For Deaf and hard of hearing students in the 9-12 grades, at least 15+ years old. This camp teaches students about possible careers in biotechnology and mechatronics engineering.
For students at least 15+ years old, in grades 9-12, that are interested in marine biology, ecology, or environmental science. The camps STEM core curriculum consists of sea grass, mangrove, and coral reef ecology. Evening discussions on coral reef ecology, and fish identification along with labs on invertebrate diversity and zooplankton identification are also part of the camp experience. Weather permitting, daily trips into the Atlantic Ocean to explore each type of ecology.
For students grades 10-12 that are at least 15 years old. This camp prepares students for the transition from high school to college. They will improve academic skills, develop leadership skills, and enhance college readiness skills, while meeting new friends and experiencing campus life.
Alabama School for the Deaf holds a weeklong summer camp for students with hearing loss ages 6-15 who live in Alabama. It is an opportunity for deaf or hard-of-hearing students to interact with each other while also enjoying activities like swimming, horseback riding, and arts and crafts. No charge for Alabama residents.
Camp ASCCA is a week long camp that provides campers with disabilities the opportunity to express their individuality and independence within a supervised setting. The activities offered include horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, fishing, arts and crafts, accessible waterslide, zip-line, water tubing, archery and rifle range, mini-golf course, paved nature trails, splash pad and more. The cost for this camp is $1,150. The Campership Rate is $750 for campers from any state. Qualified Alabama residents pay $550.
A Christian summer camp for deaf and hard of hearing kids and teens as well as children of deaf adults. "Deafquake's mission is to nurture and empower spiritual, social, mental, emotional, and physical growth through a variety of programs in a natural environment."
For students 9-12 grades at least 15+ years old. Must reside in one of the 12 South Eastern States, and interested in a possible career in cyber security. Campers will explore potential careers in cybersecurity through hands-on experiences in programming digital forensics, cryptography, networking, and online safety.
For deaf and hard of hearing high school students that live in one of the 12 southeast states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas) and are interested in science, technology, engineering, and/or math. You can choose 1, 2 or all tracks.
This program offers a chance to learn more about working in the space industry through a presentation by deaf NASA professionals.
Provide children and youth with disabilities and their families with an opportunity to experience the love of God and faith in Christ through a fun and engaging camp adventure. *(2021 camps are still uncertain due to covid-19 restrictions, more information will be posted on their site as it become available).
This camp is not especially for deaf children, but is open to any child with special needs. Programs include swimming, archery, and cooking.
This is a resident or respite camp for children with medical, physical, or developmental challenges. They have a program for deaf and hard-of-hearing children from 6 to 18 years of age. The camp provides different programs depending on the children's needs; they offer outdoor activities like hiking as well as swimming and canoeing. The camp is located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
This camp is for Deaf and hard of hearing children ages 7-15, as well as Counselor In Leadership Training (CILT)for ages 16-17. Children of Deaf Adult (CODA), Siblings of Deaf Adult (SODA) and NERDA. There is a limit of 125 campers each week. Cost per camper is $360, plus a non-refundable application fee of $30 for individuals or $50 for 2 or more in the same family.
A camp run by deaf and hard-of-hearing staff or counselors fluent in sign language, it accepts children from 7 to 15 years of age. The camp includes sports like soccer and basketball, recreation like arts and crafts, and educational programs like water safety. Price ranges from $425 to $475 depending on when you register. Located in Portola, California.
A camp for special needs ages 8 to 65. Each session is designed for a specific age group and for individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Camper to Counselor ratio is 3 campers to 1 counselor. Cabin living is usually 6 campers and 2 staff offering swimming, arts and crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, archery, hiking, sports and games.
This camp is for boy and girls ages 7 to 15. They can learn outdoor skills and appreciate nature. Camps are held in two locations: Camp Teresita Pines at Wrightwood and Camp Ross Relles at Nevada City. There is no fee for children from California.
This camp provides adventure and exposure to nature and wildlife. Located in Snowmass, Colorado, the camp costs $350.00.
