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Over 15 Minnesota Special Needs Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Best 2018 Special Needs Summer Camps in Minnesota

Many of our Minnesota Special Needs Camps are still adding to their info on their 2018 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2018 Summer Special Needs Programs for Teens and Kids.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at Minnesota Special Needs Camps for Summer 2018

Some of the Best 2018 Special Needs Camps in Minnesota offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Special Needs Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Summer Special Needs Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Minnesota are Starting in June, 2018

Many of our Minnesota Special Needs Camps offer Summer Special Needs Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in June, 2018.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Special Needs Camp you're interested in a call to check on Summer dates, times and availability.

Summer 2018 Special Needs Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Special Needs Camps will be hosting Summer Reunions for their previous campers, and Summer Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for June, 2018.

Best Minnesota Summer Special Needs Day Camps Starting in June, 2018

Looking for a Great Minnesota Special Needs Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Minnesota Day Special Needs Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Minnesota Year-Round
Special Needs Camps, Classes & Special Needs Programs

Many of our Best Minnesota Summer Special Needs Camps also offer Year Round Special Needs Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Special Needs Programs, too.

Best Minnesota Summer Special Needs Camp Jobs

Searching for Minnesota Special Needs Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Special Needs Camps are now listing their 2018 Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Swift Nature Camp
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Swift Nature Camp Website
630-654-8036
swiftcamp[AT]aol.com
W7471 Ernie Swift Rd
Minong, WI 54859

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Minong, Minnesota

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
25 Baybrook, Oak Brook, Il. 60523

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Swift Nature Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Non-denominational... believing in a higher power.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our small size allows us to give individual attention to each and every child.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Science, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Nature, Science, Outdoors.

Discovery Camp Is Our -Special 1st Time Camper Program That Is Only For 1st Time For All 50 Campers. We Meet The Special Need Of The Younger & New To Camping Children. See How On Our Website.

Swift Nature Camp is a Top Special Needs Summer Camp located in Minong Minnesota offering many fun and educational Special Needs and other activities, including: Academics, Adventure, Waterfront/Aquatics and more. Swift Nature Camp is a top Special Needs Camp for ages: 6 - 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: Swift Nature Camp is located deep in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Our 80 acres are contiguous with a county forest. Our 1200 acre lake is perfect for swimming, skiing, knee-boarding, fishing, sailing and much more

CAMP FACILITIES: We are a small camp with nearly 1/2 mile of lake frontage. Our 10 cabins are neat and clean they have electricity and heat for those cool summer nights. See more pictures and video on our website

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes no more than 50 first-time campers, and the special attention that this intimate group receives is the reason that more than 92% of them wish to return.

Swift Nature Camp offers traditional summer camp activities along with an environmental focus. Campers enjoy an active Nature Center, Pet Zoo, and Department of Natural Resources sponsored programs, plus recreational activities that include canoe and backpack trips, horseback riding, swimming, arts & crafts, team courses, archery, sailing, water skiing, tubing and sports.

In addition to these traditional activities, Swift Nature Camp is so much more. We are a child-centered program located away from technology, celebrity culture and academic pressures. Through fun activities and positive staff role models, we help children develop lifelong skills such as confidence, teamwork, leadership, compassion and communication. Our small size allows us to promote each child's personal development by providing fun, friendship and leadership in a supportive and noncompetitive environment. While away from home, children will have the opportunity to act on their own, become self-reliant, and try things for themselves.

Many of our kids return year after year saying that "Swift allows me to be my real self with real people." And we feel that's a good thing!

All of this happens in the fun and sun of the north woods of Wisconsin. For staff and campers alike, Swift Nature Camp is more than just a place to be: it is their summer home. So why not have your child join our summer camp family this summer?

