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Volunteers living side by side with our amazing campers leads to personal and professional growth. Space to move, exercise and play is an essential part of our days thats why each location includes a gym, exercise room or dance studio on site. Each week of camp will revolve around a fun, new theme and might even include a field trip or swimming. Day camp sailing programs for children ages 7-17 with physical disabilities. Indianapolis (Marion County)Camp AYSAYS, Inc.4701 N Keystone Avenue, Suite 475, Indianapolis, IN 46205Location: Three locations and dates. Massachusetts; Boston, Brockton and Quincy areas. We are in need of additional nurses to dispense medications, tend to minor injuries, and play alongside our wonderful campers. Overnight camp ages 6 - 99yrs/Developmentally delayed/physically challenged/or multiple disabilities. Noblesville (Hamilton County)Noble Summer Day Camps216 Lakeview Drive, Noblesville, IN 46060Location: Various locations around IndianapolisDates:Various camps from June 6- July 22, 2022; 9 am-3:30 pm Monday-FridayCost: $200 per week, with half days, daily rates, and scholarships availableContact: 317-254-6623 or email [emailprotected]Website: offers youth a variety of specialty camps designed to provide one-week opportunities in a small day camp type setting for campers with and without disabilities. The Tikvah Program serves Jewish children, teens, and young adults ages 10-23 with learning, emotional, and developmental disabilities. Need-based financial assistance available. Activities include canoeing, boating, camp-outs, fishing, arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, dances, hikes in the woods, and much more. 2022 SPECIAL CAMPS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER. Camp Jaycee is a residential summer camp for children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our staff is excited to welcome your loved one for a summer of fun. The good news is, Easter Seals Shawnigan Lake location is planning to turn the camp into a year-round facility. They use a variety of means including field trips, entertaining activities and in-house events. With proper supervision by trained staff and 24-hour nursing, Special Camps is a safe overnight camp for intellectually disabled kids and adults who could otherwise not attend similar camp programs due to physical, medical or intellectual limitations. age 16+. Camps are designed for those who are seeking activities to match their interest verses those seeking a typical daycare setting. Weekend retreats for individuals with special needs ages 7-30. or emotional disability. Situated on 440 acres in Rosholt, Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Lions Camp is the ideal setting for a safe and enjoyable camping experience. For more information, call (877) 947-2267. A 3-day winter break camp for children/teens with a disability. Week 4: June 27 - July 1. VOLUNTEER FOR SPECIAL CAMPS! Special Camps is full for 2022. Campers will learn how to live with nature, try science and technology experiments, and make new friends and lasting memories.iD Tech Camp, Purdue UniversityiDTech910 E Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300, Campbell, CA 95008Location: Purdue University campus, West Lafayette, INDates: 4-day sessions from June 6 - July 22, 2022Cost: Varies by course; starts at $899 to $1,349Contact: 888-709-8324, 408-871-3700 or [emailprotected]Website:, game, create.

You are encouraged to check with various organizations in your community to inquire about their specialized programs and/or supports within existing programs to accommodate children and adults with disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum.Additionally, Special Olympics Indiana might be an option for your family members who have an interest in playing a variety of sports. Wait list is available.Contact: 317-222-6635Website: Delafield provides both a rigorous academic program and a diverse arts and recreational program for children ages 7-12 with dyslexia/specific learning disabilities.Camp DellwoodGirl Scouts of Central Indiana7201 Girl Scout Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46214Location: Camp Dellwood, 7201 Girl Scout Lane, Indianapolis, INDates: Weekly sessions begin June 6 and end July 11, 2022. A residential adventure program in the California mountains for teens and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. The camp is designed to support verbal teens (ages 13-18) on the autism spectrum, or those with a similar diagnosis, who would benefit from support around building social communication skills. Though PATH Int. A camp for children and young adults ages 5-21 diagnosed with special needs. Weekend camp throughout the year for children over 6 years of age and adults with physical, intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Camp Starfish is a not-for-profit residential camp which serves children between the ages of 7 to 14 who have emotional, behavioral and learning challenges. For more information, call (732) 531-0215 or e-mail Developmental Disabilities day and overnight camps and programs listed in the summer camp directory. age 16+, Our activities promote community leadership opportunities, inclusion and contributing to the community, which includes volunteerism! All campers are expected to find their own transportation and bring their own lunches each day.Bristow (Perry County), Anderson WoodsCamp Administration3966 Adyeville Road, Bristow, IN 47515Location: Anderson Woods, 3966 Adyeville Road, Bristow, INDates: 8 Weeks in June and July, Monday - ThursdayCost: $205 per session with limited need-based camperships available for campers requiring financial assistance.Contact: 812-639-1079, or email [emailprotected]Website: the four-day, three-night sessions, campers learn self-confidence, trust and responsibility through working together, caring for animals, tending the garden, and enjoying the beauty of nature. You can even check off as to whether you are in need of financial assistance to attend camp. Gateway Theatre Sensory-Friendly Acting Camps (Richmond, BC). Please note that this directory has been compiled and posted as a service to the community. Parents have the opportunity to meet with clinical staff at the end of the program to discuss their childs progress. Specialty programs include: Nature Quest, Girls Camp, Camp for Children with Learning Disabilities, and Rock Climbing. Week 3: June 21-24.