Campers enjoy swimming, fishing, overnight camping, outdoor cooking, travel camp, day trips, arts & crafts, sports and recreation, hiking, dances, music & drama, horse-back riding, and riding the zip-line. Our camp provides a safe, barrier-free environment for children and adults to experience all aspects of camp without usual limitations.
Campers have the opportunity to challenge themselves and build self-esteem. It is located in Taconic, Connecticut. There are youth sessions (for children ages 8 to 12) as well as teen sessions (for children ages 13 to 17); both sessions are $900.
Camp Hemlocks offers a traditional camping experience for campers as young as eight and there is no aging out, allowing campers to attend into adulthood. Activities include, swimming in our indoor heated pool, boating and fishing on our 22-acre pond, arts and crafts, nature, health and fitness, and climbing our challenge tower. Camp Hemlocks programing is individually tailored to the needs of each camper to provide them the most enjoyable and successful camping experience possible.
This nonprofit organization offers summer and weekend camps for children with special needs. Activities include swimming, sailing, kayaking, crafts, and more.
For kids and adults with special needs ages 6 - adult. Activities are geared to age and interests of each individual and can include swimming, wall climbing, zip line, horseback riding, outdoor games, arts/crafts and more! Most sessions are six days long, Sunday to Friday. However, there are limited options for twelve-day sessions and five-day sessions. Also, participants are grouped with sessions for children from 6 – 21, and adults 21 +. For most sessions, there is a ratio of camp counselors to participants of roughly 1 counselor for every 2 – 3 participants. This ensures that the needs of every camp participant are fully met.
This camp allows kids to choose what they want to do with their summer. This camp is for ages 4-14, $125 for 3 weeks - there is a special scholarship through the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation for the deaf and hard of hearing children and their siblings. They offer volunteer an paid opportunities for high school students.
Camp Challenge provides a unique experience for children over 6 years of age and adults of any age with disabilities and special needs to have the opportunity to actively participate in camping activities, engage in social interaction with peers and achieve life changing experiences. From campfires to hiking on the nature trail to climbing the high ropes course, campers engage in a variety of enriching outdoor activities in a natural Florida setting.Camp Challenge serves individuals primarily with physical and developmental disabilities. The entire camp facility is fully accessible for those using wheelchairs or who have other mobility challenges.
Easter Seals in the Keys will be providing audiology/hearing/speech therapy services to clients in Key West (Southern Monroe County).
This center provides child care for children of all abilities. The early childhood program offers early intervention services for children from birth to 36 months. The center also offers physical, speech, occupational, and behavioral therapy treatments to children from birth to six years old. It is located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Serving children from six weeks to six years, the Murray Child Development Center provides care, education, early intervention, support, and therapy evaluation to children of all abilities and their families. This is an inclusive, developmental preschool where many children have special needs and/or disabilities. The Murray Child Development Center is located in Tampa, Florida.
Camp ARROW is a week-long residential camp designed to meet the special needs of children between the ages of 7 and 14 years old with multiple disabilities. Activities at Camp ARROW are designed to encourage independence and foster self-confidence. Daily activities include swimming, arts and crafts, music, and games. Special activities include a banquet and dance, trips to restaurants, a bowling alley, fishing, canoeing, and horseback riding.
D.O.V.E. stands for Deaf Outreach through Visual Effects. The camp provides an opportunity for deaf or hard of hearing children to share experiences in a Christian environment. For children ages 8 to seniors in high school, campers can partake in a number of activities like swimming, karate, and games. The non-profit organization began as a performing arts company in 1991. It costs $200 and is located at Camp Twin Lakes in Winder, Georgia.
This is a residential summer camp for deaf and hard of hearing teens and children. Campers can learn social and communication skills through team-oriented activities. Activities include swimming, boating, and fishing.. Youth Camp Juliena is in LaGrange, Georgia at Camp Viola. This is for children ages 6-13 and there are 40 spaces available. Total cost is between $240 and $275.
This camp brings children with special needs together for a free week long camp. Fifty children attend. Activities include crafts, games, swimming, helicopter rides, and more.