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Yes we have a leadership program for those who are 16 & 17 years old.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: YES, scholarships are available. Please, see our website.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are most excited by 1st Time Camper Program that is only for children that have never been to summer camp before. This program has only 5 children in a cabin with 2 counselors. Allowing us to give every child loads of attention for their first time away from home.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our programs begin mid June and go till mid August

DISCOVERY CAMP (2 WEEKS), June 17-June 29
Boys & Girls 6-12, Cost $1299

EXPLORER CAMP (3 WEEKS), July 1-July 20
Boys & Girls 7-15, Cost $1999

EXPLORER CAMP (3 WEEKS), July 22-August 10
Boys & Girls 7-15, Cost $1999

ADVENTURER CAMP (6 WEEKS), July 1-August 10
Boys & Girls 7-15
Cost $3699

CANADIAN CANOE TRIP (5 days), August 13-17
Boys & Girls 14-17, Cost $499

See our Dates & Rates for more Information
Our Camp Website Link: swiftnaturecamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Swift Nature Camp is looking for great young people to be Camp Counselors and activity specialist. So if you want to spend your summer outside, being a role model to kids be sure to see our website

You can change a child's life this summer and in turn change yours.

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Minnesota Special Needs Camps

Please note that our list of 2018 Minnesota Special Needs Camps also includes information on Minnesota Special Needs Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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Camp Butwin
Eagan, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp Butwin Website
Director: 651-255-4768 June-August: 651-423-1485
SarahF[AT]stpauljcc.org
945 Butwin Road
Eagan, Minnesota 55123

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Eagan, Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
St. Paul Jewish Community Center
1375 St. Paul Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55116

CAMPER AGES: Children entering 1st-8th grades. We also have a Counselor-In-Training program for young leaders entering 9th and 10th grades.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F 8:30am-4:30pm. Overnights for campers starting in 3rd grade, frequency of overnights depends on their age.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Camp Butwin is powered by the St. Paul JCC.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Butwin welcomes, supports and includes children and teens with disabilities in all of our programs. Please indicate on your registration if your child has a disability or special need. We will contact you to set up an individualized support system. You are welcome to contact Leah Wing, Inclusion & Accessibility Services Coordinator at 651-255-4772 or leahw[AT]stpauljcc.org for more details.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, and more. See Specialty Camps Below.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Butwin is located on Lake O'Brien on 88 wooded acres and surrounded by Lebanon Hills County Park in Eagan, Minnesota.

CAMP FACILITIES:
Camp Butwin has a Heated pool:
Our large-capacity pool features Aqua Walls, slides and splash zones! A great place to cool off, learn swim skills and hang out with friends.

Camp Butwin has a 10,000-square-foot lodge facility: When the weather is not cooperating, our campers are safe and comfortable in our air-conditioned lodge.

Camp Butwin has horseback riding:
One of the only camp horseback riding programs in the Twin Cities! Campers increase confidence, self-esteem and love for nature with every ride.

Lake O’Brien:
Swim, canoe, kayak and paddleboat in the lake – there’s no better way to enjoy the great outdoors!

Covered Villages:
Each camp group has a home base – a covered shelter that’s the place for lunch, group activities and community-building.

Challenge and ropes course:
Feel like the king or queen of the mountain when you climb our 45-foot tower, glide along our 100-foot zip line or explore our low level challenge course.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Camp Butwin, children play in a safe, stimulating setting and use a heated outdoor swimming pool, a lake with a boating area and a sandy beach, a ropes course and climbing tower, horses and riding trails, softball and soccer fields, an archery range, and areas for crafts, nature, and theater.

Campers are entering 1st-8th grades. As children get older, we introduce extended nights, over-nights and week-long off-site trips. We have an exciting Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program for young leaders who want to learn valuable leadership skills, entering 9th-10th grades. We also offer specialty camps for theater, sports and horses for 3rd-6th graders.

Along with traditional Butwin where campers explore all areas of camp, this year we are offering specialty camps for those campers who want to spend more time in specific areas of camp.