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. Reasonable accommodations are individualized techniques and resources used to enhance program participation without fundamentally altering a program. Each rider attends the same 75-minute session for each of the 5 days (M-F) and is assigned two volunteers that will work with the rider throughout the week. *See COVID Safeguards below for more current safety criteria. CC currently accepts HPHC/UBH, BCBS, Aetna, UHC, Tufts Commercial and Tufts Public for ABA therapy. See specifics online. Camp for adults who are deaf or use sign or gesture and have an intellectual disability. Fort Wayne (Allen County)Camp Red Cedar Journey Camp3900 Hursh Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845Location: Camp Red Cedar, Fort Wayne, INDates: Journey Camp M-F, 8 am - 3 pm. A mainstreamed summer camp program for children and adults who are mentally disabled, integrated with children who are not disabled. See Inclusion Questionnaire on website.Luddy Pre-College Summer ProgramLocation: Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering IU Bloomington700 N. Woodlawn Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408Dates: June 19-25, 2022Cost: $750 includes on-campus lodging, meals, campus activities, and some IU Luddy swag. Camp also is a free professional learning opportunity for educators, including general and special education teachers, speech-language pathologists, social workers, arts educators, and others. The $750 fee must be paid in full to reserve space in the program.Contact: Debbie Terrill at 812-855-9516 or [emailprotected]Website: 2022 Luddy Pre-College Summer Program is a residential program, scheduled to take place in person on the beautiful IU campus, where high school students will explore how the Luddy community uses and designs computational tools to solve problems in engineering, science, and society. Philadelphia and Delaware Valley area of Pennsylvania. Virtual and in-person options. For more information, write to Visit this site to find a camping experience in your area. Specific qualifying criteria below. Participants will benefit from fun and unique experiential learning activities at Camp FUEL.Easterseals Crossroads4740 Kingsway Drive Indianapolis, IN 46205Location: Perry Park Ice Rink, 451 E Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, INDates: June 20-24, 2022; each rider attends the same 75-minute session for each of the 5 days (M-F); Registration opens February 2022Cost: $135Contact: Lisa Orem at 317-782-8888, or [emailprotected]Website: unique program is for children (starting at age 8) and adults with a disability (such as autism, developmental delays, Down syndrome, and cerebral palsy). Contact for cost.Contact: 812-945-4063, 812-542-3651 or [emailprotected]Website: Inc. offers a summer program for children with special needs. Accepts participants entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in the fall, as well as recent high school graduates.Bristol (Elkhart County), Camp Wy.NotADEC, Inc.19670 SR 120, Bristol, IN 46507Location: ADEC, Bristol, INDates: June 6 - August 5, 2022; 9 am - 3 pmCost: accepts Medicaid waiver, self-pay $80/weekContact: 574-596-3452 or [emailprotected]Website: strives to provide families vital support through meaningful activities for their school aged children with developmental disabilities. "Best week ever"., formally known as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA), was founded in 1969 to promote safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding throughout the United States and Canada. NeedyMeds The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)daycamp is a successful model for dealing with these challenges during the school breaks. In your search you can specify type of disability, duration of camp, gender, age, regions, state or city, and activities. Check website Free for teensContact: Use contact form on websiteWebsite: Camp Yes And, teens and teachers learn Improv as a way to develop social communication skills and transform teaching and learning. The Village of Merici, IncDates: Ongoing weekly meetingsContact: [emailprotected]Website: Book Club for adults with developmental disabilities meets weekly at various locations in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Separate sessions are offered to adults and children with visual and hearing disabilities as well as to children with mild cognitive disabilities and to children with Type One Diabetes. For example, there are martial arts programs available in some communities for individuals with special needs, and there are martial arts programs that include people on the autism spectrum.Some programs have an inclusion coordinator or other staff designated to support children and/or adults with disabilities. Not comfortable attending a traditional day camp, we have Lead Your Own Adventure options as well where you can attend with your troop or family for a day of fun whatever you are most comfortable with!Camp Gather (Ages 6-13)/Camp Gather on the Move (Ages 14-18)Indy Parks Therapeutic Summer Day Camps 1720 Burdsal Parkway, Indianapolis, IN 46208Location: Rhodius Park, 1720 W Wilkins Street, Indianapolis, IN 46221Dates: Week 1: June 6-10. Staff will help provide a safe and exciting experience with crafts, activities, and fun. Being active is an important part of getting and staying healthy." Our fun-filled days help keep kids in a routine that can make the transition back to school much easier. and Shawnigan Lake. Holiday weeks are pro-ratedContact: Amy Shrake at 812-349-3731 or [emailprotected]Website: inclusive camp divided into two age groups (grades K-4 and 5-7) with weekly sessions. Join us for some summer days or choose full weeks that work for your schedule. For more information, call 410-323-0500. Camp Little Giant at Touch of Nature, located on the shore of Little Grassy Lake, is surrounded by the Shawnee National Forest and hilly woodlands with access to caves, cliffs, meadows, coves, and adventure. 