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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.

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

Our groups embark on traveling expeditions throughout the Southwest, which means we don't just backpack through a backcountry canyon or visit archaeological sites or plant trees to restore a decimated streambed you do all of that as you learn how to live in the wilderness as part of a self-sufficient group. Every expedition is different, but they are all well-planned, well-executed by our professional staff, and full of Trekkers who return year after year to a place that feels like home.

Camp Thorpe

As the camp enters into its 90th season, Walter Thorpe's tradition and philosophy is maintained with the highest allegience-meeting the needs of each individual camper; showing each that he/she has ability and potential. Participation is intended to further develop this potential. Currently, camping experiences are provided to children and adults with a variety of physical and developmental needs. Although the program has expanded and changed through the years, Walter Thorpe's purpose is perpetuated through positive, successful camping experiences for children and adults in a fun, happy, stress-free environment.

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Club SciKidz - Richmond 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 19 years has been providing an opportunity for young people to see how science works in the real world. At Club SciKidz, we believe that every child is a scientist. Our vision is to make them better scientists by offering 50 unique science ...

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 ...

IncrediFlix California

IncrediFlix Summer programs are all about the fun and excitement of making movies! Children will work in age appropriate groups and go through all of the steps that Hollywood producers go through from "Action" to "That's a Wrap!" Your child will be a real filmmaker and will have a movie they created to prove it. Programs focus on creativity, cooperation, and fun fun fun! Choose from these great options:

    Our Stop Motion Animation Programs
    Minecraft Flix
    Lego Flix
    Animation Flix
    Imagination Flix
    Star Wars Flix
    Stop Motion Tricks and Effects

    Our Live Action Filmmaking ...

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.

Vermont Summer Academy at Green Mountain College

Vermont Summer Academy at Green Mountain College (GMC) is a co-ed academic program for rising eighth through 12th-grade students. Located in Poultney, Vermont, GMC provides a wonderful backdrop to students looking for an amazing summer of academic and personal growth.

Our new academic summer program allows students to explore their academic passions. We introduce them to subjects that their schools may not offer, while encouraging them to experiment with classes to see if they would like to pursue one as a career.

Students choose one course per session. Students can attend any session; each session starts fresh. ...

Frost Valley YMCA

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.

Westcoast Connection / 360 Student Travel: Language Programs

Are you ready to improve your world language skills? Whether you choose a program with classroom instruction or one that immerses you in the local culture, your ability to communicate along with your confidence will naturally improve. This is of course in addition to rappelling down waterfalls and zip lining in Costa Rica or marveling at Machu Picchu and sand boarding in Peru.

Programs with Classes (Spanish)

We partner with recognized language schools that have experience teaching Spanish as a second language. Classes are designed for students of different levels, from beginner through advanced, and ...

IncrediFlix Virginia

IncrediFlix Summer programs are all about the fun and excitement of making movies! Children will work in age appropriate groups and go through all of the steps that Hollywood producers go through from "Action" to "That's a Wrap!" Your child will be a real filmmaker and will have a movie they created to prove it. Programs focus on creativity, cooperation, and fun fun fun! Choose from these great options:

    Our Stop Motion Animation Programs
    Minecraft Flix
    Lego Flix
    Animation Flix
    Imagination Flix
    Star Wars Flix
    Stop Motion Tricks and Effects

    Our Live Action Filmmaking ...

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.

Camp/pixel: Coding, Game Design, Digital Arts and more!

What will YOU make? Sign up for CAMP/pixel and join New York's best cutting-edge technology summer day camps for kids ages 7-14! Mod Minecraft, develop video games, make in 3D, experience virtual reality, design fashion, create digital art, and much more. CAMP/pixel gives kids and teens an early jump-start on their futures through relevant, innovative activities using technology.Our 1- and 2-week camps break down digital skills seen in A.P. and college-level Computer Science, Programming, and Design classes into fun, intriguing, 21st-century early learning.

Campers spend their weeks working with our expert, year-round ...

Club SciKidz - Atlanta 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 19 years has been providing an opportunity for young people to see how science works in the real world. At Club SciKidz, we believe that every child is a scientist. Our vision is to make them better scientists by offering 50 unique science ...

Circle F Dude Ranch Camp

Are you looking for a Florida Summer Camp for your kids that is safe, secure, and wholesome, that offers a wide variety of exciting activities, optional excursions to various area attractions, and is within easy driving distance so you can take the kids there yourself?

