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Asperger's Syndrome Camps

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Aspergers Syndrome Camps

Numerous day camps and overnight camps have help for kids with Asperger's Syndrome. Counselors and other staff are trained in understanding this autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Staff and programs are designed with Asperger's kids in mind and the social and personal impairments related to the Syndrome are well understood by everyone involved.

Asperger’s camps teach affected youngsters with Asperger Syndrome to interact with peers and develop coping methods and tools. Camps focus on improving social interaction, independence, and academic self-motivation. An ideal camp will offer both indoor and outdoor activities for children in small groups. Classroom training, learning trips and scientific exploration also form part of the agenda at these camps.

Consult with each Asperger's Camp listed below to learn about specific programs and activities they use in their approach.

Asperger's Camps typical programs and focuses
In a typical Apserger's kids' camp, students are trained in independent living skills and group dynamics. Some popular courses and approaches include Adaptive Physical Education, Art Therapy, Group Therapy, Movement and Dance, and Literacy Development. All of the activities at such camps are designed to stimulate a child's awareness, interest in the environment and in social relationships.

The camp can also act as a summer school for these children. They can get a head start studying subjects that they will focus on during the next academic year. The instructors are aware of each camper's needs and goals. Counselors give children the assistance they may need in making friends, learning new skills and getting along in a group scenario. Asperger’s camps have specialists who work with campers and give them the required training and therapy. Counselors give routine support and guidance formally and informally through sessions and hands on supervision. Additional support and consultation maybe offered by an occupational therapist and speech therapist.


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Bricks 4 Kidz

3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario,

Mississauga  •  Oakville  •  Milton
Bricks 4 Kidz

We Learn, We Build, We Play with... LEGO® Bricks! Join Bricks 4 Kidz camp and explore the world of creativity and imagination while building motorized models using LEGO® technic bricks. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 10
  • Day Camp
  • Education

Kandalore

1143 Kandalore Road, Algonquin Highlands, Ontario, K0M 1J2

Minden  •  Toronto
Kandalore

A traditional overnight camp in Eastern Ontario offering a variety of activities from rock climbing to theatre arts to wilderness trips and more. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional
  • Education
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Camp PEAK

5400 Eagle Lake Road, South River, Ontario, L5B 3C3

South River
Camp PEAK

Camp PEAK™! NOT your average traditional camp! Our co-ed & special needs residential summer programs are for ages 8-17. [more info]

  • Ages 8 to 17
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Camp Kirk

1083 Portage Road, Kirkfield, Ontario, K0M 2B0

Northern Kawartha Lakes
Camp Kirk

Summer camp for children with special needs offering various activities including martial arts, leadership building, swimming and many other sports in a non-competitive and nurturing environment. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 13
  • Overnight Camp
  • Special Needs

Safari Zoo Camp

PO Box 370, 3667 Concession 6, Orono, Ontario, L0B 1M0

Southern Durham Region
Safari Zoo Camp

This animal camp at Jungle Cat Wold Zoo offers a variety of activities including hiking, swimming, biking and of course animal interaction. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 19
  • Overnight Camp
  • Adventure
  • Education

Ontario Pioneer Camp

942 Clearwater Lake Rd., Port Sydney, Ontario, P0B 1L0

Huntsville
Ontario Pioneer Camp

This Muskoka summer camp offers unique adventures and a variety of features including horseback riding, ADHD support and much more! [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

No Strings Theatre

175 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1P7

Toronto
No Strings Theatre

A multi-faceted theatre arts day camp ideal for kids from throughout the GTA. Programs include dance, music, theatre arts, acting, vocal training,pop band, creating music theatre and pop and pit orchestra training. [more info]

  • Ages 12 to 21
  • Day Camp
  • Music

Kinark Outdoor Centre

PO Box 730, Minden, Ontario, K0M 2K0

Minden
Kinark Outdoor Centre

A northern Ontario summer camp for families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. [more info]

  • Ages 8 to 21
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Special Needs

LONG BAY CAMP - Arts By The Lake

306 Campground Lane, Westport, Ontario, K0G 1X0

South Frontenac
LONG BAY CAMP - Arts By The Lake

This unique overnight camp in Eastern Ontario offers a focus on visual and performing arts but also includes sports like swimming, soccer, volleyball and so much more. [more info]

  • Ages 9 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Music
  • Arts

McMichael ArtVenture Children's Programs & Camps

10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, L0J 1C0

Vaughan
McMichael ArtVenture Children's Programs & Camps

Art classes, programs and camps for kids to get creative: after-school, summer camp and March break camps. Located in Vaughn, north of Toronto. [more info]

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Day Camp
  • Arts

YMCA-YWCA Camp Nagiwa

C/O Lakefield College School, 4391 County Rd. 29, Lakefield, Ontario, P0C 1J0

Lakefield
YMCA-YWCA Camp Nagiwa

This YMCA-YWCA overnight camp in beautiful Muskoka offers various sports including sailing and sea kayaking, a wilderness trip and arts activities. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Accent Music Therapy

980 Fraser Dr. (Unit 209), Burlington, Ontario,

Burlington
Accent Music Therapy

This Burlington Ontario after-school and day camp provides music therapy for kids with special needs. [more info]

