Special Needs Camps - Individual Camps with Websites
Please note: Camps are listed by state for convenience. This does not mean the camp limits admissions to individuals in their state.
Check each camp's web site to determine their admission policy.
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- Camp Rap-A-Hope
one-week summer camp for children and teenagers who are battling cancer or who have ever been diagnosed with cancer and who are 7 to 17 years of age.
- Camp ASCCA
Mission is to help children and adults with disabilities achieve equality, dignity, and maximum independence.
- Camp Merrimack
Summer Arts Camp for Children with Special Needs. Camp Merrimack is a unique arts half-day camp for children ages 3 through 12. Camp Merrimack is open to children with special needs including Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, autism and others. With the success of our Dance Your Dreams! program, we are excited to offer more artistic opportunities for students. Classes will include music, theatre, dance and visual art. With our positive approach, engaging philosophy and 1:1 staff-to-camper ratio, our overall experience is different from any other.
- Camp Shocco for the Deaf
This camp gives every Deaf teenagers and Deaf children's an opportunity to have an unforgettable 1 week of fun, games, and spiritual growth. Not only that, they learn the essence of teamwork, while also developing their own unique abilities and talents that can often be overlooked. There is no language barriers, therefore, they are never excluded.
- Camp Smile-A-Mile (SAM)
For children who have or have had cancer. Year round programs are provided for the campers and their family at no cost.
- Alaska Asthma Camps
Champ Camp and Limitless Adventures present an opportunity for growth and development for youth with asthma and their families.
- Camp Alpine
A weeklong camp where campers learn a variety of skills in a nurturing environment. Activities include canoeing, hiking, swimming, outdoor games, sports, nature identification and much more.
- Diabetes Camp at Camp Kushtaka
Kids with diabetes are in the minority ... except at diabetes camp. At camp, kids with diabetes are surrounded by people just like them -- both kids and adults who share their day to day challenges and triumphs managing diabetes. Diabetes camp gives kids the opportunity to meet and learn from adult counselors with diabetes who have gone through many of the things the campers are experiencing, and can share the ways they coped with the problems and pitfalls of having diabetes.
- Arizona Camp Sunrise and Sunrise Sidekicks
Offers special programs for children who have or have had cancer, and their brothers and sisters.
- Camp AZDA
Our first priority is not perfecting blood sugar management but rather the safety of your child while they enjoy a traditional Camp experience. Camp AZDA medical staff provide campers the information and skills they need to live successfully with diabetes in any situation.
- Camp Abilities Tucson
Camp Abilities is a comprehensive developmental sports camp for children in middle and high school who are blind, deaf-blind or multiply disabled.
- Camp Civitan
Offers eight one-week camping sessions for people with disabilities.
- Camp HONOR (Hemophiliacs Overcoming New Obstacles Resourcefully)
Life-skills for all of the children with bleeding disorders like hemophilia, von Willebrand's Disease, and Thrombophilia.
- Camp Not-A-Wheeze
Arizona camp providing children with asthma from all over the state a safe, traditional summer camp experience. Campers are accompanied throughout the week by licensed medical professionals who volunteer to ensure a safe, well monitored environment. Make new friends, participate in exciting outdoor activities and create unforgettable memories.
- Camp Soaring Eagle - Sedona
Programs are open to children ages 6 to 16 who suffer from the following illnesses: Cancer, Hemophilia, HIV/AIDS, respiratory diseases, Metabolic Syndrome, A-plastic Anemia, Sickle Cell, Juvenile Diabetes, collagen vascular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, mitochondrial disease and selected neuromuscular impairments (with priority given to Muscular Dystrophy, CP, and Spina bifida). While at camp, the children receive 24 hour medical care from our on-site doctors and nurses. Campers can bring their medicines and leave their illness behind as they are surrounded by peers and counselors who understand what it is like to be a child suffering with a serious illness.
- Dream Street Camp
Founded in 1988, Dream Street provides a customized camping program for children with terminal, chronic, and life-threatening infirmities. Over 600 children with cancer, AIDS, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, blood disorders and other serious diseases are given the opportunity to enjoy activities that would otherwise be unavailable to them because of their illnesses. For children who often require medications or treatment several times a day, summer camp is not usually an option. Dream Street is able to offer this experience by supplying a complete medical staff at each camp.
- Speech and Language Summer Camps
ASAP Autism Spectrum Addressing Pragmatics camp and LEAP Language Enrichment and Acquisition Program.
- Camp Aldersgate
Camps for children and youth who have conditions such as cancer, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, diabetes, arthritis, asthma, epilepsy, kidney disorders, autism, Down's syndrome, and mental retardation.
- AbilityFirst Camp Paivika
Offers year round programs for children, teens, and adults with physical and deve lopmental disabilities. Camp Paivika has been welcoming campers since 1947, and is fully accredited by the American Camping Association. Our camping program encourages independence and broadens social contacts through recreation.
- California Lions Camp
Committed to providing special needs children of California and Nevada a safe haven to experience at California Lions Camp
- Camp Beyond the Scars
Camp Beyond the Scars consists of a three-day winter camp and a weeklong summer camp. Both camps provide a relaxed social setting, which offers burn-injured children the support and counseling needed to establish and enhance their self-esteem. Campers learn that there are other children who have had the same unfortunate experience. Camp has proved to be a positive, special experience for young burn survivors.
- Camp Bloomfield
Junior Blind of America's Camp Bloomfield provides children and youth who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled with a natural and safe environment to develop self-esteem, build independence and fully experience the joys of childhood. Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu, this 40-acre campground offers various week-long camp sessions for children of all ages and disabilities.
- Camp Coelho & Camp Quest
Summer Camp For Children with Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders Ages 8 - 15.
- Via West Campus (formerly Camp Costanoan)
A residential, respite and recreational camp for children and adults, ages 5 and older, with physical and/or developmental disabilities.
- Camp Christian Berets
Offers unique, creatively crafted weeklong Summer Camps, designed to meet the special needs of persons with disabilities. We also offer Retreats tailored for our disabled guests on several weekends throughout the year.
- Camp Grizzly
For children between age 7 and 17 who are Deaf or hard of hearing, hearing but has deaf or hard of hearing parents or hearing but has deaf or hard of hearing siblings.
- Camp Krem
Provides summer camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities, such as Down Syndrome, Autism, and Cerebral Palsy.
- Camp Okizu
Offers the unique opportunity for children with cancer (and their siblings) to learn independence, nourish positive self-esteem and gain skills they never thought were possible.
- Camp ReCreation
Provides a residential summer camp program which offers participants with
developmental disabilities opportunities for fun, social interaction, skill
development, and spiritual growth while increasing the awareness and acceptance
of our participants in the larger community.
- Camp Sunshine Dreams
For the child who has cancer a camp experience as similar as possible to the typical summer camp experience enjoyed by well children.
