How to Find a Summer Camp or Program: You can search our camp directory by any individual characteristic or multiple characteristics. Search by region, condition, or month – or all three.  The summer camps that match your criteria will appear in the right column on desktop computers or at the bottom of the page on mobile.

If you have specific questions about an individual camp, or would like to register, please contact the camp directly. Each summer camp has an email, phone and most summer camps have a direct contact person.

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Apex Summer Day Camp - (Seattle, WA)

Apex Summer Day Camp’s program focuses on building children’s social skills and self-esteem within the context of structured recreational and learning activities.

Aspiring Youth Summer Camps - (Seattle, WA)

Aspiring Youth Summer Camps are nationally accredited and maintain a 4:1 student to staff ratio. Our focus is on improving social, leadership skills in a team (and fun!) environment.

Blue Compass Camps - (Seattle, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, North Cascades, San Juan Islands)

Blue Compass offers outdoor programs for ages 7-22 with Aspergers, high functioning Autism, ADHD, and others who can benefit from guided adventures focused on building social and self confidence.

Brightmont Academy: The One-to-One Academy - (Redmond, Woodinville, Sammamish, Seattle, WA)

Experienced teachers create positive experience to build self-confidence through one-to-one instruction. Customized academic programs to accommodate each student’s learning style and pace.

C.A.S.T. for Kids Programs - (Various locations throughout WA)

The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation’s mission is to provide special needs populations the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience fishing on the water.

Camp Agape NW - (Gig Harbor, WA)

Camp Agape NW provides an all-expense-paid weeklong overnight camp for the whole family of a child with cancer and gives children with cancer a chance to feel normal, siblings a chance to feel special, and parents a time to be together.


Is this your child’s first time camping?  If you have concerns, the About Kids Health article Sending Your Child to Camp provides strategies to plan ahead and help your child enjoy the experience. Teens should check out Planning for Time Away from Home to plan a new daily routine while camping over-night, and get the most out of their time away from home.

Download our Summer Camp Directory (PDF). To order print copies of the directory, please email

Click here for a PDF of Seattle Children’s Adaptive Sports directory.

The Washington State Department of Health has some limited funding available to assist financially eligible children with special health care needs (CSHCN) in attending summer camps!  Contact your local CSHCN coordinator for more details.  For additional questions please contact Christy Polking at 360-236-3571 or

Do you have a summer camp that you’d like to list in our directory?

New camps are welcome. Please submit a Summer Camp through our website. The deadline to be added to the 2017 printed camp directory (PDF) has passed, but you can still be added to this year’s searchable web database.

Note: The inclusion or exclusion of any camp in this directory does not imply endorsement or disapproval from Seattle Children’s, the Center for Children with Special Needs or the Washington State Department of Health.

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