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Camp Lee Mar

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.

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.

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...

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.

ESF Summer Camps at Montgomery School

ESF offers 4 exciting camps at Montgomery School bringing 32 years of experience! Mini Camp (age 3), Day Camp (ages 4-8), Sports Camp (ages 6-14) and Senior Camp (ages 9-15). 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!

Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp

Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp, in New Milford, CT, is a unique teenage program where campers have the freedom to choose their activities in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Each activity is housed in its own professionally equipped studio space and campers work with qualified, professional artists and teachers who nurture and support their skills and interests. Our program is educationally oriented, with an emphasis on process rather than product; and growth, learning, safety and caring are our highest priorities. Activities are non-competitive, and participation is based on the individual choices of campers. 200 Staff and 300+ Campers.

Since 1942,...

Hammond Summer Programs

Whether it's learning a new and exciting skill, exploring outdoors, or preparing for the upcoming academic year, Hammond has a program for all ages and interest. Half- and full-day programs, one day only programs, evening and weekend programs, and Kid FUN Nights are available all summer long! Please refer to our Summer Programs Catalog for a complete listing of camps and programs.

At Hammond, all of our summer programs are committed to offering every participant with an enjoyable and enriching summer experience in a physically safe, emotionally supportive, and fun-filled environment. Our highly individualized programs ensure that every participant will make the...

Summer Study in Paris

The SUMMER STUDY IN PARIS program is the total study abroad experience, which combines academically challenging courses with the excitement & adventure of living in Europe's greatest cultural capital. Three and Five week enrichment programs, as well as a Five week college credit program are available to high school students. Students experience the "sights and sounds" of Paris with daily morning, evening, and weekend excursions, while taking classes at The Sorbonne each afternoon of the program.

Camp Buckskin

We help youth with AD/HD, LD, Aspergers, or similar or who are adopted to make beneficial changes and experience greater success! Our program provides the structure, consistency and support necessary to gain knowledge and skills in traditional camp and some academic activities each day. Our featured Personal Growth program develops and improves a variety of social skills, so our campers build and maintain positive peer relations, become more self-reliant and strengthen their self concept.

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 Kennebec

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.

Summit Camp & Travel - Teen Tour

Coed, serves campers with issues of ADHD/ADD, Verbal or Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities, Aspergers Syndrome, &/or mild social concerns. Campers ages 15 - 19 may travel with our teen programs. This year we will be visiting:

Israel:From Jerusalem to Eilat to the Galilee, Haifa and Tel Aviv
The British Isles: From London to Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland
The Southwest: From San Diego east to the desert, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree and Death Valley
Philadelphia to Williamsburg:Colonial America 14 Days ??? Philadelphia, Amish Country, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Washington, Mt. Vernon and Williamsburg
The Northeast and Canada: From Springfield, MA to New Hampshire,...

ISLS Teen Summer Spanish and Surf Camp

ISLS is a Spanish immersion institute in Costa Rica that specializes in Spanish Camps for children and teens. We are proud to be entering our third decade of providing children of all ages with educational and fun study abroad experiences. Each of our Spanish Camps is designed to combine age appropriate Spanish lessons with fun, adventurous, educational and culturally significant activities.

It really is an exciting and diverse selection of camps. Our Spanish, Adventure and Travel Camp is a two week program that combines the best aspects of a Spanish immersion program with the excitement of travel through different parts of...

Camp Trinity on the Bar 717 Ranch

Camp Trinity on the Bar 717 Ranch is a non-competitive, co-educational camp located on 450 acres in the midst of the pristine wilderness of Trinity County.

For 80 years Camp Trinity has offered children the opportunity to experience nature, develop friendships, learn new skills, and enhance their self esteem. The ranch setting provides children with many challenging and exciting opportunities to interact positively with their environment and with each other.

Children are encouraged to participate in ranch activities which are of benefit to the entire camp community. These activities include animal care, gardening, building projects, cooking and others. Each child, working within...

HI-STEP Summer Social Skills Program

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 6-week Summer Program (not a sleep-over program). We are designed to teach, improve, and generalize social skills and problem-solving skills.

Chef Camp

Chef Camp is a culinary arts specialty residential summer camp for aspiring young chefs ages 9-17. Chef Camp is for every kid and teen who wants to be a chef- or even just a better cook. After all, cooking is an everyday life skill -we all have to eat! At Chef Camp, campers will learn and practice skills needed for planning, preparing, and serving meals- from slicing and sauteing to sauces and seasoning!