- Camping Unlimited
A residential camp for children with developmental disabilities in Northern
California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
- Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake
A fully accessible residential summer camp for children who are 'at-risk' with a variety of special medical needs, economic hardship and/or emotional, developmental or physical disabilities.
- Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times
Mission to create a positive long-lasting impact on children with cancer and their families by providing fun-filled, medically supervised, cost-free, year-round camp programs.
- Camp Rubber Soul
To provide a unique recreational camp, integrating children with special needs and youth counselors to experience friendship, understanding, acceptance and allow respite
for families and caregivers.
- Firefighters Kids Camp
Supports burn injured children by helping them to foster a positive outlook towards their future and their burn rehabilitation. Activities include rafting, swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, biking, rock climbing, astronomy, arts and crafts, campfire songs, games and more! The camp staff, activities and support programs have all been selected to meet the special needs of the young burn survivors while still allowing the kids to enjoy a traditional summer camp setting.
- Kris' Camp
Therapy camp focusing on children with autism/autistic like challenges
- Painted Turtle
A Hole-In-The-Wall Gang camp for seriously ill children.
- Tikvah program at Camp Ramah
Designed for Jewish adolescents, ages 11 to 18, with learning, emotional, and developmental disabilities.
- Adam's Camp
The mission of Adam's Camp is to maximize the strengths and potential of children and young adults with special needs by bringing together dedicated families with outstanding professionals and volunteers to provide specialized intensive therapy programs, family support and recreational camps.
- All Abilities Horse Camp
The Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center All Abilities Horse Camp offers an opportunity for children with and without disabilities to gain riding skills and learn about horses in a fun, safe and supportive environment.
- Camp Rocky Mountain Village
Rocky Mountain Village is fully accessible and used by more than 800 children and adults with disabilities for summer camp sessions. Campers enjoy swimming, fishing, overnight camping, outdoor cooking, travel camp, day trips, arts & crafts, sports and recreation, hiking, dances, music & drama, horse-back riding, and riding the zip line.
- Camp Wapiyapi
A free, non-profit weeklong summer camp for kids with cancer and their siblings.
- Challenge Aspen
Provides recreational and cultural experiences for individuals who have intellectual or physical disabilities. They encourage family and friends to share in these experiences.
- Champ Camp
For 7- to 14-year-old kids with asthma.
At Champ Camp, campers learn the scientific side of asthma, effective management of their condition and the importance of staying active in spite of physical and emotional health obstacles.
- Colorado Lions Camp
year-round facility providing summer programs for individuals with disabilities ages 8 and above and winter programs for large and small groups.
- CNI Cochlear Kids Camp
Designed to bring together children with cochlear implants, ages 1 to 18, from all across North America with their families for an amazing experience in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
- Children's Hospital Burn Camps Program
These are "no ordinary camps" for children who have been burned. Besides experiencing all the usual outdoor camp activities - from swimming and horseback riding to skiing and snowshoeing - the children, young adults, and families who attend these Burn Camp Programs gain social living skills that help them cope with their injuries and with life after being burned.
- Youth Rally
A summer camp operated by the Youth Rally Committee (YRC) is devoted to providing a positive atmosphere of support, learning, and personal growth for youths with bowel and/or bladder dysfunction. Every year the Youth Rally teaches campers that everybody, regardless of any medical or physical differences, matters as a person and has the ability to achieve their goals.
- Camp Harkness
recreational facility, completely wheel chair accessible, located on Long Island Sound in Waterford, Connecticut. Admission is by a no-fee pass granted to a Connecticut resident with physical or intellectual disabilities. Qualified and trained staff include life guards, medical personnel and therapeutic riding instructor.
- Camp Hemlocks
Where people of all ages with various disabilities, realize their dreams and strive to reach their highest potential.
- Camp Horizons
Provide high quality residential, recreational, support and work programs for people who are developmentally disabled or who have other challenging social and emotional needs.
- Arthur C. Luf Children's Burn Camp
Active and retired firefighters from Fire Departments along the East Coast, medical personnel trained in treating burns, burn survivors, and caring individuals help round out the team of counselors for the children. All counselors serve on a volunteer basis. All children attend free of charge. All expenses for lodging, meals, arts/crafts, activities and programs are paid for by the Foundation.
- Hole In The Wall Gang Camp
This camp founded by Paul Newman, is a nonprofit residential summer camp for children with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. Eight hundred children from 7 to 15 years old come each year, free of charge, from the U.S. and abroad.
- Camp Fairlee Manor
Serves children and adults with physical disabilities and/or cognitive impairments throughout the summer and on select weekends year-round. Sessions offer a wide range of activities including arts and crafts, sports and games, nature walks, swimming, fishing, high/low ropes courses and canoeing. The respite camp at Fairlee Manor serves children and adults with the most involved physical, emotional, cognitive and behavioral disabilities, including some medically-fragile individuals. The number of campers are fewer than those that attend the residential camp in order to meet extensive personal needs. The respite program operates on weekends on a year-round basis.
- Camp Lenape
For children and young adults (ages 3-21) with orthopedic disabilities. The camp is also open to all children, with or without disabilities
- Camp Amigo Burn Camp
Exists to provide kids who have physical and emotional scars a place to be themselves and build a network of support that will last throughout their lives. The camp is fully funded by private donations and the campers stay free of charge.
- Camp Boggy Creek
A year round camp for seriously ill children and offer weeklong summer sessions for the children and family retreat weekends for the whole family. There is no charge to the children or families who come to Boggy Creek. We invite you to explore this site and open your hearts to the magic of serving these brave children. Once you do, we hope you'll join us.
- Camp Challenge
Camp designed especially for children and adults with cognitive or physical disabilities. The camp is more than a fond memory for a lot of campers but also an integral part of their pursuit of independence. Providing year-round respite care and summer camp programs, Camp Challenge is a little heaven on earth.
- Camp I-Am-Special
Children with Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, Spina bifida, autism, epilepsy, multi-sensory disorders and other challenges enjoy a fun-filled week of camping during the summer months.
- Camp Thunderbird
For developmentally disabled individuals from age 8 to 80.
- Camp Winona
Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes (FCCYD)
- Kids Toolbox For Success Camps
Offers year round one, two or four- week programs specializing in communication skills, social interactions and academic enhancement. Programs are not limited to speech, language and/or cognitive disorders. Programs are based on the premise that speaking, listening and social skills are essential to successful educational, vocational and social outcomes for people of all ages. The programs are designed to provide structure and practical opportunities that facilitate ease in using the tools for improved interpersonal relationships, classroom performance and leadership skills. We also offer expertise in accent improvement, communication effectiveness training, assistance and coaching to facilitate personal goal attainment for children, teens and adults who desire to navigate in mainstream society, successfully.
Coalition of America Youth Camp
The ACA covers all costs for attending the camp, but we have limited space,
apply early. To be considered, you must be a young amputee between the ages of
10 and 17 and be ready for an exciting adventure!
