Therapeutic Camps

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    Taxonomy Code: PL-6400.1500-850

    Residential or day camp facilities that are appropriately staffed and equipped to provide an opportunity for children or adults who have developmental disabilities, emotional disturbances or health impairments, or who have other limitations or problems which require special facilities or programming, to enjoy a cooperative indoor and/or outdoor living experience.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT KAMPProvides camp for adults with special needs. Activities include swimming and canoeing, paddle boating, hiking, fishing, arts and crafts, movies, volleyball, nature hikes, campfires, skits, scavenger hunts, basketball and rainy day activities. Call for further information.NassauADULT KAMPNEW YORK DISTRICT KIWANIS FOUNDATION
    ANSWERING THE NEEDS OF CITIZENS WITH HANDICAPS THROUGH ORGANIZED RECREATIONThe program provides during the summer, a six week summer day camp (Camp Anchor). During the school year it provides afternoon and evening programs on weekdays and a Saturday Recreation Program. Transportation is provided by local pick up point system for camp and Saturday Recreation Programs only. Activities include: art, music, physical education, dance, home economics, fitness, bowling, drama, nature, swimming, ceramics, sports, field trips, and special events.NassauANSWERING THE NEEDS OF CITIZENS WITH HANDICAPS THROUGH ORGANIZED RECREATIONTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
    BEREAVEMENT CAMPSThe nation's largest independent bereavement camp for any child who has experienced the loss of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver, regardless of when the death occurred. Comfort Zone has scheduled separate camps in New York and in New Jersey exclusively for children who lost a loved one in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. In 2005 the camp was opened to serve all grieving children in addition to those whose loss was due to September 11th. Funds are available to help with transportation and camper supplies.BEREAVEMENT CAMPSCOMFORT ZONE CAMP-NEW JERSEY REGIONAL OFFICE
    CAMP ADVENTUREProvides one week sleepaway camp program for children with cancer and their siblings. Operates in August located on Shelter Island.SuffolkCAMP ADVENTUREAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
    CAMP HELEN KELLEROffers a five week summer camp experience to children who are blind or visually impaired that includes recreation, socialization, orientation/mobility, career explorations, dance and arts and crafts. Campers can be from Nassau, Suffolk or Queens counties.NassauCAMP HELEN KELLERHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    CAMP HORSEABILITYOffers therapeutic equine facilitated programming for individuals with special needs including Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherapy. Also operates a camp for children age 2 1/2 to adult with disabilities offering swimming, horseback riding, arts and crafts, and indoor/outdoor sports. Offers one-day field trips for individuals, schools, and organizations to introduce participants to Horseability.CAMP HORSEABILITYHORSEABILITY
    CAMP SIMCHAA camp for Jewish children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. Accepts children currently in treatment and post treatment.CAMP SIMCHACHAI LIFELINE
    CAMP SIMCHA SPECIALOffers a camp for Jewish children with serious chronic or genetic conditions. Children must be at appropriate cognitive level (within 1-2 years of academic level).CAMP SIMCHA SPECIALCHAI LIFELINE
    CAMP SUNSHINEOffers a year round camp for children with life threatening illnesses and their families to help alleviate the strain, provide fun experiences, and allow them to meet other families facing similar challenges.CAMP SUNSHINECAMP SUNSHINE
    LEISURE TRAXProvides a mainstreaming sleep away camp for children, for the summertime. Should be calling for phone screening January to April. Referral required. Call to schedule an appointment.LEISURE TRAXYAI NETWORK
    MAKING CONNECTIONS/BAY SHORE LOCATIONOffers a respite and socialization program for children on the autism spectrum. Activities include swimming, arts, and crafts, yoga, computer and group games. Facilities include a gym and playground. Call for more information.SuffolkMAKING CONNECTIONS/BAY SHORE LOCATIONLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    MAKING CONNECTIONS/GARDEN CITYOffers a respite and socialization program for children on the autism spectrum. Activities include arts and crafts, yoga, computer and group games. Call for more information.NassauMAKING CONNECTIONS/GARDEN CITYLIFE'S WORC, INC.
    PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLEDProvides programs for developmentally disabled residents ages 6-adults. These include arts and crafts, music, physical education, swimming, and field trips. Staffed by college students. Free transportation.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    RESIDENTIAL CAMP FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED CHILDRENProvides residential camping facilities and activities including tennis, track, swimming, arts and crafts, computers, basketball, baseball, fishing, music, sailing as well as off-site trips for physically challenged individuals age 8-18 years. Also offers two three-week sessions and a one-week session for ages 8-18 years. Call.SuffolkRESIDENTIAL CAMP FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED CHILDRENSOUTHAMPTON FRESH AIR HOME
    ROBERT K. SWEENEY SUMMER FUN DAYSA recreational program providing two one week camp sessions for children ages 5-10 years with diabetes. The camp is staffed by nurses, a doctor and highly trained camp counselors providing diabetes education. Program limited to 25 children per week.SuffolkROBERT K. SWEENEY SUMMER FUN DAYSCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    SUMMER CAMP RESPITEProvides an opportunity for 16 developmentally disabled children to participate in the existing YMCA summer camp program in Bay Shore for three week sessions. Inclusion setting. Parents must provide transportation. Call for further information, application.SuffolkSUMMER CAMP RESPITEADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
    SUMMER CAMPSOffers summer camp programs, 1-8 weeks sessions, for children ages 5-14 years of age anc children with special needs. Offers swimming, sportsd, and sports camp, creative arts, trips tween camp and more. Also available, one week speciality camps.SuffolkSUMMER CAMPSSUFFOLK Y-JCC
    SUNRISE DAY CAMPProvides children diagnosed with cancer and their siblings, ages 3-16, a daytime camp experience designed to meet their emotional, social, recreational and physical needs. Facilities include a nature center, ball fields, pools, science and art centers, a miniature golf course, driving range, playscape and universally accessible tree house. Offers on-site infirmary staffed by pediatric oncology nurse. Daily activities include swimming, dance, art and drama workshops. Operates from the end of June to mid August in one to two week sessions. Also operates year round monthly, Sundays and school recess programs.SuffolkSUNRISE DAY CAMPFRIEDBERG JCC
    SUNRISE DAY CAMP-YEAR ROUND PROGRAMSProvides year round programs for children with cancer and their siblings, ages 3-16. Includes monthly Sunday activities and/or trips and holiday and school recess programs.NassauSUNRISE DAY CAMP-YEAR ROUND PROGRAMSFRIEDBERG JCC
    VISIONS CENTER ON BLINDNESSProvides a year round overnight recreation, social service and rehabilitation program for blind and visually impaired teens (18+), adults, and senior citizens and families with one or more members of any age who are visually impaired. Offers educational programs, Employment and Technology Institute, Consumer Conference, sports, arts and entertainment. Call for an application.VISIONS CENTER ON BLINDNESSVISIONS-SERVICES FOR THE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED
    WEEKEND RESPITE PROGRAMOffers a weekend respite for campers with physical and developmental disabilities between ages 6-21 years old. Check in is Friday evening at 8pm and check out is Sunday at 3pm. Campers enjoy arts and crafts, music, games, movies, and walks in the woods. The program benefits parents by giving them a break from very demanding responsibilities as their child's caregiver. Call or visit website for dates and additional information.SuffolkWEEKEND RESPITE PROGRAMCAMP PA-QUA-TUCK
    YOUTH CAMPProvides camp for children ages 8-14 and for children with special needs (approx. 20 limited space). Activities include swimming and canoeing, paddle boating, hiking, kickball, soccer, fishing, arts and crafts, movies, volleyball, nature hikes, campfire, overnights in Tipi Village, scavenger hunts, skits, basketball, and rainy day activities. Call for further information.NassauYOUTH CAMPNEW YORK DISTRICT KIWANIS FOUNDATION

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