Camps for Children with Special Needs

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Residential or day camp facilities that are appropriately staffed and equipped to provide an opportunity for children or adults who have developmental disabilities, emotional disturbances or health impairments, or who have other limitations or problems which require special facilities or programming, to enjoy a cooperative indoor and/or outdoor living experience. (AIRS PL-6400.1500-850)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
75 Centre of New England Blvd
Coventry, RI 02816
Phone: 401-615-2775
Organization Name: J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center
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Address:
75 Centre of New England Blvd
Coventry, RI 02816
Phone: 401-615-2775
Fax: 401-615-2881
Eligibility:

All referrals to Pathways should be made in writing by the local educational authority (LEA) of the city or town in which the child resides.

Provider Profiles:

Pathways Strategic Teaching Center is an education and treatment program designed to maximize independence and enhance the lives of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders.

Alena Marcotte
Director of Special Education
Pathways Strategic Teaching Center

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/8/2022
Statewide Provider
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-785-2666
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: The Autism Project
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Address:
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-785-2666
Fax: 401-785-2272
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

All are welcome.

Services Provided:
  • Professional Training Program, classroom and individual consultation
  • Parent Education Series and Support
  • Grandparent Support Groups
  • Social Skill Groups
  • Respite Information
  • Summer Camp WANNAGOAGAIN
  • Advocacy
Provider Profiles:

The Autism Project is a ‘Hub of Hope’ that connects people—with a spectrum of needs—to the available resources and education that support independent and purposeful lives.
Autism Project
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
650 Suffolk Street
450
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 617-506-6041
Organization Name: Epilepsy Foundation of New England
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Address:
650 Suffolk Street
450
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone: 617-506-6041
Fax: 617-506-6047
Email: info@epilepsynewengland.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided:
  • Resource Center
  • Education and Training
  • Family Programs and Support
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Camps link
  • Camp Matty RI link
Provider Profiles:

Epilepsy Foundation New England is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. Epilepsy Foundation New England is an independent affiliate of Epilepsy Foundation of America; we serve the approximately 100,000 people in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island affected by epilepsy and the people who care for them. Our vision statement is Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/8/2022
Administrative Office
555 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-772-0522
Address:
Administrative Office
555 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-772-0522
Eligibility:

a variety of incredible camp programs for children with a serious illness and their families at no cost to the families.

Services Provided:

Tour the camp Link

Summer camp Link

Hero's Journey (teens) Link

Leader's in Training Program for former campers ages 17-19 Link

Weekend Programs

Parent Programs

Provider Profiles:

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge. It’s a community that celebrates the fun, friendship and spirit of childhood, where every kid can “raise a little hell.”

Held at the Camp’s facility in Ashford, Connecticut, Camp’s signature summer
program consists of seven, weeklong sessions for seriously ill children aged 7-15, and one session for their siblings

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/17/2021
P.O. Box 1357
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508-560-8450
Address:
P.O. Box 1357
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508-560-8450
Email: info@campjabberwocky.org
Wheelchair Access: non electric wheelchairs
Eligibility: children through adults
Services Provided: Summer Camp- Campers stay between one and four weeks during which they enjoy activities and classes on campus and out and about in the community of Martha’s Vineyard.
Family Camp-Camp Jabberwocky provides families with a child with disabilities the opportunity to participate in camp for a long weekend at our Family Camp!
Provider Profiles: At Jabberwocky, people with different abilities form the majority in the community. Their needs become priority needs; their concerns become concerns. And in this age, when cultural and individual sense of belonging is waning, a community that works is a light of hope.


The goal and purpose of Family Camp weekend is to share the love and joy of Camp Jabberwocky.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/13/2019
ASTRO View on Map
120 Webster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-255-2911
Address:
120 Webster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401-255-2911
Email: astrocurricular@gmail.com
Services Provided:

ASTRO Academy Adults

ASTRO Academy Youth

Advanced Coursework Network ACN

Summer Camps link

Mentoring 

Group Therapy

Adult Daycare

Translation Services 

Provider Profiles:

ASTRO stands for Arts, Sports, Technology and Resource Organization.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
Camp Alsing View on Map
81 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102
Phone: 207-805-4155
Address:
81 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102
Phone: 207-805-4155
Email: emily@campalsing.com
Eligibility: High-Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome or other social communication challenges.
Services Provided: Camp Alsing, located in Unity, ME, is a premier co-ed residential summer camp for children with High-Functioning Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome or other social communication challenges.
Camp Alsing’s specially trained staff guide children, ages 9-17, to develop connections and expand their boundaries in a traditional camp setting.

