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Sport Camps 2019

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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Summer Camps



Lakeshore Foundation Camps
Birmingham, AL
Contact: Meagan Rowe
E-mail: meaganr@lakeshore.org
Camp Dates: TBA

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 28 – October 3, 2019 (travel home October 4)


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


Camp Abilities Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Contact: Murry Everson
E-mail: campabilitiestucson@gmail.com
Phone: (520) 235-2582
Camp Dates: June 2-8, 2019

Lions Camp Tatiyee
Lakeside, AZ
E-mail: programs@arizonalionscamp.org
Phone: (480) 380-4254
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Yorktown Bay – Blind Camp
Mountain Pine, AR
Contact: Sylvia Downs
E-mail: sdowns@arklac.org
Phone: (318) 631-6240
Camp Dates: July 14-21, 2019


Camp Bloomfield: Wayfinder Family Services
Los Angeles, CA
Wayfinder Family Services is sorry to report that Camp Bloomfield in Malibu, California, was destroyed by the Woolsey Fire.

California School for the Blind – Summer Academy Program
Contact: Scott Smith or James Rudder
E-mail: ssmith@csb-cde.ca.gov or jrudder@csb-cde.ca.gov
2019 Dates:

Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind
Napa, CA
Phone: (415) 431-1481
2019 Camp Dates:

Leoni Meadows – Blind Camp
Grizzly Flats, CA
Camp Coordinator: Debbi Alexander
Phone: (530) 626-3610
Camp Dates: TBA


Colorado Lions Camp
Woodland Park, CO
E-mail: coloradolionscamp@msn.com
Phone: (719) 687-2087
2019 Camp Dates:

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

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 13-24, 2019


Camp Abilities Delaware
Harrington, DE
Contact: Maria Lepore-Stevens
E-mail: CampAbilitiesDelaware@gmail.com
Camp Dates: July 21-26, 2019


Camp Abilities North Florida
Contact: Jenn Stelmach
E-mail: campabilitiesflorida@gmail.com
Phone: (904) 556-9287
Camp Dates: July 13-17, 2019
Surf Camp: May 18, 2019

Kulaqua Independent Living Camp
High Springs, FL
Camp Coordinator: Stacy Stride
E-mail: summercamp@campkulaqua.com
Phone: (386) 454-1351
Camp Dates: September 22-27, 2019


BlazeSports All-Star Summer Camp
Warm Springs, GA
E-mail: sthomas@blazesports.org
Phone: (404) 270-2034
Camp Dates: July 21-26, 2019

Camp Abilities Georgia at Columbus State University
Columbus, GA
Contact: Dr. Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert
E-mail: wert_jeanine@columbusstate.edu
Camp Dates: May 24-27, 2019

Camp Abilities North Georgia
Contact: Katie Proctor
E-mail: blindbelievers@gmail.com
Camp Dates: July 18-21, 2019

Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind
Waycross, GA
E-mail: secretary@glcb.org
Phone: (912) 283-4320
2019 Camp Dates:


Hayden Lake, ID
Contact: Denise Kinney
E-mail: denisek@uccsda.org
Phone: (509) 242-0506
Camp Dates: July 7-14, 2019


Camp Lions of Illinois for Blind and Deaf Youth and Adults
Sycamore, IL
E-mail: camplions@lifnd.org
Phone: (815) 756-5633 ext. 231
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Abilities Indiana
Host: Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Tiffany Sanders
E-mail: tsanders@isbvik12.org
Phone: (317) 253-1481 ext. 105
Camp Dates: June 17-21, 2019

Timber Ridge Camp – Blind Camp
Spencer, IN
Contact: Trish Thompson
E-mail: indysdayouth@gmail.com
Phone: (317) 844-6201 ext. 107
Camp Dates: June 16-23, 2019


Camp Abilities Iowa
Contact: Brandon Schellhorn
E-mail: BSchellhornw@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us
Camp Dates: June 9-13, 2019

Lions Visual Impairment Camp at Camp Courageous
Monticello, IA
E-mail: info@campcourageous.org
Phone: (319) 465-5916
Camp Dates: July 7-12, 2019


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 1-5, 2019


Louisiana Lions Camp
Anacoco, LA
Phone: (800) 348-6567
2019 Camp Dates:


Blind Camp at Camp Lawroweld
Weld, ME
Contact: Belle Scully
E-mail: bscully@nnec.org
Phone: (207) 797-3760 ext. 216
Camp Dates: July 21-28, 2019

Maine Organization of Blind Athletic and Leadership Education (MOBALE)
Contact: Michelle Mason
E-mail: mobalesports@gmail.com
Phone: (207) 208-6354
Camp Dates: June 19-22, 2019


Camp Abilities Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Contact: Matt Mescall
E-mail: matthewm@mdschblind.org
Phone: (410) 444-5000
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Abilities Boston
Boston, MA
Contact: Megan O’Connell-Copp
E-mail: Megan.O’Connell-Copp@perkins.org
Camp Dates: April 14-19, 2019


Camp Abilities Michigan
E-mail: scmcnamara23@campabilitiesmichigan.org
Camp Dates: TBA

Leader Dogs Summer Experience Camp
Rochester Hills, MI
E-mail: leaderdog@leaderdog.org
Phone: (888) 777-5332
Camp Dates: June 22-29, 2019

