Iowa camp for people with disabilities to expand

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City camp for people with mental and physical disabilities is celebrating its first year and looking to expand.

Camp High Hopes will mark its birthday Thursday. The $5.8 million facility, which started after eight years of fundraising and planning, has served more than 300 participants from 16 Iowa counties and four states.

The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/17BVvjf ) the camp plans to add another cabin and a separate medical center. Camp CEO Ali Langseth says the additions are part of growing with the times.

The facility provides recreational opportunities and overnight trips to both children and adults. Funding comes from donations and grants.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com

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