Camps for Children with Special Needs

Description: 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. (AIRS PL-6400.1500-850)

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Statewide

Address: 986 West Atherton Drive Ste 220
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-363-3024
Toll Free Phone: 888-342-2383
Fax: 801-261-3005
Eligibility: Diabetes. Minimum age 16 alone, 12 to 16 with adult chaperone; no theft, violent or sexual offenses. Must speak some English.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.
Provider Profiles: Camp ICANDO, Olympus High School, Salt Lake City, 1 week in summer
Contact Beverly Bartel for more information at bbartel@diabetes.org or 801-363-3024 ext. 7072
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Last Updated: 6/26/2018
3707 North Canyon Road, Ste. 1D
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-226-5111
Address: 3707 North Canyon Road, Ste. 1D
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-226-5111
Toll Free Phone: 800-869-5277
Fax: 801-226-8278
Eligibility: Patient programs restricted to kidney patients and their families, otherwise, no restrictions.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Works to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
Camp Kostopulos summer camp, Salt Lake City, for children and teens who have undergone heart, liver, lung, or kidney transplants.
Aspen Grove Family Kidney Kamp at the base of Mount Timpanogos.
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Last Updated: 8/27/2018

Blanding, UT

Address: P.O. Box 660
Blanding, UT 84535
Phone: 435-678-1209
Eligibility: Utah Navajo students in 7th- 12 grades
Services Provided: 1. Weekly mentoring during the school year
2. Five week-long summer camp programs
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Last Updated: 6/6/2018
639 West 100 South
Blanding, UT 84511
Phone: 435-678-2201
Address: 639 West 100 South
Blanding, UT 84511
Phone: 435-678-2201
Eligibility: Low-income and first-generation students in grades 9-12
Services Provided: 1. 6 week long summer program.
2. Role models.
3. Support services to strengthen educational skill development, systematic career assessment and exploration, and motivation.
4. Support services for graduation seniors designed to prepare them for college.
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Last Updated: 9/15/2008

Cedar City, UT

351 West University Avenue
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 801-900-3493
Organization Name: Camp Kesem - BYU
Address: 351 West University Avenue
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 801-900-3493
Email: suu@campkesem.org
Eligibility: Children ages 6 to 18 years old whose parents have been or are affected by cancer.
Services Provided: Offers a peer-support network and a free summer camp for children ages 6 to 16 who have been touched by a parent’s cancer.
Provider Profiles: Camp Kesem locations in Utah: Dixie State, Southern Utah University, BYU.
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Last Updated: 9/5/2018

Draper, UT

12001 Milona Drive
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 801-834-7503
Address: 12001 Milona Drive
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 801-834-7503
Eligibility: Children and adults with special needs ages 8 and up
Services Provided: Providers 5 day camp for children and adults with special needs. Teaches basic bike riding skills. Camps are held at Summit Academy High School.
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Last Updated: 3/6/2018

Holladay, UT

Address: 1025 East 4405 South
Holladay, UT 84124
Phone: 385-468-1570
Eligibility: ADA accomodations
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Preschool and kindergarten (full and half day programs), before and after school, summer camp. Transportation provided to and from local elementary schools.
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Last Updated: 2/2/2016

Lehi, UT

Address: Lehi, UT 84043
Phone: 801-566-5949
Eligibility: Epilepsy patients and their families.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides awareness, education, support services, and advocacy for and in behalf of all those dealing with the many challenges of epilepsy/seizure disorders. A yearly summer camp for youth.
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Last Updated: 4/25/2018

