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Summer Camp Guide

EASTERN/ATLANTIC U.S.

CAMPED UP
Ages: 3 and older
Location: New York and Long Island, New York
Camped Up is a day camp program located in both Manhattan and Long Island for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid users.

CAMP ISOLA BELLA
Ages: 8 to 17
Location: Berkshire Mountains, Salisbury, Connecticut
Owned and operated by the American School for the Deaf, the camp for the deaf and hard of hearing follows the School’s open approach to communication, utilizing each camper’s mode of communication: sign language, oral, aural, lip-reading or a mix.

CAMP MARK SEVEN
Ages: 9 to 16
Location: Old Forge, New York
Camp Mark Seven offers many development and leadership activities for the deaf youth and children programs.

CLARKE SCHOOLS’ SUMMER PROGRAMS
Ages: 9 to 14
Location: Easthampton, Massachusetts
Clarke’s Summer Adventure is a two-week, theme-based camp for children with hearing loss who utilize hearing technology such as, hearing aids or cochlear implants, and communicate using listening and spoken language.

CRADLE BEACH SUMMER CAMP
Ages: 8 to 16
Location: Cradle Beach, New York
This is a Camp for children with special needs and children from low-income families from Western New York and beyond.

LIONS CAMP KIRBY
Age: 8 to 18
Location:  Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania
Camp Kirby offers a two-week camp for deaf and hard of hearing children and their siblings.

LIONS CAMP MERRICK
Ages: 6 to 16
Location: Nanjemoy, Maryland
Lions Camp Merrick offers nonstop fun for children who are deaf, blind or diabetic.

EXPLORE YOUR FUTURE
Ages: High school students who will begin their junior or senior year in the fall
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York this is a six-day career exploration program at Rochester Institute of Technology for college-bound deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students who will begin their junior or senior year in the fall.

RIT TECHGIRLZ
Ages: Grades 7 through 9
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
A weeklong summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing girls entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

RIT TECHBOYZ
Ages: Grades 7 through 9
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
A weeklong summer camp for deaf or hard-of-hearing boys entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.

RIT HEALTH CARE CAREERS EXPLORATION CAMP
Ages: Grades 10 through 12
Location: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
For deaf and hard-of-hearing students who are entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall, and who are interested in a career in health care.

SCRANTON SCHOOL FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING CHILDREN
Ages: Preschool to 8th grade
Location: Pittsburgh and Scranton, Pennsylvania
Camp with both overnight and day camp options.

SERTOMA CAMP ENDEAVOR
Ages: 7 to 17
Location: Dundee, Florida
Camp Endeavor is for deaf and hard of hearing youth ages 7 to 17.

SPRING CAMP CHEERIO
Location: Roaring Gap, North Carolina
The weekend camp designed with families in mind, who are interested in learning strategies for spoken language and sharing experiences as they relate to hearing impairment.

MIDWEST/CENTRAL U.S.

BILL RICE RANCH DEAF CAMPS
Ages: 9 to 19
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
The Bill Ranch Deaf Camps are conservative Christian summer camps for deaf and hard of hearing students.

BRIDGES
Ages: Grades K to 12
Location: White Bluff and Nashville, Tennessee
For deaf and hard-of-hearing children who have deaf parents, Camp Sign Me Up is a designed to teach hearing students American Sign Language, with three weeks and three different levels. Camp Rise and Sign is for a weekend, and Camp Jump Start is Bridges’s After School Program students.

CAMP BARNABAS
Ages: 7 to 18
Location: Teas Trail Camp – Purdy, Missouri
This camp includes a very diverse group of campers—deaf/hard of hearing, chronic illnesses, blind or visually impaired, etc.—ranging in age.

HOLLEY FAMILY VILLAGE PROGRAMS
Location: Brooklyn, Michigan
Residential programs offer unique opportunities for children, adults and families of all ages. These include: education for families with deaf children, youth leadership, art initiatives for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, self-advocacy workshops for deaf/blind adults, and classes in American Sign Language.

INDIANA CHILDREN’S DEAF CAMP
Ages: 4 to 16
Location: Milford, Indiana
This camp provides activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

JOSEPH SERTOMA CLUB SUMMER CAMP FOR D/HH
Ages: 7 to 14
Location: Easton, Missouri
A summer camp experience for children with hearing loss.

SOUTHWEST U.S.

APACHE CREEK DEAF AND YOUTH RANCH DEAF CAMP
Ages: 8 to 19
Location: Apache Reserve, New Mexico
This is a weeklong Christian camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth.

ASPEN CAMP
Ages: 8 to 17
Location: Snowmass, Colorado
A summer camp experience for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth.

CNI COCHLEAR KIDS CAMP
Ages: 2 to 18
Location: Estes Park, Colorado
This four-day camp is for families of children with cochlear implants.

LIONS CAMP TATIYEE
Ages: 7 and older
Location: Lakeside, Arizona
Camp Tatiyee accommodates children with various disabilities.

TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
Ages: 15 to 22
Location: Austin, Texas
The program is offered by the Educational Resource Center on Deafness at the Texas School for the Deaf and serves students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing from across the state of Texas.

*Please note camp information is subject to change.