  • Ages 1 to 29
  • Day Camp
  • Special Needs

YMCA Camp Pine Crest

1090 Gullwing Lake Road, Torrance, Ontario, P0C 1M0

Gravenhurst
YMCA Camp Pine Crest

A traditional overnight camp with activities ranging from wilderness trips to rock climbing to music activities and more. Financial aid is available. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Camp Kennebec

1422 Cox Road, Arden, Ontario, K0H 1B0

Sharbot Lake
Camp Kennebec

Offers special needs kids a summer camp in eastern Ontario. Individualized programs and more than 50 activities including sports, arts and more. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 40
  • Overnight Camp
  • Special Needs

Camp Kodiak

200 Kodiak Road, McKellar, Ontario, P0G 1C0

Parry Sound
Camp Kodiak

Integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, NLD and AS. Social skills program, academic program and 50+ activities. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Overnight Camp
  • Special Needs

Brightstart Camp

2950 Keele Street Suite 102 and 202, North York, Ontario, M3M2H2

Toronto
Brightstart Camp

This North York camp offers educational programming with support for kids with autism and other language delays. Ages range from preschool children to grades 1-7. [more info]

  • Ages 2 to 16
  • Day Camp
  • Special Needs

Ways of the Woods Day Camp

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, Ontario, L0P 1B0

Milton
Ways of the Woods Day Camp

This Halton region summer camp travels to different conservation areas each week, with various activities. Year round programs also offered. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 12
  • Day Camp
  • Traditional

Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code

483 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario,

Greater Toronto Area
Girls Learning Code and Kids Learning Code

A day camp that teaches youth aged 6 to 16 how to code. Both coed and girls-only programs offered, for both the summer and March Break as well as monthly workshops. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Day Camp
  • Education

Camp Kahuna

5100 Appleby Line, Burlington, Ontario, L7M 0P5

Milton  •  Burlington
Camp Kahuna

Halton region camp offering leadership training and a variety of sports including biking, swimming, hiking and much more. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 13
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Cedar Ridge Camp

RR # 1, McArthurs Mills, Ontario, K0L 2M0

Bancroft
Cedar Ridge Camp

A traditional summer camp with day and residential programs, offering activities ranging from sports such as sailing to arts & crafts and more. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Camp Robin Hood

10243 Reesor Road, Markham, Ontario, L6B 1A8

Greater Toronto Area
Camp Robin Hood

This summer camp in the Toronto suburb of Markham offers various arts and sports activities including archery, soccer and much more. [more info]

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Day Camp
  • Traditional

Bayview Glen Day Camp

275 Duncan Mill Road, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 3H9

Toronto
Bayview Glen Day Camp

Located centrally to much of Toronto, this summer camp offers air conditioned buildings, a heated swimming pool and more. [more info]

  • Ages 1 to 14
  • Day Camp
  • Traditional

YMCA John Island Camp

General Delivery, Spanish, Ontario, P3E 3M7

Sudbury
YMCA John Island Camp

JOHN ISLAND CAMP is exclusively located in the North Channel of Lake Huron. CAMP FALCONA is nestled along the beautiful shores of Nelson Lake. [more info]

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Stillwood Camp & Conference Centre

44005 Watt Rd, Lindell Beach, British Columbia, V2R 4X9

Vancouver
Stillwood Camp & Conference Centre

Just outside of Abbotford and Chilliwack, this day and overnight camp features unique sports like dirtboarding and street luge as well as sailing and more. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

New Strides Day Camp

45 Crendon Dr, Toronto, Ontario, M9C 2Y2

Toronto
New Strides Day Camp

Ideal for families from throughout the GTA, this special needs day camp includes children with ADHD and other learning disabilities. [more info]

  • Ages 10 to 21
  • Day Camp
  • Special Needs

TutorBright Mississauga

11-4040 Creditview Road, Suite 280, Mississauga, Ontario,

Mississauga
TutorBright Mississauga

Private in-home tutoring in Mississauga designed to meet the needs of your child. Programs for JK to University level. [more info]

  • Ages 3 to 25
  • Year-Round Program
  • Education

Seneca College King Day Camp

13990 Dufferin Street, King City, Ontario, L7B 1B3

North York
Seneca College King Day Camp

An outdoor adventure camp just north of Toronto, where kids also participate in archery, mountain biking, rock climbing and other sports. [more info]

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Day Camp
  • Adventure

Seneca Summer Camps – Sports, Arts & Science

1750 Finch Ave East, North York, Ontario, M2J 2X5

Toronto
Seneca Summer Camps – Sports, Arts & Science

Sports, arts and science summer camps that encourage skills development and interaction with like-minded kids from across the GTA. [more info]

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Day Camp
  • Sports

RKY Camp

General Delivery, Parham, Ontario, K0H 2K0

Kingston
RKY Camp

This overnight camp in eastern Ontario offers a variety of activities ranging from arts and crafts to wilderness trips and more. [more info]

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Cairn

R.R. #1, 3200 Muskoka Rd. 117, Baysville, Ontario, P0B 1A0

Baysville  •  Kirkland Lake
Cairn

A Christian summer camp with canoe trips and other outdoor education. Programs include music, arts, overnight trips and more. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional
 
 

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