Developmental Disability Camps and Programs
A developmental disabilities camp caters to children with special needs who often require more guidance than the more neurotypical camper. Most but not all kids who attend camp are diagnosed with attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD), Asperger syndrome, autism, Read More
"Bachman Academy Summer Endeavor - BASEcamp - is the summer camp version of Bachman's famous learning philosophy and offers students a unique, important experience as they develop into functioning adults. We offer 6 one-week residential sessions for students ages 12 - 17.
At BASEcamp, the campus is our classroom. With 210 acres, the options are limitless. Our dedicated and highly trained staff is a top reason why we excel. Our facilities, including outdoor fun at the pool and the large lake, offer fantastic opportunity for learning and personal development.
Students will spend time in all of our core curriculum ...
Our summer design includes a complementary format of camp sessions that flow as three weeks, two weeks, three weeks. In addition, the three travel programs seamlessly allow a camper to combine camp and travel for the whole summer. We believe this format allows our campers to match their needs and interests while also enabling their families to plan for special family times at home or on vacation. Our travel tours are designed to dovetail with our campus program and thereby allow for participation in both program areas.
Camp Kennebec is wonderful place for teens and kids with special needs, to provide them with an environment that fosters their accomplishments, friendships, and a great time with memories of a fabulous summer.
Campers are ages 6 and up with a variety of exceptionalities--Autism, Asperger's, ADD, ADHD, OCD, Tourette's Syndrome, Learning Difficulties, Social Difficulties, and many others.
Families can choose from overnight camps with sessions lasting from 1 to 7 weeks, whichever is best for the family.
HI-STEP Summer Social Skills Program / Camp New Jersey - may serve as Special Education Extended School Year (ESY) program ; HI-STEP: Helping Improve Social-skills Through Evidence-based Practices (ages 6-16) is a 5-week Summer Program (not a sleep-over program). Locations in Scotch Plains, Pennington and Marlton, New Jersey. We are designed to teach, improve, and generalize social skills and problem- solving skills.
Camp Northwood's primary mission is to create a sense of community and belonging for a population of socially isolated and immature learning challenged and high functioning autistic children. Camp Northwood's program of formalized social skill instruction, woven into the fabric of a traditional camp environment, enables campers to develop age appropriate social skills while enjoying the same types of activities experienced by more traditional populations of children at camps across the country.
Camp Lee Mar is a private residential special needs camp for children and teenagers with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges. A structured environment, individual attention and guidance are emphasized at all times. Campers enjoy traditional camp activities PLUS academics, speech and language therapy, music and art therapy, daily living skills, sensory-motor-perceptual training, and computers. We also have therapeutic horseback riding and overnight trips. Heated pool, modern facilities and air-conditioned buildings, including bunks.
Frost Valley campers live in a special world where they experience journeys on every scale - from spending their first night away from home & bonding with new friends to bolder quests like mountain hikes. Our roots reach back to 1901, when we established one of the nation's first overnight camps for children. Over a century later, we remain true to the Y mission & our non-profit commitment to bring children of all backgrounds & abilities together in our enriching, life-changing community.
Charis Hills is a special needs, recreational summer camp helping children with learning differences build confidence and find success. We serve campers ages 7-18. We welcome campers with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, speech/language and hearing impairment, emotional/behavioral challenges including high functioning Autism and Asperger's. Camp is a great place to teach social skills. Campers also receive academic instruction for one activity period each day. Located one hour from the DFW area.
The Wediko Summer Program is a co-ed 45-day therapeutic overnight program for children ages 9-19 who struggle socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. Wediko offers a unique opportunity for children to get intensive adult support as they learn, explore, and discover new skills in an outdoor setting. We have over 80 years of experience working with children who struggle with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Learning Disabilities, Mood Disorders, Attachment Disorders, and Social Skills Deficits (including Spectrum Disorders and Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities). The Summer Program is located on a picturesque 480-acre lakefront campus ...
Camp Reece is an overnight camp for Special Needs Children for ages 10 yrs. to 16 yrs. old. Camp Reece provides the ideal setting at Skidmore College to develop character and encourage social and emotional growth.
We offer a wide range of water sports at Reece, as well as, tennis, swimming and soccer, working with each camper to progress over the summer. Reece utilizes teaching that appeals to all levels, abilities and ages. With weekly trips, campers will participate in full day adventures in the heart of the Adirondack Park. Whitewater rafting, high ropes courses, biking and exciting area attractions including theme parks to mention a few.
Other activities include outdoor photography, animation, video as well as organic gardening, designed to get campers learning about the world through hands-on experiences.
Campers participate in activities of their choice that stretch the limits of what can be accomplished while having fun with friends, develop self-confidence that will enhance all aspects of their lives and serve them long after summer's end.NOTE: 6 week rate is for a full session.
Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California provides a 6-week summer day camp and rock climbing therapeutic groups throughout the school year.
Quest Camps, located in Orange County, CA, offers an innovative, evidence-based therapeutic program that has been found to reduce problems not only at camp but at home, school and in everyday life for children 6 to 18 years old with mild to moderate social, emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. We are a Special Needs Camp that provides treatment for a variety of difficulties that children have including ADHD, Asperger's Disorder, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders and learning disabilities.
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The Southampton Fresh Air Home is a camp for physically challenged children and young adults based on the East End of Long Island. We have wonderful facilities including two heated swimming pools, covered sports courts, computer lab, arts workshop and fully air conditioned bunks. We have a dedicated staff including 24 hour nursing. Transportation to and from camp NYC is offered at the start and end of each session. We offer a generous scholarship scheme and encourage all parents to apply. Please contact us with any question you may have and we hope to see you this year for the...
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