At Camp Alsing, we help your child explore, grow, and soar.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/5/2019
Statewide Provider
RI
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island
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Address:
RI
Email: director@eccri.org
Eligibility: * Campers with some special needs have been part of our regular sessions for years, and are still invited to participate as they have before. This camp is designed for young people who might not able to attend a regular camp session.
Services Provided: Bridge Camp:
Helper Campers entering grades 9-12 June 29 - July 3 (Monday - Friday) Bridge Camp is open to individuals with special needs ages 8 and up June 30 - July 3 (Tuesday - Friday)
We are so excited to once again offer this integrated camp for teenagers and campers with special needs.* High school students are invited to serve as "helper campers" and are paired with special needs campers for a truly wonderful camp experience. Counselors and trained adults are available for support throughout the week. Parents and friends of children or young adults with special needs should contact Meaghan at director@eccri.org for more information.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/30/2019
Camp Ruggles View on Map
PO Box 353
Chepachet, RI 02814
Phone: 401-567-8914
Address:
PO Box 353
Chepachet, RI 02814
Phone: 401-567-8914
Email: jim@campruggles.com
Eligibility:

Summer day camp program for children, ages 6-12, who are clinically diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Services Provided:

Camp Ruggles facilitates the physical development and confidence building of campers through individual and group instruction periods. Campers work on self-control,
managing frustration, building independence and enhancing communication skills.
6 week session includes:
Swimming, kayaking, fishing, canoeing, team building and other summer recreation activities.

FAQs

Provider Profiles:

Our program is designed specifically for children with significant difficulties in these areas who cannot succeed in a regular camp environment. All aspects of our camp are designed to meet the individual needs of this special population. From bus pickup to return, we provide a total of 240 hours of highly supervised, case managed, therapeutic care.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI
Phone: 401-785-3510 x394
Address:
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI
Phone: 401-785-3510 x394
Toll Free Phone: 02907
Email: programs@rwpzoo.org
Services Provided:

Registration for 2021 Summer ZooCamp is OPEN and space is limited.  Explore more information on our Summer Adventures and Conservation Heroes ZooCamps below!

ZooCamp

Contact ZooCamp Director, Beth Capporelli in the education department at 783-5310 ext 394 for any questions you may have.

Carousel Village offers Sensory-Friendly Days on the first Tuesday of every month from April through August. They invite those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to explore and enjoy Carousel Village.

https://www.rwpzoo.org/carousel-village-special-events

Email gsales@rwpzoo.org or call 401-467-0150 for questions.

Provider Profiles:

ZooCamp is an inclusive experience that welcomes and supports children of all abilities.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/14/2022
PO Box 5299
Wakefield, RI 02880
Phone: 401-783-7000
Organization Name: Camp JORI
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Address:
PO Box 5299
Wakefield, RI 02880
Phone: 401-783-7000
Email: info@campjori.com
Eligibility:

Camp JORI, on 75 pristine acres in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is a co-ed Jewish overnight and day camp for children in grades K-10. Our comprehensive program of sports, arts, adventure and special activities is enhanced by our Jewish and Israeli culture and our strong sense of “TACEO”- Taking Care of Each Other.

Reaching Up (ages 11-14) is an inclusive program for both Day and Overnight campers that makes JORI accessible for all children.

Services Provided:

Campers who may require some additional support in cognitive skills or social-emotional coaching will have that extra staff attention. Through the camp experience, the camper will expand language and communications, improve social skills, develop friendships, and expand self-awareness. The program has credentialed adult professionals and our counselors are trained and well-supervised in a supported camp environment.

Provider Profiles:

Since its beginning in 1937 as the summer program of the Jewish Orphanage of Rhode Island (JORI), campers have enjoyed summers in a nurturing, family-like environment.

Camp JORI sits on over 72 acres of pristine woodland, on the largest lake in Rhode Island with an exceptional waterfront for boating and fishing.  The site is surrounded by Nature Conservancy protected land. When you come into camp you are welcomed at the visitor center and then you begin the JORI experience.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2021
12 Monomonac Road
Rindge, NH 03461
Phone: 603-899-9590
Organization Name: Camp Starfish
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Address:
12 Monomonac Road
Rindge, NH 03461
Phone: 603-899-9590
Email: info@campstarfish.org
Eligibility:

ages 5-12 day camp and ages 7-17 overnight camp for children with emotional, behavioral or learning problems.