Logan, UT

Organization Name: Disabled Sports USA
Address: 335 North 100 East
Logan, UT 84321
Phone: 435-713-0288
Fax: 435-713-2108
Email: cg@cgadventures.org
Eligibility: Children and adults with disabilities. Parent or guardian must accompany children under 16.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: 1. Half/full day adaptive recreation activities in Cache Valley - cycling, canoeing, snowshoeing, downhill and cross-country skiing, horseback riding, art, nature and community service projects
2. Multi-day trips - white water rafting, dogsledding, camping in Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and Glacier National Parks, rafting and camping in Moab
3. Customized group trips and activities - planned according to group needs, abilities and desires
4. Equipment rental - adaptive cycles, canoes, and other adaptive equipment available for rent
Activities: Alpine Skiing, Camping, Canoeing, Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Indoor Climbing, Kayaking, Nordic Skiing, Paddle Boarding, Rafting, Rock Climbing, Sled Hockey, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Swimming, Tennis, Water Skiing, Yoga
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Last Updated: 8/30/2018
Organization Name: Center for Persons with Disabilities
Address: 809 North 800 East
Logan, UT 84321
Phone: 435-797-8528
Fax: 435-797-8530
Eligibility: DSPD eligible or private pay - day training over 22. Family supports summer program under 22. Adults with disabilities receiving DSPD funding or on the wait list.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Developmental Skills Lab (DSL)
1. Day Training Services - Day training consists of various programs in which people with disabilities are assisted in reaching their highest level of independence. Our main focus is to enhance the personal and social development of each consumer.
2. Basic Skills Group - Provides training in basic communication and socialization, self-care, mobility, positioning and motor skills, community integration, leisure activities, independent living, and group activities.
3. Employment Services - These services help enhance the quality of life for consumers by promoting inclusion into the community work force. At our |Employment Center| we help consumers reach their vocational goals through appropriate assessment, skill training, job preparation, job search and placement, and on-the-job supports.
4. Family Support - Family Support Services provide support, information, and guidance to our customers and their families.
5. Respite Services - Caring for a person with a disability can be quite demanding. Respite services provide opportunities for family members to leave their loved ones in the care of responsible, dependable staff while they enjoy well-deserved time off.
6. Summer Program - Summer Program Services provide enjoyable summer activities for youth with disabilities. The program begins in June and goes through part of August (10 weeks). Programming is mainly community-based with some in-house activities.
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Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Magna, UT

Address: 3270 South 8400 West
Magna, UT 84044
Phone: 385-468-1835
Eligibility: 1st through 6th grade children can attend before school and/or after school
Services Provided: Recreation facility for residents of Salt Lake County.
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Last Updated: 11/8/2017

Midvale, UT

Organization Name: Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation
Address: 8446 South Harrison Street (340 W)
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 385-468-1515
Fax: 801-262-2319
Services Provided: Salt Lake County Adaptive Recreation programming for youth and adults includes Intellectual Disability Sports, Paralympic Sports, Adaptive Sports, and Social programs (dances and theater). Paralympic Sport Clubs are community-based programs developed to involve youth and adults with physical, visual and intellectual disabilities in sports and physical activity regardless of skill level. In addition, seasonal programs include: Miracle League, Power Soccer, Boccia, Sledge Hockey, Wheelchair Rugby, Junior Jazz Basketball, Adult Competitive Wheelchair Basketball. Year-round programs include Bowling and Basketball.
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Last Updated: 6/6/2018

Montezuma Creek, UT

Whitehorse High School
PO Box 660
Montezuma Creek, UT 84534
Phone: 801-802-0644
Address: Whitehorse High School
PO Box 660
Montezuma Creek, UT 84534
Phone: 801-802-0644
Fax: 801-764-7071
Eligibility: Students attending Monument Valley and Whitehorse Highschools
Services Provided: 1. Mentoring once a week during the school year for 7th - 10th graders by 11th and 12th graders, provision of lesson plans for mentors to do with mentees
2. Five week-long summer camp programs at Tsaile College
3. 7th grade Addiction prevention, self esteem, social skills, and cultural understanding
4. 8th grade Seven habits for highly effective teens, planning, goal setting, teamwork skills
5. 9th grade Modern and traditional leadership skills
6. 10th grade 6 pillars of chracter, chracter understanding, developement, and improvement
7. 11th and 12th grade Mentor training, learn how to listen, understand, and communicate effectively
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Last Updated: 6/6/2018

