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Special Needs

Feb 20, 2019 05:49PM ● By The Hood Magazine
Camp High Hopes
Name of Camp: Summer Sleep Away, Weekend Camps, Day Camp, After Hours
Date(s) & Time(s):Varies                                                    
Ages: 5+
Price: $25 - $598
Location: 5804 Correctionville Rd. Sioux City, IA
Phone Number: 712-224-CAMP (2267)
Description of Camp (75 words or less): Camp High Hopes provides fun, safe and adaptive recreational experiences for children, teens and adults with disabilities. From canoeing to archery, to arts and crafts, to climbing, Camp High Hopes focuses on the needs of each camper to provide universal access to all activities in an environment that is safe and camper focused. Camp High Hopes is truly a place where smiles happen and challenges are overcome.


Name of Camp: Social Skills, Handwriting Tutoring, Breakfast Club
Date(s) &Time(s): Varies                                                
Ages: Varies
Price:  Varies.  Some covered by insurance, scholarships available dependent on need.
Location: LifeScape Rehabilitation Center, 18th & Grange, Sioux Falls
Phone Number: 605-444-9700
Description of Camp: Social Skills: Ten-week group to build social awareness/interaction skills with peers. Handwriting: Occupational therapists work 1:1 with students to improve positioning, formation, and other components of printed or cursive handwriting. Breakfast Club: A peer-based feeding therapy group, helping picky eaters increase accepted food choices.


LifeScape & Black Hills Playhouse, Jr.
Name of Camp: Camp Bravo: All-Ability Performing Arts
Date(s) &Time(s): June 16-21                                             
Ages: 9-21
Price: $475 before April 15; $500 after April 15
Location: Joy Ranch near Watertown, SD
Phone Number: 605-444-9631
Description of Camp: Campers of all abilities explore movement, music, and performance--–all adapted to meet participants’ individual needs. The week ends with a performance of Rockin’ Robin Hood for family and friends.  Horseback riding, wagon rides, pontoon rides, archery and campfires are also offered, all in a completely accessible environment. Staff are trained and experienced in working with campers of all abilities.  Nurses are on site for special medical needs. Family accommodations are available upon request.