Summer Camps for Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Parents will find listings for day camps, summer camps, and other recreational programs that welcome children with disabilities, including some that serve campers with blindness or visual impairment exclusively.

You may also wish to browse the state listing for Sports Camps, compiled by American Printing House for the Blind (APH).

Highbrook Lodge
Chardon, OHIO
 
Highbrook Lodge is a traditional residential summer camp experience for adults, children and families who are blind or visually impaired.
 
Source: Cleveland Sight Center

Pdf list of camps in Iowa

Source: Iowa Camp List
Leader Dog Summer Experience Camp
Rochester Hills, Michigan
 
Camp experience for 16-17 year-old students in Rochester Hills, Michigan
 
Full outdoor adventure camp experience, including living and working with an assigned Leader Dog. 
Maximum 20 participants, private rooms, camp and air travel expenses are paid. (apply online by April 1)
 
Source: Leader Dog
Pine Tree Camp
Camp in Oakland, Maine
 
Pine Tree Camp offers a wide range of opportunities for people with disabilities and their families including overnight camp and day camp in the summer season as well as special programs in the fall, winter and spring.\
 
Source: Pine Tree Camp
Abilities Unlimited: Kamp for Kids/Camp Togowauk
Westfield, Massachusetts
 
Integrated; for residents of Western Massachusetts.
 
 
Source: Abilities Unlimited
Arlington Recreation: Club Rec
Arlington, Masachusetts
(781) 316-3880
 
Arlington residents have priority, others welcome if room.
 
Source: Arlington Recreation
Barnstable Recreation
Barnstable, Massachusetts
(508) 790-6345
 
Day programs for Barnstable residents.
 
Source: Barnstable Recreation
Natick Recreation and Parks: Camp Arrowhead
Natick, Massachusetts
(508) 647-6530
 
For Greater Boston residents.
 
Source: Camp Arrowhead
East Boston Social Center
East Boston, Massachisetts
(617) 569-3221
 
For local area residents; Westford camp location; no wheelchair access.
 
Source: East Boston Social Center
Girl Scouts of Spar of Spar and Spindle Council: Camp Maude Eaton
North Andover, Massachusetts
(617)-350-8335
 
For Merrimack Valley residents.
 
Source: Girl Scouts of Eastern MA
Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center: Girls Incorporated
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
413-442-5174 ext. 17
 
Source: BRIGHAM Center
Greater Waltham ARC: Inclusive Summer Day Camp Program
Waltham Massachusetts
(781) 899-1344
 
Inclusive day camp programs.
 
Source: Opportunities for Inlcusion
Hampshire Regional YMCA
Northampton Massachusetts
(413) 584-7086
 
For Northampton area residents.
 
Source: Hampshire Regional
Ironstone Farm
Andover, Massachusetts
(978) 475-4056
 
For New England residents. Therapeutic riding program for children with special needs.
 
Source: Iron Stone Farm
Newton Parks and Recreation: Newton Therapeutic Recreation Program
Newton, Massachusetts
(617) 796-1527
 
For local area residents. Recreational programs for children with special needs.
 
Source: Newton Mass
Perkins School for the Blind
Watertown, Massachusetts
(617) 972-7434; (617) 972-7586 FAX
 
For New England residents. Referral required; Outreach Programs and summer programs.
 
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Springfield Parks Department: Camp Star
Camp in Forest Park
Springfield, Massachusetts
(413) 787-7779
 
For Springfield area residents. Program for children with disabilities served under the 766 program.
 
Source: Camp Star
United Cerebral Palsy/Northern Berkshire Support Services: Sports and Recreation Program
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
(413)-442-4077
 
For residents of northern Berkshire Co. with diagnosed disabilities.
 
Source: Northern Berkshire Support Services
Lions Bear Lake Camp
Lapeer, Michigan
Phone: 810-245-0726
 
Visually Impaired and Blind Youth Camp
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth Camp and Family Camp
Camp  Dakota (sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation Michigan Chapter)
 
Source: Lions Bear Lake Camp
Sponsors multiple summer and winter camps at various locations across the United States.
Requirements, applications, and fees vary by location. Visit camps’ website for specific summer or winter camp locations and application information.
 
Source: National Camps for Blind Children

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