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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Adventure Programs
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Camp
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Various Sports
  • Walking
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Shower facilities, Parking area, Ramps, Swimming pool

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Specialized degree in Kinesiology/Physical Education/Exercise Science with some coursework in disability
  • Staff Certification:Registered Nurse

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 9 to 90

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    Basketball shooter, Adapted fishing pole, Pool lift, Adaptive sports equipment

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Program offers a sliding fee scale for people with disabilities on a fixed income

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

    Program is accessible by public transportation
  • Transportation Provided by the Program: Yes

    Program on occasion will provide transportation for its participants


Located on the grounds of Camp Henry Horner, Camp Red Leaf is designed to serve youth and adults with developmental disabilities, ranging in age from 9 to 90 years old. Various levels of care are available for specific ages and needs during the Camp's specialized sessions. The summer programs at Camp Red Leaf strive to increase self-esteem, improve social skills, and encourage independence in a natural environment. The group living experience facilitates the development of friendships. The Camp Red Leaf summer program offers many innovative ways for campers to realize their full potential. Campers take pride in discovering nature and learning new skills. All programs are structured to be adaptable and encourage participation. They are designed to be age appropriate and to meet the needs of all campers.

Camp Red Leaf offers 5 adult camper weeks, 3 youth (ages 9-15) weeks, a 1:1 ratio week, and a travel camp week.

Camp Red Leaf summer program offers many programs structured to be adaptable and encourage participation. Some featured activities include: swimming, arts and crafts, sports, games, nature programs, hiking, dances, talent shows, boating, fishing, and music activities.

The last session of camp is a travel camp program for adult campers. This program serves campers who are ambulatory and have adequate social and self-care skills to succeed with a higher camper to staff ratio. Trips usually last ten days, including one night at camp. Destinations change each year.

Camp Location:
Camp Henry Horner (Camp Red Leaf)
Round Lake, Illinois 60041
Phone: (847) 546-4435