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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Camp
  • Fitness
  • Various Recreational Activities
  • Various Sports
Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Our camp staff consists of trained professional educators, college students going into education and other social services, and high school seniors who show maturity and an interest in working with persons with disabilities. Our staff consists of individuals with and without disabilities. Staff members attend training and orientation prior to camp opening.

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 6 to 21

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : $1,656 for 6 weeks of camp. Limited financial assistance through Catholic Charities may be available. We encourage you to explore other options for assistance as well.

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Since 1966, Disability Services has offered a summer camp program for persons with developmental disabilities. Camp Happiness is a six-week day camp at several sites throughout the Diocese for individuals six years of age to 21 years of age. The camp focuses on social and recreational needs of children with developmental disabilities.

Activities are provided in the areas of indoor & outdoor games, arts & crafts, physical fitness including swimming, as well as functional academics.