Ogden, UT

375 Goddard
Mail to 1950 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-737-8404
Address: 375 Goddard
Mail to 1950 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-737-8404
Fax: 801-737-8512
Services Provided: Provides summer camps for youth based on astronaut training experiences and simulations to help build teamwork and self-esteem.
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Last Updated: 11/4/2010

Orem, UT

1411 West 1250 South Ste 310
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-900-4125
Address: 1411 West 1250 South Ste 310
Orem, UT 84058
Phone: 801-900-4125
Fax: 801-437-2215
Eligibility: For parents of children with disabilities or special needs.
Services Provided: United Angels Foundation is a parent-to-parent support group that supports parents and families of children with special needs through interaction, education, and resources.
Summer camp, Ride 2 New Heights, teaches children with special needs to ride bicycles.
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Last Updated: 5/31/2017

Provo, UT

PO Box 7173
University Station
Provo, UT 84602
Phone: 813-922-5298
Address: PO Box 7173
University Station
Provo, UT 84602
Phone: 813-922-5298
Eligibility: Children ages 6 to 18 years old whose parents have been or are affected by cancer.
Services Provided: Offers a peer-support network and a free summer camp for children ages 6 to 18 who have been touched by a parent’s cancer.
Provider Profiles: Camp Kesem also at SUU
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Last Updated: 9/5/2018

Riverton, UT

Address: 2056 West Carriage Ave (13700 South)
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-997-9400
Eligibility: The program focuses on children, but services are available to those of any age.
Services Provided: Helps blind and visually-impaired students, ages 5-25, adjust to and deal with their vision loss, develop confidence in their abilities, and understand their potential as they grow towards independence with educational programs, sports/recreation and other activities. The opportunity to be in a group environment of peers helps to develop leadership skills.
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Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

Address: 3920 South 1100 East Ste 240
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: 800-586-4872
Toll Free Phone: 800-586-4872
Fax: 801-484-5461
Email: UTInfo@Lungs.org
Eligibility: School counselors, nurses, teachers, facilitators, etc.
Wheelchair Accessible: Not At All
Services Provided: Offers practical help to people living with asthma, emphysema, and other lung diseases. Also confronts lung disease at the root level by educating children about the dangers of smoking, pushing for more smoke-free workplaces, and working to reduce air pollution.
Camp Wyatt summers ages 7-14, week-long
Provider Profiles: Live Well Breathe Well online education for adults with asthma
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018
PO Box 520755
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0755
Phone: 801-631-2742
Address: PO Box 520755
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0755
Phone: 801-631-2742
Eligibility: Children ages 4-7 with cancer or similarly-treated disorders living in Utah, or treated at Primary Children's Hospital. Kids being treated for cancer (or similarly treated disorders) may attend while being treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or immunosuppressive agents; and for 3 camp seasons after their last treatment. The patient's siblings are eligible to attend during this same time period.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s), Can arrange if notified ahead of time.
Services Provided: A special summer camp experience for kids being treated for cancer, and similarly-treated disorders, as well as for their siblings. The goal is to create an atmosphere that enhances self-esteem, fosters independence and friendships, and creates a feeling of belonging. Camp Hobe' offers 3 camp programs each June, including a 5-day overnight camp for ages 6 to 11 years, a 5-day overnight camp for ages 11 to 19 years, and a 2-day Day camp for ages 4 to 7 years.
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Last Updated: 6/7/2018
4180 East Emigration Canyon Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-582-0700
Organization Name: Kostopulos Dream Foundation
Address: 4180 East Emigration Canyon Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-582-0700
Fax: 801-583-5176
Eligibility: Day camp ages 7 - 22 for disabilities. All abilities welcome. No sexual or violent offenses; no offenses to children or animals. Some English necessary.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: 5-day residential and day camps. Enjoy activities that include riding horses, swimming in a heated pool, fishing in a trout pond, low/high ropes course, climbing wall, arts and crafts, nature, sports, and games. Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities through recreation, education, and growth experiences. Partner camps residential: National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children's Tumor Foundation for NF (neurofibromatosis) Camp. Partner day camps: Tracy Aviary, Natural History Museum of Utah, Bad Dogs Arts, Ultimate Camp Experience, U of U - Youth Education, Red Butte Gardens.

