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Sport Camps 2018

Sport camps for children and adults take place throughout the year in many states and internationally. If there is no camp in your state, consider starting one. Camp Abilities® Start-Up Manual is a free download that provides step-by-step instructions to start a camp.

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Winter Camps

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California

Access Leisure: Camp Challenge Ourselves through Outdoor Leisure (C.O.O.L. )
Sacramento, CA
Contact: Jenny Yarrow
Phone: (916) 808-6017
E-mail: Jyarrow@cityofsacramento.org
Camp Dates: March 10-11, 2018

Colorado

USABA Breckenridge Ski Festival
Host: Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC), Breckenridge, CO
Contact: Kevin Brousard
E-mail: kbrousard@usaba.org
Phone: (719) 866-3019
Camp Dates: February 28 – March 4, 2018

Florida

Camp Abilities North Florida
Contact: Jenn Stelmach
E-mail: campabilitiesflorida@gmail.com
Phone: (904) 556-9287
Winter Camping Trip: February 16-18, 2018

Maine

Maine Organization of Blind Athletic and Leadership Education (MOBALE)
Host: Sugarloaf Ski Resort
Contact: Michelle Mason
E-mail: mobalesports@gmail.com
Phone: (207) 208-6354
Camp Dates: February 11-14, 2018

New England Blind & Visually Impaired Ski Festival (NEVIFest)
Host: Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, ME
Contact: Lizz Peacock
E-mail: info@maineadaptive.org
Phone: (207) 824-2440 ext. 100 TTY/Voice
Festival Dates: February 11-14, 2018

Michigan

Lions International Winter Camp for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Dowling, MI
Camp Dates: February 2-4, 2018

Winter Camp – Au Sable, Blind Camp
Grayling, MI
Contact: Peggy Hansen
Phone: (402) 488-0981
Camp Dates: TBA

New York

Camp Abilities CABVI
Utica, NY
Contact: Kathy Beaver
E-mail: kathyb@cabvi.org
Phone: (315) 797-2233
Camp Dates: February 16-19, 2018

Vermont

USABA Vermont Winter Ski Festival
Host: Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports (VASS), Pico Mountain – Killington, VT
Contact: Kevin Brousard
E-mail: kbrousard@usaba.org
Phone: (719) 866-3019
Festival Dates: February 9-12, 2018

Summer Camps

Alabama

Lakeshore Foundation Camps – Inclusion Camp
Birmingham, AL
Contact: Meagan Rowe
E-mail: meaganr@lakeshore.org
Camp Dates: July 23-26, 2018

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students
At the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL
Contact: Dan Oates
E-mail: scivis@atlanticbb.net
Phone: (304) 851-5680
Camp Dates: September 29 – October 4, 2018 (travel home October 5)

Alaska

Camp Abilities Alaska: University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
Contact: Margaret Webber
E-mail: alpinealternatives@arctic.net
Camp Dates: July 9-14, 2018

Arizona

Camp Abilities Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Contact: Maria Lepore-Stevens
E-mail: campabilitiestucson@gmail.com
Phone: (520) 235-2582
Camp Dates: June 3-9, 2018

Lions Camp Tatiyee
Lakeside, AZ
E-mail: programs@arizonalionscamp.org
Phone: (480) 380-4254
Camp Dates:

Arkansas

Camp Yorktown Bay – Blind Camp
Mountain Pine, AR
Contact: Sylvia Downs
E-mail: sdowns@arklac.org
Phone: (318) 631-6240
Camp Dates: July 15-22, 2018

California

Camp Bloomfield: Wayfinder Family Services
Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Josh Lucas
E-mail: jlucas@juniorblind.org
Phone: (323) 295-4555, ext. 272
Camp Dates: TBA

Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind
Napa, CA
Enchanted Hills Camp is closed until further notice, due to the California Wildfires that have destroyed a portion of the camp facilities.

Colorado

Colorado Lions Camp
Woodland Park, CO
E-mail: coloradolionscamp@msn.com
Phone: (719) 687-2087
2018 Camp Dates:

Glacier View Ranch – Blind Camp
Ward, CO
E-mail: gvrsummercamp@rmcsda.org
Phone: (303) 282-3664
Camp Dates: July 1-8, 2018

No Barriers: Leading the Way
Fort Collins, CO
Contact: leadingtheway@nobarriersusa.org
Phone: (970) 484-3633
Leading the Way: Grand Canyon National Park
Dates: July 20-31, 2018

Delaware

Camp Abilities Delaware
Felton, DE
Contact: Maria Lepore-Stevens
E-mail: CampAbilitiesDelaware@gmail.com
Camp Dates: July 23-27, 2018

Florida

Camp Abilities North Florida
Contact: Jenn Stelmach
E-mail: campabilitiesflorida@gmail.com
Phone: (904) 556-9287
Camp Dates: July 8-14, 2018
Surf Camp: April 21, 2018
Winter Camping Trip: February 16-18, 2018

