ASD Friendly Summer Camp Experiences
Summer camps are a fantastic experience for your children during the warmer months. Children with ASD and different abilities deserve the same opportunities as any children to enjoy and benefit from the summer camp experience. Inclusive camps created for diverse abilities can give children the chance to socialize with others, learn new skills, and discover a new environment.
Camp Kodiak is an overnight camp for children between the ages of 6 to 18 with and without learning difficulties (including high functioning ASD, and ADHD). There is one staff member to every two children around the camp, and one to three per cabin. The team is made up of educational, childcare, social work, and recreational professionals, supplemented with college and university students.
The camp boasts over 50 camp activities, with a social skills program, and optional academic tutoring. The campers stay in beautiful log cabins with lake views, and the councilors on-hand.
Camp Kodiak is currently taking applications for summer 2021 (dependent on Covid-19 lockdowns).
Camp Kirk is a summer learning experience especially for children with developmental disorders such as learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and high functioning ASD. The camp caters to children that are more comfortable within a small, nurturing, and non-competitive environment to promote mental health for social, emotional, and learning challenges.
The staff do not provide one on one care, but the ratio is almost one team member per child to provide support when needed. Children can stay for a duration of 5, 7, or 14 days during the summer and participate in recreational activities that build resilience, confidence, and a sense of belonging.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Camp Kirk has decided to cancel their in-person program for summer 2021, but they will be hosting virtual programs throughout July and August.
Camp Robin Hood
Camp Robin Hood offers a beautiful and private, outdoor setting which includes multiple pools, a canoe pond and various camp activities.
The camp is family owned and has been in operation for 60 years, our well-trained staff provide each camper with an outstanding experience. Bus transportation is available and swim instruction is offered daily. Camp Robin Hood is known for their inclusion model for children with different abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.