Looking For a Great Summer Camping Experience?

If you’re thinking about a summer camp… now’s the time to find one! I’ve put together a list of a few camps and some links to more comprehensive camp lists. These camps cater to both kids and adults, some are disability specific and some are more general. Finding the right camp can be difficult but hopefully these lists and links will help narrow the field!

Building Bridges Camp – Hillsborough, CA is designed to give individuals who use AAC/AT (ages 5 – 17) an opportunity to develop their communication skills in a fun, motivating, no-pressure environment.

MassGeneral Children’s Hospital Adventure Summer Camp  in Westwood, MA provides children, with high cognitive autism spectrum disorder or a related profile with a time-honored activity – the summer camp.

Camp Communicate in Maine is an overnight family camp/retreat, for fluent AAC users, ages 8-20.

Camp Talk2U, Massachusetts is a day camp for high or low tech AAC users, tweens to teens.

SOAR , Balsam, NC offers high adventure summer camps designed specifically for youth and young adults between the ages of 8 and 25 diagnosed with ADHD and LD.

Camp Northwood Remsen, New York is a seven-week residential program located in the Adirondacks of New York State serving children with Asperger’s Syndrome.

AAC Communicare, New Jersey, a day camp for AAC users.

Camp Chattervox, New York is an overnight family camp for functional to fluent high tech device users, ages 5-16.

CHAT Camp, North Carolina is a day camp for AAC device users.

Camp R.E.A.C.H. Greensboro, NC.

ICAN Talk Camp, Pennsylvania for AAC system users, ages 5-21.

Camp Huntington Highfalls, NY is a co-ed, residential program for children and young adults with special learning and developmental needs.

Comprehensive Summer Camp Links: The following links have listed hundreds of camps searchable by state, disability, age, etc.

Federation for Children with Special Needs




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