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Summer Camps

What to do with the kids while they are off from school? Check out some of these resources for great summer camps.

Camp Carefree

A camp for kids with special medical needs tucked away in Stokesdale. Our interns volunteer to help staff the medical corner. Weeks are based on diagnosis such as seizure disorder or spina bifida. Contact: Lynn Tuttle at 336-427-0966. Website >>

Carolina Parent

Carolina Parent has compiled an online list of many local day and sleepover camps with or without a special focus (e.g. horseback riding or American girl doll camp). Website >>

Victory Junction

Victory Junction in Randleman, N.C., offers one-week sleepaway camp sessions for children with special medical needs. It is located in Randleman. Weeks are organized by diagnosis. This camp is free of charge to those who qualify. Contact: info@victoryjunction.org, 877-VJG-CAMP. Website >>

Talisman Camps

Since 1980, the Talisman program near Asheville, N.C., has provided exceptional camp opportunities for young people, ages 6 to 22, with autism spectrum diorders, ADHD, and other learning differences. There are associated fees based on selected session. Contact: Robin Mimms at 828-697-6313. Website >>

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