Camp Butwin 2014 Specialty Camps:
For children entering 3rd- 6th grades

Butwin in the Spot Light –
A six-week theater experience working with director Nancy Michael to stage the show Wonderland.
Details: June 30-August 8th.

Butwin Sports Sampler –
For the camper who loves a variety of sports, and wants a more active day at Butwin
Details: June 16th-June 27th

Butwin All Stars –
Focus on specific sports, like basketball and soccer, with skilled coaches and professionals
Details: Two sessions, June 30th- July 18th and/or July 21st-August 8th.

Butwin Buckaroos – Horse-loving campers will fill their Butwin mornings with horse care and longer trail rides to enhance their riding skills.
Details: Five options available to fit into your busy summer schedule! Mix and match sessions, or attend all eight weeks!
Session 1: June 16-27 (two weeks)
Session 2: June 30-July 18th (three weeks)
Session 3: July 21-August 8th (three weeks)
June 30-August 8th (six weeks)
June 16th-August 8th (all eight weeks)

Traditional Camp Butwin:
SESSION 1 June 16 - June 27 (2 Weeks)
SESSION 2 June 30 - July 18 (3 Weeks)
SESSION 3 July 21 - August 8 (3 Weeks)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Teens: make the most of your summer months as a Counselor in Training (CIT) at Camp Butwin! If you’re entering 9th or 10th grade, then this program is for YOU! Gain valuable leadership and employment skills, earn money and have a lot of fun all summer long.

As a CIT, you’ll be a role model for younger campers, develop your skills as a counselor, bond with other teens and make new friends. CITs are mentored by senior Camp Butwin staff and have field trips, evening activities and overnights throughout the summer.

CITs learn:
• How to plan and lead camp activities
• The basics of child development
• Basic safety and First Aid
• Conflict resolution
• Positive techniques to deal with behavior and disciplinary issues

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available for families who find the full cost of membership and/or camp difficult to manage. To arrange for a confidential interview, please check the fee adjustment box on your online registration form and you will be contacted for an appointment. All applicants must provide proof of income (2013 taxes, W-2 forms) at the time of the appointment to be considered for camp scholarships. Request for fee adjustments are due by April 15 and are available for JCC members only.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp Butwin Family Nights:
July 8th 2014, 5-8pm
August 5th 2014, 5-8pm

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please visit our Camp Butwin website for more information on specific programs, dates, and fees.
Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbutwin.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information, please refer to our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbutwin.org

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Camp Butwin

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Special Needs Camps in MN
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Minnesota Special Needs Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Minnesota Special Needs Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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True Friends
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our True Friends Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, Minnesota 55302

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Annandale, Minnesota

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have four gorgeous MN locations.

CAMP FACILITIES: The accessible location offers campers modern lodging and the chance to enjoy water activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program. During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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True Friends

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Teen Special Needs Camps in Minnesota

Minnesota Special Needs Camps for Teens sometimes include lots of individual attention, specific therapies for each camper's special needs, and other therapeutic activities. Teen Special Needs Camps in MN many times also include other traditional summer camp or special interest camp activities, ranging from outdoor adventure, to overnight trips, to music, to sports.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic Website
651-688-3448
dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com
913 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in St. Paul, Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: 7-16 yrs

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full Day Only: 9am-4pm, Free before and after camp care 7:30am-6:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Does your child love to Dance or want to learn? This camp is for you! Featuring Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theater, Contemporary, Yoga, and More!!! Friday Performance Day to show off everything we learn! All levels welcome, we will split groups based on level/age. Spaces fill up fast, Register Today!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: For special needs children, we practice inclusion. For teens and young adults, we partner with the Highland Friendship Club.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Our Camps Include Dance Instruction A Variety Of Dance Styles: Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Theater, Yoga, Tumbling, Modern, & More!

Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic is a Top Special Needs Summer Camp located in St. Paul Minnesota offering many fun and educational Special Needs and other activities, including: Theater, Dance, Musical Theater and more. Camp JUST DANCE at Dance-N-Magic is a top Special Needs Camp for ages: 7-16 yrs.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in the heart of St. Paul on Selby & Milton. Our Dance Camps are in fully air conditioned sprung floor studios. We also have an attached private playground for outside time too.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Dance-N-Magic we are using dance and music to inspire hearts, engage minds, create self worth, enjoy activity, and build character for our amazing students. We do this in our family friendly and welcoming atmosphere; using our excellent and engaging curriculum taught by professional educators who have a passion for dance and a passion for teaching. We are learning Dance to build confidence, skills, have Fun, and create Magic!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a family friendly Dance and Music studio in St. Paul with classes for ages 1.5-100 in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Acro, Dancercise Kids, Music Funtime, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Flute, and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: July 17-21, 2017
Session 2: July 31- Aug. 4, 2017
Session 3: Aug. 21-25, 2017

Fees: $359/week includes 30+ dance classes, free before and after camp care, and guest instructors!
10% off when you register before May 1st

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always collecting resumes at dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com

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Camp JUST DANCE at DanceNMagic

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True Friends - Camp Courage
Maple Lake, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Courage Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Courage
8046 83rd St NW
Maple Lake, Minnesota 55358

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Maple Lake, Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Courage Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services.

Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Courage has 305 acres along scenic lakeshore, woods and fields near Maple Lake, Minn. on beautiful Cedar Lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Courage offers multiple meeting facilities and has two campuses: Lakeside and Woodland, both with year-round lodging.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org.

Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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True FriendsCamp Courage

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International Special Needs Camps in Minnesota

Some of our Minnesota Special Needs Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Minnesota Special Needs Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Special Needs Programs for International Campers.


Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America Website
218.365.4811
davey.warner[AT]scouting.org
info[AT]ntier.org
14790 Moose Lake Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Ely, Minnesota

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Atikokan Ontario, Bissett Manitoba

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 509
Ely, MN 55731

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America Video

CAMPER AGES: Summer - 14+. Winter - 9+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Expedition Canoeing in the summer and autumn. Extreme-temperature winter camping December 27 through the first weekend of March.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Boy Scouts of America

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Wilderness Camp

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Northern Tier launched an adaptive back-country canoeing program in 2013. Information is available at Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoe Expedition
Fishing
Kayak Expedition
Cold-Weather Camping
Dog Sledding
Snowshoeing
Cross-Country Skiing

CAMP LOCATION: Northern Tier's flagship base is located 22 miles east of Ely, MN on Moose Lake - right at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.fs.usda.gov.

CAMP FACILITIES: Northern Tier has rustic cabins for the first and last night of a group's stay. The rest of the time is spent in the wilderness of North America's Canoe Country.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Our Campership program allows participants to apply for up to 50% of their share of their group's fees. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Northern Tier offers back country programming year-round.
Additionally, Northern Tier has state-of-the-art conference facilities available in the fall and spring.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Go to Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org for full information on Northern Tier's program offerings.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
The canoe trip leader is the main program person working with the youth and adults in the crew. He/she serves as a Scouting role model for trail crews. Is a specialist and resource person to the trail crew on all aspects of the canoe trip. This includes, but is not limited to: packing and preparation for trip, food handling, navigation, safety, history, fishing, and ecology. *Note: You must be able to pass a swim test.

Camp staff positions include Outfitting, Trading Post, Dining Hall, Maintenance, and Living History.

Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.ntier.org for more information.

