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Camps for Blind Children

Camps for kids who are blind or visually impaired are designed with an understanding of the specific needs of these kids. Blind camps or visually impaired camps adapt programs, facilities and activities specifically for the needs of these children so they can fully enjoy summer camp living. These provide an ideal summer pastime for children who are either totally blind, legally blind, partially sighted with low vision of 20-40 on the Snellen chart or who have vision in one eye only.

Camps for the blind offer experienced staff trained in Braille, orientation and mobility. Camps offer skilled counselors and nurses present throughout the camping experience. Particular attention is paid to the unique needs of each child at a camp of this type. Typical summer camp activities include swimming, boating, hiking, arts and crafts, fishing, woodworking, music, sports, rock wall climbing, leadership games, canoeing and much more.

Computers are a great tool for blind children and adults. Blind Camps offer computer training in a simulated class room environment and teach campers to effectively use assistive tools. They are taught skills which include the use of special tools to carry out tasks like word processing, data entry, browsing and much more.

Camps for blind children let them explore special abilities and potential. Such activities develop confidence in campers and allow them to be on par with normally sighted school children. Camps special for blind kids give them the opportunity to learn several vital skills toward leading a normal life. These camps offer education, recreation, treatment and socialization for the visually challenged and help them develop their full potential. The diversity of experiences helps in developing considerable sense of worth and independence for visually challenged children.

Learn much more directly from the specific camps listed below.


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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

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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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

Camp Awakening

Head Office, #204-150 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto, Ontario, K0M 2K0

Toronto  •  Tichborne  •  Minden
Camp Awakening

Integrated summer camps, leadership & outdoor recreation programs for youth with physical disabilities. Programs across the province for campers 9-24 years. [more info]

  • Ages 9 to 24
  • Overnight Camp
  • Special Needs

Camp Frenda

1231 Morinus Rd., Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0

Port Carling
Camp Frenda

Summer camp in the heart of the Muskokas. Outdoor activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing and many others. [more info]

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

Camp Ekon

Stanley House RR#1, Rosseau, Ontario, P0C 1J0

Rosseau
Camp Ekon

Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Kids participate in archery, canoeing, rock climbing and many other sports and activities. [more info]

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • 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

Youth Leadership Camps Canada

498 Moon Beach Point Dr., Orillia, Ontario, L3V 6H1

Orillia  •  Peterborough Area
Youth Leadership Camps Canada

A traditional day and overnight camp located one hour north of Toronto, our campers enjoy traditional camping activities like high ropes, crafts and canoeing infused with unique, powerful leadership lessons. [more info]

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Traditional

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

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

Harbourfront Centre Camps

235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2G8

Toronto
Harbourfront Centre Camps

Summer camps and March Break camps offering a variety of specializations including sports, arts, leadership and much more. [more info]

  • Ages 3 to 17
  • Day & Overnight Camp
  • Traditional
  • 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

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

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
 
 

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