Services Provided:

Therapeutic overnight camp
1:1 staff-to-camper ratio
Variety of programs link

Provider Profiles:

Camp Starfish provides a 1:1 staff-to-camper ratio at all times to enable success, build social skills, teach coping mechanisms, and help children who have difficulty finding success in traditional settings. We are a one-of-a-kind summer camp, year-round support and advocate for children and families.
Year-round mailing address
Camp Starfish
636 Great Road
Stow, MA 01775
(978) 636-2617

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/22/2022
Statewide Provider
Episcopal Conference Center
872 Reservoir Road
Pascoag, RI 02859
Phone: 401-568-4055
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Episcopal Conference Center (ECC)
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Address:
Episcopal Conference Center
872 Reservoir Road
Pascoag, RI 02859
Phone: 401-568-4055
Services Provided:
  • Overnight camps for children and teen's.
  • Special session's for Family Camp (sold out)
  • Young Leaders Program
  • Bridge Camp for campers age 10+ who need additional support. See information below.

Provider Profiles:

Registration starts January 19, 2022

Bridge Camp Tuesday, July 5 - Friday, July 8  is open to individuals with special needs ages 10 and up We are thrilled to welcome our Bridge Campers back to camp! 

Parents and friends of young adults or adults with special needs should contact Meaghan at director@eccri.org for more information. *Campers with some special needs have been part of our regular sessions for years, and are still invited to participate as they have before. This camp is designed for young people who might not be able to attend a regular camp session.


Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/20/2022
144 Mohawk Hotel Road
Old Forge, NY 13420
Phone: 315-207-5706
Organization Name: Mark Seven Deaf Foundation
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Address:
144 Mohawk Hotel Road
Old Forge, NY 13420
Phone: 315-207-5706
Services Provided:

Variety of programs for all ages. See website for additional details [https://www.campmark7.org/programs]

Provider Profiles:

Located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York, Camp Mark Seven, is a peaceful, welcoming retreat with a vast array of life-affirming educational, recreational and spiritual programs for deaf, hard of hearing, and KODA/CODA individuals. CM7, established in 1982, is home to outdoor and waterfront activities such as mountain hiking, kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Fun, adventure, safety, and great camaraderie in ASL are our passion for the campers.

Our program is unique and has left a lasting impression on each and every camper and staffer. With campers and participants from all 50 states and several countries, we value full communication access at CM7.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/22/2022
RI
Phone: 888-528-9077
Organization Name: HopeHealth
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Address:
RI
Phone: 888-528-9077
Email: Information@HopeHealthCo.org
Eligibility:

Camp BraveHeart , ages 4-17 who have experienced loss.

Services Provided:

Hosts Camp Braveheart, ages 4-17, a camp for those children who have experienced loss. link

Camp program was available virtually in 2020. 


Pediatric Care (PediPal) PediPal is our palliative care program for children and families in Massachusetts.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/22/2022
290 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: 401-474-1606
Organization Name: Camp Surefire Foundation
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Address:
290 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: 401-474-1606
Email: info@campsurefire.org
Services Provided:

Camp Surefire will be hosting a one week day camp from Monday, June 28th – Friday, July 2nd at the St. Andrew’s School campus in Barrington, Rhode Island.

Camper FAQs link

Provider Profiles:

The mission of the Camp Surefire Foundation is to support and manage Camp Surefire, Rhode Island’s only camp for children with type I diabetes; to create a community of learning about diabetes between campers and their peers, counselors, and medical staff; and to promote the development of life-long skills and relationships which will minimize the impact of diabetes on participants’ lives.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Camp Aquapaug
1620 Ministerial Road
West Kingston, RI 02892
Phone: 401-785-2666 x76797
Organization Name: The Autism Project
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Address:
Camp Aquapaug
1620 Ministerial Road
West Kingston, RI 02892
Phone: 401-785-2666 x76797
Email: abigail.waite@lifespan.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Individuals with ASD or other behavioral, physical, or neurodevelopmental disabilities, ages 5-21.

Services Provided:

The Camp WANNAGOAGAIN! program is designed to provide opportunities for real-life experiences, an environment to learn new leisure skills, and the chance to meet new friends in a structured environment with experienced staff.

