Retreats, Camps & Recreational Programs for Behavioral Disorders

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Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name by accepting campers from anywhere in the United States (National) first, then alphabetical by state. Click on the program name for details.

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Anxiety Disorders  Mental Illness - All  Emotional Disability  Pervasive Developmental Disorders  ADHD  Mood Disorders  Oppositional Disorders  Obsessive Compulsive Disorders  ADD  

There are 58 programs for Behavioral Disorders.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
ADHD Summer Treatment Program Providing treatment and recommendations specifically for children. Cleveland Clinic Children's ADHD Center for Evaluation and Treatment (ACET) offers a comprehensive and thorough assessment using state-of-the-art diagnostic methods based on the National Institutes of Health guidelines. National Ohio
Adventurelore Summer Camps - Junior Adventures Adventure programs for children ages 8-13 who have a history of social, emotional, behavioral and/or academic difficulties. National New Hampshire
Basic Concepts Summer Camps at Saint Elizabeth School The staff at Basic Concepts strives to empower children to grow and reach their fullest potential.
National Maryland
Big Apple Day Program Four week summer day camp for children ages 4-11 with mild-to-moderate social-emotional difficulties. National New York
Camp Attaway at Jeffers Hill Elementary School Camp Attaway was designed to provide a summer camp experience for children with emotional and behavioral problems. National Maryland
Camp Wediko A 45-day residential treatment program serving boys and girls with emotional and behavioral difficulties, ages 8-19. National New Hampshire
Clearpool Summer Programs Summer day program for children ages 4-15 years who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, social and/or learning challenges. National New York
Four Circles Recovery Center Provides educational and therapeutic services primarily to youth, young adults and their families who are dealing with substance abuse and behavioral issues, ages 18-28. National North Carolina
Intercept for Struggling Teens and Young Adults Programs for youth and young adults at-risk of academic failure, dropping out of school, delinquency or becoming chronic offenders. National Colorado
NYU - Summer Program for Kids @ The College of New Rochelle The Summer Program for Kids is the first evidence-based summer program in the New York metropolitan area to treat children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) National New York
Outback Therapeutic Expeditions Provides academics, traditional and wilderness therapy services primarily to youth ages 13-17 and their families who are dealing with academic and behavioral issues. National Utah
Phoenix Outdoor Program Outdoor retreat program designed to help treat teen boys between the ages of 13-17 who are struggling with a variety of different psychological, behavioral, and substance abuse issues. National North Carolina
Say N' Play Camp L.A. Speech and Language Therapy Center is a leader in providing comprehensive treatment and services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other diagnoses. National California
Social Skills Camp Half-day summer camp focused on improving social skills and peer interactions for children ages 4-17. National Georgia
Summer Treatment Program (STP) Summer day treatment program for children ages 6 to 12 with ADHD, oppositional disorders, aggression, learning problems, or children with mixed behavior and learning problems. National Massachusetts
SUWS Seasons Program Provides educational and therapeutic services primarily to youth, young adults and their families who are dealing with academic and behavioral issues, ages 10-13. National North Carolina
Teen & Adolescent Wilderness Treatment Program Program for youth between the ages of 10-17 who are demonstrating negative behaviors and unhealthy coping patterns. National North Carolina
Therapeutic Summer Day Camp Barstow Acres Children’s center was founded to provide mental health services, developmental and enrichment programs for at-risk children, adults and families. National Maryland
Turn-About Ranch Provides educational and therapeutic services primarily to youth, young adults and their families who are dealing with academic and behavioral issues, ages 13-18. National Utah
Youth Care Provides educational and therapeutic services primarily to youth, young adults and their families who are dealing with academic, substance abuse, and/or behavioral issues, ages 11-18. National Utah
Mottino Family YMCA Day Camp A summer day camp for children and youths age 5-16 with special needs. California California
Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) Wayfinder Family Services ensures that children, youth and adults facing challenges always have a place to turn. We strive for a world in which every child and family can overcome the obstacles they face—a world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. California California
Therapeutic Sports & Social Skills Day Camp A day summer camp of a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 9 weeks for children and youth age 4+ in need with assistance in social, emotional, and behavioral issues. California
New Jersey
New Jersey; California
Camp Starfish - Crescent Specialty Camps Short-term specialty camp sessions offered in the summer for individuals with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 6 and up. Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont
Maine
Connecticut
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Camp Starfish - Day Camp A summer day camp for children with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 5 and up. Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont
Maine
Connecticut
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Camp Starfish - Overnight Camps Summer residential camps for children and teens with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 7 and up. Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont
Maine
Connecticut
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Camp Starfish - Weekenders Respite Year-round respite weekends for children with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 5 and up. Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont
Maine
Connecticut
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