Located in Ketchum, Idaho, Camp Sawtooth is a ministry of the Presbyterian Church. Campers experience a variety activities including swimming, hiking, crafts in and a Christian environment.
Campers must be between the ages of 7 and 17 and is free but does require a $15 "store deposit." Camp Lions has sites located in Northern Illinois (Camp Henry Horner - Ingleside), Central Illinois (near Bloomington), and Southern Illinois (Camp Manitowa - Benton).
The Illinois School for the Deaf, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, hosts a sports camp, a creative arts camp, and a Tiger Kids Day.
This camp for deaf and hard of hearing hockey players in Woodridge, Illinois. The camp is open to boys and girls of all ages and skill levels.
There are various camps depending on your campers needs. "One"derful camp is for those campers that need one to one care. Sports week is for campers 13 & up who are independent in their daily living skills and who enjoy sports. All activity periods are a different sport. There are no arts and crafts activities during this week. Some camps are only for ages 18 & up but others are from ages 7 -17, and `2 and up, so be sure to choose the right camp week for your child.
Offered to individuals with a hearing loss, or those who are related to individuals with a hearing loss and is held at Camp Mack in Milford, Indiana. The camp costs $300.
This camp offers year-round recreation programs for children with disabilities and chronic illnesses. It offers a variety of activities, including archery, canoeing, and outdoor education. It offers a variety of options, including week long summer camps, day camps, and weekends.
Camp Sunnyside is for individuals with various special needs and ages.
A place for special needs kids to com and be themselves, and have and make friends. Some activities include canoeing, hiking, sports, archery, and horses to ride.
Deaf or hard of hearing campers ages 7 through 14 can enjoy swimming, horseback riding, and more. Cost is $175.
Camp is offered to deaf and hard of hearing boys and girls ages 6 through 15 who are residents of Kentucky.
This camp provides the opportunity to learn Cued Speech or to improving Cueing skills. Deaf and hard of hearing children and their families can attend. Classes are offered for a variety of age groups and fun activities are offered as well. The camp lasts four days.
Camp Inclusion is a summer day camp in Howard County Maryland that focuses on social interaction between the campers and their non-disabled peers through sports and games. For students with a diagnosed special need that would benefit from socialization with peers in a supportive environment. The elementary program is for ages 5-11, and the teen to adult Program is 12-21. Elementary camper prices are $200 for wk 1 (4 days), $250 for wk2 (5 days).
Campers aged 7 through 19 will participate in swimming, hiking, arts and crafts and will learn about god's love through daily religious education lessons and chapel. All activities will be conducted in American Sign Language. The cost is $440. Young Adult Deaf Camp is also offered.
Offers non-stop fun for deaf children between the ages of 6-16. Campers participate in a "traditional camp" experience supervised by trained and caring counselors. The cost is $350.
Basketball camp for girls grades 5-12 that are on a basketball team. Campers work on skills development, strength and conditioning drill, and positional breakout groups. Teach offensive and defensive strategy, and they will get tickets to see the WNBA Washington Mystics play.
This is a two week program for kids 9- 14 who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is an opportunity to make new friends and have fun. Total cost is $1200.
This is a week long camp for deaf and hard of hearing middle school and high school students. Participants will learn about theatre while also developing pride, self-esteem, and independence. Total cost is $275.
Various summer programs available, such as DeafBlind Workshops, 2 family weeks. Check their site for more information.
This camp provides outdoor recreational/educational opportunities for persons with special needs. The unique outdoor focused community allows individuals to grow no matter their abilities. They gain exposure to outdoor skills in an independent way, make friends in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere, gain the skills to be self-confident and independent.
This camp provides growth oriented to outdoor experiences within a peer environment for youth who are deaf or hard of hearing. Camp activities include nature study, canoeing, astronomy, story telling and more. The youth session is for campers who just completed 1st - 7th grade. A teenage session is offered for campers who just completed 8th - 10th grade.