Year-round programs are evidence-based, and designed by recreational therapists to foster independence by increasing self-esteem, confidence, physical fitness, communication skills, relationships, and other life and social skills. Equestrian Programs include riding lessons and equine therapy.
Provider Profiles: MDA Camp (neuromuscular disease) two-part application through Muscular Dystrophy Association website and also Camp Kostopulos.
NF Camp takes place on the third or fourth week of July (6 nights/6 days); application on Children's Tumor Foundation website.
National Kidney Foundation's Camp for children and teens who have undergone heart, liver, lung, or kidney transplants.
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Last Updated: 8/30/2018
Address: Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-808-8947
Eligibility: Children ages 8 to 12 struggling with ADHD, oppositional disorders, aggression, learning problems, or children with mixed behavior and learning problems are eligible to participate. Enrollment is limited, and participants are selected based on an evaluation conducted by program staff.
Services Provided: Salt Lake City-based camp implements Dr. William Pelham's highly acclaimed, evidence-based Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children Camp Takoda, besides being a lot of fun, offers an intensive therapy program.
Parent Trainings are an integral part of the Camp Takoda experience. Every Wednesday night during the Summer Treatment Program, parents will be trained in evidence based practice in a fun and inviting way!
Provider Profiles: Psychological tests required for admission are performed by program staff, but recent testing from other sources may be acceptable in some cases. Referrals can be made by school personnel, mental health professionals, physicians, or parents.
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Last Updated: 7/3/2018
1930 South 1100 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-484-4456
Organization Name: American Lung Association
Address: 1930 South 1100 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-484-4456
Fax: 801-484-5461
Eligibility: Ages 8-12 with asthma
Services Provided: Camp Wyatt caters solely to children (ages 8-12) with asthma. Located at Camp Wapiti, Tooele, Utah.
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Last Updated: 7/1/2015
Organization Name: Tanner Dance, University of Utah
Address: 1721 Campus Center Drive Rm 1121
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-7374
Fax: 801-581-4091
Email: joni.wilson@utah.edu
Eligibility: Children and adults, ages 3 and older
Services Provided: Classes for ages 3 - 7, 8 - 14, 15 years and up. Dancers with Disabilities Classes offer creative movement classes for children with disabilities, including wheelchair-bound children, to promote creative self-expression and therapeutic benefits of dance.

Summer: full and half-day week-long summer camps in dance, music, visual art and theater and weekly studio classes ages 18 months to adult.

The class includes appropriate technique exercises for the whole body, and dancers explore shape, space, rhythm, and movement quality. Teachers use literature and other springboards that they creatively weave into the class. All classes have live accompaniment by experienced and engaging musicians. The DwD classes have the opportunity to perform at Kingsbury Hall in a year-end performance.
Provider Profiles: Joni Wilson, Dancers with Disabilities Classes (with live accompaniment)
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Last Updated: 9/17/2018
Organization Name: University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
Address: 501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-583-2500
Eligibility: ages 8-12, 20 total students, two four-week sessions offered every summer
Services Provided: Kidstar Summer Camp is an activities-based summer program designed to help those with high functioning autism and their typically developing peers. Campers ranging in age from eight to twelve will learn social skills, have fun, and educate peers, building self esteem. Space is limited.
Kidstar assists in the diagnosis of children with emotional, behavioral, learning and physical problems.
Provider Profiles: Collaborative effort with University of Utah's Department of Educational Psychology, which provides graduate students the opportunity to teach the Superheroes Social Skills program each morning.
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Last Updated: 9/15/2015
Address: 1050 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-363-4589
Fax: 801-363-4591
Eligibility: Open to the public.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Adult Day Services, Children's Programs: preschool and daycare; Youth before and after school, Programs grades K-6, Summer Programs

