Camp Fairlee provides a traditional summer camp experience for children (age 6+)and adults with various disabilities including developmental, CP, MD, MS, orthopedic impairments and other disabilities. Special Autism weeks with 1:1 counseling. Wall climbing, high ropes, 300 foot zip line, pool, canoeing & camp; other activities. Nurse 24/7. Off season respite weekends travel trips for adults. NOTE: New for summer 2015... A 12,000 square foot activity center, new health center, expanded dining hall, four new cabins.
County: Atlantic Berks Bucks Burlington Camden Chester Delaware Kent Lancaster New Castle Philadelphia Sussex
Activities Included: Acting / Drama Arts Boating / Water Activities Horseback Riding Nature / Wilderness Sports Swimming
Additional information: Additional information: Easter Seals Camp Fairlee is a "special needs" camp with recreation and respite services for children and adults with ALL types of disabilities. Located on 250 beautiful rural acres near the Chesapeake Bay, Camp Fairlee has been providing services since 1954 and is owned and operated by Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland's Eastern Shore. It is best known for its traditional summer camp experience where children and adults of ages and disABILITIES participate in traditional summer camp activities including pool, canoeing, rock wall, zip lines, camp fires, and more! Two weeks each summer are dedicated to serving children with Autism. NOTE: New for summer 2015... A 12,000 square foot activity center, new health center, expanded dining hall, four new cabins.
Special Needs Served: All / many disabilities Asperger syndrome Autism Cancer Cerebral palsy Comm./social disorder Developmental disability / MR Epilepsy / seizure disorder Hearing impairment / deaf Learning disability / ADHD Muscular dystrophy Neurological impairment Pervasive development disorder Physical disability Visual impairment / blind
Session Length: Most are 6 days. There are options for 5 day and 12 day sessions