Special Camps (est in 1995), is an all volunteer run camp for campers with intellectual disabilities and autism. We rent the White Pines Ranch in Oregon, IL for our exclusive use each June.
During a five week experience, we help children improve their confidence and ability to make friends by providing a fun and creative environment. We provide a variety of activities that range from traditional camp activities, arts and crafts, theatre, to executive functioning skill development and social thinking skills.
Brehm Summer Program is a holistic, four-week, co-ed boarding program for students ages 11-18, designed to advance students’ academic, social, and emotional skills, by helping them acquire a better understanding of themselves, their peers, and the world around them.
51st season as Part of Southern IL University, Camp Little Giant is located in the Shawnee National Forest along the shores of Little Grassy Lake. All paths, cabins, and facilities are wheelchair accessible
Easterseals Timber Pointe Outdoor Center offers week-long camping opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Shady Oaks is an 8 week residential summer camp for people with disabilities.
Camp Red Leaf is an independent program of Camp Nageela Midwest welcoming individuals diagnosed with a wide variety of developmental disabilities, including those with additional chronic healthcare needs and functioning limitations, such as self-care, learning, receptive and expressive language, mobility, and self-direction. Camp Red Leaf has many respite programs in the summer and throughout the year.