Camp provides the following supports for its campers across activities:

  • Visual supports that enhance comprehension and prediction of expectations
  • Low camper-to-counselor ratio
  • 1:1 support when necessary
  • Trained, highly skilled staff
  • Sensory-based activities that enhance a camper’s ability to take advantage of language and communication opportunities
  • Structured teaching methods
  • Relaxation techniques that enhance self-regulation
  • Daily living routines incorporated into camp activities as appropriate
  • Staff and program content that supports play skills, social skills and participation in group activities
  • Camp facilities (such as the lake and nature trails) that offer gross motor activities, which satisfy sensory needs and encourage communication
  • Traditional camp activities like swimming, boating, arts and crafts, and nature walks
Provider Profiles:

The Autism Project provides a safe, supported, and fun camp experience.

Session I (July 25-29, 2022)

M-TH: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Session II (August 1-5, 2022)

M-TH: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Camp located at YMCA Camp Westwood
2093 Harkney Hill Rd
Coventry, RI
Phone: 401-615-2775
Organization Name: Pathways Strategic Teaching Center
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Address:
Camp located at YMCA Camp Westwood
2093 Harkney Hill Rd
Coventry, RI
Phone: 401-615-2775
Email: mmilner@trudeaucenter.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Individuals ages 3-21 with a diagnosed physical, neurological/cognitive, developmental, or social/emotional disability.

Services Provided:
  • Day camp for individuals ages 3-21 w/ academic, cognitive, social/emotional, and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Each camper receives 1:1 support.
  • IEP implementation provided.
  • Activities include swimming, boating, hiking, arts & crafts, and community outings.  
Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
2214 Providence Pike
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-757-1221
Organization Name: North Smithfield Recreation Department
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Address:
2214 Providence Pike
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-757-1221
Email: campphoenixri@gmail.com
Eligibility:

Children in North Smithfield & surrounding communities, grades K-8.

Services Provided:
  • Day camp (7:30a-5:30p) offered to children grades K-8.
  • Transitions to/from North Smithfield Extended School Year (ESY) program offered.
  • Activities include arts & crafts, water play, archery, performing arts, & various sports.  
Provider Profiles:

Camp Phoenix was established in 2006 through the North Smithfield Recreation Department.

 The camp was created to provide a traditional day long summer camp experience for the children of North Smithfield.  Camp Phoenix has expanded its enrollment capacity to allow for children from all communities to attend the camp. 

We are hoping to make the camp a place where children can create life-long friendships.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
250 Lloyd Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-831-7350
Organization Name: Moses Brown School
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Address:
250 Lloyd Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-831-7350
Email: mbplus@mosesbrown.org
Eligibility:

Open to all children ages 3-15 in Providence and surrounding areas.

Services Provided:

Day camp programs offered through Moses Brown school (RISE, Sports, STEM & Specialty) offered to children ages 3-15. Children enjoy the use of all facilities, including the state-of-the-art artificial turf field, soccer field, softball diamond, woodshop, ceramic studio, computer labs, Y-lab, and performance halls.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Camp located at Hale Reservation
Westwood, MA
Phone: 782-860-1900
Organization Name: MassGeneral for Children
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Address:
Camp located at Hale Reservation
Westwood, MA
Phone: 782-860-1900
Email: mghaspire@partners.org
Eligibility:

Children ages 5-13 with diagnosed ASD or other related social-emotional challenges.

Services Provided:

Camp program through Mass General for children ages 5-13 w/ ASD or other social/communication challenges.

Groups of 4 to 6 children, based on age and needs, each supported by 2 camp counselors.

Activities include swimming, boating, music, & art. Individual and social coaching provided.

link

Provider Profiles:

We are proud to be an American Camp Association-accredited camp.

Aspire's summer Adventure Camp is a six-week program for children ages 5-13 years old. Campers are placed into similar-age peer groups of four to six participants, each supported by two Aspire staff. Campers participate in a rich weekly schedule full of typical camp activities, such as swimming, music, fishing, boating and art.

Like all of Aspire’s programming, participants receive direct instruction and in-the-moment social coaching to support skill building in the areas of self-awareness, stress management, and social competency.

Aspire staff create a safe and supportive environment in which campers can learn, grow, make social connections, express themselves, feel successful and have fun.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
95 High Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-596-2894
Organization Name: South County YMCA
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Address:
95 High Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-596-2894
Email: dballantyne@oceancommunityymca.org
Eligibility:

Children ages 5-14. Able to support children with special healthcare needs to attend camp through 1:1 or other trained support staff. Sibling discounts and financial aid available.

