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.

Also look for programs listed under: 

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

There are 48 programs for Behavioral Disorders.

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Program Name Summary Accepts Campers From Location
ADHD Summer Treatment Program Seven week recreational and academic camp program in the summer for children ages 6 to 14 years old diagnosed with ADHD. National Ohio
Adventurelore Summer Camps - Junior Adventures Summer camp for children and teens with social, emotional. behavioral and/or academic difficulties. National New Hampshire
Basic Concepts Summer Camps Summer programs for children with mild to moderate deficits in speech, language, play, sensory and socialization ages 3 to 15 years old. National Maryland
Camp Attaway A three-week summer day camp for boys & girls ages 7-13 with emotional and behavioral disorders. National Maryland
Camp Roger Summer camp sessions that accept a limited number of campers with special needs ages 5 to 11 years old in each session. National Michigan
Camp Wediko A 45-day residential treatment program serving boys and girls with social, 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
Intercept for Struggling Teens and Young Adults Wilderness retreat intervention programs for at-risk and troubled youth and young adults ages 12-21 years old who want to transition to a more positive direction. National Colorado
Lions Camp Badger Summer camp offers two-week long sessions for campers with functional differences. National - New York State residents receive enrollment priority New York
NYU - Summer Program for Kids Five week camp program during the summer for children ages 6 to 10 years old diagnosed with 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 14-17 who are struggling with a variety of different psychological, behavioral, and substance abuse issues. National North Carolina
Say N' Play Camp Summer speech and language camp program for children with autism spectrum disorder and other diagnoses. National California
Social Skills Camp Half-day summer camp to improve social skills and peer interactions for children and teens ages 4 to 17 years old with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, social anxiety, depression and other behavioral disorders. National Georgia
SUWS Seasons Program Outdoor educational and therapeutic services for individuals ages 10-13 experiencing academic and behavioral issues that are interfering with their performance in school and life. 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 Summer Camp Day program to help children with behavior and socio-emotional problems develop and improve pro-social behaviors ages 5 to 13 years old. 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
Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program Short term residential program for children and teens ages 5 to 17 years old with varying levels of challenges. California California
Therapeutic Sports & Social Skills Day Camp For children and young adults ages 4 and up with mild to moderate learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties. 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
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
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
Rhode Island
New Hampshire
Camp Starfish - Weekenders Respite Year-round respite weekends for children with emotional, learning and behavioral problems ages 5 and up. New Hampshire
FIU Summer Treatment Program Eight week summer program for children ages 5 to 12 years old diagnosed with ADHD and related behavioral, emotional or learning challenges. Florida Florida
FIU Summer Treatment Program Comprehensive school readiness program during summer for children entering kindergarten with behavioral, emotional and learning problems. Florida Florida
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 children with physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional and/or multiple disabilities. 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
Summer Camps Summer programs for children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Challenges and Other Developmental and Mental Health Disorders. Michigan Michigan
Social Skills/Life Group Program An ongoing 1 day a week life skills group for children and adolescents with a cognitive or developmental disability. Nebraska Nebraska
HI-STEP - Summer Program Summer program for five weeks for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years old to improve social skills, problem solving as well as emotional and behavioral skills. 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
Academic Summer Enrichment Inclusion Program Three- and five-day summer day camp options. Taught by certified teachers, the curriculum includes math, reading, writing, and science and is personalized according to individual needs. New York New York
Gersh Academy at WHDC A day camp for children and youth diagnosed with ASD and other neurobiological disorders. New York New York
Special Services Summer Day Camp Day camps for individuals 5-21 with developmental disabilities. Younger campers enjoy programs at the Sam Field Center while older campers have the adventure of full day summer camp experiences at the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds. New York
Summer Treatment Program Summer recreational and academic program with duration of five weeks for children ages 7 to 13 years old diagnosed with ADHD, learning problems and behavior related programs. 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
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. Seattle WA, King County. 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