Community garden, tutoring after school
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Last Updated: 4/30/2018
Organization Name: RISE Utah Family Services
Address: 1208 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106-2522
Phone: 801-483-1600
Eligibility: Adolescent, Adult, Child Optum Salt Lake County Provider 2013, Medicare
Services Provided: Therapeutic and behavioral counseling to families who have children and adults with disabilities, mental health needs, and the elderly living at home.
After School Programs 801 676-8940,
Summer Programs,
Nursing,
Behavior Consultation and Supports
Provider Profiles: LCSW
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Last Updated: 4/8/2015
Organization Name: Salt Lake County Government
Address: 2001 South State Street Ste S 4700
Salt Lake City, UT 84190
Phone: 385-468-1800
Eligibility: Salt Lake County residents
Wheelchair Accessible: Varies by location
Services Provided: Provides for the recreation and leisure needs of Salt Lake County citizens through the operation and development of parks, recreation facilities, and leisure services.
Youth Sports
Adult Sports
Aquatics Programs
Ice Programs
Fitness
Child Care
Camps, Classes & Clinics
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Last Updated: 9/12/2018
1275 East Fairfax Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84103-4399
Phone: 801-536-3615
Organization Name: Shriners Hospitals for Children - Salt Lake City
Address: 1275 East Fairfax Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84103-4399
Phone: 801-536-3615
Email: unlimbitedcamp@comcast.net
Eligibility: Available to Shriners patients, ages 12 - 17, and 6 - 11, and 18 - 21
Services Provided: Summer and winter camps for children and young adults with amputations. A one-week winter ski camp in Park City through Wasatch Adaptive, 25 kids ages 12 - 17.
A one-week summer rafting camp ages 12 - 17
3-4 day mixed ages camps for both ski and rafting, ages 6 - 11 mentored by ages 18 - 21.
Provider Profiles: Regional area served
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Last Updated: 7/18/2018
Address: 772 East 3300 South Ste 210
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 877-463-6893
Fax: 801-746-2488
Services Provided: Provides education, advocacy, outreach, and networking for people with bleeding disorders. These services empower individuals with bleeding disorders and their families to lead healthier and more self-sufficient lives.
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Last Updated: 2/9/2016
225 South 1400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-7712
Organization Name: University of Utah
Address: 225 South 1400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-581-7712
Eligibility: Youth, approximately 8-17 years old, with autism spectrum disorder and their families
Services Provided: iSTAR is an intensive community-based participatory research/outreach autism summer program with the long range goal being the development of 3D technology skills in students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for future employment. The program involves students, families, school districts, community partners and businesses. We have documented student outcomes that include:
Personal Competencies
Social Skill Development
Vocational Readiness
The program is innovative with a focus on strength and ability, rather than disability.
Provider Profiles: Partners with Autism Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine
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Last Updated: 6/7/2018

Sandy, UT

10670 South 1000 East
Sandy, UT 84094
Phone: 385-468-3355
Address: 10670 South 1000 East
Sandy, UT 84094
Phone: 385-468-3355
Eligibility: Resident of Salt Lake County; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Services Provided: Adult and youth sports, fitness, aquatics and other services.
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Last Updated: 11/8/2017
Address: 10277 South 570 East
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-352-7872
Eligibility: We require an intake before your family attends club so we can best meet the needs of our family.
Services Provided: Young Life Salt Lake Capernaum is a nonprofit ministry that hosts camps and clubs for youth with physical and developmental disabilities. The club is for youth ages 5-17 and has games, singing, and more. The camp is for youth and young adults ages 13-22 and is usually one week in California.
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Last Updated: 11/12/2013

