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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.

A good resource is this list of camps from the Family Support Program at the UNC School of Social Work.

A website that provides a listing of camps that serves individuals with one or more of a wide range of special needs throughout the country.

Camp Carefree

Provides a free one week camping experience for kids with chronic illnesses. Their program also includes camps for well siblings of ill children and children with a sick parent.

Victory Junction

Provides diagnosis specific camp sessions at no cost to families.

Ocean Cure

Through the use of beach wheelchairs, accessible flooring, and adaptive surf boards, participants get a fun-filled day at the beach.

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 >>

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 >>