Summer camps for young adults with disabilities
Developing leisure skills is often an effective way to encourage community participation and can also lead to vocational opportunities.
This new and exciting program encompasses several different mediums to create wonderful end products.
It combines a 200-foot zip line, spider’s web, tire-swings, group balancing games and more.
An indoor climbing wall provides great exercise and a fun rainy day option.
The campers will alternate taking part in woodwork activities and doing pottery activities.
Campers will also help to plant seeds throughout the summer, and make sure all the flowers around camp have enough to drink during the hot months.
Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is a college transition program for rising high school juniors, seniors, and young adults with developmental disabilities from age 17 up to the age of 24.
This is a week-long residential program that will provide exposure to postsecondary education.
Edu WEBSITE The Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital camp directory provides information on summer programs for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities.
Most of the camps and programs listed are in the Middle Tennessee region.