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Instilling inspiration and empowerment, while enhancing the lives of children with serious illnesses.

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Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children with serious illnesses through the power of music? CCK is looking to hire a Music Therapist for the 2018 Summer Season! This individual will get to work with children with special medical needs by creating a music program that consists of success-based activities that will harness the power of music to build up a child’s self-esteem and feed their spirit. Applicant must be a licensed Music Therapist or currently in a Music Therapy graduate program. All interested applicants, please send your cover letter and resume to info@courageouskids.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Down Syndrome weekend scheduled for this weekend wouldn’t be possible without Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee and The Clarksville Association of Down Syndrome (cadstn.org.) Both are incredible organizations who celebrate and support individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We are so grateful for their continued partnership! #PartnerSpotlight ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Come Fly With Us Autism Family Weekend was an amazing adventure full of horseback riding, arts and crafts projects and so much more! All of the fun would not have been possible without our partner Hart of Autism and our wonderful volunteer group from Elizabethtown Community & Technical College! Shoutout to Link Elite Training for spending their Saturday morning doing some inclusive workout activities with us! Thanks to everyone for having so much fun with us this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Center for Courageous Kids is SO excited to welcome our Autism campers and their families who are arriving this afternoon for our Come Fly With Me Weekend Retreat! Lots of activities and fun are in store this weekend and we can't wait to see everyone! Special shout out to Hart of Autism for partnering with us to make this weekend great! ... See MoreSee Less

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You can make a difference in the life of a child by joining our team as an Art Therapist for the 2018 Summer Season!

CCK will seek to fill the position with a licensed art therapist, retired art therapist, or a graduate student in the field of art therapy. Art therapy is just one of the very important ways that we are able to serve this diverse population of medically fragile children in need of respite, recreation, fun, and education. All interested applicants please send your resume and cover letter to info@courageouskids.org
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