Taylorsville, UT

849 West Levoy Drive Ste 210
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-278-6200
Address: 849 West Levoy Drive Ste 210
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-278-6200
Fax: 801-278-2499
Eligibility: Anyone diagnosed with one of the 43 diseases in MDA's service program.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: A voluntary health agency that works to combat over 43 neuromuscular diseases and is committed to finding treatments and cures while supporting a comprehensive program of direct patient services and clinical care.
Summer camps at Camp Kostopulos, ages 12 - 17, ages 8 - 11.
Provider Profiles: Clinical care at Clinical Neurosciences Center, University of Utah Medical Center
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Last Updated: 9/18/2018
4223 S Atherton Drive
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-839-3388
Organization Name: YMCA of Greater Salt Lake
Address: 4223 S Atherton Drive
Taylorsville, UT 84123
Phone: 801-839-3388
Fax: 801-466-6074
Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 8 to 15 are welcome to attend.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Camps include traditional camp, horse camps, specialty camps, leadership camps, and family camp. These camps offer mountain biking, archery, hiking, arts and crafts, orienteering, horseback riding, and leadership training.
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018

West Jordan, UT

1995 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84084
Phone: 801-566-6913
Address: 1995 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84084
Phone: 801-566-6913
Eligibility: Children and youth with diabetes.
Services Provided: Provides a fun, safe, educational and medically supervised camping experience for children and youth with diabetes.
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Last Updated: 4/16/2018

Nationwide

Address: Chapel Hill, NC
Services Provided: The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community, the National Respite Coalition, a service that advocates for preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels, and the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center.
Provider Profiles: The ARCH National Respite Network includes summer camps for both children and adults with special needs.

