Summer Camp (Special Needs)
Therapeutic Recreation Summer Camp
Therapeutic Recreation provides recreation services and promotes inclusive programs in the community. Participant must be able to use the restroom with minimal support, ability to follow 1-2 step directions, and have a desire to participate. Therapeutic Recreation Programs have a 1:4 staff-to-participant ratio.
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Spend nine weeks of your summer vacation with your peers. Sign up for adventure and fun! Take trips, make some new friends, and learn some new things with our summer camp. This program is designed for individuals with special needs and requires advance registration and assessment.
- Days/Times: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Ages: 6-22 (or) currently enrolled in school
- Cost: $100 per week
Registration is ongoing, and space is limited. For more information, call 728-1710.
Camp Champion – Ages 6 to 12
The youth camp will encourage social engagement, leisure participation, and activities for your youth in an inclusive environment.
Summer Superstar – Ages 13 to 17
The teen camp will provide opportunities for socialization, leisure participation, and activities for your teen. Teens will be encouraged to increase community knowledge and independence in a safe, inclusive environment.
Transitions Camp – Ages 18 to 22 (must be enrolled in high school)
The camp for young adults will provide opportunities to socially engage with peers and participate in a variety of leisure activities. Participants will be encouraged to strengthen their independence, learn new skills, and increase knowledge of community in a safe, inclusive environment.
For Ages: 13 - 17
Do you enjoy volunteering? Try the Friends Helping Friends Recreation Youth Leadership Program. This experience will provide an opportunity for you to develop greater self-confidence, ability to work in group settings, and an appreciation of youth who have various disabilities. As a Therapeutic Recreation Friend, you will learn to use leisure activities such as sports, games, arts and crafts, music, dance, drama, and trips to improve or maintain the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the campers.
Interested applicants MUST complete and return an application package, including letters of recommendation to be considered. For more information, please call 728-1710.