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:
- 2021 summer camp update
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- Plus, our must-have eBook: ‘Your ADHD Summer Survival Guide’
Benchmark Camp is an ideal summer experience featuring Benchmark’s internationally renowned reading and writing program, recreation, and confidence-building activities. Grades 1-6. June 28-July 30. Comprehensive safety protocols (if needed.) Full refund if camp does not take place due to COVID-19.
Join our research-based resident camp for boys 7-17, many with ADHD & twice-exceptional. 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 during summer 2020.
Eagle Hill School
Eagle Hill runs a five-week Summer Session for students ages 10-16 that blends a classic summer camp with our unique approach to educating diverse learners.
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 multiple summer programs to help students get back on track:
- 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
- Adventure Academy; day program for middle school students
Forman Summer Camp
Forman’s Summer Program will run in person from July 5th to July 30th. The program is a wonderful mix of academic work and summertime play. Students make new friends, learn about themselves and how they learn.
Brehm’s Summer Program
Dates: June 20-July 17, 2021. Brehm’s Summer Program offers academics, adventures, and social awareness for children with learning disabilities, ages 11-18. This is a co-ed boarding summer program.
Ashland County, OH
45+ years providing a safe, nurturing, dynamic learning environment where children are empowered to succeed. Located in Ohio’s Mohican State Park. Six sessions offer traditional & traveling camps designed to meet campers’ individual needs, building confidence, success, and friendship. 7:3 camper/staff ratio. Ages 6 – 18.
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 4 – 9, 2021.
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 day camp for students ages 8 – 12 with ADHD. Happening June 7 – July 23, each day includes outdoor play and games, social skills work, academic time, and more. Check out all of our summer camp offerings, which includes the Workforce Readiness and Preparation (WRaP) Workshop for students on the Autism Spectrum.
Summer @ CIP
IN, FL, MA, Northern & Southern CA
Young adults with ADHD, Asperger’s, and other Learning Differences learn valuable skills to make a successful transition to college and beyond during CIP’s Summer Programs. Get a taste of college life while residing on a highly-rated campus and experience independence in a supportive environment.
Summer Camp at SOAR
45 years empowering campers with ADHD/LDs to build friendships, overcome challenges, & increase self-confidence. ACA-accredited adventures include rock climbing, rafting, horseback riding, snorkeling, & more. Other locations for 2021: WY & FL
A non-competitive overnight camp serving children and teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We offer social skills and academic programs, and 50+ activities. Our mature staff includes professionals from the fields of education, social work, youth services and recreation, as well as college and university students. The camper-to-staff ratio is 2:1. All cabins have electricity, washroom facilities that include a shower, and a deck overlooking the clean and quiet lake.
An overnight program for young adults 19+ with ADHD, LD, and ASD. We provide our guests with a safe, exciting, and 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.
Updated on June 4, 2021