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Minnesota Special Needs Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Minnesota Special Needs Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


"Be a Star" Musical Theater Camp
Minnesota

Visit Our Northern Tier National High Adventure Programs - Boy Scouts of America Website
952-220-1676
drama.interaction[AT]yahoo.com
St. Louis Park - Academy of Whole Learning
Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Ages 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. daily 12:30-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our "Be a Star" programs have been very popular with all ages and abilities. Camps and year around classes include acting, music, movement and more. Great for building social skills, communication, team building, etc.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Professional Teaching Artists with experience in working with students with Autism and other cognitive and or physical challenges. Austin Specialist on Staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, and more. Social Skills - Drama Interaction

CAMP LOCATION: Year around classes held in Richfield, Burnsville and Maple Grove Minnesota. Camps are held in St. Louis Park

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp is located in the Academy of Whole Learning

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: If a student has a consumer support grant or waiver they may use for classes or camps. We can process for you.

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Camp TEKO
Long Lake, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp TEKO Website
Winter Office: 612-374-0321
Summer Office: 952-471-8216

645 Tonkawa Road
Long Lake, Minnesota 55356

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2324 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405

CAMPER AGES: 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. two, 1-week overnight options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Temple Israel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm Bay of Lake Minnetonka. For over 50 years, we have provided a safe, educational, and fun Jewish camping experience for children. Camp TEKO is ACA accredited and offers day camp programs for children at least 5 years old and entering kindergarten through sixth grade as well as overnight camp programs for children entering third through sixth grade.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp TEKO is welcoming of children with special needs.

Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe, engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime. Prior to the summer, we work with families to create a plan for a meaningful camp experience. We partner with families to provide an environment where every child will thrive. Please contact us prior to camp to discuss the needs of your camper.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Israeli Culture, Fishing, Swim Lessons.

CAMP LOCATION: Temple Israel’s Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm bay of Lake Minnetonka, just 25 minutes West of Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 small cabins, one large cabin, and two beautiful indoor spaces. Many of our activities take place outside in nature.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are an ACA accredited camp. Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe,
engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Avodah program is a unique volunteer program for entering 9th and 10th graders. Our newly constructed program is intended to begin teaching about leadership and responsibility of being a counselor. Avodah participants will enjoy various leadership workshops with guest speakers and experienced TEKO counselors and staff members. Avodah participants will continue to assist in daily tasks to maintain our beautiful campgrounds. The Avodah build their own community and create lasting friendships while working to improve the camp experience for all. Avodah participants will have numerous opportunities to enjoy favorite camp activities such as tubing, kayaking, archery, art, and more. Avodah members are selected through an application and interview process. There is no cost to participate in this program, but the benefits are tremendous.

Students entering 11th grade are eligible to participate in Camp TEKO’s counselor-in-training program. Machon participate in extensive training in leadership skills, communication and camp programming, creating lifelong friendships in the process. Participants spend their mornings learning from educational speakers, guests, counselors and each other. Machon spend every afternoon gaining hands-on experience by observing and assisting in camper groups. Machon participants are selected through an application and interview process. Machon participants will receive a $400 stipend at the completion of the eight-week program or a $200 stipend at the completion of four weeks of the program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please check out our website to learn more about scholarships at: Our Camp Website Link: www.templeisrael.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S):
Camp TEKO Shabbat Picnics:
Picnic 1: June 20, 2015
Picnic 2: July 22, 2015

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
TZOFIM AND GIBORIM DAY CAMP
SESSION ALEPH
Day Camp: Monday, June 20 - Friday, July 1
Giborim One-Night Overnight: June 30 - July 1

MACCABI MADNESS
Day Camp: Monday, July 5 – Thursday, July 8

SESSION BET
Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 22
Giborim One-Night Overnight: July 14 - July 15

SESSION GIMMEL
Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 12
Giborim One-Night Overnight: August 4 - August 5

CHALUTZIM OVERNIGHT
CHALUTZIM BET
Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14
Overnight Camp: Friday, July 15 – Friday, July 22

CHALUTZIM GIMMEL
Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 4
Overnight Camp: Friday, August 5 – Friday, August 12

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff applications can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.teko.org.

Interested in working at Camp TEKO? Contact Avi Baron at avi[AT]templeisrael.com or 612-374-0321.

