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Emerald Cove Day Camp

Serving children 5 to 10 years old, Emerald Cove Day Camp is committed to growing character, skills, relationships, and faith through old-fashioned fun in a safe and nurturing environment. Campers will come away from their two-week experience with greater friendship and teamwork skills, increased confidence, and a deeper understanding of God's love.

Club Scientific Lexington

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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.

Lawrence Academy Summer Programs

Lawrence Academy is dedicated to providing children and international students recreational and educational summer programs. We strive to maintain a staff of career educators who are skilled in the programs they direct and of counselors who will serve as positive role models for our campers at all times.

Club Scientific Dallas

Club Scientific Dallas introduces children to the mysteries of science through hands-on, engaging, make-and-take projects & experiments.

Our mission is to get children excited about science and technology by providing a nurturing and educational environment which allows them to develop the science process skills necessary to become productive citizens for the 21st century! We believe that science was NEVER this much fun!

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,...

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...

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.

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.

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.

Camp Motorsport

Camp Motorsport is a one-of-a-kind program that teaches you safe driving techniques, teamwork, leadership skills and practical applications for that stuff you learn in school. But most of all, it's the most fun week of camp you'll ever have! Camp Motorsport is for girls & boys at ALL driving experience levels, from never-evers to those with many hours behind the wheel, including kids who are competitive drivers. No drivers license or prior experience is required. Campers are placed on age level teams so that driving activities are appropriate for each driver.

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...

Community Service by 360 Student Travel

Are you ready to make a difference and leave your mark? Whether building homes with Habitat for Humanity in San Diego, making repairs to local schools with the Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation or teaching children to read with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii, you will be working with well-established organizations and giving back to communities in need. Last summer, our groups completed 31,865 hours of service (that's equivalent to 3.6 years!) in just 7 weeks.

In between community service projects, you'll be surfing in Hawaii, whitewater rafting in Alaska, zip lining in Costa Rica, climbing to the top of...

Camp Walden

Creating magical summers for amazing campers is what Walden is all about. At Walden, we make sure every camper feels included in our warm, nurturing community. Walden is a family. And being part of our family means having a summer home where you can live, laugh, learn, and have more fun than you ever imagined possible! Since 1931, Walden has given campers a unique opportunity to experience the pure joy of summertime fun and friendship. Walden is a down-to-earth, well-grounded camp. We pride ourselves on creating a safe environment where children are supported as they play and grow together. Our...

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...

92nd Street Y - Camp Tova and Bari Tov

Camp Tova

Children with learning and developmental disabilities thrive in Camp Tova's small group setting. Making friends and developing a wide variety of creative, social and physical skills are the goals for Tova campers. They participate in a variety of camp activities specially designed to foster each child's emotional, social and physical growth. They swim each day and participate in a variety of sports, arts, nature and other activities. On Fridays, Tova goes on trips to such destinations as the beach, a small zoo, amusement parks, bowling, etc. Counselors and specialists have a background in special education and are committed to...

Camp Kawartha Day Camp

Camp Kawartha has been providing summer camp for children and teenagers since 1921. Today, we are an award-winning, year round facility dedicated to promoting the highest standards of programming; with a particular focus on outdoor environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

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!

Georgetown Day School Camps & Classes

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...

Club Scientific Chesapeake

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...

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.

Pinebrook Farms Summer Horsemanship Camp

We have conducted Summer Horsemanship Camps at Pinebrook Farms since 1975. The goal of our co-educational, resident camps is for youngsters to safely learn good horsemanship, while having a great time in a family oriented atmosphere. Activities and programs also teach responsibility, cooperation, courage and self-esteem. The camp is licensed by the Texas Department of Health, and its horsemanship program has been approved, and site accredited by CHA, Certified Horsemanship Association. Every year, since 1998, Pinebrook Farms has received a Certificate of Award for Safety by the North American Horseman's Association.

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