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Camp Star

These week long camps offer individuals with intellectual disabilities the chance to come together to play games, have fun, and learn new skills in a safe and comfortable environment. Staffing: JC Parks will provide camp counselors. SOMO staff and a nurse will also be onsite during camp hours.

Camp Star is an exciting summer program that will give children with Special needs a fun and active summer.  We plan our activities and structure to give your child a memorable camp experience. Summer Day Camp will provide the opportunity to experience the fun of summer while developing a friendship with a volunteer and other campers. Day Camp combines learning new skills with a fun and engaging camp experience.

Ages: 6 - 21 years old
Location: Training for Life Campus 305 Special Olympics Dr.
Morning Drop-off: 7:15 am
Evening Pick-up: 5:30 pm
Early Bird Deadline: 2 weeks prior to start date

Everyone must pay the $15 camp pre-registration fee before they can register for any day camp.  This pre-registration is open.  This is a one-time fee that covers the camper's t-shirt and ePact medical form.

ePact camper medical information must be submitted online before your child(ren can attend any day camp. A link will be emailed within a few days after you have registered for camp.

Deferred payment plan for day camps! Just pay a $25 deposit per week per camp at the time of registration and pay the balance in full for all camps by Wednesday, May 13. Those using the deferred payment plan must register in person.

 Dates Activity #  Fee  Late Fee   Deadline
June 29 - July 3 605390-05 $130 $140  June 15
July 6 - 10  605390-07  $130  $140  June 22 
July 13 - 17  605390-08  $130  $140  June 29
July 20 - 24  605390-09  $130  $140  July 6 
July 27 - 31  605390-10  $130  $140  July 13 
August 3 - 7  605390-11  $130  $140  July 20 

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Benefits of Camp

The benefits of camp for kids with special needs are often the same as for any child:

  • increased confidence and independence
  • activity and exercise
  • the opportunity to interact with other kids, develop friendships, and build relationships
  • positive role modeling by adults and peers
  • a chance for parents to have a much-needed break