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 4 one-week residential sessions of our adhd summer camps for students ages 12 - 17. Students can attend one, two, three or even four weeks as you wish.
BASEcamp's ADHD summer camps serve students with learning differences, such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), and Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD, ADHD). These students often learn best in a non-traditional environment that is challenging,...
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.
There's a Camp for That! At the Hamilton Area YMCA, we pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of camp options for you and your family. With over 35 different types of camps at 2 locations for children ages 3 - 15 years old we are sure we have the perfect camp for your child. We offer preschool, traditional, specialty, enrichment, sports and travel camps. Our camp curriculum promotes making new friends, teamwork, building self-esteem, creativity and includes educational components!
We offer over 30 different camp options in the areas of arts, sciences, sports, travel, and specialty and traditional camping!...
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.
Coed, serves campers with issues of ADHD/ADD, Verbal or Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, Aspergers Syndrome, &/or mild social concerns. Campers ages 15 - 19 may travel with our teen programs.
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.
The Lighthouse Project specializes in serving clients with Nonverbal Learning Disorders, NVLD, Asperger's (AS), high-functioning Autism(HF), Attention deficits ADHD and ADD. Our camps enhance social and sensory development, including friendship, teamwork, nonverbal communication, frustration tolerance and other social and sensory processing skills.
In addition, the children learn about motor planning and coordination, muscle strengthening, and academic related skills. Our camps geared towards preschool and kindergarten children focus on improving pragmatic and social skills and auditory processing. Other camps utilize the Handwriting without Tears program that uses sensory integration to strengthen upper body and hand coordination. For elementary school aged children, our camps are theme-based to make the learning experience fun for the kids. The themed camps include friendship camp, detective camp, wacky science camp, superhero camp, and pirate camp. For middle school and high school aged children our camps focus on developing academic organization skills, social skills geared towards coed groups, strategies to deal with middle school pressure, and a special camp dedicated to enhance the social skills of teenage girls. All the camps focus on social and communication skills and are organized by age and grade level. Each camp only accepts six children to ensure each child receives individualized attention. The summer camp providers are all licensed occupational therapists and speech therapists.
This year is the 10th anniversary of our Summer Camps at the Lighthouse project. Once again we are excited to offer our programs full of therapeutic and fun activities.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary we are extending significant discounts.
This year our camps are 4 days each week, 6 hours per day between 9:00am to 3:00pm at the rate of $240/day total of $960 for the 4 days. This is already a low rate considering $40/hr. rate
However we are offering further discounted rates for our clients as follows:
-1 camp 25% off - $720.00 for single camp ( $180)/per day -2 camps or more (each) 35% off - $624.00 each camp ($156/day)
This special discount is running until June 6, 2015. After June 6th we our discounted rates will discontinue and the rates will return to regular pricing of $960.00 per camp.
Thank you for considering Lighthouse Project; we are looking forward to see you this summer. If you are interested, please complete the forms on our website. You can mail the forms to our address or by fax. You can also scan the completed forms and send it by email.
Due to the very limited number of clients we take each week, we require 50% non refundable deposit at the time of the registration. The deposit can be transferred to other camps. We accept check, in person payments, cash or credit card payments or over the phone credit card payment. The balance can be paid the first day of the camp.
Please see our website for more information.
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 in Windsor, New Hampshire, providing a serene backdrop for daily activities. Wediko integrates academics, daily group therapy, and family engagement into the Program. We create an environment where children can be who they are, learn skills, and celebrate their successes!
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 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 6 weeks, whichever is best for the family.
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.
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 Jotoni is a day and residential camp for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are located in Warren Township in Somerset County, New Jersey. Our Day Camp Program is a 9 week program ending the Friday before Labor Day. Our Residential Program runs the first six weeks of the summer and is broken down into weekly sessions. Families can choose between 5-night, 7-night, and 12-night sessions.
At Camp Jotoni our mission is to provide recreation and respite services for children with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We are an ACA accredited...
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...
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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