Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Camp Hollywood Serves Special Needs Children and Siblings in Newnan

“Everyone is a Star” next week at new location at Cornerstone United Methodist Church

FOCUS, www.focus-ga.org, a 27-year old non-profit that serves children with disabilities or medical conditions, announces an additional location for its “Camp Hollywood” series at the Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Newnan, Georgia Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16 from 10 am to 3 pm. Each day at Camp Hollywood centers around the theme of a favorite children’s movie, and activities include art, cooking, science, music and recreation.

FOCUS offers ten Camp Hollywood locations throughout metro Atlanta. This is the first year that Camp Hollywood has been offered in Newnan, and FOCUS Executive Director Lucy Cusick explains, “We are delighted to offer a camp here in the Newnan/Peachtree City area where special needs children receive all the care they need and have all the fun all children should have!” Camp Hollywood accepts children from ages 4 - 21, as well as their siblings. Cost of the camp is $135 and includes all activities, snacks, and camp T-shirt. Special needs professionals serve as counselors at the camp, which is also staffed by volunteers from the local community. A trained nurse is also on hand at Camp Hollywood.

For more information and to register for Camp Hollywood, contact Lucy Cusick at 770-234-9111 or 404-273-0259 or lucy@focus-ga.org.


FOCUS was founded to offer emotional, informational and physical support to families of children with disabilities or ongoing medical needs. FOCUS has grown to reach almost 3,000 families in metro Atlanta through a variety of programs including summer camp, family camp, support groups, community respite, hospital support and family activities. FOCUS is committed to serving ordinary families facing extraordinary circumstances and providing a sense of community.

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