Residential camps for children with special needs.

AIDS Resource Center Ohio

Camp Sunrise

Dates/times: Aug. 9 - 15, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Free

Camp location: Camp Joy, 10117 Old 3 C Highway, Clarksville 45113

Contact information: Bill Arnold, arnold@ohioaidscoalition.org, 614-444-1683

About our camp: Camp Sunrise welcomes as many as 100 children to experience the joys of friendship, the love and support of a caring community, and an encouraging environment free of the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. If you are interested in attending, contact Camp Sunrise directly.

Camp Kesem Ohio State

Dates/times: June 28 - July 3, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Free

Camp location: Camp Willson, 2732 County Road 11, Bellefontaine 43311

Contact information: Katie Leist, osu.outreach@campkesem.org, 614-699-2267

About our camp: Camp Kesem supports the often-overlooked population of children affected by a parent's cancer through a national network of summer camps run by passionate college student leaders.

Camp Nuhop

Special needs

Dates/times: June 15 - Aug. 1, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Traditional Camps - $820; Trip camps - $975

Camp location: Camp Nuhop, 1077 Twp Rd. 2916, Perrysville 44864

Contact information: Ann Bell, ann@nuhop.org, 419-289-2227

About our camp: Camp Nuhop is a week-long residential summer camp and respite program for children diagnosed with but not limited to ADD, ADHD, LD, Asperger's Syndrome and other disabilities.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

Camp Hamwi - Senior Challenge

Dates/times: July 26 - Aug. 1, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $499 - Scholarships are available

Camp location: Camp Mohaven, 18744 Turkey Ridge Rd, Danville 43014

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

About our camp: Camp Hamwi activity options include horseback riding, archery, soccer, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, dance, outdoor living skills, nature crafts, and incorporated into the daily schedule are diabetes education sessions.

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

Camp Hamwi - Junior Challenge

Dates/times: Aug. 2 - 8, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $499 - Scholarships are available

Camp location: Camp Mohaven, 18744 Turkey Ridge Rd, Danville 43014

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

About our camp: Camp Hamwi activity options include horseback riding, archery, soccer, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, dance, outdoor living skills, nature crafts, and incorporated into the daily schedule are diabetes education sessions

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.com, or 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.

Flying Horse Farms

Dates/times: June 14 - Aug. 8, full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Free of charge

Camp location: Flying Horse Farms, 5260 St Route 95, Mt. Gilead 43338

Contact information: Olivia Miller, olivia@flyinghorsefarms.org, 419-751-7077

About our camp: Flying Horse Farms provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, we serve hundreds of children and families each year - free of charge.

Recreation Unlimited Farm and Fun, Inc.

Recreation Unlimited

Dates/times: June 15 - Aug. 7, please contact the camp organizer for more information.

Cost: $820 per week, $35 registration fee, scholarships available

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.