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NEW - Summer 2010 Teen Retreat near Tahoe in California

Thanks to a Mom on NLD In Common (Beth) for sharing as a model, her excellent letter to the camp to help them understand her child and NLD.

Summer Camp Handbook by Christopher Thurber, PhD.  Paperback. 250 pages price: $10.47 (reg. $14.95)

National List of Social Skills & Therapy Camps's Camp List 2006

Finding the right camp

Questions to ask a camp

Summer Camp Help

Academic Prep Camps

Auburn, California 2006 Summer Activities

Theatre camp in Washington State

The following are names of camps shared with  NLDline by parents and professionals:  SOAR Camp 

Http:// Sojourn Camp at Franklin Academy in East Haddam, CT for 10-16 year olds with NLD

California:          Strawberry Canyon Blue Camp for kids with NLD  in Berkeley 

              Quest Camps in Alamo, Berkeley and San Francisco

Colorado:           Camp Nuhop in Divide, CO

                           Kanakuk Kamps                         

Georgia:            Wendy Mueller OT Camp Fun & Gains ATlanta, GA 770 977 7403

                         Atlanta Parent Magazines Camp Fair Info:

                         Women's American Organization for Educational Resources Camp Fair
                         Call 770/455-7778 (Perimeter Mall, Feb 1)

                         GLRS Camp Directory, includes Special Needs by category of need:

Maryland:          Sensory Motor Integration at the GMS Institute in Manassas MD (SMI Camp)

Massachusetts:   The Drama-Play Connection.    contact info
                           Liana Morgens, Ph.D. at 791-899-1160. 

                           Camp New Connections  Formerly MacLean

                           Camp Goodtimes in Stoneham Massachusetts

                           The Academy of Physical and Social Development in Newton MA  Running Day Camp 617 969 2200

                          Camp Triumph in Danvers, MA Holten Richmond Building Suite 210 55 Conant St.
                          Danvers, MA  01923 Phone:  (978) 777-3756 Contact Person:  Dr. Chris Anderson

                          Creative Adventures (

                          Lexia Learning, (a group that develops educational software some of which was
                          pilot tested in kids with NLD)

Minnesota:         Camp Avanti - Minneapolis

Missouri:             Kanakuk Kamps Branson, Missouri       

New Hampshire: Naticook Day Camp, Merrimack, New Hampshire (12% of the campers are special needs c0ampers)

New Mexico:     The Alert Program for Self Regulation: How Does Your Engine Run? Albuquerque, NM

New York:          Chestnut Ridge,  Nature Place Day Camp 

                          Ramapo Anchorage Camp PO Box 266 Rhinebeck, NY 12572  845-876-8403                       Fax: 845-876-8414

                          Discovery Creek   202) 337-5111.

                          Camp Northwood - Remsen, New York Provides a coed camping experience to children in need of structure and
individualization. The program is oriented toward a population of socially immature, isolated, non-aggressive children ranging in age from 8-18 that experience difficulties in social and academic settings due to a variety of
types of learning challenges. 132 State Route 365, Remsen, NY  13438-5700(315) 831-3621Camps

North Carolina:  Talisman Summer Programs  601 Camp Elliott Road  Black Mountain North Carolina 28711  828.669.8639

Ohio:                   Summit Academy, 88 Kent St. Akron, 44305. Call 330-253-7441 or 1-800-442-5753

                            Camp Nuhop is in Ohio for 25 years. Also in Divide, Colorado  404 Hllcrest Drive, Ashland, OH 44805 419 289 2227

Ontario Canada:  Camp Kodiak - Ontario, Canada An integrated, non-competitive program for LD, ADHD/ADD and mainstream children and teens - focus is on teaching social skills;

                            Camp Maple Leaf

Pennsylvania:   Summit Camp Therapeutic camping for boys and girls with ADD and/or learning disabilities,              Honesdale, PA   800 323 9908 (Have a regional representative in Boston)

Expressions:  Camp for kids 4-16 special teen camp:

Texas: SI Challenge 7515 Greenville Suite 410 Dallas, TX 75231 214-692-1244

Camp Summit Argyle, Texas
Provides a residential, barrier-free camping experience for persons with special needs including swimming, horseback riding, performing arts, a rope challenge course, wilderness and nature study, arts and crafts, fishing, games, camping and group activities, all adapted to the individual camper's ability. (972) 484-8900 - Corporate office

Camp CAMP Center Point, Texas (210) 671-5411
 Children's Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP) has a summer program called Camp CAMP.  Camp CAMP has a series of five-day summer camp sessions for children and adults with special needs who may not be eligible to attend other camps due to the severity of their disability or medical condition.  We also include activities for campers' siblings without disabilities.  Camp CAMP is located in Center Point, Texas, along the Guadalupe River.  A well-equipped infirmary is available for 24-hour care. Campers sleep in large, wheelchair-assessible climate controlled cabins, along with counselors.  Campers experience typical summer activities, such as horeseback riding, swimming, canoeing, outdoor cooking and arts and crafts.  Sessions are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Children's Association for Maximum Potential
Phone: (210) 671-5411
Fax: (210) 671-5225

Toronto:            Camp Kodiak Toronto 2 hours north 905 569 7595


Camp Akeela, an overnight camp in Vermont for boys and girls with NLD and AS.  Please check us out at

Farm and Wilderness. Plymouth, Vermont

   Camp Maple Leaf for kids with NLD

Theatre camp in Putney

Washington DC:  Lynne Israel and Associates Summer Adventure Washington DC 202 986 9896

Washington State:

Theatre camp

Cody Schrank
Program Coordinator

Happy with a camp?  Please email   your camp name address and phone number to NLDline.


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