Drama Kings and Queens

LA Speech and Language Center

DKQ Camp at the Los Angeles Speech and Language Therapy Center, is a 6 week long summer program where students work on developing communication skills, social pragmatic skills, and acting abilities through creating an amazing musical performance in a professional theatre at the end of camp.

Each day campers are exposed to acting, dancing, singing, set creation and costume design. Camp schedule includes a weekly field trip that corresponds with themes. Field trips previous years include personal meet and greet and tour at CBS studios, UCLA School of Theatre visit, Universal Studios, and Los Angeles Orchestra Festival.

This camp is designed to develop and/or increase language abilities, social interaction skills, general awareness and self confidence. While all students are considered, ideal campers have some established communication system, able to follow instruction and have minimal maladaptive behaviors.

Website:  Drama Kings and Queens website

ContactLA Speech & Language Therapy Center  Ashley, Angela, or Nadhiya

Phone:  (310) 649-6199

Office: Los Angeles Speech & Language Therapy Center, Inc.  5761 Buckingham Parkway  Culver City, CA. 90230  (map)

Dream Street map

 
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Provides camping opportunities for children with chronic and life threatening illnesses
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Dream Street
Provides camping opportunities for children with chronic and life threatening illnesses
Directions

Dream Street

Dream Street camp

Dream Street provides camping opportunities for children with chronic and life threatening illnesses.  Children with cancer, blood disorders, and other serious diseases are given the opportunity to enjoy activities they would normally be restricted from due to their illness.

All Dream Street programs are free of charge.  They operate camps in Ojai, CA. and at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona.

Websitehttp://dreamstreetfoundation.org

Contactdreamstreetca@gmail.com

Phone: (424) 333-1371

Location: 324 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA.  90212  (map)

Easter Seals Camp

Easter Seals CampEaster Seals’ camps offer children and adults with disabilities the same excitement and activities available at other camps.

For over 40 years, campers and volunteers from all walks of life have come together for one magical week of camp. Activities include crafts, hayrides, talent shows, dances, swimming, horseback riding, canoeing, archery, hiking, concerts, storytelling, and a high and low ropes course.

Easter Seals Camp is a week-long resident camp serving children and adults in the San Bernardino Mountains.  It is held at Camp Oakes, an accredited American Camping Association site.

    • The camp is co-ed and campers must have some communication skills
    • The counselor to camper ratio is approximately 1:2.
    • Campers stay in dormitories or 3-sided cabins
    • Restrooms and showers are available
    • A registered nurse is on 24-hour dut
    • Camp elevation is 7,300 feet
    • Easter Seals provides a subsidy, but there is a fee to attend.  Partial camperships are available.

Website:  Easter Seals Camp

Contact:  Amanda Showalter  amanda.showalter@essc.org 

Phone:  (951) 264-4855

Office: 401 S. Ivy Street, Escondido, CA. 92025

Camp Location: YMCA Camp Oakes 47400 Monte Vista Dr. Big Bear City CA 92314  (map)

Education Spectrum

Education SpectrumEducation Spectrum is entirely about providing the most comprehensive approach to serving individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families. They are a team of dedicated professionals that will help you unravel the mysteries surrounding ASD in an environment of respect, compassion and understanding.

The services they provide support the whole autism equation. Using state-of-the-art behavioral and educational assessment tools and implementing innovative intervention strategies, their team will work with your team to develop real life solutions for your child and your family.

Website:  Education Spectrum

Contact / Phone: (626) 797-1500

Location: 2235 N. Lake Ave., Suite 201  Altadena, CA 91001  (map)

 

Enchanted Hills Camp camp

 
Enchanted Hills Camp
Life-changing summer camp experiences for blind people of all ages to have fun in a challenging and accessible environment in beautiful Napa, CA. people from all over the state of California.
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Enchanted Hills Camp

blind campFor more than 60 years, Enchanted Hills Camp has provided priceless opportunities for blind people of all ages to have fun in a challenging and accessible environment.

Located 10 miles west of Napa, California on 311 acres on scenic Mt. Veeder, Enchanted Hills Camp has offered life-changing summer camp experiences to thousands of people from all over the state of California.

Enchanted Hills offers a number of sessions to address a number of different needs of the community, including Blind Babies Family Camp, Chemistry Camp, Family Camp, Adults with Special Needs, Adult/Alumni, Kid’s sessions, Teen sessions and Deaf-Blind sessions.

The camp is operated by LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Website:  http://lighthouse-sf.org/programs/enchanted-hills/

Contact: info@lighthouse-sf.org

Phone:  (415) 694-7322 / (707) 224-4023

Location: 3410 Mt. Veeder Rd, Napa, CA. 94558  (map)