A summer camp experience for a child with a disability can be rewarding and life-changing. It is an opportunity to learn new skills, work on social skills, build independence and confidence and, most of all, HAVE FUN!
Below are a list of summer camps in your state.
AZ Magic Vinny Chavez 1225 W. Main St. #101-409 Mesa, AZ 85201
Summer Camps Take Place At: Christ's Church of Fountain Hills 15555 E Bainbridge Ave Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
AZ Magic's summer camp takes place over the course of one week. Monday through Thursday participants prepare for Friday’s public production.
Actors enjoy a variety of activities that fill their week with fun and friendship. Throughout the week they audition; rehearse lines, choreography, songs and dances; create production props; enjoy art and game activities; all of which helps prepare them for the Friday public stage production. Buddieshelp Actors audition and rehearse lines and choreography for the performance. They also participate in art projects, gross motor activities games. Adult volunteers provide the infrastructure: catering, video, sound, set design and creation, costume design and creation, and art and game center supervision.
ARCH (Arizona Recreational Center for the Handicapped) 550 W Colter St, Phoenix 602-230-2226 Created in 1975, ARCH is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization which offers a full range of indoor and outdoor programs for developmentally, physically and emotionally disabled children, teens and adults, ARCH is the only facility of it's kind in the State of Arizona. They also offer summer camp opportunities.
Camp Abilities Tucson P.O. Box 86838 Tucson, AZ 85754-6838 520-235-2582 Camp Abilities is a privately funded comprehensive educational sports camp for children and young adults who are blind, deaf blind or have multiple disabilities including visual impairment.
Whispering Horse Ranch 2273 East Colcord Road Payson, AZ 85541-2230 877-478-0339 The Whispering Hope Ranch has been providing a fully accessible healing environment for individuals with physical or developmental challenges since 1998. WHR’s mission is to offer rustic ranch-style camp and retreat experiences to special needs children and their families. Camp includes interactions with animals,Arts and crafts, nature activities, court and field sports, dramatic productions and evening activities including star gazing, campfire sing alongs and story telling.