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CAMP MAGIC at Dance-N-Magic
St. Paul, Minnesota

Visit Our CAMP MAGIC at Dance-N-Magic Website
651-688-3448
dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com
913 Selby Ave.
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in St. Paul, Minnesota

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our CAMP MAGIC at Dance-N-Magic Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays; 9am-4pm, Free before and after care camp 7:30am-6:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: High Energy, Structured Activities for your Active Kids!
Our Summer Enrichment Day Camps will include Dance, Music, Martial Arts, Science, Cooking, Tumbling, Art, Yoga, and more...
FREE Before and After Camp Care

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: For children, we practice inclusion in all of our camps and classes. For Teens, we partner with the Highland Friendship Club.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Science, and more. Our Summer Enrichment Day Camps Will Include Dance, Music, Martial Arts, Science, Cooking, Tumbling, Art, Yoga, & More...

CAMP MAGIC at Dance-N-Magic is a Top Special Needs Summer Camp located in St. Paul Minnesota offering many fun and educational Special Needs and other activities, including: Music/Band, Dance, Martial Arts and more. CAMP MAGIC at Dance-N-Magic is a top Special Needs Camp for ages: 5-12.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in St. Paul, MN at the corner of Selby and Milton. Our beautiful historic brick building features an attached private play ground and picnic area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Dance-N-Magic we are using dance and music to inspire hearts, engage minds, create self worth, enjoy activity, and build character for our amazing students. We do this in our family friendly and welcoming atmosphere; using our excellent and engaging curriculum taught by professional educators who have a passion for dance and a passion for teaching. We are learning Dance to build confidence, skills, have Fun, and create Magic!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Our St. Paul location features Dance and Music Classes in Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Dancercise Kids, Music Funtime, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Flute, and More!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Available all 12 weeks of Summer!
10% off if you register before May 1
Full Day Camp: Full week: $295 or Single Day $65
Drop-ins Welcome!

Visit our website for complete info:
Our Camp Website Link: dancenmagic.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always accepting resumes at dancenmagic[AT]gmail.com.

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True Friends - Camp Friendship
Annandale, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Friendship Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, Minnesota 55302

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Annandale, Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office
10509 108th St NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Friendship Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope.

Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Friendship is located on 115 acres of scenic woodlands and is on Clearwater Lake just 60 miles northwest of the Twin Cities near Annandale, Minn.

CAMP FACILITIES: The fully accessible camp offers modern cabins and facilities, dining hall, arts and crafts building, recreational hall, nature building, gymnasium, indoor pool, climbing wall, ropes course and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Acreddited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org.

Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of job positions at camp.

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True Friends - Camp Courage North
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Courage North Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Courage North
37569 North Courage Drive
Lake George, Minnesota 56458

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OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Courage North Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services. Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Courage North is located in the beautiful Paul Bunyan State Forest area near Itasca State Park. Situated on Lake George, this fully accessible camp adds that “up north” feeling to everything you do there – and if you like the outdoors, there’s a lot you can do!

CAMP FACILITIES: 6, fully-accessible, modern cabins with access to a:
Swimming Beach
Hiking Trails
Picnic Areas
Gymnasium
Sports and Recreation Field
Campfire Rings

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org.

We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our full catalog and more information can be found online at Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for a full listing of positions at camp.

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Articulture Art Camp
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Visit Our Articulture Art Camp Website
612.729.5151
info[AT]articulture.org
2613 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Minneapolis, Minnesota

CAMPER AGES: Pre-K - High School

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Half and Full Day Options from 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our week-long summer camps encourage and empower kids to explore a variety of art disciplines and diverse media. Our camps are fun and educational, with themes ranging from claymation to theater to food as art. Emphasis is on exploration and experimentation, allowing participants to learn by doing and develop individual creativity.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our space is wheelchair accessible, we are used to accommodating allergies, and our teachers are happy to work with students with emotional/learning needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Technology, and more.

