2015 Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Special Needs Camp 2015


These unique camps are designed for children with special needs.  Kids can be themselves while having fun, working to strengthen skills, make new friends, and enjoy a camp atmostphere.

Autism: Special Needs Camp – Weinstein JCC – Voices Together is for children with autism that offers stimulating activities while offering some socialization skills.

Camp Free2BMe
Kids ages 8 to 18
Location: Richmond
Camp Free2BMe is designed specifically for children ages 8 to 18, who have a primary diagnosis of Aspergers Syndrome, Autism or Developmental Delay. Applications may be requested through our site or downloaded under Camp Application.Camp will run from June 16th through August 29th.

Camp Holiday Trails
Families of and children with special medical needs and chronic illnesses can enjoy 2-week residential summer camp sessions, family weekends for parents and caregivers, sibling camps including the monthly SHINE sibling support program, plus respite and networking opportunities for families and caregivers. 400 Holiday Trails Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22905.

Charter House Summer Camp for Teens with Asperger’s Syndrome
Summer is a great time for teenagers to learn new skills and make new friends. For teens with Asperger’s Syndrome or high-functioning autism, it can be a challenge to find a summer camp that fits their needs. Charterhouse School has a summer camp designed just for these students! Camp Courage is a seven-week summer day camp for rising juniors, seniors and recent high school graduates with Asperger’s Syndrome or high-functioning autism. The camp helps students develop social skills and expand their job skills. For more information or to apply, visit www.charterhouseschool.org.

Faison School for Autism
This program usually lasts for six weeks from early July until mid-August and provides educational services in the form of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to students of all ages.

Integrated Therapy Services camps
Children who experience difficulties self-regulating can especially benefit from this program. Jacey Gallery Art Camps.

Jumpstart Handwriting Program
Manuscript: Rising 1st and 2nd graders
Cursive: Rising 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders
Some children have not learned how to write; others have difficulty with spacing, letter formation, pencil grip, visual motor problems or even fatigue due to weak trunk and hand muscles.  Our specialists identify the problem and either remediate the underlying difficulties or help with compensatory strategies.  The Jumpstart Handwriting program is offered through groups at various times during the school year and through a summer camp before school starts in the fall.

Kids In Motion
Ages 6-8
A therapeutic, self-esteem building camp designed to develop motor skills, self awareness, self-regulation, social skills, and confidence in children ages 6-10.  KIM incorporates sensory integration strategies, relaxation techniques, social skills training and, self-regulation strategies and perceptual motor skill challenges in a peer group environment.   KIM is offered for two weeks, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. daily.

Northstar’s Summer Program
School aged
Gives students the opportunity to reinforce and retain their academic skills in our relaxed, yet structured, atmosphere. For four weeks in the summer, students can receive instruction in language arts, math, handwriting/written expression and social skills. Many students are able to participate through Extended School Year (ESY) services provided by their local school system. Northstar also provides 1:1 instruction in the Lindamood Bell Learning Process courses; Visualizing and Verbalizing, Seeing Stars and On Cloud Nine math.


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Special Needs Camp 2015


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