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.
The editors of ADDitude also recommend:
- How to pick the best program for your child
- ADHD summer camp testimonials
- Ease the transition to summer camp
- Find the best learning environment
- Plus, our must-have eBook: ‘Your ADHD Summer Survival Guide’
Eagle Hill School
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.
NJ (in-person, grades 5–12+)
Cloud (100% live virtual, 1–12+)
Email: [email protected]
Summer Enrichment is an exciting opportunity to sample new subjects or pursue passions through engaging electives. Attend for one week or stay for the month! Our Extended School Year (ESY) program offers students academic maintenance, credit recovery, or continued social/emotional development.
The 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 College Summer Programs
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 Program
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.
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
Brehm’s Summer Program
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 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
Located next door to Mohican State Park in Ohio, Camp Nuhop works with children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, mental health challenges and other neurodiversities. Serving ages 6-29, We maintain a 3-8 staff-to-camper ratio, allowing counselors to develop a better understanding for each camper to best meet their differing needs. Our traditional camp is a great starting point for campers as it has the elements of a traditional American summer camp experience including hiking, swimming, canoeing, team building, field games, and camping out under the stars. Our staff focuses on the social and emotional development of our campers and believes in meeting them where they are at and remaining flexible to individuals’ diverse needs.
Charis Hills Camp
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
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.
Summer @ 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.
Summer Camp at SOAR
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 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.
Canada’s premier overnight summer camp for children and teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD.
- 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!
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.