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Respite Camp

Welcome to the Easter Seals Camp Challenge Respite Program. Photo: Campers feeding animalsRespite Camp is held monthly and provides a selection of your favorite camp activities. Respite is a chance for campers to socialize with friends, participate in adaptive recreational activities, and foster new independence. During Respite Camp we provide a sampling of both traditional; camp activities and a variety of new programming, and outside entertainers. Campers may participate in:

  • Swimming
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Nature
  • Animal Farm
  • Sports and Games
  • Universal Challenge Course
  • During the week-long programs we offer travel activities to local areas.

Respite Weekends:
August 26th - 28th September 23 - 25th October 21st - 23rd November 18th - 20th December 16th - 18th
January 27th - 29th
February 24th - 26th March 10th - 12th
April 21st - 23rd
May 12th - 14th

Week-long Respites:
December 16th - 21st
March 10th - 15th

Photo: Camper on a boat rideIf you need more information contact your local Easter Seals office. You can also print an application or by from our website.

  • Program Activities are adaptive and age appropriate.
  • The cost is $225 for each weekend, and $450 for the week long programs.
  • Price includes lodging, meals, and any activity or program supplies.

To be enrolled, campers must meet established respite criteria:

  • Be able to effectively communicate their needs verbally or non-verbally.
  • Interact appropriately with other campers and staff.
  • Function in a 1:3 staff to camper ratio.