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Summer Day Camps for Children with Special Needs

  • Published: 2010-07-22 (Revised/Updated 2017-03-02) : Author: The Help Group : Contact:
  • Synopsis: Innovative Summer Day Camps for Children With Autism Aspergers and Other Special Needs.

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"Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind serving children with special needs related to autism, learning disabilities, abuse and emotional challenges."

The Help Group Offers Innovative Summer Day Camps for Children With Autism, Asperger's and Other Special Needs.

Camp Discovery and "Kids Like Me" camps at The Help Group enhance social skill development through recreational activities for kids 3-18

The Help Group is pleased to announce its Camp Discovery and Kids Like Me summer day camps, which provide a fun and exciting recreational camp experience for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

Designed to encourage social and emotional growth, our camps are led by highly trained and professional staff who ensure campers will learn, make friends and have a great time!

Camp Discovery is an outdoor day camp for kids ages 3 to 14 with mild to moderate special needs that has a 1:3 staff/child ratio.

Psychotherapists, along with speech, occupational and music therapists consult with counselors to develop goals and interventions that enable campers to enjoy daily routines and activities in a language-rich and socially supportive setting.

Small groups of campers engage in a developmentally appropriate and exciting program that includes music, arts & crafts, nature activities, games, sports, theme days and more.

Kids Like Me: Village Glen Camp

A highly specialized social skills camp for kids 3 to 15 with Asperger's Disorder or high-functioning autism. It is designed to facilitate peer interaction and fun social learning opportunities to foster meaningful friendships for children and teens. A counselor-in-training leadership program is available for teens 15 to 18.

Kids Like Me: Camp Sunshine

Offers an opportunity for kids and teens ages 5 to 18 with autism and other developmental disabilities to experience summer fun with friends in a safe and enriching camp environment.

Kids Like Me: Teens on the Go!

This unique social skills camp is designed especially for teens, ages 15 to 18, with Asperger's Disorder and high-functioning autism, featuring daily trips, tours and activities throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Teens on the Go! meets at The Help Group's Culver City Campus, 4160 Grand View Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90066.

Free transportation for San Fernando Valley residents to and from the camp will be provided at The Help Group's Sherman Oaks campus.

Camp Discovery meets at the Temescal Canyon Gateway Park in Pacific Palisades

Founded in 1975, The Help Group is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive nonprofit of its kind serving children with special needs related to autism, learning disabilities, abuse and emotional challenges. The Help Group's specialized education and therapy programs serve more than 6,000 children and families each year. Through outreach, parent and professional education efforts, The Help Group extends its reach to countless others, both nationally and internationally.

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