Easter Seals Camp Hemlocks is designed for fun and recreation. Our programs are designed to enhance the four domains of youth development: positive identity, social skills, physical and thinking skills, and positive values and spirituality. Camp Hemlocks activities emphasize skill building, participation, teamwork, and socialization.
Originally established in 1950 in Trumbull, Connecticut, Camp Hemlocks relocated to its present site in 1974 to facilitate greater numbers of campers from Greater Hartford and other areas of the state.
Camp Hemlocks serves the entire state of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and the greater northeast region, currently welcoming more than 600 campers throughout the summer months to a variety of programs.
Camp Hemlocks has filled--and continues to fill--the recreational gap for citizens of all ages with disabilities and gives them a place where they can experience the outdoors without physical barriers.
It is accredited by the American Camp Association and licensed by the State of Connecticut's Department of Public Health Youth Camp Licensing Program.