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92Y - Special Needs Camps

Camp Tova and CAMP Bari Tov serve children with developmental disabilities. We provide children with an exciting camp experience within a nurturing environment. Campers are transported by air-conditioned buses, to our Rockland County campgrounds. They participate in a variety of camp activities designed to foster emotional and social growth. Our staff has a strong background in special education, and our small camper to staff ratio ensures that each camper receives individualized attention.

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Both Tours Start at 12:00PM. Don't miss a chance to visit our facilities and see all the great things we have planned for Summer 2014!

Crow Canyon Archaeology Adventures

Science and adventure in southwest Colorado: Be part of an ongoing research project! At Crow Canyon's one-week programs for middle school and high school students, you won't just learn about archaeology-you'll do it. Working alongside professional archaeologists, you'll learn excavation techniques, dig at a real archaeological site (dating to AD 500-750), and work with artifacts in the lab. For students who want to immerse themselves in archaeology, Crow Canyon's High School Field School is a rare opportunity to do archaeology for three weeks at the pre-college level. Earn high school or college credit. Perfect for students exploring archaeology or anthropology...

Thomas School of Horsemanship

We are the only day camp on Long Island that offers all the traditional camp activities of swimming, sports and arts and includes a full horseback riding program. We are the only summer horseback riding camp that offers bus transportation. Our campers are boys and girls ages 3 -15. We offer both English and Western Riding to meet everyone's needs. Our 33 acres of beautiful open spaces is a great place for horses and children to play. Every activity that we offer at camp, whether it is Red Cross swimming, team sports, tennis, gymnastics, archery, arts or horseback riding, is...

Camp Foley

Give your child the gift of a summer in Minnesota's lake country! Camp Foley is committed to being a positive, fun, youth-centered environment that has a warm, caring, family atmosphere. This allows campers to thrive on new friendships and experiences. With quality instruction in over 30 activities campers can take healthy, safe risks, which help develop physical and emotional skills. Family owned and operated since the 1940s.

Farm & Wilderness - Tamarack Farm

Tamarack Farm centers on community building, cooperative work projects and community service. We are a rural farm carved from the Vermont woods, settled snugly between a steep ridge and a long glacial lake. Each summer, a wonderfully close community of staff and campers grows through shared work and simple living. Guided by mature, skilled staff, campers are given many opportunities for meaningful responsibility.

Pritikin Family Health Camp

Pritikin creates a camp-like atmosphere where youth ages 8 to 17 are immersed in fun, noncompetitive fitness activities, don chef's hats for 'hands-on' cooking classes, and receive a fantastic education on good food and healthy living. The Pritikin Family Program...Fun, Sun & Health Every Summer. In the residential program, both parents and children learn how fun and rewarding a healthy lifestyle can be.

The Pritikin program, achieves phenomenal health and weight-loss results with children and teens. The program, universally acclaimed for its success in helping adults launch healthy lifestyles, has proven successful for youth as well. Data published in peer-reviewed medical...

Club Scientific North Georgia Summer Science Camps

Imagine a day camp that is designed to offer children a choice of many different science themes. Themes which include experiments and projects in Video Game Creation, Robotics, Veterinary Medicine, Crime Scene Investigation, Culinary Science, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, and much more. Now imagine that the day camp really exists and for 11 years has been providing an opprtunity for young people to see how science works in the real world. At Club Scientific, we believe that every child is a scientist. Our vision is to make them better scientists by offering 20 unique science day camps. Our...

Farm & Wilderness - Saltash Mountain

Saltash Mountain grows wilderness adventurers. A camp for 40 boys and girls, ages 11-14, Saltash Mountain focuses on wilderness traveling, mastering outdoor skills and community building.

Campers at Saltash Mountain Camp (SAM) spend many of their summer days on the trails and rivers of New England. For at least half of their time at camp, all of the campers are exploring on trips of three to seven days. Six to eight campers go on each trip, led by two experienced counselors. During their time "In-Camp," SAM campers play music, write and perform zany skits, swim in Lake Ninevah, and participate...

Hidden Valley Camp in Maine

Distinctive visual & performing arts, outdoor & horse programs on 330 acres, private lake, heated pool near Maine coast. Professional staff, individualized teaching, renowned positive community, great food. Directors have lived on site for 20+ years.

Art Innovators Santa Barbara

Art Innovators offers 11 different camps for ages 4-14. Featuring age appropriate themes that include pirates, mermaids and ocean life, magic tricks, fantasy and pre-historic creatures, fashion design, fine arts, special effects, and story-book characters, campers will build with clay, paint, draw, and create 3-D projects in each of the weeks. Join us for a fun, creative and imaginative venture into the world of art! Campers will create original 2D and 3D projects using artist quality media such as illustration markers, oil and soft pastels, charcoal, acrylic and watercolor paints, pen and pencil, polymer clay. Our curriculum is an...

Camp Peak

Camp PEAK is a summer sleep-away program with many exciting and interesting activities. We are taking traditional camp activities and programming and using them to focus on Leadership, Health & Wellness, Life Skills, Social Skills and an overall active lifestyle. Through our programs campers will learn and grow on a daily basis leaving us with friendships, confidence, independence and more.

Leadership: Team Building, Leading games/activities, Peer Tutoring, Role Play, Challenges.

Life Skills: Self-Advocacy, Independence, Problem Solving, Language Development, Nutrition, Confidence.

Social Skills: Reciprocation of Interests/Conversation, Initiating and maintaining conversation, Self-Awareness, Anti-Bullying, Friendship, Tolerance, Empathy.

