CAMP’s mission is to strengthen and inspire individuals with special needs – and those who care for them – through Recreation, Respite, and Education.
"I'm a firm believer that the individuals in this community are the ones who will change this world. Because of CAMP I am the best version of myself and the person I want to be. CAMP is the place where I first ...[Read More]
"My training prior to CAMP had mainly focused on the use of medications or physical interventions to manage behavior of individuals who become agitated. At CAMP I witnessed well-trained volunteer counselors managing behavior mostly through proactive interaction and redirection. This ...[Read More]
"When I'm at CAMP, there's not a day that goes by that I don't experience happiness both in myself and in others. A lot of people think that to be happy, something has to happen to benefit themselves, but ...[Read More]
"CAMP is a place where everybody is accepted, unconditionally, and can be themselves fully without worry of ridicule or discrimination. At CAMP, reaching maximum potential is contagious among campers, staff, and volunteers. CAMP brings out the best in everybody and ...[Read More]
"The week I spent at CAMP was life-changing. There is something special about the atmosphere CAMP has created. The system is perfectly put together, and it is magnified by the culture/community of each volunteer/staff. It creates an incredible environment for ...[Read More]
"People are free to be their true selves. All judgment is left at the gate as people see each other for their individuality, not their diagnosis. True friendships are made at CAMP and people have the opportunity to develop unique ...[Read More]
"CAMP is a place where everyone has the opportunity to be themselves without judgments and with endless amounts of respect, love, happiness and fun."[Read More]
"Because of CAMP, Shelby gets to be around peers that she can relate to and be herself. She has some sense of independence, and is able to enjoy things in life that, if not for CAMP, would never happen. We ...[Read More]
"Because of CAMP my husband and I got to go on a mini vacation, relax and enjoy some much needed alone time. It was Alex's first time at camp and he had a blast!"[Read More]
"Because of CAMP, I get to realize that it is okay to let my son have the CAMP experience despite his disabilities ... and that he can do things that we never dreamed he would ever try or accomplish."[Read More]
"Because of CAMP, I get to meet new friends, have time away from home by myself. So much fun. Looking forward to coming back this summer."[Read More]
"Because of CAMP, Janel's spent her first night away from home. That sure helped us as parents to know she has had the experience of being away from home, and was not afraid, felt safe. The volunteers during the season ...[Read More]
Your donations make it possible for CAMP to help individuals with special needs and their families – through programs that give a person with a disability the same opportunities as a person without a disability.