Special Needs Camp
Our goal is to create a fun, nurturing and supportive environment with typical day camp activities, where campers are assisted by our professional staff to develop skills, build self-confidence and make lasting friendships.
- Full Inclusion or Shared Camp placement options determined by Director and Parent
- Camp placement based on social, emotional and cognitive abilities
- Specialized counselors trained by qualified staff, including special education teachers
- Low child-to-counselor ratio based on needs
- Consultations with related service providers
- An intake will be scheduled prior to registration to ensure the best fit between campers and programs
We would like to gratefully acknowledge the funding provided by the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation.
This option is geared only for children in a year round inclusion classroom setting.
School-Age & Tween Inclusion
Entering Grades K-8
At Our Campgrounds
Entering Grades K-6 • M-F: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tween Inclusion Travel Camp
Entering Grades 7 & 8
CLICK HERE to learn more about Tween Trailways Travel Camp
ACES: Adler Camp for Enrichment Services
Aces Hybrid… Partial Inclusion
Entering Grades K-6
M-F: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
For campers using a blended model where they will participate part day as an inclusion camper and part day as a self-contained camper. This program is for campers in a self-contained school placement of 8-12 students. Campers will be pushed into groups of their grade level.
TAC…Teens at Camp
For Teens & Young Adults-21 years old
M-F: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
A shared environment for camper’s who need individualized attention in a structured self-contained environment. Designed to foster peer interaction, communication, and relationships.
- Day Trips
- Community service
- Swim, sports, and more!
Adult Summer Camp
Mon, Wed, Fri: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
The group will travel between the Mid-Island Y JCC, Suffolk Y JCC, and local community establishments for fun, social activities. Participants will have the ability to participate in sports, art, drama, swimming, and vocational activities and more. Lunch will be included daily. Bussing will be provided between locations.
An intake will be required prior to the start of the summer