- Camp Breathe Easy
A seven-day, six-night residential camp for children ages 7-13 with asthma.
- Camp Caglewood
Camp Caglewood offers weekend camping trips and day camps for children and adults with special needs.
- Camp Dream
Camp designed to provide all persons with disabilities a quality recreational experience in a natural but fully accessible setting. Camp Dream provides opportunities not normally available to persons with disabilities.
- Camp Hawkins
A summer residential camp for children ages 8 to 21 with varying disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorders, Learning disorders, brain injuries and/or developmental delays.
- Camp Juliena
Summer Camp to encourage children who are deaf or hard of hearing to gain independence, self-confidence, develop social/emotional skills, increase communication, and to build leadership skills.
- Camp Kudzu
Provides education, recreation and peer-networking programs for Georgia's children with Type 1 ( Juvenile ) Diabetes.
- Camp Twin Lakes
Camp Twin Lakes is the only camping facility in Georgia for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities. The goal of the camp is to provide a great camping experience for children who otherwise might not have one and to do this in a supportive and nurturing environment
- Camp Sunshine
For young children with cancer and their families. The children and families who attend Camp Sunshine programs realize they are not alone in their struggle with cancer.
- Epilepsy Summer Camp
The Georgia affiliate works with two area camps to provide a week of fun and fellowship for both children and adults with seizure disorders. Many of the counselors who work at these camps each year often have or had a family member with epilepsy and understand the unique challenges the disorder can present. All staff is trained in seizure recognition/first aid.
- Camp Imua
Special Camp for Special Campers
held at Camp Maluhia in the West Maui Mountains, fifty campers and over one hundred volunteers come together for a week of crafts, games, swimming, helicopter rides and general fun, all the while making new friends and catching up with old. We express our deepest gratitude to all those community members who come forward to make this unique camping experience for children with special needs such an amazing and inspirational week.
- Camp Hodia
Our programs strive to foster self-esteem and self-reliance in a safe, healthy environment. Campers learn self care, good nutrition and blood-sugar control. They are shown how to balance meals with activity and exercise. Many campers learn to give their first insulin shot - a big step toward independence.
- CW HOG's Kids Camp
An adventurous week long day camp, our Kids Camp is designed for children of all abilities and their families. Activities may include horseback riding, water-skiing, rock climbing, rappelling, canoeing, and scuba diving. An overnight camping trip and whitewater raft trip gives your child an opportunity to experience the outdoors.
- Camp River Run
A 4 day summer camp in Cascade Idaho designed for kids ages 7-14 coping with medical issues or life threatening illnesses. These children get the chance to experience nature and camping without compromising their medical needs.
- Camp Ability
Traditional summer camp experience designed especially for children and young adults with spina bifida.
- Camp Blackhawk
Children with epilepsy ages 6-18. With an average of 2 children per counselor, and medical staff on-site, there is always a helping hand when needed at Camp Blackhawk. Counselors are specially trained to handle the needs of children with epilepsy.
- Camp Callahan
Dedicated to serving youth with wide-ranging disabilities through a stimulating, liberating program in an environment that is physically and socially adapted to the personal needs of these very special campers. The camp has the specialized environment, equipment, activities, accessible buildings, and a trained adult staff to overcome the barriers that a person with disabilities would encounter at ordinary summer camps.
- Camp Firefly
Offers a unique week long, overnight summer camp experience for boys and girls, ages 9-12, who have been diagnosed with social disorders, such as Social Anxiety, OCD, PDD, Asperger's Syndrome, Non-Verbal Learning Disorder, and High Functioning Autism. Located near Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
- Camp Hug The Bear
This is for children who have sensory integration disorder or children who are on the autism spectrum.
- Camp Roehr
This program is a seven day residential camp for children designed to meet the special needs of children diagnosed with epilepsy, providing a safe and fun-filled camp experience.
- Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp
IFSA Burn Camp is the setting for burn survivors to share common experiences, make new friends and enjoy camp activities
- Timber Pointe Outdoor Center
Timber Pointe offers special needs and inclusive camp sessions for children and adults ages 6 and up. Campers participate in traditional camp activities such as swimming, fishing, boating, arts & crafts, target sports, music, and horseback riding. It is an experience of outdoor life for kids whose health issues make these activities often seem impossible. It is a chance for campers to develop independence and confidence. There were six weeklong Easter Seals sessions this summer, including camps for adults with disabilities, youth/young adults with physical disabilities, youth/young adults with developmental disabilities, and youth with ADD/ADHD. In addition, we offer weekend respite camps during the school year.
- Triangle D Camp
The overnight camp programs for children and teens, ages 9 - 13 for Triangle D Camp and 14 - 18 for Teen Camp, combine a program of summer activities with a program of diabetes education and support.
- Anderson Woods
Provides camp experience and residential services to persons with mental and/or physical disabilities. Campers learn self confidence, trust and responsibility through working together, caring for animals, tending the garden, and enjoying the beauty of nature. Camp is a place where everyone is equal.
- Brave Heart's Camp
For campers who have been hospitalized and undergone surgery for a severe burn injury
- Camp About Face
Specially designed to benefit youth ages 8-18 with craniofacial anomalies. Typical camping activities are provided. Activities include swimming, nature projects, campouts, etc., supplemented by social work, medical support and educational sessions to help build self-esteem and self-confidence. Camp provides many special opportunities for the children to develop supportive relationships and long lasting friendships with others who identify with them and can share similar life experiences. Teen campers 15-18 are offered opportunities for leadership, teambuilding, off-site camping and group challenges.
- Camp Brave Eagle
Indiana's summer camp for children with bleeding disorders and their siblings.
- Camp Little Red Door
A camp for children, ages 8 to 18, who have been diagnosed with cancer and are receiving treatment in the state of Indiana. Campers can also be in remission, but must be residents of Indiana. Space permitting, campers may invite one sibling/friend. Medical staff is available 24/7. Camp is scheduled for July 26-31, 2009 at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Indiana.
- Camp Millhouse
A retreat for children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities.
- Camp Red Cedar
In addition to a unique camp experience, you'll also find that Camp Red Cedar is an inviting place where individuals blossom through the magic of inclusion. That's because Camp Red Cedar offers camps for kids with and without disabilities. Although each camp has distinctive activities, children of all abilities come together to share common activities like swimming and boating.
- Camp Riley
Camp for children with physical disabilities. Returning campers and first-timers look forward to time-honored recreational activities like swimming, horseback riding and canoeing - and the opportunity to meet others with similar disabilities all in a setting tailored to fit their needs. Most importantly, campers gain a sense of increased independence in a fun and encouraging setting.
- Hoosier Burn Camp
Offers a life-enriching, unforgettable summer camp experience for
young men and women who have experienced injuries from burns.