308 or Our caregiver ratio is 1:1, 1:3 and 1:4 due to the nature of our around town field trips. The day is filled with awesome adventures: conquering the climbing wall, soaring high on the flying squirrel, and many more fun and unforgettable experiences!Northview Church Carmel Campus12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel, IN 46033Dates: June 13-17, 2022, 9 am - 4 pm Cost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-4Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Church Carmel Campus12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel, IN 46033Dates: June 20-24, 2022, 9 am - 4 pm Cost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-4Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Bible Church824 N Calumet Ave, Chesterton, IN 46304Dates: June 13-17, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Church Dyer Campus100 W 81st Ave, Dyer, IN 46311Dates: July 18-22, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Community Church1010 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845Dates: June 20-24, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-4Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Oaks Community Church58020 County Road 115, Goshen, IN 46528Dates: June 13-17, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Community Church630 E University Drive, Granger, IN 46530Dates: June 20-24, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-4Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Community Church630 E University Drive, Granger, IN 46530Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-4Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Park Church Indianapolis 2606 W 96th Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46268Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Inc. 920 Laurel Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203Day Camp 2022 details will be released on their website soon. Canoeing, hiking, swimming, and fishing are just some of the many activities. For more details go here. In the event you know of an opportunity not appearing on this list, please send the details to IRCA via Dr. Cathy Pratt at [emailprotected] or at 812-855-6508 and we will be happy to add it. (including feeding and toileting themselves, drawing and administering injections, and communicating with others) or they must bring a trained Two-hour sessions provide opportunities for participants to learn and practice skills during motivating activities. Columbia Outdoor School Inclusion Program. Campers share log cabins with other campers of the same age and gender. A camp session for ages 6 - 17 that pairs campers with a group of counselors for extra support and attention. Full kitchens at every site include a sink, stove, fridge and appliances which are essential program features that meet health and safety standards. Week long summer day camp for children ages 2 to 7 years old with special needs. Another great way to explore AIM. Summer Camp is made possible in part by funding from the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS). A retreat for adults ages 18 and up with intellectual or physical disabilities. Campers + their volunteers look forward to Special Camps all year. Meaningful lessons built into activities that are both fun and character building. Program offers a unique service for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They have a few spots left!! Summer day camp for children and young adults ages 5-21 with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Defying these odds is why we exist.CampAbilityEasterseals CrossroadsCamp Location: Warren Early Childhood Center 1401 North Mitthoeffer Road, Indianapolis, INDates: Three two-week sessions in 2022 (all sessions are Monday - Thursday; 9 am- 3 pm)Session 1: June 13-16 and June 20-23Session 2: June 27-30 and July 5-7 (closed July 4)Session 3: July 11-14 and July 18-21Registration information will be available in late MarchWebsite: summer day camps are not always an option for parents of children with disabilities. Indiana University Bloomington This program has been designed to offer children with physical and or developmental disabilities an opportunity to participate in Summer Camp programs. Some solely serve children and/or adults on the autism spectrum. The Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) does not endorse any particular activity or organization on this list. Camp MephiboshethMephibosheth Ministries1715 Stringtown Pike, Cicero, IN 46034Location: The Ark Christian Ministries, 3522 North 1000 West 27, Converse, IN 46919Dates: Three Sessions: June 25-27, June 29 - July 1, July 29-31, 2022 (sessions are 2 nights and 3 days)Cost: $160 per session.Contact: 317-984-4653, ext. 130, or [emailprotected]Website: Ministries is a non-profit organization with a camp program serving teens 13 years old up through adults of all ages, from all over central Indiana who have disabilities. Values retreat camp provides recreation, fellowship and learning in a safe and loving atmosphere. Summer adaptive sports programs for individuals with disabilities. However, we can't guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information. Stevens Point, WI 54481, or

