Adventure Camp is for youth teens and young adults with moderate disabilities, primarily in association with down syndrome, cerebral palsy, some autism spectrum disorders and genetic syndromes. (Not a match for those whose primary diagnosis is an emotional, behavioural, or psychiatric disorder).Campers develop independence, self esteem and social skills through fun and friendship. Daily adventures including a river raft trip, alpine slide rides, miniature golf, fishing, swimming, hiking/nature walks, wall climbing, singing, and cabin games. Group size is 10 kids, 2 adult staff (one a special education professional or clinical therapist) and 4 teen volunteers (for kids 8-19) who act as peers and role models. Each group stays in a family-style cabin. Teens and young adults are separated by gender at night. Teen Camp is for 13 � 18 year old adolescents with special needs who are mobile and able to enjoy group living and mountain activities. Campers enhance social skills and increase independence and confidence through group living and sharing mountain activities.
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