- Indiana Children's Deaf Camp
All deaf and hard-of-hearing children
ages 4 through 15 of any race, religion, or sex
are welcome to come to camp.
- Camp Albrecht Acres
Providing a unique environment for people with special needs
- Camp Courageous
Camp Courageous of Iowa is a year-round respite and recreational facility for individuals with disabilities of all ages.
- Camp Hertko Hollow
Camp for kids with diabetes.
- Camp Sunnyside
Camp and travel services for ages 5-adult with and without disabilities at the Camp Sunnyside facilities from June through August. Respite programs available on weekends at Camp Sunnyside site in Des Moines and five regional sites.
- Camp Tanager Hemophilia Camp
Held each year in mid-June. This special camp is one of a kind in the mid-west. During the six-day camp children with Hemophilia and their siblings participate in individual and group activities designed for fun and fitness. They also gain a better understanding of Hemophilia and its effects on individuals and families. The Hemophilia Camp has a 24-hour physician and nursing staff. The camp began in 1986 and serves 50-60 children with Hemophilia and their siblings each year.
- CP Ranch
Serves those with a wide range of disabling conditions and provides an opportunity to improve their quality of life through discovery and/or enhancement of social, recreational, and educational life skills.
- Indian Summer Camp
Children and youth who have been treated for cancer.
- Lions Camp Crescendo
Includes camp session for blind and visually impaired youth, deaf and hard of hearing youth and children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.
- Medical Camping - Center for Courageous Kids
We focus on 2 unique and uplifting camping experiences: During the school year, we conduct family weekends (wherein the entire family can attend) and in the summer months, we host week-long sessions (devoted specifically to the ill child). A year round high caliber medical camp devoted to the bravest kids we know...and their remarkable families. Camps for healthy children are full of physical barriers that make program participation by an ill or disabled child difficult or impossible. These challenges only call attention to a child's illness or disability. Our facility and program are designed so the ill child can feel they are just like everyone else. Built to exceed the spirit and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act, children enjoy total unrestricted, access to every feature and program of the Camp. Children requiring special monitoring, multiple medications, chemotherapy, dialysis, transfusions, and many other procedures, are welcome.
- Camp Bon Coeur
Camp Bon Coeur or "Camp Good Heart" gives children with Congenital Heart Defects a traditional summer camp experience. Camp Bon Coeur offers a two-week residential summer program that gives these campers the opportunity to meet other kids from across the country that also bear the scars of growing up with a heart defect. Camp Bon Coeur offers a two-week program that is designed with the cardiac camper in mind.
- Camp Friendship
Camp for children with spina bifida.
- Camp CaPella
Experiences for people with disabilities, and their families by providing year round accessible recreational and educational learning experiences.
- Camp Kingswood's Zohar Program
The Zohar program is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 15. Campers represent children with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, neurological, and learning challenges.
- Camp No Limits
Camps for children with limb loss, and education, mentorship, and support to these children and their families.
- Camp Sunshine
Provides respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families through various stages of a child's illness. The year-round program is free of charge to all families, and includes 24-hour onsite medical and psychosocial support. Bereavement groups are also offered for families who have lost a child to an illness.
- Camp Waban
Summer Camp offers weeklong summer recreational opportunities in fully handicapped accessible waterfront facilities for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their family members and care givers.
- Pine Tree Camp
Offers Maine children and adults with disabilities an extraordinary summer camp experience. The 280 - acre camp is located on North Pond in Rome, Maine. The facility is fully adapted to meet the special needs of campers. The barrier-free setting and commitment of our staff allow campers to fully participate in activities that normally aren't available to them including swimming, fishing, boating, outdoor games, kayaking, arts and crafts and even camping in a tent under the stars.
- Camp Attaway
A nonprofit summer day camp for children with emotional and behavioral disorders located in Columbia, Maryland.
- Camp Fairlee Manor
A summer-long celebration filled with fun, tradition, innovation, friendship, and growth. For over 45 years, we have provided safe, healthy, and success-oriented recreational opportunities to enhance the quality of life of individuals with disabilities.
- Camp Friendship
Where Kids With Cancer Can Just Be Kids
- Camp Greentop
Residential camps specifically designed for children and adults with cognitive, physical, emotional and multiple
- Deaf Camps, Inc.
A volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of Deaf/hard of hearing children and children learning American Sign Language.
- Lions Camp Merrick
Lions Camp Merrick provides week-long residential camping experiences for deaf, blind, and children with diabetes, ages 6-16. Additionally the camp provides many shorter weekend retreats and day long sessions for related activities, including Scouting and 4 - H.
- The Bridge Center Summer Camp
Opportunities for children, teens, and young adults to enjoy recreational and skill building activities in a supportive and nurturing environment that is accessible to all. We offer a wide variety of programs to meet their interests and needs, and our professionally trained staff ensure that everyone in attendance is engaged, having fun and making friends!
- Camp Jabberwocky
A small summer camp for the disabled, situated in the northern woods of Martha's Vineyard, not far from Lake Tashmoo.
- Camp New Connections
A four-week, summer day camp for children, ages 7 through 17, who have Asperger's Syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, pervasive developmental disorders and non-verbal learning disabilities.
- Camp Starfish
Serves emotionally, behaviorally, and learning disabled children by providing a
safe therapeutic milieu in a natural camp setting with a one-one camper to staff
- Camp Wee-Kan-Tu
A one week long overnight camp for children and teens ages 8-17 with epilepsy.
- PKU Camp
In collaboration with Children's Hospital in Boston this camp offers a coed week of camp in August where children with PKU join campers with and without PKU for a totally integrated week of overnight summer camp.
This opportunity allows children with PKU the unusual opportunity to meet other children facing the same issues, while following the specific PKU diet in a normal camp environment. Campers stay in cabins and participate in a specialty activity of their choice, such as sailing, tennis, performing arts or horseback riding.
- Camp Fish Tales
A barrier free camp for adults and youths with disabilities. Camp is located on 67 wooded acres between Linwood and Pinconning.
- Camp Barefoot at the Fowler Center
Has been providing year-round outdoor recreational and educational experiences for people with special needs, including: mental and physical challenges, autism, traumatic brain injuries, as well as sensory and communication challenges.
- Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp
The Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp is a day camp that provides opportunities for musical expression, enjoyment, and interaction for all persons with special needs and their siblings. Sessions include song writing, rock 'n' roll combo, silly sing-along, xylophones, percussion, movement, improvisation, and more. Overnight accommodations are available for all campers and their families.
- St. Francis Camp on the Lake
This is a non-profit organization dedicated to the belief that mentally impaired children and adults should have the right to experience life to its fullest.
- Trail's Edge Camp
A summer camp for children with special medical needs: campers have
tracheotomies or need ventilator assistance. They typically are thought to be too "medically fragile" to go to camp because of the specific care they require. Trail's Edge campers generally between the ages of 3-18 are given a unique opportunity to experience the joy of the great outdoors.
