Updated: September 13, 2017


21 CAMPERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND WEST VIRGINIA WILL BE ARRIVING AT IVY GREEN, IN TUSCUMBIA, TODAY AS CAMP COURAGE STARTS IT'S FIFTH SEASON.  ACCORDING TO THE TIMES DAILY, THE CAMP, WHICH IS FREE TO CAMPERS IN GRADES FOURTH THROUGH SIXTH, IS A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR CHILDREN TO TRULY GET THE FULL HELEN KELLER EXPERIENCE. ACTIVITIES FOR THE THREE DAY CAMP BEGIN TODAY WITH A TOUR OF KELLER'S BIRTHPLACE AND DINNER IN THE KELLER HOME DINING ROOM. OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE POTTERY, PAINTING, FISHING AND TEAM BUILDING EXERCISES. CAMPERS WILL ALSO GET TO MEET THE SCULPTOR OF THE NEW LIFE SIZE MARBLE STATUE OF ANNE SULLIVAN AND HELEN KELLER, WHICH WAS UNVEILED SATURDAY. THE STATUE DEPICTS SULLIVAN AND KELLER DURING HER BREAKTHROUGH MOMENT IN COMMUNICATING HER FIRST WORD.