List of Camps
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4-H Camp Howe - Echo Program
PO Box 326
Goshen, MA 01032-0326
Tel: (413) 549-3969
Fax: (413) 268-8206 (summer months only)
This program is for youth ages 7 to 20 with a disability. The youth are fully integrated into every aspect of the camp program from cabin living to every activity. More information is available is available on the Echo Program link here. Separate application necessary to apply.
Abilities Unlimited: Kamp for Kids/Camp Togowauk
61 Union St
Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 562-1239 FAX
Integrated Day Camp for residents of Western Massachusetts. They provide services for persons of all ages with a primary focus on individuals who have a disability. These services are tailored to the changing needs of individuals and families for the purpose of enhancing their experiences, skills and abilities.
234 Cabot Street, Suite 2
Camp Triumph is a therapeutic day camp for boys and girls. The camp program offers a supportive, encouraging environment designed to help children increase their feelings of self-esteem and improve their social, physical and psychological competence. Camp locations in North Reading, MA; Reading, MA; Beverly, MA; Danvers, MA; Bedford, MA & Lexington, MA
Academy MetroWest Creative Adventures
9 Tech Circle, Natick, MA, 01760
Creative Adventures at Academy MetroWest is based on a cooperative and non-competitive approach to children's recreation. This structure, combined with close, nurturing relationships with professional counselors often enables children to develop improved feelings of self-esteem and to have a stress-free, fun-filled summer.
The Barton Center for Diabetes Education
30 Ennis Road
PO Box 356
North Oxford, MA 01537-0356
Admin Fax: 508-987-2002
Camp Fax: 508-987-1053
The Barton Center for Diabetes Education is the largest, independent camping and educational program in the country dedicated to children who live with diabetes and the people who care for them. The Barton Center is a year-round camp, retreat, and conference center where learning and shared experiences combine to support and motivate children and families.
Camp Chest Nut
American Lung Association of Massachusetts, Inc.
Burlington, MA 01803-4712
Overnight camp for children 8-13 years of age with asthma
Joslin Diabetes Center
One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
Telephone: (617) 226-5760
Fax: (617) 226-5765
Camp Joslin's programs combine camping, sports and fun with diabetes education and support to give children with diabetes, and their families, the tools they need to live happy, healthy, balanced lives. Camp Joslin offers a variety programs throughout the year, the largest, summer camp, serves over 450 boys and young men each summer.
Camp New Connections
Belmont, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone # Phone: 617-855-2858
Camp New Connections is a Summer Pragmatic Language Program for children and adolescents with Asperger's Disorder, PDD-NOS, and Nonverbal Learning Disabilities.
Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative
Camp Steppingstone provides a six-week educational day program to students, ages 3 to 22 who have moderate to intensive developmental delays. All eight buildings are handicapped accessible. The camp runs daily from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
35 Acadia Road
Casco, Maine 04015
Camp Sunshine provides respite, support, joy and hope to children with life-threatening illnesses and their immediate families through various stages of a childís illness. The year-round program is free of charge to all families, and includes 24-hour onsite medical and psychosocial support. Bereavement groups are also offered for families who have lost a child to an illness.
The Epilepsy Foundation of MA & RI
540 Gallivan Boulevard
Boston, MA 02124
(617) 506-6041 (ext. 11) -voice
Camp Wee-Kan-Tu is a one week long overnight camp for children and teens ages 8-17 with epilepsy. Located at Camp Wing in Duxbury, Massachusetts, the camp provides for up to 60 children, boys and girls, the opportunity to participate in a full service overnight camp. Camp Wee-Kan-Tu, sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.Confidence Connection Wellelsey, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone # Phone: 508-479-6097 Serving children ages 4-12, with Autism/PDD, Aspergerís, developmental and speech/language delays.Connecticut Burns Care Foundation Burn Camp Mt. Washington, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone # Phone: 203-878-6744East Boston Social Center 68 Central SquareEast Boston, MA 02128 (617) 569-3221
(617) 569-9862 FAX
For local area residents; Westford camp location; no wheelchair access. Welcome Kids with Blindness or Visual Impairments and other disabilities.
Greater Waltham ARC: Inclusive Summer Day Camp Program
56 Chestnut St.
Waltham, MA 02453-4033
(781) 899-2197 fax
(781) 899-8555 TTY
Jane M. Pariseau
470 Pine St
Bridgewater, MA 02324
450 Lowell St.
Andover, MA 01810
(978) 475-4046 fax
For New England residents. Therapeutic riding program for children with special needs.
Natick Recreation and Parks: Camp Arrowhead
179 Boden Lane
Natick, MA 01760
Located in the beautifully wooded shores of Lake Cochituate, Camp Arrowhead is a day and residential camp that serves children and adults with disabilities.
Newton Parks and Recreation: Newton Therapeutic Recreation Program
70 Crescent St., Newton 02466
(617) 796-1527; (617) 796-1500; (617) 796-1512 FAX
For local area residents. Recreational programs for children with special needs.
Contact Name: Sylvia Lewinstein
73 High St.
Charlestown MA 02129
YouthCare runs camps for children/teens with social communication challenges, including AS, HFA, NLD, in Charlestown and Westwood, MA. Also, year-round social skills groups.
98 Winchester St.
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 395-4183 FAX
(781) 395-4184 TTY
For New England residents. Integrated program for outdoor activities; single and multi-day trips.
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon St., Watertown 02472
(617) 972-7434; (617) 972-7586 FAX
For New England residents. Referral required; Outreach Programs and summer programs. Welcome Kids with Blindness or Visual Impairments and other disabilities.
Easter Seals Massachusetts
484 Main Street
firstname.lastname@example.orgFor over 50 years, Easter Seals has specialized in finding appropriate summer programming for children and young adults with disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy/Northern Berkshire Support Services: Sports and Recreation Program
57 Main St., Room 214, North Adams 01247
(413) 664-9345; (413) 664-6234 FAX
For residents of northern Berkshire Co. with diagnosed disabilities.
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