2024 Summer Camp Resources


Camp Burnt Gin

Camp Burnt Gin is a summer camp in Wedgefield, South Carolina, for children who have physical disabilities and chronic illnesses. From early June until mid August, Camp Burnt Gin operates four six-day sessions children, ages 7 -15, two six-day sessions for teenagers, ages 16-20 and a four-day session for young adults, ages 21-25.

Able SC: Summer EQUIP series Youth Leadership Forum 

Camp Sertoma for children 7-13 deaf/hard of hearing/speech-impaired

Camp Rise Above is a unique non-profit organization that provides fun, life changing camp experiences to children and young adults with serious illnesses, life challenges, and disabilities.

Camp Wonder Hands is a five-day, four-night camp for children ages 7–17, created specifically for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Designed from the heart for children, teens, and adults with illnesses, disabilities, and life challenges, Camp Cole is a camp and retreat center where everyone, regardless of their circumstances, can connect, share, encourage, and shine.


Camp Spearhead is a place where children and adults with special needs are able to escape the social isolation they often experience; in this extraordinary place, they are understood, included, appreciated.


Virtual/ Out of State

Helen Keller National Center Programs are open to individuals who are DeafBlind as defined in the Helen Keller Act. Government funding often is available. Applications for summer programs must be received by the last Friday in June.

Talisman Camps provide specialized camp experiences for young people ages 6 to 22 with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and/or other learning differences.

Victory Junction is a medically safe, yet exhilarating camp, that challenges children who have a serious medical condition to try things they never imagined possible.

Camp New Hope welcomes children facing life-threatening illnesses, so they can share one unforgettable and life-altering week with their family – away from the hospital and at no cost. 

EdASE Camp– This virtual computer game coding camp is for high school students on the autism spectrum. The camp will expose students to high-level video game design and development and provide opportunities for networking with peers.

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Camp Wonder provides a high quality summer camp experience for children with autism or other related developmental disabilities. 

Beach Cowboy Fitness Unified & Adaptive Summer Camp: Your camper athletes can spend the morning or afternoon with Beach Cowboy Fitness’s certified coaches enjoying group games, sports, races, beach games (when possible), park activities (weather permitting), and arts and crafts.

Spectrum Sailing provides maritime education, programming, and outreach for autistic individuals.

Camp ABILITY is a summer day camp for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are still in high school ages 17+. 

Pattison’s Academy therapeutic summer camp provides physical, social, and cultural enrichment for individuals ages 3-24 within the tri-county area who have disabilities. Our participants enjoy extensive physical activity, while at the same time providing necessary individual physical, occupational, and speech therapy as identified through a pre-camp evaluation.

SOS Care is providing 3 camps for children ages 5-12. Camp is specially designed to meet the needs of children diagnosed with autism or intellectual disabilities. Activities consist of swimming, field trips, arts & crafts, sensory toy making, sports, and more.  

SOS Care’s Career Camp is an 8-week program. Career Camp is designed for individuals between the ages of 13-21 diagnosed with autism or an intellectual disability who are interested in exploring different careers and practicing skills to obtain a career.

CareerBoost Summer Success Sessions hosted by AccessAbility