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Easter Seals Camp Fairlee

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Essential Information

Address 22242 Bay Shore Rd.
Chestertown, MD 21620
Phone410-778-0566
Fax410-778-0567
Website URL www.easterseals.com/de...

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.

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Additional Information

State:
MD
PA

County:
Atlantic
Berks
Bucks
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

Camp Ages: 6-21, 21+

E-mail: fairlee@esdel.org

Website: http://www.easterseals.com/de/fairlee

ACA Accreditation: yes

Website 2: http://www.easterseals.com/de/fairlee

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_qGc...

Participants often go horseback riding.  A professional instructor insures their fun and safety.

Participants often go horseback riding. A professional instructor insures their fun and safety.

Everyone loves the pool!  Those who use wheelchairs will find it easy to access the pool in a special "water" chair that rolls down a ramp in the refreshing water!

Everyone loves the pool! Those who use wheelchairs will find it easy to access the pool in a special "water" chair that rolls down a ramp in the refreshing water!

All participants, regardless of ability, are able to canoe if they chose.  From Taylor's Creek you can see the Chesapeake Bay!

All participants, regardless of ability, are able to canoe if they chose. From Taylor's Creek you can see the Chesapeake Bay!