to know Katie!

Hello, my name is Katie Farley. I have cerebral palsy. I cannot walk or do things like write, ride a bike, swim on my own, etc., but I choose to not let those things get me down. I look at it as I’m unique and not in a bad way in a good way. There are a lot of things I can do like talk, hear, read, learn things like how to do simple math problems, things like that. In high school, I went to Spain Park High School. I wasn’t in regular classes. I was in what you call an inclusive classroom.