Our Kids - The Trusted Source
 
PRIVATE SCHOOLS CAMPS PROGRAMS NEWS & EVENTS VIDEOS BLOG COMMUNITY EXPOS E-BOOKS
ADVICE GUIDE CAMP LOCATOR TYPES OF CAMPS PAYING FOR CAMP CAMP JOBS

Camps for the Visually Impaired

Camps for the Visually Impaired View School List
 
Pin It

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.

List of Camps
Compare Camps Map Camps Sort Camps  
camp name category
description city, province/state

Ontario Pioneer Camp

942 Clearwater Lake Rd., Port Sydney, Ontario, P0B 1L0
This Muskoka summer camp offers unique adventures and a variety of features including horseback riding, ADHD support and much more!

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Huntsville — Ontario
Ontario Pioneer Camp

Camp Awakening

Head Office, #204-150 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto, Ontario, K0M 2K0
Integrated summer camps, leadership & outdoor recreation programs for youth with physical disabilities. Programs across the province for campers 9-24 years.

Overnight Camp – Special Needs

Toronto — Ontario
Sharbot Lake — Ontario
Minden — Ontario
Camp Awakening

Advertisement

Harbourfront Centre Camps

235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2G8
Summer camps and March Break camps offering a variety of specializations including sports, arts, leadership and much more.

Day & Overnight Camp – Traditional/Arts

Toronto — Ontario
Harbourfront Centre Camps

Ways of the Woods Day Camp

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, Ontario, L0P 1B0
This Halton region summer camp travels to different conservation areas each week, with various activities. Year round programs also offered.

Day Camp – Traditional

Milton — Ontario
Ways of the Woods Day Camp

RKY Camp

General Delivery, Parham, Ontario, K0H 2K0
This overnight camp in eastern Ontario offers a variety of activities ranging from arts and crafts to wilderness trips and more.

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Kingston — Ontario
RKY Camp

Cairn

R.R. #1, 3200 Muskoka Rd. 117, Baysville, Ontario, P0B 1A0
A Christian summer camp with canoe trips and other outdoor education. Programs include music, arts, overnight trips and more.

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Baysville — Ontario
Kirkland Lake — Ontario
Cairn

Camp Frenda

1231 Morinus Rd., Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0
Summer camp in the heart of the Muskokas. Outdoor activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing and many others.

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Port Carling — Ontario
Camp Frenda

Youth Leadership Camps Canada

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

Day & Overnight Camp – Traditional

Orillia — Ontario
Peterborough Area — Ontario
Youth Leadership Camps Canada

Seneca College King Day Camp

13990 Dufferin Street, King City, Ontario, L7B 1B3
An outdoor adventure camp just north of Toronto, where kids also participate in archery, mountain biking, rock climbing and other sports.

Day Camp – Adventure

Northern York Region — Ontario
Seneca College King Day Camp

YMCA John Island Camp

General Delivery, Spanish, Ontario, P3E 3M7
JOHN ISLAND CAMP is exclusively located in the North Channel of Lake Huron. CAMP FALCONA is nestled along the beautiful shores of Nelson Lake.

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Greater Sudbury and Vicinity — Ontario
YMCA John Island Camp

Camp Robin Hood

10243 Reesor Road, Markham, Ontario, L6B 1A8
This summer camp in the Toronto suburb of Markham offers various arts and sports activities including archery, soccer and much more.

Day Camp – Traditional

Greater Toronto Area — Ontario
Camp Robin Hood

Camp Ekon

Stanley House RR#1, Rosseau, Ontario, P0C 1J0
Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Kids participate in archery, canoeing, rock climbing and many other sports and activities.

Overnight Camp – Traditional

Rosseau — Ontario
Camp Ekon

New Strides Day Camp

45 Crendon Dr, Toronto, Ontario, M9C 2Y2
Ideal for families from throughout the GTA, this special needs day camp includes children with ADHD and other learning disabilities.

Day Camp – Special Needs

Toronto — Ontario
New Strides Day Camp
 

Advertisement
SHARE WITH FRIENDS

Like our articles and advice? Get insider tips about private schools and summer camps, for free.

Subscribe to the Our Kids eNewsletter


Apr
26
Lakefield College Open House: Inspiring Passion, Leadership, and Life-long Learning
Apr
17
How do you
like our website?

survey
newsletter
Follow Our Kids!
Our Kids - The Trusted Source
Our Kids ™ © 2014 All right reserved.
Disclaimer: Information presented on this page may be paid advertising provided by the [advertisers/schools] and is not warranted or guaranteed by OurKids.net or its associated websites. See Terms and Conditions.