Lions Wilderness Camp for Deaf Children

deaf camp

A camp experience for Southern California deaf children ages 7 to 15 , sponsored by the Lions Clubs of California.  Deaf or hearing impaired children can learn outdoor skills and enjoy the wonder and beauty of nature to the fullest extent.

Two weeks of  camp are held annually at Camp Teresita Pines in Wrightwood, CA.



Contact:  or via website

Mailing Address: PO Box 195 Knightsen, CA 94548  (map)

Literacy Camp for Struggling Readers map

Literacy Camp for Struggling Readers
Loma Linda University offers an intensive literacy camp is for incoming kindergarten and first grade students who have difficulty beginning reading.

Literacy Camp for Struggling Readers

Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda University offers a summer camp for struggling readers.

The intensive literacy camp is for incoming kindergarten and first grade students who have difficulty beginning reading or who are at risk for difficulty beginning reading.

Campers will have fun while focusing on the building blocks of reading: literature awareness, syllable awareness, rhyme awareness, segmenting and blending.

Camp is held in July and August.  Contact the program directly for exact dates and times.

The cost is $250 per child.  A $50 discount for those mentioning this listing.

Contact: Jennifer St. Clair, Asst. Professor Clinical Coordinator

Phone:  (909) 558-4998 x42074

Location: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. (San Bernadino County)  (map)

Los Angeles School of Gymnastics

Los Angeles School of GymnasticsThe Los Angeles School of Gymnastics proudly offers a nationally recognized Special Needs Program for Gymnastics. They offer unique training methods that have been designed to meet the needs of children and adults by utilizing gymnastics as a primary tool for rehabilitation. Their trainers have specialized training and certification in proper training techniques for children with special needs (Autism, Asbergers, Down Syndrome)

The Los Angeles School of Gymnastics is vendored with EVERY major funding organization in California.


Website:  Los Angeles School of Gymnastics

Contact:  Coach Darryl Thompson 

Phone:  (310) 204-1980 ext. 31

Location: 8450 Higuera Street  Culver City, CA 90232  (map)

MACH 1 – Move a Child Higher

Move A Child HigherMACH 1 (Move A Child Higher) is a therapeutic horsemanship and horseback riding program that offers equine assisted activities to students with disabilities and is based at the Pasadena Equestrian Center in the Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.  The program is a PATH Int’l Premier Accredited Center and has been in cooperation with the City of Pasadena for 17 years.  Approximately 80% of MACH 1 students are from low to  moderate – income families.


Contact: Joy Rittenhouse

Phone:  (626) 798 – 1222

Office: 1430 Topeka St.  – Pasadena, CA  91104

Camp Location: Pasadena Equestrian Center – Hahamonga Watershed Park  (map)

Martin Luther King Jr. Therapeutic Recreation Center

MLK Recreation CenterMartin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center is an inclusive recreation facility in South Los Angeles that offers a variety of programming for youth with and without disabilities.

Their focus is promoting healthy lifestyles through recreation; they empower families to develop healthy habits through fitness and exercise, nutrition, and life long learning. They provide support for busy families through our Afterschool Club, Homework Time, Camp and free LA Kids Classes. They invite the community to take advantage of all MLK Jr RC has to offer for both adults and youth; their primary goal is to improve the quality of life for our participants. Parks Make Life Better!

Website:  MLK Jr. Therapeutic Recreation Center


Phone: (213) 847-0878

Location:  3916 South Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90062 (map)