Summer Camps for children with Special Needs

Camp Akeela

Residential coed summer camp

Thetford Center, Vermont and Appleton, Wisconsin

Established in 2007

Camp Akeela

Camp Akeela is a co-ed, overnight camp with locations in Vermont and Wisconsin. Within a well-rounded and traditional program we emphasize the social growth of our campers, many of whom have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome or a non verbal learning disability.

Akeela is an intentional community that values and celebrates each child and staff member. Campers make life-long friends, develop self-confidence, achieve independence, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Summer Institute for the Gifted

Coed Camps with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Over 20 Locations Nationwide

Established in 1984

Summer Institute for the Gifted

SIG offers 3-week academic summer camp for gifted and talented students ages 5-17. The program combines academics with social, cultural and recreational opportunities for a truly engaging summer. Choose from over 20 campuses including Princeton, Yale, and the University of Chicago. Residential, Commuter, Day, and online programs available.

For more info, visit GiftedStudy.org.

Coed Camp

Frost Valley YMCA Camp / Frost Valley Adventure Trips

Residential Coed Camp

Claryville, New York

Established in 1901

Frost Valley YMCA Camp / Frost Valley Adventure Trips

As a parent, you want your child to have growth-filled opportunities, healthy habits, and lifelong friendships. We partner with families to do exactly that. More than a place to cool off, our lake is where children learn to swim for the first time or share a canoe with a new friend. Our zipline isn't a ride, but a safe place for teens to find courage they never knew they had. And our cabins provide more than shelter; they're a space ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Northwood

Residential coed summer camp

Remsen, New York

Established in 1976

Camp Northwood

Camp Northwood is oriented toward children with low self-esteem, immature social skill development, learning challenges and Asperger's Syndrome in need of a structured and supportive summer experience. Northwood's program focuses on the development of independence, social skills and self-image.

Campers participate in a non-competitive, socially oriented, "main-streamed" styled program. A 2:1 camper/counselor ratio ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Game Camp Nation

Residential and day coed summer computer camp

Norcross GA, Charlotte NC, Cary NC, Fairfax VA, North Wales PA, Saddle River NJ, Framingham MA

Established in 2006

Game Camp Nation

Harness your child's passion for video games to fuel their future, strengthen self-confidence and make new friends. Fuel their future with creativity, critical thinking, communication & collaboration: we emphasize the 4Cs needed for success in today's media-driven world. Strengthen their self-confidence with hands-on projects spark curiosity and the sense of accomplishment that accelerates transition from hesitation to independence.

Our ...read more

Coed Camp

*Camp Thorpe

Residential coed summer camp

Goshen, Vermont

Established in 1927

Camp Thorpe is a summer camp for children and adults with special needs. Campers range in age from 10 to 80!

Activities include: swimming, boating, fishing, scavenger hunts, game room, music, theater, picnics, holidays, dances, games, sports, and more!

Please email us at cthorpe@sover.net.

Coed Camp

Camp Kodiak

Residential coed summer camp

McKellar, Ontario

Established in 1991

Camp Kodiak

Camp Kodiak is an integrated, non-competitive camp serving children and teens with and without LD, ADHD, and high-functioning ASD. Our campers range in age from 6 to 18. Our program includes a SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAM, an ACADEMIC PROGRAM and over 50 sports & activities. We build confidence and self-esteem by structuring all activities, athletic, artistic and social, to ensure success. Our staff includes teachers, psychologists, social workers, ...read more

Accredited by the Ontario Camping Association Coed Camp