- Camp Buckskin
An overnight summer camp program that specializes in serving boys and girls ages 6-18 who are experiencing academic and/or social skill difficulties. Specifically, the majority of our campers have a primary diagnosis of AD/HD and/or learning disabilities, while others have an additional or related diagnosis.
- Camp Character
Camp Character is fully committed to developing life and social skills, confidence, and character for children with special needs. Family Foundations Minnesota is accredited with the American Camp Association. Our camp focuses on building communication, trust, self-control, transition skills, teamwork, self-advocacy, and much more. Camp Character is an outdoor based, hands-on camp that allows children of all needs an opportunity to develop their abilities.
- Camp Confidence
A year-round center for persons with developmental disabilities specializing in recreation and outdoor education, the Confidence Learning Center serves persons of all ages and abilities.
- Camp Discovery
Offers a summer camping experience for young people with a serious skin condition. Under the expert care of dermatologists and nurses, Camp Discovery offers campers the opportunity to spend a week among other young people who have similar skin conditions. Many of the counselors have serious skin conditions as well, and can provide support and advice to campers. Fun, friendship, and independence are on the top of everyone's agenda and everyone shares in the discoveryof what it's like to be included.
- EXploring Interests in Technology and Engineering (EX.I.T.E.) Camp
PACER Center, Bloomington, Minnesota - The EX.I.T.E. camp is a free summer day camp for middle school girls with disabilities. Local technology companies provide hands-on, engaging camp activities focused on areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. Girls meet new people, increase their confidence level, and have fun with science.
- Camp Heartland
The world's largest camping and outreach program for children ages 7 to 16 who
are living in the shadow of HIV or AIDS.
- Camp Knutson
Dedicated to fulfilling the well-being of persons with special needs in a setting which expresses God's love for community and creation.
- Camp Sertoma
Camp Sertoma was set up to provide growth oriented outdoor learning and wilderness camping experiences within a peer environment for youth who are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Camp Winnebago
All individuals with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities, six years of age and older are eligable to attend.
- Courage Camps
Camp where children and adults with physical disabilities, sensory and language impairments, and other disabilities or illnesses discover abilities they never knew they had or they thought they had lost.
- Friendship Ventures Camps
Friendship Ventures offers summer resident camp programs from June through August at Camp Friendship near Annandale, Minnesota, and Eden Wood Center in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Camp programs are open to anyone age 5 and older who has developmental and (or) physical disability. Participants with disabilities may bring a friend, brother or sister without a disability to "All Kids Belong" sessions at Camp Friendship or "Celebrate Summer" sessions at Eden Wood.
- Camp Dream Street
Dream Street campers come from Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and West Tennessee and are between the ages of eight and fourteen. All of our campers are children with physical disabilities and/or related cognitive disabilities. Predominant diagnoses of our campers include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, limb deficiencies, spinal cord injury, mental retardation, communicative disorders and other developmental disabilities. We are able to accept approximately sixty children each summer for the program.
- Camp Looking Glass
In the heart of the Mississippi Delta...there's a special place where people can experience life without the limitations associated with having a disability. Camp Looking Glass, a nonprofit organization located in Greenville, Mississippi, provides a summer camp experience for people with and without disabilities, while creating life-long friendships in the process.
- Camp Barnabas
Camping experiences to people with special needs and to their siblings.
- Camp Encourage
Offers a quality overnight camp opportunity involving relationship development, recreation, and relaxation and is specifically designed to meet the needs of children and youth with autism, Asperger syndrome, and related pervasive developmental disorders.
- Camp Hickory Hill
Sustains a community, culture and medically-sound program of support for persons with diabetes, especially children, using our camp environment to foster education, self-reliance, confidence, an active lifestyle and skill in the successful management of diabetes.
- Camp MITIOG
MITIOG is a week-long summer camp in Excelsior Springs, MO devoted to children living with Spina-Bifida. During their week of camp, the children participate in regular camping activities including swimming, fishing, canoeing, arts and crafts, nature classes, classes on self-help medical care and evening campfires. Camp staff consists of over 50 other volunteers, including medical personnel, instructors, cooks, lifeguards and pastoral counselors.
- Camp Quality
A camping experience and year-round support for children with cancer and their families.
- Wonderland Camp
People of all ages and disabilities are welcome at Wonderland Camp. Activities
include boating, fishing, archery, miniature golf, nature walks, and riflery.
- Big Sky Kids Cancer Camps
Program at Eagle Mount brings young cancer patients, age 5 to 23, to Southwestern Montana for outdoor recreation camps. We provide a positive environment and give children, teens, and their parents emotional support, a sense of normalcy, and a network of friends who share similar experiences. Our focus is on wellness instead of illness, and strengths rather than limitations.
- Camp Mak-A-Dream
Provides a medically-supervised, cost free experience for children and young adults with cancer.
- Charles Campbell Childrens Camp
Physical disabilities including but not limited to; sight or hearing impairment, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, amputee, gross motor skill impairments, and other disabilities.
Camp for Developmentally Disabled Adults
- Camp Floyd Rogers
An exciting summer camp experience for young Nebraskans who have diabetes.
- Camp Kindle
Free summer camp
for youth ages 7-18 who are infected with or affected by HIV and AIDS. Has a
mission is to improve the quality of life for young people infected or affected by HIV and AIDS. A child's self-acceptance is often made more difficult by the challenges of HIV. Giving young people chances to succeed, learn and grow sends messages that they are in fact special, unique and talented.
- Camp Lotsafun
Provides recreational, therapeutic, and educational opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities, while providing respite care for their families.
- Camp SignShine
Offers a week of fun through recreational and educational activities in a safe, comfortable, environment for deaf and hard of hearing children ages 7-19, their siblings and children of deaf adults (CODA).
- Camp Adventurelore
Children and adolescents ages 8-17 who have a history of social, emotional, behavioral and/or academic difficulties. Specializing in the treatment of ADHD, Asperger's, Anxiety, Depression and Learning Disorders.
- Camp Allen
Camp Allen is a non-profit summer camp for children and adults with special
physical and developmental needs. Established in Boston, Massachusetts, the
camp is located in Bedford, New Hampshire and is owned and operated by the
Kiwanis Club of Boston and the Manchester Lions Club. Camp Allen's mission is
to provide a summer camping opportunities for children, adults, and families
with physical or developmental challenges.
- Camp Inter-Actions
Summer camp experience for children ages 8-15 who are blind or visually impaired. Camp is located on 150 acres with secluded shorefront on a lake.
- Camp Pride
Camp Pride is a summer camp for children and young teens in New England who are blind or visually impaired. The camp is located in rural New Durham, New Hampshire.
- Camp Sno Mo
Located in Gilmanton Iron Works, NH, children and young adults with disabilities and special needs, ages 11-21, can inclusively participate alongside Boy Scouts in a wide variety of activities including water sports, team sports, hiking, archery, a ropes course and crafts.