Welcome to Circle F Dude Ranch Camp in Lake Wales, south of Orlando, Florida, with 500 acres of lush Live Oaks, rolling hills and the best of old Florida. Its Florida's Paradise!

Having focus and passion keeps Circle F growing stronger each year. This summer will be our 65th year in continuous operation. We offer a wholesome, enriching atmosphere ...

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 ...

Alliance Francaise Camp of Missoula

French Camp is an opportunity for youth to enjoy a week surrounded by French and francophone culture, cuisine and a chance to enjoy outdoor activities and just have fun. French Camp is run by a group of volunteers from the Missoula community including many French and francophone natives. French camp is held at beautiful Georgetown Lake, at Camp Watanopa.

Camp Fitch YMCA

Camp Fitch Makes Kids Better, Forever

Parents are looking for engaging experiences that complement the goals that they have for their kids' development such as enhancing their social network with quality friendships, improving their self-efficacy, and reassuring them that the values they teach and model as parents are relevant.

Camp Fitch's century-old, classic sleep-away summer camp provides boys and girls aged 6-16 with a holistically safe, values-driven community where they discover friendship and achievement. Kids feel like they belong here among our carefully vetted, highly committed, and caring staff ...

Camp Orchard Hill

Since 1972 Camp Orchard Hill has provided a fun, exciting and life-changing experience to thousands of young people.

At Camp Orchard Hill:Your child's safety comes first and activities are designed with that in mind. In addition, we are prepared with a registered nurse on staff, certified lifeguards and staff trained in CPR and first aid.

We require a complete set of safety clearances for every employee including PA state police, PA child abuse, and FBI background checks

Our college age staff undergo intensive training to equip them to serve your child with excellence

Our facilities are ...

Summer Sojourn at Franklin Academy

Franklin Academy invites teens in 8th-12th grade to join the fun this summer during Summer Sojourn! Created in 2003, Franklin Academy is the first boarding school in the nation to bring together a group of students with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Asperger's Syndrome. The school has led the way to a better understanding of this often-misunderstood population of young people. Summer Sojourn takes place on the campus of Franklin Academy which is located on 75 acres in East Haddam, Connecticut, the home of the world renowned Goodspeed Opera House. There are few places as beautiful as the ...

Camp Namanu

Camp Namanu is a place of enchantment and beauty - where lifelong friendships are formed and the leaders of tomorrow meet both age-old tradition and new ways of thinking. Namanu offers intentional and well-developed programs, with an emphasis on small groups, individual attention, and an appreciation of differences. Programs focus on cooperative group living, exploration of nature, non-competitive sports, skill development, concern for others, fun, and forming friendships.

Over 100,000 boys and girls have been to Camp Namanu's 552 beautiful acres of forest in its 88 years at the foot of Mount Hood. Campers live ...

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 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.

Odyssey Teen Camp

Just an hour from New York City, Odyssey Teen Camp is an environment where teens can come and be themselves. Our summer camp staff is carefully trained to facilitate an environment that is all at once safe from physical and emotional dangers while also being unrestricted and free. We offer over 50 unique activities - from henna tattooing, to Thai massage, to laughter yoga, to break dancing, and more - as well as timeless traditional camp activities like sports and campfires. But at the heart of Odyssey Teen Camp? A community of free individuals who are lovingly forming authentic relationships on THEIR terms. Our community ...

IncrediFlix New York

IncrediFlix Summer programs are all about the fun and excitement of making movies! Children will work in age appropriate groups and go through all of the steps that Hollywood producers go through from "Action" to "That's a Wrap!" Your child will be a real filmmaker and will have a movie they created to prove it. Programs focus on creativity, cooperation, and fun fun fun! Choose from these great options:

    Our Stop Motion Animation Programs
    Minecraft Flix
    Lego Flix
    Animation Flix
    Imagination Flix
    Star Wars Flix
    Stop Motion Tricks and Effects

    Our Live Action Filmmaking ...

Farm & Wilderness - Flying Cloud for Boys

Flying Cloud is a wilderness skills camp for boys. The 5 components central to camp are: simplicity and isolation, respect and community, common gender, honoring the land and honoring the spirit. These values have resulted in a strong camp identity and a lasting sense of affiliation for generations of campers. This is a safe place to learn and be who you are. It's a rare Flying Clouder who goes more than a few hours without having a heartfelt moment of appreciation for the beauty around him.

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