A cooperative agreement with the US Administration for Community Living/ Administration on Aging
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Last Updated: 8/2/2018
Organization Name: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Address: Clarksville, OH
Eligibility: Children with congenital/acquired heart disease/defects.
Services Provided: Week-long camp for children with congenital/acquired heart disease/defects. Medical supervision 24 hours a day. Fishing, hiking, canoeing, arts/crafts, much more according to abilities.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
10586 West Pico Boulevard, #196
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 260-225-3736
Address: 10586 West Pico Boulevard, #196
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 260-225-3736
Email: info@kesem.org
Eligibility: children with parents with cancer
Services Provided: Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Offering innovative, fun-­filled programs that foster a lasting community, we aim to ensure that every child impacted by a parent’s cancer is never alone.
Provider Profiles: Camp locator on website
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
Organization Name: The American Diabetes Association
Address: Clarksville, OH
Phone: 513-759-9330
Eligibility: Ages 8-15 with diabetes
Services Provided: Week-long residential camp. Both type I and type II diabetic children ages 9-15 can participate in swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, ropes courses, climbing walls, archery, and nutrition and diabetes education games and discussions There is a strong emphasis on fitness, health, diet and blood glucose management.
Camp is located in Clarksville, Ohio.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
24880 Brotherhood Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Phone: 425-440-0850
Address: 24880 Brotherhood Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Phone: 425-440-0850
Fax: 425-404-2158
Email: info@campkorey.org
Eligibility: Children living with serious illness, ages 7 to 17. No cost. April 30th application deadline.
Services Provided: Camp Korey empowers children and families living with serious medical conditions through year-round, life-changing experiences, always free of charge. With specialized medical support, we help kids re-imagine the future.
All residential Summer Camp Sessions last one week and run from Monday afternoons through Friday mornings. Please apply for the session that best fits your child. Sample summer camps:
♥ Session 1: Camp Reflection, Dermatologic Conditions In partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology
♥ Session 2: *General Session
♥ Session 3: *General Session
♥ Session 4: Solid Organ Transplant
♥ Session 5: *General Session
♥ Session 6: Craniofacial Community
♥ Session 7: Orthopedic + Neuromuscular Conditions
♥ Session 8: Skeletal Dysplasia
*GENERAL SESSIONS serve campers with life altering medical conditions including but not limited to: cerebral palsy, chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, down syndrome, epilepsy, genetic syndromes, mitochondrial disease, and reconstructive pelvic medicine conditions.
Also teen and family weekend camps.
Provider Profiles: An official member of SeriousFun Children’s Network.
Camp phone: (425) 440-0850
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
Organization Name: The American Lung Association of Ohio
Address: 490 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-268-7591
Email: Val.Haga@Lung.org
Eligibility: Ages 7-12, asthma
Services Provided: This week-long camp helps children learn more about their asthma and how to better cope with this breathing disorder while still having fun. Superkids camps in Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
Address: Turlock, CA 95382
Eligibility: no cost for children and youth with heart disease
Services Provided: Camp Taylor offers several programs for young people and families of children with heart disease. Our flagship program is our well known medically supervised free youth and teen residential summer camp sessions. We offer 8 camp sessions catering to the underserved population of pediatric cardiology.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601-3620
Phone: 818-754-0312
Address: 11615 Hesby Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601-3620
Phone: 818-754-0312
Eligibility: free of charge summer camp for children with heart disease, ages 7-17, 18-24
Services Provided: Camp del Corazon provides a medically supervised, residential summer camp for children ages 7-17 who are living with heart disease. Located on Catalina Island, 22 miles off the California coastline. PACE program for ages 18-24 with congenital heart disease.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
120 Wall Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-344-6633
Address: 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3904
Phone: 212-344-6633
Toll Free Phone: 800-323-7938
Fax: 212-747-0004
Email: info@ctf.org
Services Provided: Ending neurofibromatosis through research. Patient Engagement program, meaning the inclusion of patient representatives in NF research, and the view that people with NF are not just subjects, but are health care consumers who have a role in managing their care, directing their health outcomes, and accelerating therapies for the entire NF community. A NF Clinic Network by state.
Provider Profiles: NF Camp is the annual summer camp of the Children's Tumor Foundation, dedicated to teens and young adults living with neurofibromatosis (NF). For over 20 years we have hosted this week-long experience for teens and young adults ages 12 to 25. NF Camp takes place on the third or fourth week of July (6 nights/6 days) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Application on CTF website.
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Last Updated: 8/28/2018
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18382
Phone: 610-298-1820
Organization Name: Philadelphia YMCA
Address: Dingmans Ferry, PA 18382
Phone: 610-298-1820
Email: dragonflyforest@philaymca.org
Eligibility: Campers age 7 to 14 with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Cost is free. Campers age 13 to 20 with Autism or 22Q is a paid program.
Services Provided: Goal is to provide an exhilarating, challenging, and nurturing camp experience through which children gain a greater sense of independence, self-esteem, and self-reliance. Week-long camps for Autism, Asthma, Bleeding Disorders, Sickle Cell Disease, and Teen Leadership.
Supported by The International 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Foundation, The 22Q and You Center at Children's Hospital and The Dempster Family Foundation.
