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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our camp utilizes horses, small farm animals and horticulture to help children develop social skills and positive peer interactions.
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.
Camp Dreamcatcher offers a variety of therapeutic, educational and recreational programs to HIV/AIDS impacted youth in a camp setting.
Specialized Traditional Day and Overnight Camp for Campers with Social Challenges
This camp is for families who are affected by Tourette Syndrome
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.
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.
Dragonfly Forest is a specialty overnight camp program for kids and young adults with Autism, 22q, Asthma, Sickle Cell Disease, and other developmental disabilities.
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.
We provide inclusive camping, afterschool, and weekend opportunities for children with developmental and physical disabilities.
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.
Transitional / Independent Living Program for teenagers and young adults with special needs.
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.