Camps for children with special needs.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

Kid's Camp

Dates/times: June 22 - 24, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $110 - scholarships are available

Camp location: Hoover YMCA Park, 1570 Rohr Rd, Lockbourne 43137

Contact information: Darlene Honigford, dhonigford@diabetesohio.org, 614-884-4400

About our camp: Kids Camp (ages 3-7) encourages campers to explore their potential, try different activities, build friendships and learn about diabetes. Parents and siblings are encouraged to be involved in the day camp experience.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

Stepping Stones

Dates/times: June 25 - 27, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $130 - scholarships are available

Camp location: Hoover YMCA Park, 1570 Rohr Rd, Lockbourne 43137

Contact information: Darlene Honigford, dhonigford@diabetesohio.org, 614-884-4400

About our camp: Stepping Stones (ages 8-12) is an introductory camping youth with diabetes who want to explore what camping is all about before committing to one week at residential camp. Includes an overnight camp out on Friday.

Columbus Recreation and Parks

Summer of Fun and Adventure Day Camp

Dates/times: June 8 - Aug. 7, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Resident $85 per session. Non-resident $106 per session

Camp location: Franklin Park Adventure Center, 1755 E. Broad St., Columbus 43203

Contact information: Mary Beth Moore, mbmoore@columbus.gov, 614-645-5648

About our camp: Our Inclusive Day camp program is full of fun, sports, fitness, games, arts and crafts, social activities, community outings, and structured free-choice activities. Three locations: Franklin Park Adventure Center, Dodge Community Center, Thompson Community Center.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center

Fun With Friends

Dates/times: Begins June 8, less than 2 hours

Cost: Some programs may be covered by your insurance plan. Please contact us for more details.

Camp location: Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway, Columbus 43214

Contact information: Katie Spreen, kspreen@columbusspeech.org, 614-261-5484

About our camp: For children ages 5-7 or 8-10 to improve social interaction skills in a small group setting. Group meets one time per week for one hour with a speech-language pathologist and 4-5 children. Activities include a variety of problem solving and group games.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center

JAM

Dates/times: Begins June 8, less than 2 hours

Cost: Some group programs may be covered by your insurance plan. Please contact us for more information.

Camp location: Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway, Columbus 43214

Contact information: Katie Spreen, kspreen@columbusspeech.org, 614-261-5484

About our camp: Children ages 2-5 with language, peer interaction and/or communication deficits meets 3 times per week - two groups and an individual session. Two Speech-Language Pathologists and only 4 students per class.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center

Tiny Talkers

Dates/times: Begins June 8, less than 2 hours

Cost: Please contact camp organizer for more information

Camp location: Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway, Columbus 43214

Contact information: Katie Spreen, kspreen@columbusspeech.org, 614-261-5484

About our camp: For children ages 2-3 with an expressive language delay. Group meets once per week. Activities may include sensory play, table activities, art, story time and snack.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center

Motor Mouth

Dates/times:June 8 - Aug. 10, less than 2 hours

Cost: Insurance may cover group programs. Please contact us for more information.

Camp location: Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway, Columbus 43214

Contact information: Katie Spreen, kspreen@columbusspeech.org, 614-261-5484

About our camp: Having trouble understanding your child's speech? This group is designed to help children ages 4-6 improve their articulation and speech sound production skills.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center

Fearless Fluency

Dates/times: June 8 - Aug. 10, less than 2 hours

Cost: Some groups may be covered by insurance. Please contact us for more information.

Camp location: Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, 510 E. North Broadway, Columbus 43214

Contact information: Katie Spreen, kspreen@columbusspeech.org, 614-261-5484

About our camp: Stuttering is scary! In this group, school age children will learn to use strategies and build confidence in their communication with peers. Group is run by a speech-language pathologist.

Easter Seals Central and Southeast Ohio, Inc.

Easter Seals Summer Camp

Dates/times: June 15 - Aug. 7, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Level 1, IO waivers and private pay accepted

Camp location: Easter Seals Summer Day Camp, 3830 Trueman Court, Hilliard 43026

Contact information: Libby Ballentine, lballentine@easterseals-cseohio.org, 614-228-5523

About our camp: Our program offers a fun recreational experience for children with and without special needs. This 8-week program is open to children 3-14 years of age.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus

Arye

Dates/times: June 8 - July 31, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Varies, must pay for JCC membership, 3 month memberships available.

Camp location: JCC-Bexley, 1125 College Avenue, Columbus 43209

Contact information: Halle Schwartz, hschwartz@columbusjcc.org, 614-559-6279

About our camp: Campers with specials needs ages five-22. Campers experience days filled with traditional summer camp activities such as adaptive physical education, adaptive movement, music, Judaics, adaptive art, swim lessons, socialization and free swim time.

Goal 2 Gold

Lil Kickers Day Camp

Dates/times: Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, full day (6+ hours)

Cost:Varies by camp. Scholarships available.

Camp location: Recreation Unlimited

7700 Piper Road, Ashley 43003

About our camp

The mission of Recreation Unlimited is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation and education while building self-confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive human relations, attitudes, and behaviors.

Recreation Unlimited offers Summer Residential, Winter Residential, Summer Day, Year Round Respite Weekend, Specialty Week Long and Weekend Camps and Programs and Family Day Camps and Resource Fairs.

Contact Information

Chris Link

info@recreationunlimited.org

740-548-7006

















Recreation Unlimited Farm and Fun, Inc.

Recreation Unlimited

Dates/times: June 29 - July 31, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $325, plus $35 registration fee

Camp location: Recreation Unlimited, 7700 Piper Road, Ashley 43003

Contact information: Chris Link, info@recreationunlimited.org, 740-548-7006

About our camp: Recreation Unlimited provides sports, recreation and education to individuals with disabilities and health concerns.

WeJoySing & Cornerstone Speech Therapy

Talkin' Tunes

Dates/times: June 8 - Aug. 3, less than 2 hours

Cost: $210

Camp location: New Hope Church, 4739 West Powell Road, Powell 43065

Contact information: Jenn at Cornerstone Speech Therapy, info@cornerstonespeechtherapy.com, 614-973-9755

About our camp: Talkin' Tunes is a music group for ages 1-5 yrs. focused on language, articulation and social skills. This play-filled and interactive group will be led by a Music Therapist and Speech Language Pathologist. Parent/child participation is required.