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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Archery
  • Camp
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Owned and operated since its beginning by the American School for the Deaf, the camp follows the school's open approach to communication. This means that whatever a camper's communication mode sign language, oral, aural, lipreading or a mix staff are willing and able to meet it. "Total Communication" puts the main emphasis on getting the message across, in whatever way works best for the particular camper. Highly qualified, professional staff, both deaf and hearing, come to Isola Bella with experience in education, childcare and counseling. A small staff-to-camper ratio ensures plenty of individual attention and high-quality programs. Excellent medical care and facilities are available 24 hours a day. Please note that campers with special needs, including medical conditions, will require prior medical approval for registration and enrollment purposes.

Activities include Swimming, Canoeing, Sailing, Water Skiing, Archery, Overnight Camping, Hiking, Sports, Non-competitive games, Nature Study, Arts and Crafts,Special trips and projects, Self Discovery Program, Banquent Night/Dance and Parents' Day.