FIU Summer Treatment Program The Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an FL International University Preeminent Program and a world-class clinical research center dedicated to improving the lives of children and families struggling with mental health problems Florida Florida
Camps Hooray ESP is the legacy of one woman who had a passion for children and young people with special needs, and a vision of a place where they and their families could focus on their abilities instead of their disabilities. Martha Wyllie founded ESP in 1986, offering high-quality affordable programs for “people with different abilities Georgia
Counties: Stephens, Franklin, Hart, Elbert, Wilkes, Greene, Morgan, Putnam, Oglethorpe, Madison, Oconee, Clarke, Jackson, Banks, Hall, Barrow, Walton, Newton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Forsyth, Fulton, Cobb, Cherokee
Georgia
Camp STAR Guided by Jewish values and culture, Jewish Council for Youth Services provides educational and recreational programs for Chicagoland’s children and through board service, develops the next generation of Jewish civic leaders. Illinois Illinois
Camp Freedom Summer camp for children ages 6-11 with mild to moderate behavioral, emotional, and physical needs who are in foster care or are in the custody of their grandparents. Kentucky Kentucky
Cambridge Adventure Day Camp Four-week therapeutic day camp for low-income children ages 6-11, living in Cambridge and Somerville with emotional and behavioral special needs. Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts Massachusetts
Camp Mitton Summer camp for youth who are experiencing low self-image, feelings of hopelessness and an inability to understand and communicate their personal feelings in healthy way. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Camp S.T.A.R. Summer day camp for individuals with physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and/or multiple disabilities ages 5-22. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Camp Wing Day Camp Summer camp programs for youth who need guidance in learning how to handle the stresses of their home environments ages 5-17. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Rest-Stop-Ranch - Memory Cafe Memory Cafe supports informal/family dementia-care-partners who are beginning a dementia-care journey, are providing 24/7 dementia-care at-home, or are experiencing stages of grief, loss, recovery and renewal, during or after dementia-care. Massachusetts Massachusetts
Summer Camps Our summer learning and social opportunities are specifically designed for children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Challenges and Other Developmental and Mental Health Disorders Michigan Michigan
HI-STEP Summer Program - "Helping Improve Social-Skills Through Evidence-based Practices" HI-STEP Summer Social Skills Program provides more frequent and more intensive social skills training compared to traditional summer programs and weekly summer social skills groups New Jersey New Jersey
Sleep Away Programs A day/overnight summer program a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 9 weeks for children and youth age 4+ in need with assistance in social, emotional, and behavioral issues. New Jersey New Jersey
CAMP JACOBSON @ At Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York New York
CAMP JACOBSON Early Childhood Camp @ At Bernice Jacobson Day School & Camp Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York; May accept out of state applications, however preference given to New York residents New York
Camp Kehilla - Division 1 @ At Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York; May accept out of state applications, however preference given to New York residents New York
Camp Kehilla - Division 2 @ At Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York; May accept out of state applications, however preference given to New York residents New York
Camp Kehilla - Division 3 at At Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York New York
Camp Kehilla Vocation Experience @ At Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish identity. We provide a comprehensive program based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage and culture and are committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our community. New York; May accept out of state applications, however preference given to New York residents New York
Day Camp A summer program for age 5-21 individuals with special needs. New York New York
Early Childhood Program A summer nursery program for children 2 years, 9 months to 5 year olds with special needs. New York New York
Gersh Academy @ WHDC A day camp for children and youth diagnosed with ASD and other neurobiological disorders. New York New York
Summer Treatment Program (STP) at Willow Ridge Elementary School Guided by evidence-based practice, we maximize life success for people facing developmental, social and behavioral challenges. New York New York
Pathways Summer Camp Pathways provides comprehensive free recreational programs to youth ages 13-18 years old who reside in Carteret. New Jersey - Carteret New Jersey
Camp Nuhop Camps for children ages 6-18 with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders and behavior disorders. Ohio Ohio
L'il Lighthouse Camp Provides a 8-week summer program for children in need of behavioral (ABA), speech-language and occupational therapy. Ohio Ohio
Camp Courage Offers a four-week summer camp for special needs children ages 7-12 with mental health or developmental disorders. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Quest Therapeutic Camp - Pittsburgh Summer Camp Summer day camp for children and teens with mild to moderate difficulties behaviorally, emotionally, or socially; ages 6-18. Pennsylvania California
Day Camp A summer day camp for children age 6-12 diagnosed with clinical emotional and behavioral disabilities. Rhode Island Rhode Island
Camp Thorpe - Pine Haven Camping experiences for adults with physical or developmental disabilities ages 21 and over. Vermont Vermont
Community Care Special Needs Camp Camp is designed for children with behavioral issues, mental health diagnoses, developmental disabilities, or for those in special education ages 5-18. Washington Washington
PS Kids Camps Summer social skills camp for children with Asperger's, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, NVLD, and similar social cognitive challenges. Washington Washington