Due to a loss of state funding, the Center for Children with Special Needs closed September 30, 2018. As a result, there are no longer staff available to update this camp directory.  This directory lists camps that were offered summer 2018. You will need to visit the individual camp websites to find out if summer camp is still being offered.

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Adapt to Achieve – Youth Day Camp - (Tacoma, WA)
Adapt to Achieve Summer Camp 2018

At Adapt to Achieve – Youth Day Camp, campers with physical disabilities and visual impairments will try sports and activities throughout the week including: Goalball, Wheelchair Basketball, and more!

Adventure Camp: Social Skills Learning and Science Exploration - (Seattle, WA)
Adventure Science Camp - Social Skills and Science Exploration 2018

At Adventure Camp, we are strong believers in the ability of our youth to succeed by learning social skills through science exploration. Our programming and activities are designed to help our youth reach their goals and fulfill their highest potential.

Adventures Without Limits Aquatic Adventure Camp - (Daily pick-up locations in Forest Grove and Hillsboro, OR)
Adventure without Limits Outdoor Aquatic Outdoor Camp 2018

With adaptive sports equipment, extra staffing, training and specialized job placements, Adventures Without Limits is fulfilling our mission to serve all.

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, Redmond and Bellevue)

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.

Autistic Community Activity Program, Inc., (ACAP) - (Beaverton, Milwaukie and Portland, OR)
Autistic Community Activity Program ACAP 2018

ACAP has served people with autism (ASD) since 1987, providing a quality summer long day camp program which combines a classroom routine with daily community activities and recreation. The mission of our organization is to provide education through recreation for people with autism.


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 a single print copy of the directory, please email cshcn@seattlechildrens.org.

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 Christy.Polking@doh.wa.gov.

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