- Camp Starfish
An overnight and day camp for children with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 5 and up. There are different programs based on age group. See program website for details.
- Camp Chatterbox
An intensive therapy camp for children, ages 5 -15, who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and a training program for their parents.
- Camp Dream Street
Camp Dream Street is a special, week-long day camp experience serving the needs of children with cancer and other blood disorders. Siblings are also invited to participate in the wide variety of social and recreational activities provided at the camp.
- Camp Oakhurst
Serves children and adults with physical disabilities. Summer camp, year round
respite and vacation programs.
- Camp Quality
Non-profit organization provides a free week long camping experience and year support program for children with cancer.
- Camp Abilities Brockport
A one week developmental sports camp for children who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind.
- Camp Good Days & Special Times
Residential camping program are also run for children ages 8-17 with sickle cell anemia or children who have lost an immediate family member to homicide. Dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life challenges. All of the programs and services provided by Camp Good Days are offered free of charge for the participants, which is only possible through the generosity of so many individuals and organizations and the success of our many special fundraising events.
- Camp Northwood
A summer camp for children with learning disabilities.
- Camp Oakhurst
A summer camp and year round respite program for children and adults with physical disabilities.
- Camp Huntington
Co-ed, overnight, 7-week program serving 6-21 year old campers with Learning and
Developmental Disabilities, ADD, PDD, autism and other special needs.
- Double H Hole in the Woods Ranch
A camp for children with serious and chronic illnesses, part of the Paul Newman Hole in the Wall Gang camp family. Serves children with HIV/AIDS, cancer, hemophilia, spina bifida, and other serious illnesses with a medically safe and fun summer camp experience at no cost to the family. In 2004 will start offering a session for children and families where the camper is ventilator dependent for all or part of every day.
- Ramapo for Children
Camp Ramapo, is consistent with Ramapo for Children's overall mission: to serve children with a range of emotional and learning problems in a natural, outdoor environment. It provides educational and recreational experiences which promote social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.
- Southampton Fresh Air Home
The Southampton Fresh Air Home is a not-for-profit residential camp for physically challenged youth. Our mission is to provide an enriching, recreational camping experience. We are committed to helping our campers develop physically, emotionally, and educationally, with the goal of fostering self-esteem, maturity and independence through a broadly balanced program, while providing their families with a well-deserved respite.
- Camp Carefree
Camp for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities in North Carolina.
Also provide a week for children with disabilities, a week for siblings and a
week for well children who has a parent with a chronic illness or disability.
- Talisman Summer Camps
Specializes in creating camps that offer adventure and learning experiences for children and teenagers with learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism.
- Victory Junction Gang Camp
The Victory Junction Gang Camp enriches the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun, and empowering, in a safe and medically sound environment. The children we serve may have any of the following health issues:
arthritis, asthma, cancer, epilepsy, hemophilia, immunology deficiencies/HIV, sickle cell disease, spina bifida, gastrointestinal disease, heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease,
neurological disease, skin disease, burn survivors, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, autism, craniofacial anomalies, physical disabilities, kids on vents, transverse myelitis.
- Anne Carlsen Center for Children Camp
For teens with special needs, there are limited camping opportunities available. Anne Carlsen Center for Children is rooted in the belief that all people, regardless of disability, should have the chance to live life to its fullest.
TechnoCamp supports and enhances the campers' use of communication systems and technology to allow them to participate fully in the camping experience.
- Amputee Coalition of America Youth Camp
The purpose of the ACA Youth Camp is to provide a camping experience for youth with limb loss and limb difference that focuses on leadership development, nutrition education, and physical fitness, improving self-esteem, creating positive social interaction, and developing peer support.
- Camp ALS
Camp has kids from every aspect of the deaf world. Some are oral, some have cochlear implants, some use hearing aids, some sign, some don't. We are dedicated to bridging the gaps and making camp a fun place for ALL our kids.
- Camp Cheerful Residential/Weekend Camps
Camp Cheerful is Ohio's first barrier-free camp. It offers residential co-ed sessions in a beautiful outdoor environment for children and adults ages 7 and older with AND without special needs. Siblings and friends are welcome to join campers for a week of fun! Camp counselors are experienced in caring for campers with special needs and a registered nurse is on duty 24 hours a day. Camp activities are designed to meet the individual interests and needs of campers of all abilities. Camp programs promote self-confidence, independence and friendship in a beautiful outdoor environment.
- Camp Echoing Hills
Camp provides a fully-accessible environment and programs that are tailored to meet the needs of campers of all ages, interests and abilities.
- Camp Nuhop
A residential summer camp for all children with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders and behavior disorders.
- Camp Sue Osborn
A camp which includes two weeks of day camp and one week of residence for individuals with special needs. We accommodate typical camp activities to allow maximum participation. We take campers from Lake and Geauga counties in Ohio who are on IEP's.
- Recreation Unlimited Farm and Fun
individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and supported through the development efforts of the Recreation Unlimited Foundation. The mission of Recreation Unlimited is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation and education for individuals with disabilities, while building self-confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive human relations, attitudes, and behaviors.
- Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs
Offers camping experiences for children and adults with disabilities. Children ages 6-17 and who have physical or developmental disabilities are eligible to participate in this fun-filled camping experience. Adults 18 and over with physical and developmental disabilities are eligible for specific programs. The camp staff reviews all camper applications to ensure eligibility.
- Camp Dream Street
Serving children from birth through age 21 with cancer and the related blood forming diseases – including but not limited to Aplastic anemia, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia.
- Camp Independence
Week-long summer camp for children with bleeding disorders and their siblings ages 7-16.
- Camp Live-A-Dream
camp sponsored by the American Cancer Society that allows young people (ages 9 to 17) who have ever been diagnosed with cancer to enjoy everything that makes summer and summer camp special. Campers will explore the outdoors, swim, fish, boat, karaoke, and work with arts and crafts, among other activities. Camp Live A Dream is sponsored by the American Cancer Society to provide a normal, active, and safe camp experience where children can celebrate life while living through their cancer journey.
- Camp OK Corral
Campers must be seven to 17 years of age, who have or have had cancer. Campers do not have to be in remission to attend.
- Make Promises Happen Camp
For children and adults with development disabilities.
- Oklahoma Firefighter's Burn Camp
Each year many children in the world suffer major burns and other traumatic injuries that cause disfiguration and disabilities. In the United States we have several camps just for the purpose of helping these children cope with their injuries. The general name is Burn Camp but all have an individual name. In Oklahoma ours is the Oklahoma Firefighter's Burn Camp (OKFFBC). OKFFBC is designed to offer children from ages 6 to 16 that have suffered major burns or disfiguring injuries a place of unconditional love and acceptance. We show these children that scars and disabilities do not limit their successes in life. Also provided are fun team building activities that let the children work and play together.
