Discover Camp: A Booklet on Camps for Children with Disabilities
The National Center on Accessibility (NCA), NCPAD's partner, has developed a booklet entitled, 'Discover Camp: Considerations for Sending your Child with a Disability to Camp for the First Time.' This booklet provides information for parents who are looking for the right camp for their child. The booklet features frequently asked questions (FAQ's) on different types of camps (i.e., specialty, inclusive, day, and residential), facilities, camp staff, camper care, and programming. It includes additional suggestions on what to consider before heading to camp, as well as other resources.
Camps: A Directory of Camps and Summer Programs for Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Needs in the Metro New York Area (English and Spanish)
Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc. has published the latest edition of a guide for locating summer camps and programs for children and youth with disabilities in New York City and the northeast.
The Resources for Children with Special Needs' camp guide includes more than two dozen new camps, expanding both the range of special needs camps beyond the New York area and the northeast, and the types of disabilities served. It provides up-to-date information on more than 300 camps and programs that provide a wide range of summer activities for children with emotional, developmental, learning and physical disabilities and special needs.
For more information, call (212) 677-4650 or go to Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
NICHCY's Summer Camps for Children with Disabilities
A guide produced by the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) to some of the directories and listings of summer camps. Half of these resources identify camps specifically intended for children who have disabilities. The other half is simply directories listing camp opportunities available to all children.
For more information, please access the following link: NICHCY