Kulaqua – Blind Camp
High Springs, FL
Camp Coordinator: Ray Queen
E-mail: summercamp@campkulaqua.com
Phone: (386) 454-1351
Camp Dates: September 23-28, 2018

Georgia

BlazeSports Camps
Warm Springs, GA
E-mail: sthomas@blazesports.org
Phone: (404) 270-2034
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Georgia at Columbus State University
Columbus, GA
Contact: Dr. Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert
E-mail: wert_jeanine@columbusstate.edu
Camp Dates: May 25-28, 2018

Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind
Waycross, GA
E-mail: secretary@glcb.org
Phone: (912) 283-4320
2018 Camp Dates:

Illinois

Camp Lions of Illinois for Blind & Deaf Youth
Sycamore, IL
Contact: Alan Wilson
E-mail: adwilson@LIFnd.net
Phone: (815) 756-5633 ext. 231
Camp Dates:

Indiana

Timber Ridge Camp – Blind Camp
Spencer, IN
Contact: Trish Thompson
E-mail: indysdayouth@gmail.com
Phone: (317) 385-6856
Camp Dates: June 17-24, 2018

Iowa

Camp Abilities Iowa
Contact: Brandon Schellhorn
E-mail: BSchellhornw@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us
Camp Dates: June 10-14, 2018

Lions Visual Impairment Camp at Camp Courageous
Monticello, IA
E-mail: info@campcourageous.org
Phone: (319) 465-5916
Camp Dates: July 8-13, 2018

Kentucky

Lions Camp for Blind and Vision Impaired Youth at Camp Crescendo
Lebanon Junction, KY
Contact: Billie J. Flannery
E-mail: wibblesb@aol.com
Camp Dates: July 2-6, 2018

Louisiana

Louisiana Lions Camp
Anacoco, LA
Phone: (800) 348-6567
Camp Dates:

Maine

Blind Camp at Camp Lawroweld
Weld, ME
Contact: Tonya Turcotte
E-mail: tturcotte@nnec.org
Phone: (207) 797-3760 ext. 219
Camp Dates: August 5-12, 2018

Maine Organization of Blind Athletic and Leadership Education (MOBALE)
Contact: Michelle Mason
E-mail: mobalesports@gmail.com
Phone: (207) 208-6354
Dates: TBA

Maryland

The Maryland School for the Blind Camp Abilities
Baltimore, MD
Contact: Matt Mescall
Phone: (410) 444-5000
Camp Dates: July 16-20, 2018

Massachusetts

Camp Abilities Boston
Boston, MA
Contact: Megan O’Connell-Copp
E-mail: Megan.O’Connell-Copp@perkins.org
Camp Dates: April 15-20, 2018

Michigan

Camp Abilities Detroit, Michigan at Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex
Plymouth, MI
Contact: Caryl Dazer
E-mail: cdazer@livoniapublicschools.org
Camp Dates: TBA

Leader Dogs Summer Experience Camp
Rochester Hills, MI
E-mail: leaderdog@leaderdog.org
Phone: (888) 777-5332
Camp Dates: June 23-30, 2018

Lions Bear Lake Camp – Visually Impaired and Blind Youth Sessions
Lapeer, MI
Phone: (810) 245-0726
E-mail: info@bearlakecamp.org
Camp Dates:

Michigan Sports Education Camp at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
E-mail: michigansec@gmail.com
Camp Dates:

Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind Camps (at Camp Optimist)
Grand Rapids, MI
Contact: Gwen Botting
E-mail: gwen@oubmichigan.org
Phone: (616) 755-2221
2018 Camp Dates:

Minnesota

Northern Plains Visions of Sport Camp
Bemidji, MN
Contact: Jim Mastro
E-mail: jmastro@bemidjistate.edu
Phone: (218) 755-3772
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Courage (True Friends Camps)
Maple Lake, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2018 Camp Dates:

Camp Eden Wood (True Friends Camps)
Eden Prairie, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2018 Camp Dates:

Camp Friendship (True Friends Camps)
Annandale, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2018 Camp Dates:

Missouri

Camp Abilities St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Contact: Wilma Chestnut-House and Peggy Hurt
E-mail: campabilitiesstl20@gmail.com
Camp Dates: July 9-13, 2018

Montana

Campbell Camp (Billings Lions Club)
Billings, MT
Contact: Doug and Sue Hanson
E-mail: campbellcamp@msn.com
Camp Dates: TBA

Nebraska

Camp Abilities Nebraska
Contact: Kristal Platt
E-mail: Kristal.platt@boystown.org
Phone: (402) 498-6365
Camp Dates: July 22-27, 2018

New Hampshire

Camp Inter-Actions
Kingston, NH
Contact: Debbie Gross
E-mail: campinfo@inter-actions.org
Phone: (603) 228-2803
Camp Dates:

New York

Camp Abilities Brockport
Brockport, NY
Contact: Lauren Lieberman
E-mail: llieberm@brockport.edu
Phone: (585) 395-5361
Camp Dates: June 24-30, 2018

Camp Abilities CABVI
Utica, NY
Contact: Kathy Beaver
E-mail: kathyb@cabvi.org
Phone: (315) 797-2233
Summer Camp Dates: July 29 – August 4, 2018