- Meadowood Springs Speech and Hearing Camp
For children with speech, hearing, and language disorders. Through such activities as swimming, canoeing, fishing, handicrafts, hiking, nature lore, field games, table games, puppet shows, skits, movies, bingo, dances, campfires, and songfests these children develop their communications skills.
- Upward Bound Camp
Provides on-going recreational and educational camp experiences for persons with disabilities, twelve years of age and over in an environment that presents opportunities for growth outside the individual's usual routine or habitat.
- Camp Abilities PA
A developmental sports camp for children ages 7-17 who are blind or have low vision.
- Camp Joy
A special needs camp for kids and adults with developmental disabilities: mental retardation, autism, brain injury, and neurological disorders.
- Camp Discovery
Camp Discovery offers children with chronic dermatologic conditions the opportunity to experience summer camp and support each other in a setting of acceptance, love and fun.
- Camp Lee Mar
Camp Lee Mar is a private residential special needs camp for children and young adults with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges, including but not limited to the following: mental retardation, developmental disabilities, down syndrome, autism, learning disabilities, Williams Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, ADD, Prader Willi, and ADHD. Campers enjoy traditional camp and recreation activities PLUS academics, speech and language therapy, music and art therapy, daily living skills, sensory-motor-perceptual training, and computers.
- Camp PALS
A 1-week summer camp for young adults with Down syndrome held at Cabrini College in Radnor, PA. Campers and volunteer counselors room together for the week in dormitories at the college.
- Camp Speers-Eljabar ACCES Program
A mainstreaming program that enables campers with mild to moderate developmental disabilities to participate in traditional camping activities. ACCES Campers are fully included in daily activities with typically developing campers. ACCES Campers are housed together with a lower staff to camper ratio (1:3) to ensure that their personal care needs are appropriately supported.
- Camp Spifida
At Camp Spifida we believe that every child should be able to spend a week at camp - laughing, swimming, and singing around the campfire. but, for children with spina bifida, summer camp was only a faraway dream until Camp Spifida was formed 16 years ago. Children ages 6 through 18 attend camp for a week full of fun and friendship. Camp Spifida offers lots of exciting activities, such as; craft projects, fishing, swimming, dancing, paddle boats, pontoon boat rides, campfires, hayrides, woodworking, ropes challenge course and the exciting 26 foot high climbing wall. Most importantly camp offers children with spina bifida a chance just to be kids!
- Camp Victory
Established to serve chronically ill and physically disabled youths, Camp
Victory has facilities that are equipped and available for people with
disabilities. In addition to the regular camp scene, activities include casino
nights, petting zoos, and talent shows. Both weekend and weeklong sessions are
- Summit Camp
Provides a summer camp experience for boys and girls, ages 7-17, who have issues of attention. These may include Attention Deficit Disorder, verbal or non-verbal learning disabilities, mild social or emotional concerns, and/or Aspergers syndrome. Some of our campers may also have Tourette's syndrome, OCD, and /or mild mood issues. Summit Travel works with older children, ages 15-19, who have similar issues.
- The Woodlands
Provides year-round enrichment programs for children and adults with disability
and chronic illness. We partner with other disability-related organizations so
they can hold their programs at our 32-acre, fully accessible facility, and we
sponsor a number of our own programs that draw together individuals with a
variety of disabilities.
- Camp Celiac
Camp Celiac is a rapidly growing, dedicated gluten-free, summer camp program for children and youth with Celiac Disease ages 7-16.
- Camp Hope
An American Cancer Society sponsored camp for kids who have or have had cancer, and are between the ages of 7 and17 (siblings are also welcome). It is a week long, overnight residential camp that takes place one week a year and during a weekend in the winter. All campers medical needs can be met while at camp by a full time nurse practitioner, and a pediatric oncologist is on call at all times.
- Camp Mauchatea
Extended overnight camping and adventure for Rhode Island's blind and visually impaired on the journey to adulthood.
- Hasbro Children's Hospital Asthma Camp
Community Asthma Programs of Hasbro Children's Hospital directs Rhode Island's only weeklong, overnight camp designed specifically for children with asthma. The annual summer camp gives children the opportunity to control their asthma through education in a positive, healthy, safe and challenging atmosphere. The camp is open to boys and girls with asthma who are between 9 and 13 years old, and is held at the Canonicus Camp and Conference Center in Exeter, Rhode Island. The camp is designed to provide an opportunity for children with asthma to share ideas, problems, and concerns about asthma. It also provides an opportunity for them to learn self-reliance and self-confidence outside the home. It provides a positive camp experience for children with asthma.
- Camp Burnt Gin
summer camp for children who have physical disabilities and chronic illnesses. From early June until mid August, Camp Burnt Gin operates five, seven day sessions for 7 through 15 year old children and two six day session for teenagers.
- Camp Rae
Camp RAE was founded by Pee Dee residents who recognized a need for a summer program to provide therapy and educational interaction for non-mobile special needs children to replace the programs provided for them during the school months.
- Camp Spearhead
A residential camp for special needs children ages 8 and older and adults. The camp is located in the foothills of upstate South Carolina. During the school year, Spearhead offers the popular Weekend Program. Eligibility Guidelines For children ages 8 and older and adults with special needs living in upstate South Caroina.
- Camp Wonder Hands
Wouldn't the world be a better place if every child got to go to camp? That is our dream at Camp Wonder Hands. Created specifically for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, Camp Wonder Hands provides an environment that celebrates the unique culture of these beautiful youngsters.
- Asthma Camp
An educational and fun summer camp where children with moderate to severe asthma learn to better manage and control their disease.
- Camp Gilbert
Week-long summer camp for children with diabetes ages 8-18. Located on Lake Enemy Swim at NeSoDak Camp near Waubay, South Dakota. Camp Gilbert supplies insulin, glucometers and test strips needed for the week of camp, these items don't need to be sent with thecamper.
- ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp
A week-long residential camp designed for people with Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities who are at least 16 years-old.
- Camp ENRGY
Camp ENRGY, which stands for Excellence 'N' Recreation and Games for Youth, is a week-long camp for children ages 5-18 for physically challenged youth. The camp is held on and off the Middle Tennessee State University campus. Eligibility Guidelines For physically-disabled children ages 5-18 living in the middle Tennessee area.
- Easter Seals Tennessee Camping Program
Provides high quality recreational camping services for children and adults with disabilities
- Camp C.A.M.P. (Children's
Association for Maximum Potential)
Camp C.A.M.P. accommodates adolescents with physical limitations, including
amputations. Riflery, cookouts, carnivals, and dances are just a few of the
activities offered to young persons ages 5 to 21. Fees can be waived or lowered
by cost-sharing programs, sliding fee scales, and camp scholarships for
- Camp Dermadillo
Offers children with chronic dermatologic conditions the opportunity to experience summer camp and support each other in a setting of acceptance, love and fun.
