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Thursday, August 04, 2011

Annual Camphill Cycling Event to Benefit Children and Adults with Special Needs Being Held Sunday, October 16th

Camphill communities in Chester County will host the fifth annual Camphill Challenge cycling event on Sunday, October 16. Camphill Special School , Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, and Camphill Soltane provide life sharing and educational opportunities for children, youth, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Three Camphill communities in Chester County will benefit from the Camphill Challenge, set for October 16. Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Camphill Soltane and Camphill Special School provide life sharing and educational opportunities for children and adults with special needs.
In just five years the Challenge has grown from twelve cyclists to over 300. The bike ride begins and ends at Kimberton Waldorf School in Kimberton this year and offers 50, 25, and 10-mile courses for all ages and ability levels. A special Family Fun Ride will take riders to Beaver Farm, a working farm with livestock that is part of Camphill Special School .

Cyclists will travel through Chester County during peak autumn foliage with beautiful views of horse farms, historic homes, and covered bridges. A picnic and live music will round out the day.

Proceeds of the Camphill Challenge benefit the three Camphill communities in Chester County . For more information about the Camphill Challenge, to register for the ride, or become a sponsor, contact Bernadette Kovaleski at 610-935-8660, Bernadette@camphillkimberton.org or visit camphillchallenge.org. For more information on Camphill Kimberton, visit www.camphillkimberton.org.

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