|Camp Courageous extends appreciation to Emergency Responders|
|News Releases - Not-for-Profit News|
|Written by Charlie Becker|
|Wednesday, 24 July 2013 14:02|
Monticello, Iowa - Camp Courageous reported a missing 13-year old male camper with severe autism at approximately 7:15 PM Monday. The camper was last seen walking on a trail headed to a campsite. Multiple agencies were actively involved in the search and the camper was found at approximately 8:15 AM Tuesday.
Camp Courageous would like to thank area emergency services including but not limited to the Monticello Fire, Police, and Ambulance Services, Jones County Sheriff's Dept., Jones County Conservation, Jones County Emergency Response Team, Emergency Management Agency, the Iowa State Patrol (including their airplane, which found the camper), Cascade Police & Fire, Clinton EMA including Connie Heath and Bill and Lois Hall with search and rescue dogs, Clinton County Conservation, Dubuque Fire, Northern Iowa Cert, Iowa Canine Cert Team, the State's Task Force One, Counselors, Volunteers, and the general public who were on the scene to assist. Over 200 assisted in the search and many more offered their time and resources.
Camp Courageous is a year round recreational and respite care facility annually serving over 6,500 campers with special needs that is run on donations.
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