SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPS
 

Camp Kef 
Camp Kef at the Kaiserman JCC is a full service traditional day camp packed with fun (kef). Campers have opportunities to add special programs onto their camp experience. Swim everyday! Art, drama, sports, cooking and all new specialists highlight each week. 
mrubin@phillyjcc.com 
phillyjcc.com/camp 

 

Camp Lee Mar
Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania
Camp Lee Mar is a private residential special needs camp for children and teenagers with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges. A structured environment, individual attention and guidance are emphasized at all times. Campers enjoy traditional camp activities PLUS academics, speech and language therapy, music, art, daily living skills, computers and much more. We also have therapeutic horseback riding, overnight trips, a Zip Line, a brand new junior Olympic heated pool,modern facilities and air-conditioned buildings (including cabins).
215-658-1708, gtour400@aol.com
leemar.com

 
Carousel House
Belmont & N. Concourse Drs., Phila.

Philadelphia Department of Recreation’s year-round programs & summer day camp for kids with special needs.
215-685-0160
carouselhousepa.com

 
Center on Central 
24 W. Central Ave., Paoli, PA 19301

Camp 24 utilizes creative arts therapies in a group setting to learn and practice social skills. We start with a daily lesson, then we have fun working together using art, pottery, yoga, music, dance/movement and team games to "make the lesson real." Campers are assigned to teams based on age and cognitive functioning level. 
thecenteroncentral.com

 
Easter Seals Camping and Recreation
3975 Conshohocken Ave., Phila

We provide adapted camping & recreation activities for children & adults with disabilities in Bucks, Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester & Delaware counties. Programs available evenings, weekends & 5 weeks of full day camp programming in the summer.
215-879-9372
sepa.easterseals.com

 
Hill Top Summer Camp

Grades 2nd through 9th
Hill Top  is a traditional day camp focusing on helping campers develop social skills entering grades 2nd through 9th who may have one or more of the following diagnoses: ADD/ADHD, NVLD, high-functioning Asperger's Syndrome and social skill needs.
hilltopsummercamp.wordpress.com


Main Line Art Camp
Ages 5 - 16
Througout the summer
746 Panmure Road · Haverford, PA 19041
At Main Line Art Center’s Summer Art Camp, “Beyond the Page: The Art of Books,” books and art collide each week as campers create masterpieces influenced by stories, authors, artists and illustrators from the literary world. Creativity and imagination abound as they traverse new frontiers, learn about mythology, monsters, kings and queens, adventure with classic characters, or discover their inner super hero during their summer of creative exploration. Camp, Pre-Teen and Teen studios are available for campers ages 5-16. Register for one-week sessions with options for extended care. Celebrate each week with our Friday art party in the galleries!
610.525.0272
mainlineart.org

 
Pathway School, The (day program)

162 Egypt Rd., Norristown
It's not about forcing a fit; it's about finding a place. The Pathway School provides a comprehensive summer program that prevents regression through academics and includes social skill development through various exciting club options. 
610-277-0660 ext 289 
pathwayschool.org 


Stratford Friends School Summer Camp
Grades K-9
July 1 – July 26 (no camp July 4)
2 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

Stratford Friends School Summer Camp is a four-week academic program for students with language-based learning differences. Our morning session includes specialized language arts and mathematic instruction as well as our thematic unit, “Kids to the Rescue!” Our optional Afternoon Adventures program features traditional camp activities such as swimming, art, STEM, field trips, and more! Come join us for a summer of learning and fun!
(610) 355-9580, cnews@stratfordfriends.org
stratfordfriends.org/summer-camp


Summer L.I.F.E. 
1777 N. Valley Rd., Malvern 

Program and Events: Program offers experiential learning and social skills development in the context of summer fun. Designed especially to support students with high functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome, the programs — specialty camps, traditional day camp/overnight camp, and travel excursions – also support students who have social anxiety or difficulty connecting with their peers. 
610-296-6725, ext. 115 
summermatters.org