Services Provided:

Summer camp programs for children ages 5-14. Activities include swimming, ropes courses, climbing wall, boating, canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, water obstacle courses, banana boat, nature, drama, archery. Have some transportation available; Mystic, CT - Charlestown area mostly. Some sessions do fill up.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
350 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905
Phone: 401-227-9303
Organization Name: Ocean State Kidz Club
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Address:
350 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905
Phone: 401-227-9303
Email: OceanStateKidzRI@gmail.com
Eligibility:

 Day camp program for middle school-aged students (5th-9th grade). 

Services Provided:

Activities link

  • Swimming
  • Track & field
  • Arts & crafts
  • Sewing
  • Nature walks
  • Weekly field trips 
Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
90 Ives St.
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-444-0750
Organization Name: Boys & Girls Club
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Address:
90 Ives St.
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-444-0750
Eligibility:

Before/After school care & summer camp program for children ages 5-15 in Providence & surrounding areas.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-268-1540
Organization Name: North Kingstown Parks & Recreation
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Address:
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-268-1540
Email: recreationsecretary@northkingstown.org
Eligibility:

Day camp programming at multiple park locations (9a-4p) in NK, Mon-Fri for ages 6-11. $400 fee. For additional fee, extended morning care available from 8-9a at Wilson Park. Fee includes on-site activities and field trips.

Provider Profiles:

Multiple Locations: Wilson & McGinn Park, Forest Park & Stony Lane School

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/18/2022
Organization Name: Boys Scouts of America- Narragansett Council
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Address:
Camp Champlin, 223 Scituate Avenue
Cranston, RI 02921
Phone: 401-351-8700
Email: info@narragansettbsa.org
Eligibility:

Day camp

Multi-level summer camp programs through Boys Scouts of America- Narragansett Council for youth in grades K-5, & grades 6-12.

Additional programming for young adults ages 14-20.  

Services Provided:

Adventure Base Camp is a great way for your child to experience the thrill of the outdoors while introducing them to independence without being too far from home.

The week-long program fills each day with adventures like archery, BB, boating, swimming, crafts, outdoor cooking, fire-building, nature appreciation, and daily STEM projects.

Addition information see link

 

Provider Profiles:

Campers are assigned staff-led groups of up to 15 youth of a similar age to ensure that each camper’s experience is appropriate for their age group. 

Families are invited to camp every Friday for a closing campfire program. Each week will offer a different theme to keep the excitement going all summer.

This year’s theme is Day Camp Goes to the Movies. This summer’s 8 weekly themes include Sci-fi week, Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Planet Earth, and more! So, take advantage of coming to camp multiple weeks at a discounted rate. 

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
340 Oakland Beach Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-467-4385
Organization Name: Boys & Girls Club of Warwick
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Address:
340 Oakland Beach Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-467-4385
Email: kat@wbgclubs.org
Eligibility:

Children ages 5-13

Hours 7:30am-6:00pm

Financial Aid & sibling discounts available. 

Services Provided:

Before/After school care

Sports and recreation programs link

Camps

  • Traditional summer camp program w/ field trips
  • STEAM camp link
  • Music camp and Teen extreme camp link

Provider Profiles:

Our team consists of adults and college-age young adults who genuinely care about helping children grow and insuring that they have wonderful experience at the Boys & Girls Club. All staff are hired and trained to be role models for the members. 

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
61 Camp Yawgoog Road
Rockville, RI 02873
Phone: 401-539-2311
Organization Name: Boy Scouts of America-Narragansett Council
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Address:
61 Camp Yawgoog Road
Rockville, RI 02873
Phone: 401-539-2311
Fax: 401-539-0760
Email: campyawgoog@scouting.org
Eligibility:

Day and Overnight Camps

Services Provided:
  • Day Camp link
  • Friends, Fun, Adventure link (Scouts can attend without their troop) 
  • Webelo Outdoor Adventure link
  • Yawgoog Leadership Experience link
  • National Youth Leadership Training link
Provider Profiles:

Founded in 1916 as "A Scout Adventureland Forever", Camp Yawgoog is situated on 1800 acres of beautiful wilderness in Rockville, Rhode Island. Yawgoog is divided into three separate Camps: Camp Three PointCamp Medicine Bow and Camp Sandy Beach. All three camps share  program facilities. 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
115 Williams Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: 401-434-6776
Address:
115 Williams Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: 401-434-6776
Email: info@epbgc.org
Provider Profiles:

To inspire, enable, educate, and reach out to all young people in East Providence, especially those who need us the most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Locations

Williams Avenue

Hennessey School

Martin Middle School

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
95 Church Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-847-6927
Address:
95 Church Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-847-6927
Services Provided:

Childcare

Summer Camp at Camp Grosvenor

Aquatics

Sports

Teens

Provider Profiles:

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Newport County was founded in 1956 to provide a safe haven for youth where they could find encouragement toward bright futures.