Campers of all ages can enjoy activities including canoeing, boating, nature activities, fishing and more. This camp is unique in its ability to serve people with a wide range of developmental and/or physical disabilities including autism, cerebral palsy, ADD/ADHD, epilepsy, hearing or vision impairments, physical challenges or a combination of disabilities. Camp is daily or weekly and is held at one of five camps in Minnesota.
This camp is available to boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 21 who have special needs. The camp lasts 6 days and includes activities like games, swimming, canoeing, fishing, hiking, and more. Total cost is $175, and partial financial assistance is available.
This camp provides life-changing opportunities to people with special needs in a Christian Camp setting. Week long camping sessions run throughout the whole summer.
Youth camp for all deaf youth, ages 10-high school. Cost: $90. The camp offers a variety of fun activities.
DEAF, Inc.’s Summer Sign Day Camp is a virtual camp for deaf & hard of hearing youth ages 7-12. It's three days of exciting activities, with a focus on STEM, the Arts, Social Skills, and of course creating many memories and happy times.
This school offers a summer camp for students and children who attend school in their home communities to come together for a week to socialize and build communication, independent living, and technology skills. One camp is offered specifically for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Recreational activities include trips to the water park, baseball games, and art and children's museums as well as activities like swimming and bowling. Ages range from nine to fourteen years old.
This camp is available for adults and children over the age of ten who have disabilities. The camp lasts for four days and includes a wide variety of activities, including Bible study. Cost is $325, and financial assistance may be available.
This camp serves children and adults with disabilities by providing skill and social/recreational based programs all year round. Activities include pre-vocational job camps, sleep away and day camps, and short social/recreational programs that enrich their lives.
For children and young adults with disabilities and special needs, ages 11-21, can inclusively participate alongside Boy Scouts in a wide variety of activities including aquatics, archery, riflery, zip line/ropes course, STEAM, ecology, arts and crafts, emergency first aid, fire safety, and scout craft.
This camp offers participants the opportunity to choose their own activities with staff guidance. Each year the camp welcomes 8-12 deaf campers between the ages of 7 and 16. Traditional sessions last between three to four weeks, while Mini and Extended sessions are also available.
Campers will learn Deaf Leadership skills among children participating in this camp through Deaf staff members who are also positive role models. Children are encouraged to develop leadership skills and apply them in their respective communities. They will learn about Deaf Culture, American Sign Language and acceptance of diverse cultural groups. Camper will participate in enrichment activities to build self-confidence in a safe environment.
Easter Seals overnight camp provides various camp activities including canoeing and zip-lining, as well as hotel and travel respite programs for ALL levels of abilities for over 70 years
Day camp specifically for deaf and hard of hearing children ages 4-12.
An inclusive summer day camp for children with special needs, their siblings, and their typically developing peers. All daily lessons and activities are specifically designed for children with developmental, physical or emotional challenges, AND for typically developing children. No experience with horses is necessary to fully enjoy our summer camp. Over the 9 week-long sessions, our Summer Camp offers children 4 years and older an excellent introduction to horses and riding in a safe and nurturing environment. We promote independence, self-confidence, team building and socialization. Camp tuition is $425/$450 ($25 discount for multiple weeks or siblings) $100 non-refundable deposit is required.
All deaf young people ages 8-19 who are still in school are invited to attend. Bible classes, gospel preaching and singing highlight the week. Everything is done with total communication. Activities include horseback riding, hiking, crafts and more.
Youth camp offers swimming, arts and crafts, and more for children with limited or no hearing ability. The program is designed to provide a sense of caring for one another, honesty, and respect while enhancing self confidence and social skills while having FUN. Camp is offered to 9 - 12 year olds. Program fee is $1150.
Day camp program located in Manhattan for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid users. Campers 3 years old and up are welcome to enjoy martial arts, yoga, music and drama, group games, and more. Cost is $750 per week.
Deaf Film Camp (DFC) is a space for young Deaf campers who aspire to become talented in the filmmaking industry. They learn everything required such as, logo creation, title and plot development, make-ups, costume design, acting, photography, filmmaking and editing. Campers will have time to explore the gorgeous Fourth Lake in the Adirondacks hiking, swimming, and canoeing. Our campers are taught by the best of the best Deaf talented individuals from the world during their two weeks stay at Camp Mark Seven. Program fee - $1650
A six-day exploration program for college-bound deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students who will begin their junior or senior year. This program, offered by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), focuses on personal growth and career awareness for students as they begin to think about college.
