Finding a summer camp or program
is only part of sending your child to camp.
Other issues to think
how to communicate with camp staff,
what to pack,
to help if your child gets homesick.
Spokane Summer Camps
American Cancer Society
920 N. Washington, #200
5-17 Serves children with:
cancer diagnosis (in treatment or remission)Camp Fire USA
Inland Northwest Council
Email: dartlo@CampFireInc.orghttp://www.CampFireInc.org Ages: 6-12 Serves children with:
physical disabilities, learning and developmental disabilities, behavior disorders and general medial conditions or diagnosesCamp STIX Diabetes Programs
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org://www.campstix.org Ages: 8-18Serves children with:
diabetesCity of Spokane Parks and Recreation
Email: email@example.com://www.spokaneparks.org Ages: School ageServes children with:
physical disabilities, learning and developmental disabilities, behavior disorders, and general medical conditions or diagnosesHospice of Spokane
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org://www.hospiceofspokane.org Ages: 7-15 Serves children who have lost a loved one
(will accommodate special needs) Inland Northwest Health Services and Children’s Miracle Network
Email: email@example.com Ages: 8-18Serves children with:
diabetesMuscular Dystrophy Association
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org://www.mda.org/clinics/camp/ Ages: 6-17Serves children with:
muscular dystrophy/neuromuscular disease
- A Summer Camp Directory for children with special needs and their siblings is available online at http://www.cshcn.org.
This directory is produced by the Washington State Dept. of Health and
the Center for Children with Special Needs, Seattle, (206) 884-5735.
Sending Your Child with Special Needs to Camp
Finding a Camp for Your Child with Special Needs
Discover Camp: Considerations for sending you child with a disability to camp for the first time.
What it is:
Information on selecting and preparing for camp, a list of frequently asked questions for camps, how to continue the activities and skills your child enjoyed at camp and other resources.Organization:
National Center on Physical Activity and Disabilityhttp://www.ncpad.org/get/discover/index.html