Other Locations

North End Clubhouse

Florence Gray Center

1 York Street

Newport, RI  02840

401-847-4592

Camp Grosvenor

11 Miner Road

Saunderstown, RI  02874

401-295-1320

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
One Moeller Place
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-722-8840
Address:
One Moeller Place
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-722-8840
Provider Profiles:

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket is to inspire and enable the young people of Pawtucket and surrounding communities, especially those with greatest need, to realize their full potential as healthy, productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Camp Joy View on Map
Nationwide Provider
10117 Old 3c Highway
P.O. Box 157
Clarksville, OH 45113
Nationwide Provider
Address:
10117 Old 3c Highway
P.O. Box 157
Clarksville, OH 45113
Email: info@camp-joy.org
Eligibility: Contact for details
Services Provided:

Offers a variety of camps, including regular camps, specialty camps, and family camps.

Specialty camps include camps for children with congenital or acquired heart disease, spina bifida, tuberous sclerosis and more.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
Nationwide Provider
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 800-342-2383
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: American Diabetes Association
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Address:
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 800-342-2383
Eligibility:

See specific camps for details

Services Provided:

Provides camps for children with Type I diabetes and with or at risk of developing Type II diabetes. Multiple camps offered.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/9/2022
Nationwide Provider
490 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-268-7591
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: American Lung Association
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Address:
490 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-268-7591
Fax: 651-227-5459
Email: Val.Haga@Lung.org
Eligibility: Ages 7-12, asthma
Services Provided:

This week-long camp helps children learn more about their asthma and how to better cope with this breathing disorder while still having fun. Superkids camps in South Dakota and Minnesota.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/7/2020
Nationwide Provider
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819
Phone: 301-587-1788
Nationwide Provider
Address:
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819
Phone: 301-587-1788
TDD: 301-810-3182
Fax: 301-587-1791
Email: nad.info@nad.org
Eligibility:

deaf and hard of hearing

Services Provided:

Safeguards the civil rights of deaf and hard of hearing Americans. As a national federation of state associations, individual members, and organizational and corporate affiliates, the advocacy work includes accessibility, education, employment, healthcare, mental health, rehabilitation, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Website features advocacy information and resources.

Provider Profiles:

NAD Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) is a four-week intensive educational program for high school students. Camp Taloali, Stayton, Oregon.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 2/24/2022
Nationwide Provider
161 North Clark Street Ste 3550
Chicago, IL 60601
Nationwide Provider
Address:
161 North Clark Street Ste 3550
Chicago, IL 60601
Toll Free Phone: 800-572-1717
Email: mda@mdausa.org
Services Provided:

A voluntary health agency that works to combat muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and related muscle-debilitating diseases. The organization is committed to finding treatments and cures while providing a comprehensive program to empower families with support to help them thrive and stay independent including summer camps for kids, peer support, equipment resources and more. Related volunteer opportunities available.COVID-19 Update: following all CDC and state guidelines.

  • Voluntary Health Organizations
  • Assistive Technology Expense Assistance
  • Health/Disabilities Related Volunteer Opportunities
  • Therapeutic Camps
  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Camp Taylor View on Map
Nationwide Provider
8224 W Grayson Road
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: 209-545-3853
Nationwide Provider
Address:
8224 W Grayson Road
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: 209-545-3853
Email: camp@kidsheartcamp.org
Eligibility: no cost for children and youth with heart disease
Services Provided:

Camp Taylor offers several programs for young people and families of children with heart disease. Our flagship program is our well known medically supervised free youth and teen residential summer camp sessions. We offer 8 camp sessions catering to the underserved population of pediatric cardiology.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
Nationwide Provider
11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601-3620
Phone: 818-754-0312
Nationwide Provider
Address:
11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601-3620
Phone: 818-754-0312
Eligibility: free of charge summer camp for children with heart disease, ages 7-17, 18-24
Services Provided: Camp del Corazon provides a medically supervised, residential summer camp for children ages 7-17 who are living with heart disease. Located on Catalina Island, 22 miles off the California coastline. PACE program for ages 18-24 with congenital heart disease.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Nationwide Provider
Address:
4301 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 800-651-9131
Email: info@fabrydisease.org
Services Provided:

