Once known only as ‘The Blind Camp’, Beacon Lodge has expanded to serve those with a variety of special needs. Here we focus on a person’s strengths, not their weakness. With activities ranging from Bingo and Arts & Crafts to the Climbing Tower and Zip Line, there’s always something for everyone to do.
YEAR-ROUND, full care, overnight camp for adults with developmental disabilities, including specialized 1:1 sessions for campers who require individualized care. Each year we serve over 350 campers who join us for one or two week sessions. Shepherds Camp is celebrating over 60 years of creating the best home away from home, a vacation full of life long friends and memories, and the unforgettable experience of camp.
An innovative single gender overnight camp for kids who need help improving their social skills. Based on work presented at the World Gifted Conference, Camp Sequoia provides campers a meaningful opportunity to become the best version of themselves with a 2:5 staffing ratio on a modern campus. Our male campers and female campers live and enjoy separate campuses and have meaningful opportunities to engage with each other on weekly trips and campwide events.
Registration will open in February 2023. Camp will be held in person. Camp Lily Berks, an Easterseals summer day camp for ages 8-21, offers inclusive activities that build skills, promote friendships and increase independence. Campers enjoy arts and crafts activities, swimming, sports, music, educational programs and a variety of other activities that engage, entertain and educate.
Easterseals Camp Growing Green is an ACA accredited overnight camp located in the Pocono Mountains. Campers gain new skills while learning to live more independently and enjoying traditional camp activities like hiking, canoeing, arts & crafts, campfires and swimming. An optional employment exploration track is available.
Bournelyf Special Camp operates as a summer day camp in West Chester, PA, with programs involving recreational, physical fitness and lifetime wellness in conjunction with developing communication and social skills for individuals with mild to moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities. We promote the development of each camper's potential through participation in an exciting variety of challenging outdoor activities.
Dragonfly Forest is a specialty overnight camp program for kids and young adults with Autism, 22q, Asthma, Sickle Cell Disease, and other developmental disabilities.
Club Lily is a fun camp opportunity for adults (18 and up) with any disability or special need.
Camp Setebaid and The HDYC are normal summer residential camps for youth living with T1D. Staffed by mature adults who have experience with T1D who are complimented by a medical team with diabetes expertise to assure the campers are safe during their time at camp.
Camp PARC creates recreational and social opportunities for children and adults with mental and developmental disabilities through its residential summer camp, based in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Camp PARC provides a unique recreational camp by integrating individuals with special needs and youth counselors to experience friendship, understanding, acceptance and allow respite for families and caregivers.
Therapeutic riding, equestrian-facilitated learning, and life skills for children with physical and cognitive disabilities of all kinds, delivered through one-week and single-day camps designed to provide individualized attention to maximum of 6 students.
The Woodlands Foundation offers over-night summer camps, weekend retreats and additional after- school programs for individuals of all ages with disability and chronic illness. Participants have the opportunity to learn, have fun, and make friends! All of our programs are fully adaptive, accessible and take place on our campus with climate controlled facilities and a caring and trained staff.
The nation's first sensory-friendly music, arts, yoga, and wellness festival for all ages and abilities. Inclusion Festival will debut for a weekend long event July 28-29, 2018 at Mountain Sky Festival Grounds in Jermyn, PA. The festival will celebrate neurodiversity, promote understanding and acceptance, and provides diverse educational opportunities within a safe, nurturing environment.
Transitional / Independent Living Program for teenagers and young adults with special needs.
Summer Treehouse is a camp designed to support social, emotional and physical growth and well-being in children ages 4-10 during a fun, engaging three-week intensive session. Grow Thru Play and Parent to Child are partnering to bring together therapies that support the whole child from fine-motor skills, gross-motor skills and sensory integration, to social learning, music, art and imaginative play.
Camp Dreamcatcher offers a variety of therapeutic, educational and recreational programs to HIV/AIDS impacted youth in a camp setting.
Registration will open in February 2023. Camp Lily Lehigh Valley, an Easterseals summer day camp for ages 8-21, offers inclusive activities that build skills, promote friendships and increase independence. Campers enjoy arts and crafts activities, swimming, sports, music, educational programs and a variety of other activities that engage, entertain and educate.
Free, five-day sleepaway camp for youth (ages 10-18) with CMT.
MAIN LINE DAY CAMP where FUN-FILLED traditional camp activities are enjoyed with SOCIAL SKILLS lessons & practice woven into the day. Highly trained counselors & therapists help your camper's SOCIAL SKILLS TAKE FLIGHT!
Camp SAY is a life-changing summer camp for young people who stutter, ages 8-18. Our camp combines the highest-quality traditional summer camp experience with innovative programs that help kids & teens build confidence, communication and friendships - speech therapy is available, too.
Camp Setebaid at Mount Luther is a normal summer residential camp for youth living with T1D. Staffed by mature adults who have experience with T1D who are complimented by a medical team with diabetes expertise to assure the campers are safe during their time at camp.
Situated in Pine Grove, PA, Eagle Springs Programs has been offering vacation services to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities since 1975. It has been owned and operated by the Hamilton family from the beginning and is accredited by the American Camp Association.
This camp is for families who are affected by Tourette Syndrome
Mainstay Life Services' Summer Program offers a unique urban camping experience for adults with developmental disabilities. Participants stay in a dormitory on the Carnegie-Mellon University campus and are able to take advantage of the rich variety of recreational and cultural opportunities that the Pittsburgh area offers.
Every day is an adventure at Camp Jaycee! Camp Jaycee is a residential summer camp for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Campers enjoy games, sports, swimming, boating, crafts, dance and nature. It is a magnificent environment.
Summit Camp serves campers, ages 8 - 19, with issues of AD/HD, Aspergers syndrome, NVLD, mild Learning Disabilities, and/or challenging behaviors at our Honesdale, PA. campus. Summit Travel, ages 15-19, is a continuation service, this summer visiting major destinations with the same support systems for our older campers.
An exciting week in the Appalachian Mt. Region of Pennsylvania full of activities, laughter and friendship for adults with developmental disabilities
We provide inclusive camping, afterschool, and weekend opportunities for children with developmental and physical disabilities.
Camp Pennwood provides young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to enjoy a traditional day camp. Campers participate in activities such as arts and crafts, archery, swimming, and musical activities during the five-week summer run.
Our camp utilizes horses, small farm animals and horticulture to help children develop social skills and positive peer interactions.