A week-long summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing boys entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Program fee is $650.
A week-long summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing girls entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Program fee is $650.
This is a free, one day event for hearing impaired children and their families. The camp will provide socialization, language stimulation, and communication opportunities. Parents attend classes while their children participate in activities. Children with disabilities and children facing illnesses can also attend this camp.
This camp is for children between 8 and 16 who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a family member who is deaf or hard of hearing. The camp lasts for one week.
This is a family camp with board, lodging, and recreational activities for all ages. The weekend is designed for individuals an families interested in learning strategies for spoken language and sharing experiences as they relate to hearing impairments. Cued Speech Classes will also be offered during the weekend. Children are place in age-appropriate classes where they participate in activities such as crafts, games hiking, canoeing, archer, a hillside water slide, horse back riding and more. While the kids are in their classes, parents will attend educational sessions such as Cued Speech classes, advocacy training, technology updates, an issues on raising a child who is deaf or hard of hearing. A young adult program will be offered for those in college ad/or starting out in the working world.
This school offers summer camps for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
This camp is targeted towards children with special needs between the ages of 6 and 17. Both overnight and day camps are offered.
Oyo is an overnight camp for deaf and hard of hearing kids ages not specified. This camp offers traditional activities such as slip & slide, hiking, camping, team building, and archery etc., Adventures such as canoeing, tubing, geocaching and more. Challenge activities include but not limited to high ropes, pamper pole, and giant swing. There are also other activities such as yoga, and polar bear swim field trips and more.
This is a summer camp for children between the ages of 6 and 11 and a camp for teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17. Camps last four days for elementary school students and five days for high school students. There is no cost.
This camp is for children with social learning and communications challenges and their peers and siblings. Ages 6-14
This camp is for deaf, hard-of-hearing, CODA's, siblings and signing friends ages 6-18. Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on 111 acres. Activities include swimming, archery, ropes course, nature study, rock wall climbing, and more.
Campers are grouped by age and engage in various activities such as fishing, rock climbing, zip-lining, nature center exploration, arts & crafts, hayrides, archery and more. The kids enjoy being with others just like them.
List of activities not provided. Day camp for grades 1st through 7th.
Camp Wonder Hands is a six-day, five-night camp for children ages 7–15. Held at Camp Kinard, near Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. There is no cost to the family.
Our student camps are designed to provide students who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired with opportunities to learn exciting new skills while having fun and making new friends. Some of the camp for the Deaf highlights are: swimming, outdoor games, drama and art activities, nature awareness activities, activities to build self-confidence, and leadership training.
Hoping for an in person camp in the summer of 2021, but are prepared for another virtual camp if needed.
Weeklong deaf ministries camp for deaf children ages 9-19. Activities include sports competition, swimming and more. FREE
Camp Summit is a one-of-a-kind camp for individuals with disabilities where the emphasis is on each campers' abilities rather than their disabilities. Traditional camp activities are adapted to each individual, provided in our barrier-free facilities, and implemented by trained, caring staff. Our campers are grouped by age, providing the opportunity to make friends within peer groups while having fun and experiencing new adventures. There are weekend or week long sessions available. For week long camp tuition is $1,500. Pricing is based on a sliding scale based on ALL income sources. Check the website to view other pricing options.
This school offers summer programs for students between 3 and 22. Programs run for three weeks and include a variety of activities.
This is a residential summer camp for kids and teens with disabilities. The camp lasts for five days and includes activities such as fishing, horse riding, swimming, camp outs, and more. Travel trips are also available to places such as Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Yellowstone Park.
Sound beginnings at Utah State University is an early education program that provides home and center-based services to children with hearing loss whose families want their childred to learn to listen an talk. There are toddler exploration rooms, parent-toddler sessions, children's programs (ages 3-12), teen programs (ages 13-18), and parent seminars.