Camp Abilities Long Island at Adelphi University
Garden City, NY
Contact: Lisa Santos
E-mail: campabilitieslongisland@yahoo.com
Phone: (516) 567-8898
Camp Dates: July 26-29, 2018

Camp Abilities Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
Contact: Tiffany Mitrakos
E-mail: info@campabilitiessaratoga.org
Phone: (518) 290-7050
Camp Dates: August 5-11, 2018

North Carolina

SEE Camp Abilities H20 North Carolina
Sherrills Ford, NC
Contact: Jay Hardwig
E-mail: jhardwig@ifbsolutions.org
Camp Dates: June 24-30, 2018

SEE Adventure Camp North Carolina
Bryson City, NC
Contact: Jay Hardwig
E-mail: jhardwig@ifbsolutions.org
Camp Dates: July 22-26, 2018

Ohio

Cleveland Sight Center – Highbrook Lodge Camp
E-mail: camp@clevelandsightcenter.org
Phone: (216) 658-4596
Camp Dates: TBA

Oklahoma

Camp Wewoka Woods
Wewoka Woods, OK
Camp Coordinator: Carol Chadwick
E-mail: youth@okla-adventist.org
Phone: (405) 721-6110
Camp Dates: July 22-27, 2018

Oregon

Camp Abilities Oregon
Salem, OR
Host: Willamette University
Contact: Stacey Gibbins
E-mail: sgibbins@nwaba.org
Camp Dates: July 22-27, 2018

Deaf-Blind Grizzly Bear Camp
Host: Twin Rocks Friends Camp
Rockaway Beach, OR
Camp Dates: TBA

Pennsylvania

Camp Abilities Pennsylvania at West Chester University
West Chester, PA
Contact: Dr. Monica Lepore
E-mail: CampAbilitiesPA@aol.com
Phone: (610) 436-2516
Camp Dates: May 25-28, 2018

Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp
Mount Union, PA
Phone: (814) 542-2511
2018 Camp Dates:

VIP Sports Camp: Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA
Contact: Wendy Fagan
E-mail: wendy.fagan@sru.edu
Phone: 724-738-2791
Camp Dates: TBA

Texas

Camp Abilities Texas at Texas Women’s University
Denton, TX
Contact: Lisa Hanson
E-mail: lhanson@dentonisd.org
Camp Dates: July 8-14, 2018

Utah

Camp Abilities Utah
Contact: Robbin Keating
E-mail: robbskeating@gmail.com
Camp Dates: TBA

Utah Foundation for the Blind & Visually Impaired Camp
Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: Tony Jepson
E-mail: tony@ufbvi.org
Camp Dates: TBA

Virginia

Super Summer Camp
Sponsored by Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Host: Camp Easter Seals UCP (United Cerebral Palsy)
New Castle, VA
Contact: Elizabeth Fletcher
E-mail: Elizabeth.Fletcher@dbvi.virginia.gov
Camp Dates: TBA

Washington

Camp Abilities Olympia
Olympia, WA
Contact: Keith Edgerton
E-mail: campabilitiesoly@outlook.com
Phone: (360) 915-2223
Camp Dates: July 31 – August 4, 2018

Sunset Lake – Blind Camp
Wilkeson, WA
Contact: Elizabeth Yeagley
E-mail:camp@sunsetlake.org
Phone: (360) 829-0311
Camp Dates: June 24 – July 1, 2018

West Virginia

Valley Vista Camp – Blind Camp
Huttonsville, WV
Contact: Jane Browning
E-mail: rj_browning@hotmail.com
Phone: (304) 422-4581
Camp Dates: July 22-25, 2018

Wisconsin

Camp Wakonda – Blind Camp
Oxford, WI
Camp Coordinator: Shanna Chavez
E-mail: schavez@wi.adventist.org
Phone: (608) 296-4656
Camp Dates: June 27 – July 1, 2018

Wisconsin Lions Camp
Rosholt, WI
E-mail: info@wisconsinlionscamp.com
Phone: (715) 677-4969
Camp Dates:

International Camps

Camp Abilities at Lake Joe CNIB
Contact: Jacqueline Harrison
E-mail: Jacqueline.Harrison@cnib.ca
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Brazil
Contact: Joslei Souza
E-mail: campabilitiesbrasil@gmail.com
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Costa Rica at the University of Costa Rica
Contact: Ana Lorena
E-mail: ana.lorena2mora@gmail.com
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Finland
Contact: Erwin Borremans
E-mail: erwin.borremans@keskuspuisto.fi
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Ireland
Contact: Ursula Barrett
E-mail: Ursula.Barrett@staff.ittralee.ie
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Portugal at Base Naval do Alfeite
Contact: Rita Costa
E-mail: ritadler@gmail.com
Camp Dates: TBA

Camp Abilities Puerto Rico
Contact: Margarita Fernandez
E-mail: caampabilitiescolegio@gmail.com
Camp Dates: May 19-26, 2018

 

 

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