Camper-Chefs will be immersed in cooking sessions in the teaching kitchen daily, plus sessions on other culinary topics- such as gardening, nutrition, menu planning, food-science, cooking techniques, etc.

Culinary...

Middlebury Monterey Language Academy

LIVE A LANGUAGE THIS SUMMER! Gain valuable language skills and confidence interacting in a second language in just four weeks through this transformative summer experience. Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy offers a supportive learning environment for beginner and advanced students alike in grades 8-12 who are passionate about world languages and culture. The Academy is a unique summer language experience based on Middlebury College's famed Language Schools with 100 years of immersion teaching. Get started on the path to second language acquisition by applying today!

Students learn to navigate the world of food in the dining hall with friends, and they learn to...

Camp Victory Military Adventures

CVMAC is a wilderness style survival camp that brings young men back to the basics and teaches them the importance of teamwork. Thus, it is operated in a wilderness setting with minimal conveniences, which serves to maximize opportunities to search ones heart and learn purpose for life. Campers are challenged to build their own shelters, prepare their own food, and participate in physical and mental competitions. CVMACs goal is to help youth recognize their poor decision-making skills, learn how to eradicate those detrimental habits, and begin to build a positive foundation on which to base positive decision-making skills. It does...

YMCA Camp Ohiyesa

At YMCA Camp Ohiyesa day and overnight camps, kids discover friendship, new skills, teamwork, leadership and confidence. A wide range of activities fuel lots of summer adventure.

Boys and girls entering grades K-10 will engage in safe and fun programs to enrich their summer experience. Through their camp activities, campers make new friends, gain confidence, develop life and leadership skills and practice teamwork.

Girl Power Camp at Pali Adventures

This exclusive specialty is for girls only! In a supportive environment that encourages bonding, girls experience all of the most thrilling activities Pali has to offer, like paintball, high ropes courses, self-defense classes, ziplines, ATV's and minibikes. All this action and adventure is balanced out with relaxing activities like yoga, manis & pedis, and spa treatments. Everything a girl could want!

Soccer Camps International - France Soccer Camps

In France, you will be learning new soccer skills in soccer camps managed by professional teams from the France Professional League 1 division: Paris Saint Germain and Bordeaux.

You will be practicing on the best training facilities and be staying in accommodations used by professional teams.

Participate at the new 'Galacticos' club soccer camp in Europe, Paris Saint Germain Academy Soccer Camp in the city of lights, Paris. Special session available with French classes option and multiple excursions in and around Paris.

Live at the Headquarters of a top French Soccer Team and learn a new soccer style with Bordeaux camps in...

Club Scientific Atlanta Summer Science Camps

Club Scientific offers children and teens, ages 4-15 exciting camps in science and technology. These camps include experiments and projects in Video Game Creation, Robotics, Veterinary Science, Crime Scene Investigation, Culinary Science, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, LEGO Robotics, Medicine and much more. For 16 years, Club Scientific has been providing an opportunity 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 35 unique science day camps. Our camps inspire interest in science and technology...

Pre-College Enrichment by 360 Student Travel

Are you ready for a taste of the college life? Our Pre-College Enrichment programs offer the perfect balance of study, cultural immersion and touring highlights. You will have the unique opportunity to study at an internationally renowned school while living in the heart of Barcelona or Florence. Imagine living in a college residence, working at the fitness center, going to class and navigating the city on public transportation. You'll hope your college experience will be this unforgettable.

Outside of the classroom stroll down Las Ramblas in Barcelona or through the leather market to the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, unwind on...

Talisman Programs

Our specialized camp program helps children with ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome or high-functioning autism to develop physical and social competence in an atmosphere that encourages and supports self-regulation and self-direction. We believe that every child wants to do well, and that every child has unique strengths, struggles, and outlooks on life. In order to help all of our campers reach their potential, we must meet them as individuals, and not attempt to fit them into one mold. Therefore, we use a variety of tools to guide our students as strive to meet their objectives in socially appropriate and fulfilling ways. We...

Georgetown Day School Summer Programs

GDS is pleased to offer a variety of camps and classes for the greater Washington, DC community! Whether you are already familiar with GDS, live in the neighborhood, or just visiting for a while, we welcome your whole family to participate in our auxiliary programs! If you're looking for something for your children, we offer Break Camps for children during most school holidays; Summer Programs throughout the summer; and a variety of classes and workshops on weekends during the school year. If you're looking for something for yourself, consider enrolling in one of our adult classes or workshops. You never...

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