Lions Bear Lake Camp – Visually Impaired and Blind Youth Sessions
Lapeer, MI
Phone: (810) 245-0726
E-mail: info@bearlakecamp.org
2019 Camp Dates:

Michigan Sports Education Camp at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
E-mail: michigansec@gmail.com
2019 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
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Courage (True Friends Camps)
Maple Lake, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2019 Camp Dates:

Camp Eden Wood (True Friends Camps)
Eden Prairie, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2019 Camp Dates:

Camp Friendship (True Friends Camps)
Annandale, MN
E-mail: info@truefriends.org
Phone: (800) 450-8376
2019 Camp Dates:

North Star Camp
Brainerd, MN
Contact: Carol Lyons
E-mail: clyons@mnsda.com
Phone: (763) 424-8923
Camp Dates: June 16-23, 2019


Camp Abilities St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Contact: Wilma Chestnut-House
E-mail: wilmachouse@gmail.com
Camp Dates: July 7-12, 2019


Campbell Camp (Billings Lions Club)
Billings, MT
Contact: Doug Hanson
E-mail: campbellcamp@msn.com
Camp Dates: July 14-19, 2019


Camp Abilities Nebraska
Contact: Kristal Platt
E-mail: Kristal.platt@boystown.org
Phone: (402) 498-6365
Camp Dates: July 21-26, 2019

New Hampshire

Camp Inter-Actions
Kingston, NH
Contact: Debbie Gross
E-mail: campinfo@inter-actions.org
Phone: (603) 228-2803
2019 Camp Dates:

New York

Camp Abilities Brockport
Brockport, NY
Contact: Lauren Lieberman
E-mail: llieberm@brockport.edu
Phone: (585) 395-5361
Camp Dates: June 30 – July 6, 2019

Camp Abilities CABVI
Utica, NY
E-mail: michaelm@cabvi.org
Phone: (315) 797-2233
Winter Camp Dates: February 7-10, 2019
Summer Camp Dates: TBA

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

Camp Abilities Saratoga
Saratoga Springs, NY
Contact: Tiffany Mitrakos
E-mail: info@campabilitiessaratoga.org
Phone: (518) 290-7050
Camp Dates: August 4-10, 2019

North Carolina

SEE Camp Abilities H20 North Carolina
Sherrills Ford, NC
Contact: Jay Hardwig
E-mail: jhardwig@ifbsolutions.org
Camp Dates: June 23-29, 2019

SEE Adventure Camp North Carolina
Bryson City, NC
Contact: Jay Hardwig
E-mail: jhardwig@ifbsolutions.org
Camp Dates: July 28 – August 1, 2019


Cleveland Sight Center – Highbrook Lodge Camp
E-mail: camp@clevelandsightcenter.org
Phone: (216) 658-4596
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Wewoka Woods Adventist Center
Wewoka Woods, OK
E-mail: youth@okla-adventist.org
Phone: (405) 721-6110
Camp Dates: June 30 – July 5, 2019


Camp Abilities Oregon
McMinville, OR
Host: Linfield College
Contact: Kirsten French
E-mail: kfrench@nwaba.org
Phone: (360) 859-3116
Camp Dates: July 21-26, 2019


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 24-27, 2019

ENVISION Blind Sports Summer Camp at Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA
E-mail: envisionblindsports@gmail.com
Phone: (746) 967-4712
Camp Dates: TBA

Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp
Mount Union, PA
Phone: (814) 542-2511
2019 Camp Dates:


Camp Abilities Texas at Texas Women’s University
Denton, TX
Contact: Lisa Hanson
E-mail: lhanson@dentonisd.org
Phone: (940) 369-4098
Camp Dates: July 14-20, 2019


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
E-mail: jalayneengberg@gmail.com
Camp Dates: TBA


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: July 21-27, 2019


Camp Abilities Olympia
Olympia, WA
Contact: Keith Edgerton
E-mail: campabilitiesoly@outlook.com
Phone: (360) 915-2223
Camp Dates: July 30 – August 3, 2019

Camp Abilities Washington
Tacoma, WA
Host: University of Puget Sound
Contact: Kirsten French
E-mail: kfrench@nwaba.org
Phone: (360) 859-3116
Camp Dates: July 28 – August 2, 2019

Deaf-Blind Grizzly Bear Camp
Port Orchard, WA
Camp Dates: September 8-13, 2019

Sunset Lake – Blind Camp
Wilkeson, WA
Contact: Elizabeth Yeagley
E-mail: elizabethyeagley@wc.npuc.org
Phone: (253) 681-6008
Camp Dates: June 23-30, 2019

West Virginia

Valley Vista Adventist Camp – Blind Camp
Huttonsville, WV
Contact: Jane Browning
E-mail: rj_browning@hotmail.com
Phone: (304) 422-7273
Camp Dates: July 21-24, 2019


Camp Wakonda – Blind Camp
Oxford, WI
Camp Coordinator: Shanna Chavez
E-mail: schavez@wi.adventist.org
Phone: (715) 544-8008
Camp Dates: June 26-30, 2019

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


International Camps

Camp Abilities at Lake Joe CNIB
MacTier, Ontario
E-mail: lakejoe@cnib.ca
Camp Dates: July 29 – August 3, 2019

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

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

Camp Abilities Ireland
Host: Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre in County Kerry
Contact: Ursula Barrett
E-mail: Ursula.Barrett@staff.ittralee.ie
Camp Dates: April 15-19, 2019

Camp Abilities Portugal
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 25 – June 1, 2019





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