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The Complete ADHD Camp Guide

ADDitude’s annual guide to camps for children with learning differences.

Welcome to ADDitude‘s annual guide to camps for children with attention deficit disorder and learning differences. The list below showcases ADHD- and LD-friendly programs across the U.S. and in Canada.

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NORTHEAST

Camp SequoiaCamp Sequoia
Pennsburg and New Hope, PA
Join our research-based single gender resident camps for ages 7-17, serving ADHD & twice-exceptional kids. Professionals help campers increase Frustration Tolerance and become their best selves through a FUN, active, nurturing camp experience with premier facilities. Michelle Winner’s Social Thinking framework helps grow social aptitudes.

  • 2:5 staffing ratio
  • 100% COVID free throughout pandemic
  • Hawaii Travel program for kids 15+
  • Innovative Program Recognition at International Conference on ADHD

Eagle Hill SummerEagle Hill School
Hardwick, MA
Eagle Hill runs a five-week in-person summer session for students ages 10-16.  With three programs to choose from, Eagle Hill’s summer session blends the experience of a classic summer camp with our unique approach to educating diverse learners. Course offerings and activities are designed to help students have a fun-filled summer while building confidence and paving the road for academic success in the fall.

The Gow SchoolThe Gow School
South Wales, NY
The Summer Program combines five weeks of learning with fun. Gow offers classes for boys and girls, ages 8-16, who have experienced academic difficulties or have diagnosed learning differences, who have potential to excel.

Landmark CollegeLandmark College Summer Programs
Putney, VT
The first college for students with learning and attention challenges offers on-campus and online summer programs that help strengthen academic and executive function skills for rising high school juniors and seniors, recent high school graduates and current college students.

  • High School Summer Program;  for rising high school juniors and seniors
  • Summer College Readiness Program; for graduating high school seniors going to college in the fall
  • Summer Bridge Experience; for visiting college students
  • 5-Day Online Boot Camp; for new and continuing college students

Forman Summer Camp
Forman Summer Program
Litchfield, CT
Web: www.formanschool.org
Tel: 860-567-1802
Forman’s Summer Program is in session from July 3rd, 2023, to July 28th, 2023. The program is a dynamic balance of academics and recreation for students entering grades 7-11 who learn differently.

MIDWEST

BrehmBrehm’s Summer Program
Carbondale, IL
Brehm Summer Program is a holistic co-ed overnight and day program for students ages 8-18. This immersive experience allows students to break out of their usual routines, and engage in fun learning experiences that capture their imaginations.

  • Orton-Gillingham tutoring
  • Speech-Language therapy
  • College Preparation
  • English as a Second Language
  • Flexible Sessions Available

Hallowell Summer Adventures ADHD Family CampHallowell Summer Adventures ADHD Family Camp
Glen Arbor, MI
World-renowned ADHD expert Dr. Hallowell tailors his 30+ years of experience with each parent while kids (ages 8-18) engage in adventure activities with built in executive function strategies. This unique family experience includes location, staff, challenge, program balance, fun, and new friends. “Unwrap the gifts of ADHD.” | Register Early! | July 9 – July 14, 2023

SOUTH

Charis Hills CampCharis Hills Camp
Sunset, TX
Charis Hills is a Christian residential, recreational and educational summer camp serving campers 7-18 with HF autism and other learning differences.   Campers ‘play with a purpose’ and can choose from many different activities. Our well-trained staff work on social skills with campers throughout the program, but focus on specific selected social/emotional goals. We have seven, week-long sessions.

Currey Ingram Academy ADHD Camp

Currey Ingram Academy ADHD Camp
Brentwood, TN
615-635-0245
Web: www.curreyingram.org/summer
One of only 15 in the country, the ADHD Summer Treatment Program (STP) at Currey Ingram is an intensive six-week program for students ages 8-12 with ADHD. Happening June 5 – July 21, 2023. Each day includes outdoor play and games, social skills work, academic time, and more. Check out all of our summer camp offerings, which include the Workforce Readiness and Preparation (WRaP) Workshop for students on the Autism Spectrum.

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

Summer at CIPSummer @ CIP
IN, FL, MA, Northern & Southern CA
Teens with ADHD, autism, and other learning differences learn valuable skills to make a successful transition to college and beyond during CIP’s Summer Programs. Experience independence and get a taste of college life while residing on a highly-rated college campus across the US.

SOAR Summer CampSummer Camp at SOAR
Balsam, NC
Web: https://soarnc.org/
Tel: 828-456-3435
45+ years of empowering campers with ADHD/LD to build friendships, overcome challenges, & increase self-confidence by creating a supportive environment where campers are encouraged to be themselves and are celebrated for their strengths. SOAR is ACA-accredited, and offers adventure programs for ages 8 – 18 in NC, WY, FL, CA, & Costa Rica. Adventure program activities include rock climbing, rafting, horseback riding, snorkeling, & more. Don’t wait, adventure is calling!

Winston Prep Summer Enrichment ProgramWinston Prep Summer Programs 2023
NYC, Long Island, New Jersey,  Connecticut, Online
Winston Preparatory School Summer Programs provide students with learning differences with a unique opportunity to participate in an individually designed summer school to enhance their academic skills and foster independence. Winston Prep Summer Programs are available in NYC (Winston Prep NYC & Transitions), Long Island, NY, Connecticut, New Jersey and Online. Our summer programs also give parents the flexibility to create an academic program specifically matched to the needs of their child with a special need. Learn more about Winston Prep’s Summer Programs and visit https://www.winstonprep.edu/our-campuses.

CANADA

Camp KodiakCamp Kodiak
Ontario, Canada
Canada’s premier overnight summer camp for children and teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD.
Highlights include:

  • Academic tutoring program
  • Social skills program
  • 50+ activities
  • 2:1 camper-to-staff ratio
  • Small cabin groups
  • Mature, professional staff
  • Leader in Training Program for 16- to 18-year-old campers
  • Comfortable log cabins with electricity and full bathroom
  • 2.5 hours north of Toronto

Your camper deserves a summer of fun, friends, and success!

Club KodiakClub Kodiak
Ontario, Canada
A vacation experience for young adults 19+ with ADHD, LD, and ASD. We provide our guests with a safe and exciting experience that fosters independence and personal growth. We offer life skills and social skills programs and 30 activities. Comfortable cottages include washroom facilities, kitchen, and dining area. We provide a 3:1 guest-to-advisor ratio where supervision is tailored to be more subtle so that it appeals to our older population of guests.