Summer Camp Guide

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Adventures Without Limits
1341 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove
(503) 359-2568
Adventures Without Limits’ mission is to empower people of all abilities through quality outdoor experiences.
Dates: Check website for trip information.

Autistic Community Activity Program (ACAP)
1900 SE Milport Road, Milwaukie
(503) 342-6645
Summer day camp with a mission to provide community education through recreation for people.
Dates: June 23-Aug. 15

BikeFirst! iCan Shine Bike Week
4811 NE Shaver Circle, Portland
Held in the gymnasium at Concordia University, this week-long bike camp for kids 8 and up uses specialty bikes outfitted to prevent tipping.
Dates: June 23-27

Building Bridges
0112 SW Pennoyer Street, Portland
(503) 235-3122
Dates: Summer program starts June 17.

Bustin’ Barriers
(503) 869-7112
Established to provide safe physical activities and meaningful socialization for individuals with disabilities.
Dates: Check website for camp information.

Camp Rivendale
8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton
(503) 629-6342
Summer day camp program for kids ages 6+. Campers explore areas of music, dance, drama, visual arts, sports and aquatics.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Camp YaketyYak
Mt. Park Church
40 McNary Parkway, Lake Oswego
(503) 358-8182 or (503) 752-5799
Day camps that develop social communication and emotional regulation skills.
Dates: Session 1, July 14-25; Session 2, Aug. 11-22.

Community Based Activity Program
1341 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove
(503) 359-2418
Inclusive educational and recreational services to students with and without disabilities ages 5-21.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Dream it, Do it! Academy
(503) 494-3281
Day camp for youth with disabilities and chronic illness ages 16-25. Develop leadership skills, and health and independence goals.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Evergreen Public Schools Community Education
13501 NE 28th Street, Vancouver
(360) 604-4082
Various classes and camps.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Help Eliminate Learning Problems (HELP)
Marylhurst University Davignon Hall #326
(503) 635-3389
Works on improving school difficulties across multiple disabilities.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

KindTree-Autism Rocks Friends & Family Camp
(An affordable camp for families to attend together)
Baker Boy Scout Camp
5262 Boy Scout Road
Florence, Oregon
(541) 521-7208

1727 NE 13th Avenue, Portland
(503) 224-2820  
Social skills, movement and play groups facilitated by a speech-language pathologist and social coaches.
Dates: Camps begin July 7-Aug. 29.

Portland Parks & Recreation Adaptive & Inclusive Recreation
426 NE 12th Avenue, Portland
(503) 823-4328
Inclusion program for children and adults.
Dates: Check website for current catalog.

Sensory Camp
Minnehaha Elementary School
2800 NE 54th Street, Vancouver
Summer day camp for children 5-13 years of age with special needs.
Dates: June 30-Aug. 15 (Tentative dates; check website for details).

Specialty Athletic Training
(541) 913-4406
Professional personal training specializing in fitness programs for children and adults with special needs.
Dates: Aug. 4-8. Register online

Synergy Autism Center
7739 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 220, Portland
(503) 432-8760
Aiming to demonstrate to parents, students, colleagues that working together with and on behalf of those on the autism spectrum is infinitely better than each of us working, playing, loving in isolation.
Dates: Check website for summer programs.

The Kids Cooking Corner
5206 NE 78th Avenue, Vancouver
(360) 433-9114
This non-profit cooking school includes lessons and camp with a Home-Ec theme. Weekly cooking night for students on the autism spectrum.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Vancouver Parks & Recreation
(360) 487-7060
Inclusion program for children and adults.
Dates: Check website for current catalog.

Camp Attitude
P.O. Box 207, Foster
(541) 367-3420
Dedicated to providing a unique camping experience by advocating a biblical response toward disabilities, both visible and invisible.
Dates: Begins June 22. Check website for details.

Camp Meadowood Springs
P.O. Box 1025, Pendleton
(541) 276-2752
Camp Meadowood Springs is for individuals and their families impacted by communication and/or social learning challenges. 
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

Camp Namanu (Campfire Portland)
Overnight camp for grades 1-13 in one-week sessions.
Dates: Overnight and mini-camps available as well as day camp options. Sessions begin on July 24.

Camp Odakoda
12042 SE Sunnyside Road #450, Clackamas
(503) 320-3103
An overnight camp for those with Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism.
Dates: Aug. 13-17 in Falls City, Ore.

KindTree-Autism Rocks
(541) 505-7285
Designed around the needs of those living with autism. Activities include canoeing, swimming, a talent show, fishing, arts and crafts and more.
Dates: Summer Retreat Aug. 21-24 in Eugene.

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp for Children & Adults with Disabilities
10725 SW Barbur Boulevard, Suite 50, Portland
(971) 230-2922 • Residential camp offers horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and a challenge course.
Dates: Check website for camp dates and information.

Upward Bound Camp
P.O. Box C, Stayton
(503) 897-2447
Christian overnight camp for people experiencing disabilities ages 12 through geriatric. Activities include fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, archery and more.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

YWCA Camp Westwind
1111 SW 10th Avenue, Portland
(503) 294-7476
Inclusive residential family camp held on over 500 acres of scenic coastal land at the mouth of the Salmon River Estuary.
Dates: Check website for camp dates.

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