FEATURED SPECIALTY CAMPS OFFERED ANNUALLY:
• Comic To Animation
• Art Car!
• Reigning Cats & Dogs
• Art Of Food
• Theater Production

Articulture Art Camp is a Top Special Needs Summer Camp located in Minneapolis Minnesota offering many fun and educational Special Needs and other activities, including: Theater, Technology, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Articulture Art Camp is a top Special Needs Camp for ages: Pre-K - High School.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Seward neighborhood of South Minneapolis, near the University of Minnesota and Augsburg College - just west of the Mississippi River.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have three classrooms that also function as studio space for our adult classes. Students make art in a professional art environment suitable for working artists. Campers also visit nearby neighborhood parks daily.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Each week-long camp focuses on a different theme. Visit our website to see the full summer lineup:

For complete information, please visit:
Our Camp Website Link: www.articulture.org for grades PreK-6, and
Our Camp Website Link: www.articulture.org for grades 7-12

Articulture defines artistic success by effectively making an arts experience educational, engaging and meaningful. Our programming focuses on using the creative process to encourage creative thinking in an open ended approach to arts education.

All of our teachers are working professional artists from the community.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Articulture has scholarships available for families in need. Email info[AT]articulture.org to request the form. Our baseline scholarship is 60% off tuition price, though we also have a no one turned away for lack of funds policy.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Articulture has established a tradition of offering interactive opportunities that place emphasis on the creative process—the act of making art. We offer classes and workshops for ages 1 year through adults; ongoing projects that support community development through creativity; and programs that aim to increase accessibility to the arts. The outcome is an experience for participants, amateur and expert alike, that meets both the artistic and social needs of the community.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
WHEN: Camps run weekly from June 11th through August 31st for ages 4 - 18. Full and half day options are available as well as before and after care.

COST: Ranges from $132-$285. Scholarships are available.

No registration deadlines. PHONE: 612.729.5151

WEBSITE:
Our Camp Website Link: www.articulture.org for grades PreK-6, and
Our Camp Website Link: www.articulture.org for grades 7-12

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In the Company of Kids Musical Theater Camps
Minnesota Location(s)

Visit Our In the Company of Kids Musical Theater Camps Website
952-736-3644 or 952-220-1676
info.companyofkids[AT]yahoo.com
Richfield - Burnsville
MN 55423

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Camp locations in Burnsville and Richfield

CAMPER AGES: 4 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: In the Company of Kids is offering exciting Camps that include acting, song, dance, improvisation and performance!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All abilities welcome, Adaptive theater camps offered at our location in Richfield July 5-7 and July 10-14 from 12:30-3pm daily.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more. Adaptive Theater Camps.

In the Company of Kids Musical Theater Camps is a Top Special Needs Summer Camp located in  Minnesota offering many fun and educational Special Needs and other activities, including: Theater, Dance, Musical Theater and more. In the Company of Kids Musical Theater Camps is a top Special Needs Camp for ages: 4 - 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: In the Company of Kids is conveniently located in the Twin Cities area and offer Year around programs for all ages and all abilities.

Adaptive Performing Arts for children and adults, Senior Theater, Intergenerational programs, Field Trips, Homeschool and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students will experience acting, singing, dance, improv and the creation of skits and plays. Friday camp performance. Let your child be the Star they are!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Students who have waivers, community support grants, etc. are able to have camp billed to their organization.

