Great, Inclusive Summer Experiences for All!
Everyone enjoys summer camps! The laughs, the games, the independence, and the friendships create happy memories that last a lifetime. If your child has special needs, there are wonderful camps ready to help them create these special memories with their differences in mind.
476 Skiff Mountain Rd, Kent, CT 06757
Offered online or in-person, this academic summer camp helps boys and girls ages 8 to 16 with language-based learning differences, like dyslexia. Campers choose from a variety of fun activities and weekend excursions and are paired with a one-on-one tutor for a 1-hour language training session every day. Campers will work to overcome their personal academic challenges daily while having fun with their fellow campmates.
CAMP LEE MAR
450 Rt 590, Lackawaxen, PA 18435
Camp Lee Mar is a private, 7-week residential special needs summer camp for campers ages 7-21. They offer a full curriculum incorporating a strong Academic and Speech program with traditional camp activities. Campers flourish because of the structured environment which allows campers to feel comfortable and secure. Some of our campers may be in a mainstream school during the year while working on social skills and life skills at our camp for children with special needs. Camp Lee Mar also offers Speech & Language Skills, Daily Skills, and Job Training for older campers.
1418 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
Harbor Haven's core areas include swimming instruction, athletics, creative arts, music, and nature/science. In addition, we promote many skills through karate, yoga, bicycle riding instruction, photography, cooking instruction, and the performing arts such as drama and dance.
These program areas are run by adult specialists with knowledge and certifications in their content area as well as experience in working with children with special needs. They are teachers or other professionals, such as mental health workers, therapists and more.
JDK SOCIAL STATION
780 Post Place, Secaucus, NJ 07094
Specialized in multi-sensory teaching that enhances learning, social and living skills for all with special needs, this camp creates individualized programs based on each student’s personal challenges for all to reach their maximum potential. “Emphasis is placed on programming provided by certified teachers in Applied Behavior Analysis to develop self-confidence, play skills, social skills and problem solving techniques.”
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