Camp Thorpe provides a fun and safe camping experience to children and adults with special needs. Cost is $1200 for a week.
The Green Mountain Lions Camp is enjoying our new location and it has been wonderful! Our camp has brought together Deaf and Hard of Hearing kids and teens from all over New England and beyond for over 30 years! The beautiful new location is in Cabot, VT. The new campus has hiking trails, fields to play on, a barn for indoor activities, craft cabin and waterfront swimming and boating! Memories are made and forever friendships are formed all in an environment of total communication access. The primary language used at camp is American Sign Language (ASL) and we guide and encourage new signers to practice and use ASL to foster an environment of access and inclusion.Teen Session (ages 13-18) Cost: $850, Youth Session (ages 8-12) Cost: $495
For boys and girls that have completed 5th-8th grade. Campers will/practice ASL with other campers and staff, as well as enjoy traditional activities on-site, and participate in an off-site river tubing adventure. Campers also learn about Deaf Culture, and ASL. They will live in cabins. Prices: $330/$340/$355.
This camp is available to children ages 6 and up with disabilities or special needs. Activities include swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, archery, and more. The camp offers 6 day and 12 day overnight programs as well as a performing arts camp and a family week. Weekends are offered during the spring and fall.
Helping ALL people to have an opportunity to maximize their potential!The camp is a week long and for people of all abilities. The cost is $900.
This camp is available to children of any age with disabilities. Activities include boating, swimming, horseback riding, crafts, and more. Sessions are targeted to specific age groups and are available for six days or eight days.
There are multiple camp options but the most popular camp is Base Camp. This is a camp for a ages 12 and older. Some activities are arts and crafts, music, dance, theatre, talent show, camp fire entertainment by local musicians & story tellers & magicians. There are also team sports, on-site bowling, billiards, horseshoes and more.
For Deaf and Hard of Hearing students grades 10-12. Must show proof that you are enrolled in a standard, local, or general high school diploma-track program. Must send in unofficial transcripts, and a letter from a teacher/guidance-school counselor, and have3.0 GPA or higher, and show evidence of strong grades in Science and Technology courses. Program fee: $0.
This camp is for deaf and hard of hearing students entering into 10th - 12th grade. During this time, students will participate in self-discovery activities and outdoor activities that will build teamwork, leadership, and self-confidence. Students will also take assessments to learn more about strengths, values, interests, and possible careers as well as create a mini portfolio to take home. The program also field trips to explore attractions in Washington, D.C. as well as world-famous museums and monuments. The cost of the program is $750 Deaf or hard of hearing students wishing to attend must show that they are working toward a high school diploma and are asked to submit an unofficial transcript or a letter from a guidance counselor. (only 36 spots available).
A camp for deaf and hard of hearing middle schoolers who will be in the 7th-9th grades in the Fall 2021. Campers design theri own camp experince by chhoosing between blocks of programs. All campers will participate in team building and leadership experiences. Some activities include sports, academic bowl, debate, D.C. Tour, and Six Flags:America. Program fee: $600 (limit of 40 campers)
For Deaf and hard of hearing students who will be in the 10th-12th grades in the fall of 2021. Campers will be exposed to ASL 24/7 while learning from qualified ASL instructors and practicing with their camp counselors and peers who are deaf and hard of hearing. There are two course levels so campers can learn at their level. They will also get to experience self-discovery activities, outdoor activities that aid in leadership, teamwork, and self-confidence. There are also field trips to explore Washington, D.C. attractions as well as museums, monuments, and Six Flags amusement park. Fee is $750
This is a camp where parents, professionals, and students can learn how assistive technology can help young children birth to eight years with developmental needs. Children attending the camp will participate in Kids Camp educational and recreational activities.
Free of charge to eligible Wisconsin residents who are Blind or visually impaired, Deaf or Hard of Hearing children, youth with mild cognitive disabilities, and youth with diabetes. Camp sessions are for ages 6-17.
This is a Christian camp for special needs children from 7 to 16. Four nine-day sessions are offered. Total cost is $400.