Camps

Summer camp is a great opportunity for children and adults to learn, grow, socialize and have fun.

Check out these summer 2017 camps for individuals of diverse abilities or look through this document for even more camp options:

Lions Camp 

www.wisconsinlionscamp.com

June-August 2014 (various dates)

Rosholt, WI

Serving:

  • Blind and visually impaired youth (ages 6-17)
  • Deaf and hard of hearing youth (ages 6-17)
  • Deaf and hard of hearing adults (ages 18+)
  • Youth with mild cognitive disabilities (ages 9-16)
  • Adults with mild cognitive disabilities (ages 18-25)
  • Youth with Type I or Type II diabetes (ages 8-16)

Located on 440 acres of beautiful scenery along with fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities, Lions Camp offers a variety of camp programs for children and adults free of charge.

Cost: free, $25 application deposit returned at the end of camp

Contact: 715-677-4969 | info@wisconsinlionscamp.com

Variety: Chatter Matters! Communication Camp 

http://www.varietywi.org/how-we-help/chatter-matters-communication-camp/

June 26-29, 2014

Walworth, WI

Serving:

  • Youth who use speech generating devices (ages 6-21)
  • Parents, siblings & caregivers

Chatter Matters! provides necessary communication equipment and therapy services in a fun, traditional camp setting for the whole family.

Cost: free

Contact: Jessica Bauer-Phipps, Program & Event Specialist

262-777-2090 | Jessica@varietywi.org

Easter Seals: Kee-B-Waw Day Camp

http://camp.eastersealswisconsin.com/content/camp-kee-b-waw-program

June-August 2014 (various dates)

Wisconsin Dells, WI

Serving:

  •  Children with mild or no disabilities (ages 6-13)

Camp Kee-B-Waw is an educational and recreational day camp program where children can explore, create and have fun together.

Cost: $160/week for first camper; $135/week for each additional sibling

Transportation available from Portage, Baraboo and Reedsburg for $20/child

Contact: Keri Jo, Respite Camp Coordinator

800-422-2324 Ext. 121 | wawbeek@wi-easterseals.org

Easter Seals: Camp Wawbeek 

http://camp.eastersealswisconsin.com/content/wawbeek-respite-camp-recreation-program

June-August 2014 (various dates)

Wisconsin Dells, WI

Serving:

  • Children with physical or mild cognitive disabilities (ages 7-18)
  • Young adults with physical or mild cognitive disabilities (ages 15-25)
  • Adults with physical or mild cognitive disabilities (ages 18+)
  • Children with high-functioning autism

Camp Wawbeek offers campers of diverse abilities a classic camp experience in a small group setting with a registered nurse and dedicated counselors on-site.

Cost: contact Easter Seals for more information

Contact: Keri Jo, Respite Camp Coordinator

800-422-2324 Ext. 121 | wawbeek@wi-easterseals.org

Easter Seals: Wil-O-Way Summer Respite Day Camp

http://www.easterseals.com/wi-se/our-programs/camping-recreation/

Session 1: Mondays-Fridays, June 23-July 11 | South Milwaukee, WI

Session 2: Mondays-Fridays, July 14-August 1 | Wauwatosa, WI

Serving:

  • Individuals with a disability (ages 7-60)
  • First priority given to Milwaukee County residents

Campers enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, art projects, field trips and personal care from 9:45a.m.-2:45p.m. Transportation included for Milwaukee County residents.

Cost: Milwaukee County resident: $255/1 session; $475/both sessions

Non-resident: $410/1 session; $630/both sessions

Contact: Ashley 414-482-0133

Easter Seals: Holler Park & Schuetze Summer Respite Camps

http://www.easterseals.com/wi-se/our-programs/camping-recreation/

Mondays-Fridays, June 16-August 15

Milwaukee, WI | Waukesha, WI

Serving: Individuals with or without a disability (ages 7-21)

Campers can attend a full day (9a.m.-4:30p.m.) or half day (12p.m.-4:30p.m.) program with additional options for AM care (7:30-9am) and PM care (4:30-6pm). Camp offers field trips, sports, games, crafts, music and snacks.

Cost: Contact for details.

Contact: Jim Zomchek 414-482-0133

Camp Pow Wow

June-August 2014 (various dates)

Menomonee Falls, WI

Serving:

  • Current ARCH members only
  • Youth with disabilities (ages 5-21)
  • Adults with disabilities (ages 22+)

Camp Pow Wow has residential and day camp programs offering arts and crafts, music, fishing, swimming, canoeing and more. Transportation is provided.

Cost: $700/residential camp; $350/day camp

Contact: Kristen Damato, Director

262-542-9811 Ext. 10 | archmembership@ameritech.net

Camp Evelyn

http://www.gsmanitou.org/Camp/camp-evelyn-properties

June-August 2014 (various dates)

Plymouth, WI

Serving: Girls (grades 3-12)

A Girl Scout camp outfitted for high quality outdoor experiences. Offers a riding program specifically geared towards girls with special needs.

Cost: $150 (financial assistance available)

Contact: Heather, Director of Camps

920-565-4575

Wisconsin Badger Camp

http://badgercamp.org/

June-August (various dates)

Prairie du Chien, WI

Serving: All individuals with developmental disabilities (ages 3+)

Wisconsin Badger Camp offers various camp experiences providing fun, safe, quality camping for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Cost: Depends on camp. Contact for details.

Contact: Camp Office 608-988-4558

Milwaukee Center for Independence: Day & Overnight Camps [link: http://www.mcfi.net/Programs-Services.htm]

July-August 2014 (various dates)

Newburg, WI

Serving:

  • Individuals with disabilities (ages 12-30)
  • Individuals with autism (ages 12-30)

MCFI hosts several different camps that focus on outdoor adventure and teambuilding. A special camp week is offered exclusively for campers with autism.

Cost: Depends on camp. Contact for details.

Contact: Deon Schmalholz

414-937-2100 | deon.schmalholz@mcfi.net

Sib Day & Overnight Camp [link: http://www.fvssn.org/index.php/what-we-offer/summer-programs]

July-August 2014 (various dates)

Serving:

  • Day: Siblings of children with disabilities (ages 6-12)
  • Overnight: Siblings of children with disabilities (ages 10-16)

Campers get to participate in classic, outdoor camp activities and exercise leadership and advocacy skills.

Cost: Day Camp-$35/day or $150/all 5 days

Overnight-$300/camper

Contact: 920-968-1742