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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Camp
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


High Esteem's Camp Goodwill (HECG) provides adaptive residential camping and respite for children as well as young adults with physical disabilities.

The purpose of the organization is to provide recreational as well as therapeutic programs to children and young adults with physical disabilites and of special needs along with their families. The organization primary serves New York but, is eager about expanding. Specific purposes of High Esteem's Camp Goodwill include, but are not limited to:
  • making recreational activities accessible & available to children/young adults with disabilities
  • Developing and/or restoring our campers' self esteem, confidence and self worth
  • Helping children/young adults with disabilities to develop or enhance coping skills, self advocacy skills and other necessary life skills, in a non-threatening, interactive, recreational environment
  • Helping families of children through mutual support and supportive interaction
  • Assisting agencies that serve special needs populations in providing appropriate and/or additional recreational services and programs.

High Esteem's Camp Goodwill is located just outside the Syracuse area in the beautiful Chittenango Falls Valley in Chittenango, New York. The facility is accesible. We currently serve all of New York State with an emphasis on the Central New York counties.