Forever Friendships

The connections made at Special Camp last far beyond summer.

Endless Fun Awaits

While we wish we had room for every child every summer, space at Special Camp is limited. We strongly encourage you to complete an application before our priority deadline which allows our staff to begin summer camp preparations and aids our enrollment process. After the priority date, we move to a general, rolling admission on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are no sessions available at the time, campers are placed on a waiting list. As families’ summer plans change, spots open up and waiting list campers are enrolled.

Tuition

Our tuition fee is $425 per session. The fees help to underwrite the cost of meals, transportation, and activities of the camp. Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

The more, the merrier

Each camp session hosts 50-55 campers. A majority of the campers have Down Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, are developmentally delayed, and 15-20% use wheelchairs, but all are welcome.

Safety First

The safety and well-being of our participants and staff is our primary concern so our summer camp has a fully qualified and trained registered nursing staff for both on-site and off-site activities.

Fun in many forms

Special Camp days are packed from beginning to end with activity, but each day is designed for all abilities.

Let the fun begin

Your application is confidential and the only people who will view it are our staff and your camper’s assigned counselor. If this is a camper’s first year, you will be contacted by our Camper Coordinator to arrange a house visit. And because we know life is busy enough without applications, Coordinators work with each family throughout the application process. They are advocates, liaisons, and most importantly, friends.

News & Updates

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2019 Applications

Applications for Special Camp 2019 will be available January 1st of the New Year.  Please click on the following links...

12.15.18
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Update

Special Camp Rebrand

SPARK, a marketing agency based in Tampa, Florida launched a free non-profit rebrand challenge called STOKED in 2017.  Special Camp…

12.15.18
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SPARK’s Special Recognition

SPARK, the advertising agency responsible for creating our wonderful rebrand, was recently recognized for their incredible work.  SPARK won a...

12.15.18