101Website: Summer Journey is a summer program for teens on the autism spectrum, ages 13-19. From day camps to week-long overnight camps, there are options available for all interests, and for all children and adults ages, 6-49 years old. Talisman Programs offers a summer camp experience for children and adolescents with ADHD, autism (level 1), learning disabilities and Asperger's Syndrome. Adult campers who have disabilities experience all the fun of traditional camp. Pre-registration is required.Camp Yes AndIndiana Institute on Disability and CommunityCenter on Education and Lifelong Learning and Indiana Resource Center for Autism2810 East Discovery Parkway, Bloomington, IN 47408Location: Chapel HIll 7th and 8th Grade Center, 7320 W 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46214Dates: Information coming soon. If needed there are many supports for literacy including picture supports, e-text, the book on CD or help of an adult.Special Abilities Martial ArtsEldridges ATA Martial Arts1719 State Street, La Porte, IN 46350Location: Eldridges Martial Arts Academy, La Porte, INDates: OngoingContact: James Eldridge at 219-325-0302Website: amount of concentration and physical coordination it takes to master taekwondo makes this the perfect activity for people with special challenges. Participants enjoy friendships, music, movement, learning new skills, special events, excursions and volunteering in the community. Evening entertainment encourages social skills and interaction through play which includes hayrides, bingo, campfire songs, and dancing. Fax: (715) 342-2987. Campers will also receive group counseling each day where the focus is to enhance socials skills. Participants will learn to use the python programming language to control a multiplicity of systems, interact with experts across our school, and gain a broad vision for computing in the 21st century.Summer @ CIPCIP Bloomington Center204 N Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404Location: Held at Indiana University, Bloomington, INDates: July 24 - August 4, 2022Cost: $5,100 covers activities, room, and board (3 meals a day), 24/7 staffing supportContact: 877-566-9247 or [emailprotected]Website: @ CIP on the IU Bloomington campus offers teens and young adults with High Functioning Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences a chance to experience a taste of independence while residing on campus in a college dormitory. Week-long day camp sessions for girls entering grades 1 through 6. Are you an RN nurse? Special Camps provides week-long respite to families and caregivers. Camp isoffered for seven weeks, and campers can sign up for one week or all weeks. Weekend summer camp for children of all ages with developmental/intellectual disability, and their families. An after school and weekend retreat for children and youth age 5-16 with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Campers must be able to care for their own basic daily living needs We provide a can-do, accepting, caring, friendly, independence-, and confidence-building environment. A week-long day camp for children/teens with disabilities. A retreat available for youths and adults age 15+ with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Indiana provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in over twenty Olympic-type sports for children and adults with disabilities in communities across Indiana. Week 6: July 11-15. Campers 8 13 and campers 14 23. That is why we offer CampAbility a day camp for children specifically designed to meet the needs of a family. Week-long summer camp for young adults and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 18 and up. Spend them with us! Drama-based social pragmatics for youth ages 6-22 with social-emotional challenges. Children participate in large group time with skits and songs, followed by small group discussions about what they have learned. Approx.

Providing children with developmental disabilities with a nurturing camp experience. Though not designed specifically for children or teens with ASD, some may offer programs which focus on a special interest and/or special talent that matches well with your family member.Additionally, while all attempts were made to make this list as comprehensive as possible, there may be other programs and/or camps in your area. Youll participate in all the activities alongside your campers, and learn a lot from the campers you serve. Zajac Ranch is a fully inclusive summer camp where everything is accessible for children with medical conditions and disabilities. Ashland, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties in Ohio. 1000 Division Street, Activities include life skills, community programs, and buildingcommunication skills. Activities vary, but usually include small group Bible teaching, arts and crafts, rock climbing, and water activities.LifePoint Church Indianapolis 8540 Combs Road, Indianapolis, IN 46237Dates: June 13-17, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-6Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Church Noblesville1702 Pleasant St, Noblesville, IN 46060Dates: July 11-15, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: Point Seymour311 Myers Lane, Seymour, IN 47274Dates: June 27 - July 1, 2022, 9 am - 4 pmCost: $269; some financial aid availableGrade Level: K-5Contact: 231-734-2616 or [emailprotected]Website: CampsiCanShine iCanBike CampEasterseals Rehabilitation Center3701 Bellemeade Ave., Evansville, IN 47714Location: Indiana National Guard Armory, Evansville, IN 47714Dates: June 6-10, 2022Cost: $200 with some partial scholarship money available.Contact: Patty Balbach at 812-479-1411, ext. greatnonprofits camps classes lifeguard camp training rec riversideca gov park evelynn smith members