Motor skills: Sports skills development and introduction, Swim Instruction,...

Lighthouse Project Summer Camps

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, team work, 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. ...

EXPLO Chef: Culinary Arts Focus Program

Dive in, dig deeper, and explore the culinary arts. You'll spend days in a commercial kitchen, learning from and working with professional chefs. (For Grades 8-10.) You'll saute, simmer, and slice; you'll bake, bread, and blend. In our fully- stocked commercial kitchen, you will create an assortment of dishes and desserts, learning how to splash them with spice and serve them with style. Practice fruit and vegetable cutting techniques using zesters, paring knives, microplanes, vertical peelers, and other professional tools. Identify and create the 5 taste sensations. Learn culinary tricks like determining internal temperature by touch and telling the difference...

Club Scientific Northwest Georgia Summer Science Camps

Imagine a day camp that is designed to offer children a choice of many different science themes. Themes which include experiments and projects in Video Game Creation, Robotics, Veterinary Medicine, Crime Scene Investigation, Culinary Science, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, LEGO Robotics and much more. Now imagine that the day camp really exists and for 15 years has been providing an opprtunity for young people to see how science works in the real world. At Club Scientific, we believe that every child is a scientist. Our vision is to make them better scientists by offering 28 unique science day...

Camp Roanoke

CAMP ROANOKE

Nestled within 700 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Roanoke is conveniently located just off Interstate 81 exit 132. Since 1925, our campers have enjoyed outdoor adventures such as canoeing, field games, hiking, campfires and a challenge course complete with a 44-foot climbing tower. Older campers will enjoy off-site excursions like rock climbing and caving. Younger campers can stay for just the day with free satellite transportation.

Our affordable tuition includes lodging, meals, and everything needed for a week of outdoor adventure and fun. Camp Roanoke offers a full season of residential summer camps for youth that will...

White Mountain Climbing Camp

At White Mountain Climbing Camp, we provide an exciting climbing experience that is challenging, safe and tons of fun! Our instructors are trained and certified by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), and we take our students to some of the most spectacular cliffs in New England. Whether they are novice or advanced climbers, our goal is to help our students develop and improve their climbing skills. Our AMGA accredited rock- climbing program adheres to an impressive 3:1 student-to-instructor ratio to ensure the correct level of challenge, guidance, and safety. This also enables us to tailor instruction to each individual's...

Heart O' the Hills Camp

Healthy atmosphere. We learned at conference that the average American youth spends 6 to 8 hours a day in front of a screen, whether the screen is a computer, television, or cell phone. By leaving electronics unplugged, camp allows girls to move more. We eat healthy meals, snack little, walk a lot, run, laugh and play.

Engage all senses We do our best learning not when we sit and listen, but when all the senses are engaged. At camp we don't just listen, we DO. That stimulus rich environment is the best for soaking it all up!

Authentic role models Not movie...

Camp Micah

Camp Micah, a traditional, Jewish, coed, overnight summer camp is the place to spend your summer!

Located in Bridgton, Maine, Camp Micah serves campers ages 7 through 15 and offers a full range of activities including: team and individual sports, arts and craftsm theatre, dance, water skiing, boating, sailing, BMX course, skate park, radio, ropes course, wilderness and hiking, and much more.

Staff members are hired to live in a bunk with campers and to teach a particular activity. We are committed to providing a safe, stimulating and challenging environment infused with Jewish traditions and values that promotes the building...

Summit Camp & Travel

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.

Rockin' C Ranch

Rockin' C Ranch is a Christian Camp on a working ranch located 1 1/2 hours E of Dallas TX. We offer overnight camp for 7-16 & day camp for 5-10. Have fun safely, grow closer to God & family, & build character. Huge Life Lessons.

Charis Hills

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.

Camp Med-O-Lark

Located in Washington, Maine about 3 hours from Boston near Camden on a four-mile long lake with a sandy beach. The program fits those who are non-competitive and interested in the arts. There are theater productions, dance programs and 15 arts studios.

Founded in 1946, Camp Med-O-Lark is a co-ed Maine arts summer camp for children ages 8-16 situated on a pristine lake in Washington, ME. Med-O-Lark offers an all-elective arts program in which campers create their own schedule from a wide array of activities such as performing arts, fine arts, sports, waterfront and much more. Med-O-Lark has always been an...

ESF Summer Camps at Gilman School

ESF offers 4 exciting camps at Gilman School bringing 32 years of experience! Day Camp (ages 4-8), Sports Camp (ages 6-14), Senior Camp (ages 9-15) and Major Camps (ages 8-15). ESF is an award winning, family-owned and operated camp that features over 60 activities, sports and exciting programs for boys and girls. 2-9 week options! Extended day available!

Brewster Day Camp

Brewster Day Camp invites all campers to pursue and achieve personal growth through group challenges and individual success. BDC campers participate in a variety of activities designed by professionals, dedicated coaches, teachers and university students. Trained BDC staff members introduce campers to age appropriate social skills, while encouraging physical growth, curiousity, self-esteem, and leadership. Together with their friends from all over the world, BDC campers learn to embody the camp motto by sharing summers of Courage, Hope, Good Spirit, and Peace!

KidzArt - South Tampa, Florida

All camps are geared for children entering Kindergarten through those entering 5th grade in the Fall of 2014, with the exception of Barnyard Boogie which is grades K-3. Enrollment will be on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to 30 children per session for June camps and 40 children per session for July camps.  Camp will begin at 9am and will end at noon daily during June and 9am and will end at 4pm daily unless you choose to pay an additional fee for before and/or aftercare. Children that attend camps from 9am to Noon will...

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