- Adams Camp
YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch
Children with special needs and their families will take part in intensive, personalized and integrated therapeutic and recreational programs. Our programs are open to children with all types of developmental disabilities beginning at age 1 and up. Programs are offered in the Rockies and in Metro Denver.
- Camp Erin
11902 Camp Eden Road, Golden
HospiceCare is excited to sponsor Camp Erin, a free weekend bereavement camp for children and teens, ages 6-17, who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It runs Aug. 10-12 and combines the fun of a traditional camp with bereavement education and emotional support to help kids cope with grief and loss. All of the activities are facilitated by HospiceCare grief counselors and specially trained volunteers. Camp Erin is free to all campers on a first-come, first-served basis. Activities include outdoor sports, canoe rides, fishing, a challenge course, arts and crafts, creative expression and remembrance activities.
- Colorado Center for the Blind
The Summer Youth Programs
at the Colorado Center for the Blind are designated to enable blind
students to obtain the skills needed to achieve success in school,
interact with peers in a variety of social situations, gain a knowledge
of the working world and build self-confidence and selfesteem. Colorado
Center for the Blind offers two eight-week programs running from June 8 -
Aug. 3. This is the Summer for Success College Prep Program for blind
students who will be graduating from high school or attending college
this spring, and the Earn and Learn High School Program, which is open
to students 14 and older who will be attending high school in the fall.
The Initiation to
Independence Middle School Program is a three-week program and runs from
July 16 - Aug. 3. The programs are residential and the students will
share an apartment with roommates and a counselor.
The Confidence Camp for Kids is a two-week day program for elementary aged kids, June 11-22.
- Colorado Lions Camp
Residential camp for
persons with visual and/or hearing and/or speech impairments, mild
cognitive and/or physical challenges. For ages 8-18, 19-30, and 30-plus.
Separate week-long sessions for each age group throughout the summer.
Activities include horseback riding, swimming, nature studies,
storytelling, astronomy, high/low ropes, fishing, Western re-enactment
and open campfire. Now wheelchair accessible. Financial sponsorship
- Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center
11968 Mineral Rd., Longmont
CTRC brings together
special need and able-bodied campers to learn about horses, riding and
enjoy equine activities and crafts. Our structured camps offer a safe
and supportive environment to teach acceptance, understanding, and
cooperation — as well as have lots of fun. Camps run Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m.-3
p.m., with one-and-a-half hours spent riding, grooming and tacking each
day. Choose from several different options.
- Easter Seals Colorado Rocky Mountain Village
303-569-2333 www.eastersealscolorado.org firstname.lastname@example.org
Easter Seals is a
residential camp offering recreational opportunities to people with
disabilities. Their program focuses on promoting equality, dignity and
independence in a safe and fun environment. Traditional camp activities,
as well as horseback riding, swimming, photography, zip line/climbing
wall and more are offered. Please visit the website for details on camps
- First Descents
Vail and Estes Park
First Descents is a
non-profit organization based in Boulder that provides outdoor adventure
experiences to promote emotional, psychological and physical healing
for young adults with cancer, ages 18-39. Since its inception in 2001,
First Descents has successfully influenced the lives of more than 600
young adults with cancer, by hosting one-week adventure therapy camps
that are completely free for participants. First Descents will host
kayaking camps in Vail and climbing camps in Estes Park throughout the