These sessions of resident camp are devoted to people with specific disabilities. Specific needs sessions provide a uniquely supportive environment where participants interact with peers who have the same disability. Participants with these conditions may attend the specific needs session of their choice, or they are welcome to attend any of our general sessions. Staff and programming in both types of sessions work with people of any specific need.
is designed to meet the needs of children ages 6 – 18 with ADD/ADHD and other academic and/or social skill difficulties and their siblings. Through involvement in a focused, supportive camp community, children learn to develop positive friendships. The program offers structured, organized, high-paced activities that can improve self-esteem, self-confidence and independence. register here
is specifically designed for children and young adults with Aspergers. This structured program will focus on social skill learning and practice, such as asking to join activities, trying something new,
sharing and taking turns while participating in traditional camp activities. Day camp at Camp Eden Wood is a great introduction to the camp experience, and the overnight resident camp week at Camp Friendship and Camp Courage opens opportunities for group living. register here
Down Syndrome Camp
offers quality time for kids and adults with Down syndrome. It’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate their unique talents and fun-loving personalities! register here
Autism Spectrum Disorder Camp offers those campers who are on the Autism Spectrum an opportunity to enjoy camp at their pace. Visual tools are used throughout the program.
Camp Independence is designed for children and young adults who enjoy being active and will do well in a group of 3-4 campers and 1 staff. Campers need to be ambulatory.