Information about Fabry disease, research and clinical trials information, funding programs, and more. Programs, include:

  • Annual conference
  • Family camp
  • Personal support
  • Research and educational information
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/13/2020
Nationwide Provider
NY
Phone: 510-769-9295
Nationwide Provider
Address:
NY
Phone: 510-769-9295
Email: info@youthrally.org
Eligibility: Kids and teens ages 11 - 17 living with conditions of the bowel and bladders.
Services Provided:

Five nights of camp at a college campus for an experience that promotes independence, self-esteem, learning, friendship and fun. Each year the Youth Rally host roughly 150 campers from all over the US and beyond. Campers and counselors alike live with an array of conditions affecting their bowel and/or bladder systems. A nursing team assists campers as needed.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/16/2020
Nationwide Provider
10 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Ste 250
PO Box 8589
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-748-9983
Nationwide Provider
Address:
10 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Ste 250
PO Box 8589
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-748-9983
Eligibility: Roundup River Ranch serves children ages 17 and under, who have been diagnosed with a serious illness, and their families. Campers come from the 11-state region of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Utah, and Texas. No cost.
Services Provided:

Roundup River Ranch is part of the SeriousFun Children’s Network, a global community of medical specialty camps founded by Paul Newman. He believed that kids with serious illnesses needed a place to “kick back and raise a little hell.” Serving children with serious illnesses and their families.

Provider Profiles:

See website for up-to-date list of camp sessions.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/7/2020
Camp Korey View on Map
Nationwide Provider
24880 Brotherhood Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Phone: 425-440-0850
Nationwide Provider
Address:
24880 Brotherhood Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Phone: 425-440-0850
Fax: 425-404-2158
Email: info@campkorey.org
Eligibility: Children living with serious illness, ages 7 to 17. No cost. April 30th application deadline.
Services Provided: Camp Korey empowers children and families living with serious medical conditions through year-round, life-changing experiences, always free of charge. With specialized medical support, we help kids re-imagine the future.
All residential Summer Camp Sessions last one week and run from Monday afternoons through Friday mornings. Please apply for the session that best fits your child. Sample summer camps:
♥ Session 1: Camp Reflection, Dermatologic Conditions In partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology
♥ Session 2: *General Session
♥ Session 3: *General Session
♥ Session 4: Solid Organ Transplant
♥ Session 5: *General Session
♥ Session 6: Craniofacial Community
♥ Session 7: Orthopedic + Neuromuscular Conditions
♥ Session 8: Skeletal Dysplasia
*GENERAL SESSIONS serve campers with life altering medical conditions including but not limited to: cerebral palsy, chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome, epilepsy, genetic syndromes, mitochondrial disease, and reconstructive pelvic medicine conditions.
Also teen and family weekend camps.
Provider Profiles: An official member of SeriousFun Children’s Network.
Camp phone: (425) 440-0850
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
900 East Hill Ave, Suite 390
Knoxville, TN 37915
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Amputee Coalition
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Address:
900 East Hill Ave, Suite 390
Knoxville, TN 37915
Toll Free Phone: 888-267-5669
Eligibility: Ages 10-17 who have limb loss or limb differences.
Services Provided:

Resources and support for individuals with limb loss and their families. Advocacy information and resources for state and national advocacy.

Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp: A 6-day traditional summer camp experience for children with limb loss and limb difference to increase self-confidence and self-esteem through a traditional and supportive summer camp experience. The Amputee Coalition arranges travel plans for all camp attendees. Cost: none! thanks to sponsors and donors. Opportunities for camp counselors ages 18-19 and age 20 and above.

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2016 dates July 8 - 16.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
Nationwide Provider
10586 West Pico Boulevard, Unit 196
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 260-225-3736
Nationwide Provider
Address:
10586 West Pico Boulevard, Unit 196
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 260-225-3736
Email: info@kesem.org
Eligibility:

children with parents with cancer

Services Provided:

Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Offering innovative, fun-­filled programs that foster a lasting community, we aim to ensure that every child impacted by a parent’s cancer is never alone.