- Camp Summit
A residential camp in Texas for children, youth, and adults who are
developmentally delayed, physically challenged, multi-disabled or dual sensory
- Camp Sweeney
Any child with diabetes, between the ages of 5 and 18, is invited to attend Camp Sweeney. Campers are welcome regardless of sex, color, race, creed, religion or nationality.
- Charis Hills Summer Camp
Summer Camp for kids with learning and social difficulties such as ADD, AD/HD, and Asperger's disorder.
- Camp David
Camp David is a week of adventure, discovery and fun, designed specifically for pediatric burn survivors aged 7 to 16. Camp David is unique among burn camps because it also includes siblings and children of burn survivors, whose lives are also severely impacted by burn injury. This amazing camp is made available to the children free of charge.
- Texas Elk Camp
Elks Camp is committed to teaching children that having a difference doesn't make a difference. Children ages 7 to 15 with varying emotional and physical special needs come to Elks Camp for one week and go home strong, confident and ready to face the world with new hope for the future, as reported consistently by parents and guardians.
- Camp Hobé
Summer camp designed for children with cancer and their siblings, who are often forgotten in the cancer experience. Camp Hobé gives kids the opportunity to participate in camp activities just like healthy children whose families are not affected by cancer. The camp program provides medical and psychosocial supervision to ensure children are safe both mentally and physically during camp.
- Discovery Camps
National Ability Center camps packed with fun, adventure and activities that will challenge your camper to discover his/her abilities, while making friendships to last a lifetime. These activities encourage campers to make friends, build social skills, strengthen physical agility and develop cognitive abilities while having more fun than they've ever had before.
- University Health Care Burn Center Camp Programs
Offers three different camp programs for burn survivors.
- Camp Akeela
An overnight sleep away camp in Vermont for boys and girls ages 9 - 16 who have difficulty connecting with their peers. Many, but not all, of our campers have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome or a non verbal learning disability.
- Camp Thorpe
We are a summer camp for children and adults with special needs. Our campers range in age from 10 to 80!
- Camp Baker
Camp Baker supports children from age six through adulthood with mental retardation and similar developmental disabilities.
- Camp Easter Seals UCP
Camp Easter Seals is designed to offer children and adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy fun and challenging activities in a supportive and cooperative atmosphere. From campfire sing-a-longs and late night ghost stories to canoeing, nature walks, swimming, and arts and crafts, the Easter Seals Virginia camping program provides the excitement and activity of a traditional summer camp program in a beautiful, accessible setting.
- Camp Optimism
This summer residential camp for disabled and physically challenged children provides medical personnel and routine care on a 24 hour basis.
- Blue Compass
An outdoor camp for ages 7-22 with asperger's, high-functioning autism, and ADHD who can benefit from epic adventures focused on building social and self confidence. Based out of Seattle, Washington, we serve kids from around the world.
- Camp Agape
For children with cancer and their families.
- Lions Camp Horizon
A special needs, residential, summer camp for special needs individuals of almost all ages.
- Camp Prime Time
A facility where special families with disabled or seriously ill children could enjoy nature and outdoor activities.
- Easter Seals Camp Stand By Me
Provides residential summer camp for children and adults with disabilities and year-round respite services for their families. The joy, camaraderie, and personal growth of summer camp is something almost all of us have experienced and will remember the rest of our lives.
- Children's Vision Rehabilitation Program
- Camp Winaca and Hemovon - Kids being kids in West Virginia
Each year many children from West Virginia and surrounding states are diagnosed with cancer or bleeding disorders that can rob them of a normal childhood. Their time and energy is focused on their illness; being in the hospital or having to stay home to rest can be isolating and cause a child to feel lonely. More than anything, they just want to be kids and be able to experience what other healthy kids experience. At Camp Winaca and Hemovon, these kids can cut loose and play together in a safe supportive environment. Although they require 24 hour medical supervision, campers are not charged. The costs are paid by our individual and corporate sponsors.
- Badger Camp
Wisconsin Badger Camp's mission is to provide a positive natural environment where individuals with developmental challenges can learn about their surroundings and realize their full potential. Through a group living experience, campers develop friendships and expand their social skills. Everyone, regardless of the severity of their disability, are welcome at Badger Camp.
- Camp Matz
outdoor campground on Bethesda's Watertown, Wis. Campus, which is fully accessible to people with cognitive and physical disabilities.
- Camp Needlepoint and Daypoint
Provides a broad variety of activities in a safe, fun environment, encourage socialization and support among youth with diabetes, and help campers gain independence.
- Camp Pow Wow
Camp Pow Wow offers residential and day camp options for people of all ages and a variety of abilities. Campers make friends and develop new skills through experiences in swimming, fishing, canoeing, arts and crafts, recreation, music and nature. Theme weeks provide campers with the opportunity to explore science, the outdoors and the arts through visits by special guests and activities including horseback riding and fire safety training. As one of the first camps in the area established to serve people with disabilities, Camp Pow Wow remains committed to accommodating all needs; no one is turned away due to disability or financial circumstance.
- Camp Wawbeek
At Easter Seals Camp Wawbeek and Wisconsin Elks/Easter Seals Respite Camp, campers enjoy the beautiful outdoors while forming new friendships and discovering themselves through new experiences. Our accessible camps share over 400 wooded acres through which campers can hike, climb, race, explore, swim, create, dance, sing and just hang out - all with friends by their side. Parents and caregivers can relax and enjoy a break from caregiving, knowing that well-trained counselors and staff, as well as a registered nurse, are on-site ensuring their loved one's well-being and encouraging their growth.
- Challenge Camp for Children with ADHD
Challenge camp is an exciting opportunity for children ages 9 to 13 dealing with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety or related disorders to improve their self-esteem, social skills and sense of personal responsibility.
In a safe, supportive environment, Rogers Memorial Hospital camp staff guide your child through fun activities that help your child develop personal skills needed to deal with his or her behavioral health challenges.
- One Step At A Time Camp
Provides positive, safe, and fun camping and other experiences for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer and leukemia, as well as survivors of childhood cancer and leukemia, while benefiting volunteers and affected families.
- Timbertop Camp for Children with Learning Disabilities
For boys and girls that have been identified by their school districts as needing extra help for a learning disability. Timbertop combines traditional camp programs with extra reading practice and special group activities that focus on dealing with learning disabilities. Special attention is paid to peer relations, building self-confidence and learning new skills.
- Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety's Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth
Created to provide a summer camping experience for youth 7-17 who have endured significant burn injuries. The purpose of the camp is to provide for the unique needs of burn injured youth, while they are having fun, making friends, sharing feeling and developing self-esteem.
- Wisconsin Lions Camp
Offers separate camping sessions for children with visual, hearing or mild cognitive disabilities, and children with diabetes in Rosholt.
- Camp Hope
Wyoming's Summer Camp for Children with Diabetes