Partial scholarships are available, inquire

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year around programs in the Performing Arts for all ages and all abilities. Including adaptive (special needs) programs, Senior Theater, Musical Theater, Etc.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camps are filling fast, refer to website for dates offered and fees. Our Camp Website Link: www.cokartscenter.com

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Computer Kids Club
Online Camp

Visit Our Computer Kids Club Website
302-834-2247
ckcdirector[AT]verizon.net
Delaware
P.O. Box 246
Bear, Delaware

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Southern Chester County, PA
Southern New Jersey
Northern Maryland, next to the Delaware line

CAMPER AGES: Ages 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Summer M-F 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: WEEKLY SUMMER CAMP: June 26-Sept. 1 2017, M-F 8:45-12:00 at local DELAWARE SCHOOLS. Microsoft McCaws, Engineering Eagles, Coding Cardinals, Mac & Math Meerkats, see site for details and locations.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs are welcome.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: All summer camps will be held in New Castle County schools

CAMP FACILITIES: The camps will be held in New Castle County schools in their computer lab.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Individual Tutoring By appointment. Perfect for Homeschool students. This enrichment program in technology will help your student in Math, Reading, Grammar, Typing, and the Microsoft and MAC programs. Ages 5-12. Schools-Schedule a FREE 1 hour trial session for the before/after school program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer Camps will be held M-F from 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at local Delaware Schools. The FEE is $165.00 per week.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Seeking Part-time, flexible, technology teachers to follow program curriculum working with up to 20 students in a computer lab.

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True Friends - Camp Eden Wood
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Visit Our True Friends - Camp Eden Wood Website
952.852.0101
800.450.8376

info[AT]truefriends.org
Camp Eden Wood
6350 Indian Chief Road
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55346

Find the Best Special Needs Camp in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Main Office – Camp Friendship
10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our True Friends - Camp Eden Wood Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: True Friends provides short-term, direct care services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Educational, recreational and other support services are offered at five locations in Minnesota-Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage, Camp Courage North, and Camp New Hope. Core programs include summer and winter resident camp, year round weekend respite care and specialty travel services.

Our program focuses on building self-esteem and independence; opportunities to experience success, discover new interests, and develop friendships. Services are specially designed for persons with developmental, physical or multiple disabilities, special medical needs, Down Syndrome, autism, or other conditions.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: All of our programs are designed for individuals with special needs. We offer adapted programming and equipment, along with well-trained program and health care staff.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Adventure, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Eden Wood is a fully accessible camp tucked in the woods on Birch Island Lake just west of where I-494 meets Highway 62 in Eden Prairie, Minn.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers enjoy the modern cabins, waterfront, hiking trails, basketball court, ropes course, dining hall and numerous other activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited

Mission: Provide life-changing experiences that enhance independence and self-esteem for children and adults with disabilities.

Vision: A world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

Camp Staff: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

Camp History: Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: True Friends CIT*1 program is a paid personal & social advancement internship where CIT*1s participate as junior staff members with an emphasis on learning and training. The CIT*1 program initially covers all aspects of camp operation then the focus progressively moves to personal advancement through acquiring skills and experience within a cabin and program.

During activities, CIT*1s spend time in cabins discovering to discover how to efficiently coordinate a cabin group, assist with direct care and ensure a quality experience for all participants. CIT*1s are high school student, age 16 – 17. Must be able and willing to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants; be physically strong and mentally alert; work well with others and enjoy helping others

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the generous support of donors, we are able to provide financial assistance to many participants with proven need. To request aid, the financial assistance portion of the application must be completed and submitted with the application. Anyone eligible for waivered services or Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) can contact us and your social worker for information on how these funds can be applied to camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp is at our Camp Courage location in the fall. Visit Our Camp Website Link: truefriends.org for more information.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: True Friends offers winter camp as well as year-round weekend respite programming. We have a specialized travel program, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.venturestravel.org. We also offer year-round team building services, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.team-quest.org. Our locations are available year-round for rental, find more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.conferenceandretreat.org.

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Minnesota Boy Scouts Camps
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http://www.northernstarbsa.org/
St. Paul - Hulings Scout Service Center
393 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul MN 55102
763-231-7201
877-231-7276

Golden Valley - Gabbert Scout Service Center
5300 Glenwood Avenue
Golden Valley MN 55422
763-231-7201
877-231-7276

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