Provider Profiles: Registration opens in January and fills quickly. Camps are in Valley Forge, PA area.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
26071 Merit Circle Ste 103
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: 949-582-5443
Address: 26071 Merit Circle Ste 103
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone: 949-582-5443
Toll Free Phone: 800-899-2866
Email: info@kidskonnected.org
Eligibility: Youth who have lost a parent to cancer and their families.
Services Provided: Provides friendship, understanding, education and support for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent with cancer.
Kids Connected Junior Camp is open to youth, ages 7 to 13 years old with a parent or caregiver affected by cancer. Camp tuition is offered on a "pay what you can" basis from $350 to full scholarship. Although there is a maximum capacity for camp, no child is ever turned away for financial reasons. Enrollment in camp includes transportation from our office to Big Bear, CA.
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Last Updated: 9/6/2018
Address: 222 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 800-572-1717
Email: ResourceCenter@mdausa.org
Services Provided: Support services, resources, transitional services, information resources for all aspects of living with muscular dystrophy. A web-based locator to find local services and summer camps in many states.
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Last Updated: 8/27/2018
4180 Emigration Canyon Rd
Camp Kostopulos
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Organization Name: Children's Tumor Foundation
Address: 4180 Emigration Canyon Rd
Camp Kostopulos
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Email: jpantoliano@ctf.org
Eligibility: Teens and young adults ages 12 to 25 living with neurofibromatosis
Services Provided: NF Camp is for children and teens with Neurofibromatosis (NF), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow along various types of nerves. Campers come from all over the United States, Canada, and the world. During these weeks, they are able to interact with others who have the same condition, and learn more about themselves and others while enjoying everything that Camp K has to offer.
Provider Profiles: NF Camp takes place on the third or fourth week of July (6 nights/6 days) at Camp Kostopulos in Utah. Details and application on Children's Tumor Foundation website.
Contact: Julie Pantoliano
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Last Updated: 8/28/2018
8630 Fenton St, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819
Phone: 301-587-1788
Address: 8630 Fenton St, Suite 820
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3819
Phone: 301-587-1788
TDD: 301-587-1789
Fax: 301-587-1791
Eligibility: deaf and hard of hearing
Services Provided: Safeguards the civil rights of deaf and hard of hearing Americans. As a national federation of state associations, individual members, and organizational and corporate affiliates, the advocacy work includes accessibility, education, employment, healthcare, mental health, rehabilitation, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Website features advocacy information and resources.
Provider Profiles: NAD Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) is a four-week intensive educational program for high school students. Camp Taloali, Stayton, Oregon.
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Last Updated: 8/1/2018
Address: Randleman, NC
Phone: 800-651-9131
Services Provided: Information about Fabry disease, counseling through the Fabry Family Assistance Program, physician locator, stories, links to publications, videos, books for children, and more.
Provider Profiles: The Charles Kleinschmidt Fabry Family Weekend Camp, is an annual camp for children ages 6-16 with Fabry Disease and their immediate families. The camp is held annually in September at Victory Junction camp in Randleman, North Carolina. Campers are chosen by an application process. Camp expenses, including airfare, are paid for by NFDF sponsors.
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Last Updated: 7/30/2018
Organization Name: Amputee Coalition
Address: Clarksville, OH
Toll Free Phone: 888/267-5669
Email: camp@amputee-coalition.org
Eligibility: Ages 10-17 who have limb loss or limb differences.
Services Provided: A 6-day traditional summer camp experience for children with limb loss and limb difference to increase self-confidence and self-esteem through a traditional and supportive summer camp experience. The Amputee Coalition arranges travel plans for all camp attendees. Cost: none! thanks to sponsors and donors. Opportunities for camp counselors ages 18-19 and age 20 and above.
Provider Profiles: 2016 dates July 8 - 16.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
10 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Ste 250
PO Box 8589
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-748-9983
Address: 10 W. Beaver Creek Blvd., Ste 250
PO Box 8589
Avon, CO 81620
Phone: 970-748-9983
Eligibility: No cost. Children must have a diagnosis that matches one of our camper sessions. In certain cases, we can accept children with unique medical needs. Children must be between the ages of seven and 17.
Services Provided: Roundup River Ranch is part of the SeriousFun Children’s Network, a global community of medical specialty camps founded by Paul Newman. He believed that kids with serious illnesses needed a place to “kick back and raise a little hell.” Serving children with serious illnesses and their families.
Provider Profiles: 2016 camps include neurological disorders, craniofacial anomalies; lung disease, severe asthma, acquired immunodeficiency; heart disease, heart transplant; cancer, brain tumors, sickle cell disease; kidney disease, kidney transplant; liver disease, liver transplant, GI disorders, celiac disease. Camps for kids alone, and for families.
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Last Updated: 8/8/2018
NY
Phone: 510-769-9295
Address: NY
Phone: 510-769-9295
Email: info@youthrally.org
Eligibility: Kids and teens ages 11 - 17 living with conditions of the bowel and bladders.
Services Provided: Five nights of camp at a college campus for an experience that promotes independence, self-esteem, learning, friendship and fun. Each year the Youth Rally host roughly 150 campers from all over the US and beyond. Campers and counselors alike live with an array of conditions affecting their bowel and/or bladder systems. A nursing team assists campers as needed.
Provider Profiles: Sponsorship for travel and lodging available.
2018 Youth Rally camp July 16 - 21, Boulder, CO
2016 camp July 25-30, Seattle, WA
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Last Updated: 6/20/2018