Summer Camps

Updated Guidance:

Camp Adventure

Type 1 Diabetes



Aroostook County/Acadia Diabetes Care Program Cary Medical Center 207-498-1283

Camp Akeela

Kids who struggle socially (diagnosed ASD, Aspergers, and others who are not formal diagnosis but do best in a more structured and predictable setting), 3.5 wk overnight camp, separate family camp

Location: Thetford Center, VT


Phone: (802)866-0380
Fax: (866)462-2828

Summer Address (6/1 – 8/31):
Vermont Program - One Thoreau Way, Thetford Center, VT 05075
Wisconsin Program - c/o Lawerence University, 711 E. Boldt Way, Appleton, WI 54911

Winter Address (9/1 – 5/31): 314 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Camp Capella

Children and adults with disabilities including but not limited to: cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, Down Syndrome, autism, spinal cord injury, brain injury, or others with physical or developmental disabilities. Day camp, weekly overnight camp, family vacation package, and a travel camp for day campers

Location: Phillips Lake, Dedham, ME


Camp Address
8 Pearl Point Road
Dedham, ME 04429
Telephone: (207)843-5104

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 552
Holden, ME 04429

Camp Carefree

Two-week residential camp for children with diabetes

Location: New Durham, NH


Camp Address (while camp is in session):
154 Lion's Camp Pride Way
New Durham, NH 03855

Camp Office off season:
Phyllis Woestemeyer (Camp Director)
1846 West Seventh Street
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Wendy Pack (Camp Coordinator)
ADA Camp Carefree
P.O. Box 2118
Wolfeboro, NH 03894-2118

Camp Hope (formerly Camp Rainbow)

Children with cancer or a blood disorder (currently being treated or have been treated in the past); siblings and parents/guardians are invited to attend

Location: Camp Jordan Branch Lake Ellsworth, ME


Carolyn Wills-Barberi

Camp Spinnaker

6-day overnight camp for children with asthma, ages 8-12 yrs

Location: Camp Merrowvista, Center Tuftonboro, NH


Sheila Hatch, Zebra Crossings • 61 Locust Street, Dover, NH 03820 • • 603-312-2052, ext. 0

Camp Starfish

Variety of camp programs for children with issues including but not limited to: anxiety, ADHD, learning disabilities (including NVLD), autism, Asperger's, PDD, oppositional defiance, anger problems, sensory processing/integration disorder, depression, bipolar, inflexible explosivity, reactive attachment and other extra needs (questions if Starfish is right for your child, contact them). 1:1 staff-to-camper ratio

Location: 12 Camp Monomonac Road, Rindge, NH

636 Great Rd., Suite 2 Stow, MA. 01775
Office Phone: (978)637-2617
Camp Phone (physical location): (603)899-9590

Camp Sunshine

Children with life threatening illnesses (such as cancer, hematologic, SDS, fanconi anemia, lupus, solid organ transplant, DKC, sickle cell, brain tumor) and their families - variety of camps offered (see list on the website)

Location: Sebago Lake, Casco, ME


35 Acadia Road, Casco, ME 04015
Phone: (207)655-3800
Fax: (207)655-3825

Cue Camp New England

Deaf and hard of hearing and other cuers wishing to learn/improve skills Held in Maine every summer



Nicole Dobson (207)752-0417 or (Source:

Edward J. Madden Memorial Open Hearts Camp

Children ages 8-16 yrs who have had and are completely recovered from open heart surgery or transplant. Camper conditions/treatments present at camp include: ASD, Tetralogy Of Fallot, Transposition Of The Great Arteries, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Heart Transplants, etc.

Location: Berkshires, Western MA


250 Monument Valley Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone: (413)528-2229

Experience Camps

Weeklong camps for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver (boys entering grades 4-11, girls entering grades 4-7)

Location: Boys: Camp Manitou, Oakland, ME; Girls: Camp Somerset, Smithfield, ME


P.O. Box 5099
Westport, CT 06881
Phone: (860)850-0397
Fax: (203)286-2886

Outward Bound

Grieving Teens (ages 14-17) Maine Appalachian Backpacking for Grieving Teens, 7-days

Location: Maine


910 Jackson Street, Suite 140
Golden, CO 80401

Pine Tree Camps

Children with physical and or intellectual disabilities including but not limited to cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, Down Syndrome, and autism spectrum disorders along with their families (day and overnight camp options)

Location: North Pond in Rome, ME (Belgrade Lakes Region)


114 Pine Tree Camp Road • Rome, Maine 04963 • 207-386-5990 •

Teen Challenge

Boston Children’s Hospital Children c PKU and other Metabolic Disorders (ages 13-18) 3 day program



Tiffany Bowlby, Teen Challenge Program Director Vera Anastasoaie, Teen Challenge Assistant Coordinator Teen Challenge Boston Children’s Hospital 1 Autumn St. Rm 526 Boston, MA 02215 617-355-7346

Wediko Children’s Services Summer Program

45-day residential treatment program for children ages 9-19 who have social, emotional, and behavioral challenges including but not limited to: bipolar disorder, depression and mood disorders, anxiety disorder, ADHD or ADD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s Syndrome), Nonverbal Learning Disorder

Location: Windsor, NH (lakefront camp)


11 Bobcat Blvd.
Windsor, NH 03244
Phone: (603) 478-5236
Fax: (603) 478-2049