Provider Profiles:

Camp locator on website

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
Nationwide Provider
Address:
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
Toll Free Phone: 800-342-2383
Services Provided:

Provides objective and credible information, advocacy and research for diabetes. Website offers education, legal rights, health insurance, tips for caregivers, etc. Provides camps for children with Type I diabetes and with or at risk of developing Type II diabetes.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/9/2022
Nationwide Provider
120 Wall Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-344-6633
Nationwide Provider
Address:
120 Wall Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-344-6633
Toll Free Phone: 800-323-7938
Fax: 212-747-0004
Email: info@ctf.org
Services Provided: Ending neurofibromatosis through research. Patient Engagement program, meaning the inclusion of patient representatives in NF research, and the view that people with NF are not just subjects, but are health care consumers who have a role in managing their care, directing their health outcomes, and accelerating therapies for the entire NF community. A NF Clinic Network by state.
Provider Profiles: NF Camp is the annual summer camp of the Children's Tumor Foundation, dedicated to teens and young adults living with neurofibromatosis (NF). For over 20 years we have hosted this week-long experience for teens and young adults ages 12 to 25. NF Camp takes place on the third or fourth week of July (6 nights/6 days) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Application on CTF website.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
4180 Emigration Canyon Rd
Camp Kostopulos
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Children's Tumor Foundation
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Address:
4180 Emigration Canyon Rd
Camp Kostopulos
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Email: jpantoliano@ctf.org
Eligibility: Teens and young adults ages 12 to 25 living with neurofibromatosis
Services Provided: NF Camp is for children and teens with Neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow along various types of nerves. Campers come from all over the United States, Canada, and the world. During these weeks, they are able to interact with others who have the same condition, and learn more about themselves and others while enjoying everything that Camp K has to offer.
Provider Profiles: NF Camp takes place on the third or fourth week of July (6 nights/6 days) at Camp Kostopulos in Utah. Details and application on Children's Tumor Foundation website.
Contact: Julie Pantoliano
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Nationwide Provider
6728 Old McClean Village Dr
Mclean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-718-6038
Nationwide Provider
Address:
6728 Old McClean Village Dr
Mclean, VA 22101
Phone: 703-718-6038
Email: info@pedsendo.org
Services Provided:

Online Resources Include:

  • A variety of clinical and patient resources
  • Educational events for clinicians
  • Find a Pediatric Endocrinologist: Search the Pediatric Endocrine Society membership list.
  • Upcoming Camps: Directory of specialty camps for kids, including Diabetes Camps, Turner Syndrome Camps, and Transgender Youth and Teen Camps. Not run or endorsed by the Pediatric Endocrine Society.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 5/9/2022
Nationwide Provider
7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-328-3700
Nationwide Provider
Address:
7 Penn Plaza, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-328-3700
Toll Free Phone: 800-424-2634
Fax: 212-328-3777
Email: handi@hemophilia.org
Wheelchair Access: Not Applicable
Services Provided: Information about preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. Chapters throughout the US.

Services include:
-Information about bleeding disorders, blood types, and blood safety
-Online and in-person educational events and workshops
-Advocacy information
-[Camp Locator] helps families find a camp for a child with a bleeding disorder, siblings, or the family.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/9/2020
Young Life View on Map
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 520
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-0520
Phone: 877-438-9572
Nationwide Provider
Address:
P.O. Box 520
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-0520
Phone: 877-438-9572
Toll Free Phone: 877-438-9572
Fax: 719-381-1750
Services Provided: Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school and college-aged kids in all 50 states.

Some Young Life areas have dedicated programs for students and young adults with disabilities, typically referred to as Young Life Capernaum. Young Life Capernaum gives young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club, camp and other exciting activities.

[https://www.younglife.org/Locator/Pages/default.aspx Use the online finder] to locate a local Young Life and find out about their programs.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/14/2020
Nationwide Provider
39252 Winchester Road, #107-135
Murrieta, CA 92563
Phone: 918-490-3055
Nationwide Provider
Address:
39252 Winchester Road, #107-135
Murrieta, CA 92563
Phone: 918-490-3055
Services Provided:

Connecting Families UCD Foundation provides resources, information, and support groups for families and individuals with Urea cycle disorders (UCDs).

UCD Family Camps: Connecting Families UCD Foundation hosts annual camps for families affected by a Urea Cycle Disorder. UCD Family Camps are held in different locations across the US so that all families around the country may have an opportunity to attend. Camps are 100% free of charge to UCD families and siblings (any age). All costs of foods (low-pro), lodging, and shuttling to and from airport to camp site is provided as well.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/19/2020