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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Camp
  • Various Recreational Activities
Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: speech pathologist

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 6 to 18

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program :

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


This camp is for children with for children ages 6 thru 18 with a diagnosis of Autism, Asperger's or PDD. The objective is to learn:

  • social skills
  • turn taking
  • listening
  • appropriate interaction
  • commenting appropriately
  • maintaining a topic

There are three separate rooms to accomodate teaching, play and a quiet area. It is located west of Brecksville Road, South of Rockside Road (I-77/480). Participants in the ASGC Social Skills Summer Camp will have opportunities to practice such skills as problem solving, conflict resolution, respecting the ideas of others, cooperation and team work without direct instruction. Positive social interactions promote healthy relationships, a sense of belonging and well being. ASGC Social Skills Summer Camp's goal is for children with autism spectrum disorders to further develop social skills taught and practiced at camp into their daily life. The Summer Camp will also provide educational support as identified through the camper's Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Camp Location:
The City of Independence Old Recreation Bldg.
6200 Elmwood Ave.
Independence, OH 44131

The building is located within the city park. It has access to a pavilion, playground, baseball, soccer fields and basketball courts. It includes full kitchen/bathroom areas.