Charis Hills is a residential special needs, summer camp which helps children with learning differences build confidence and find success. We serve campers ages 7-18 years of age and offer 1 week sessions that can be combined for up to 3 weeks of summer fun. We welcome campers with ADD, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, speech/language and hearing impairment, as well as high functioning Autism and Asperger’s.
Camp is a great place to teach social skills. We help parents and camper select specific social skills goals for their time at camp. Our well trained counselors do an excellent job of modeling social skills, providing positive reinforcement and facilitating relationships. Camp is a great place to make friends.
We offer Swimming, Canoeing/Kayaking, Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Drama/Film, Music/Dance, Riflery, Archery, Fishing, Arts & Crafts, Photo Journalism, Geocaching, Cowboy golf, Animal Care, Nature Studies, Skeet Shooting, Gardening, Snorkeling, Team Sports and much more. Campers may also receive academic instruction by certified teachers for one activity period each day.
We also offer spring and fall Family Camp weekend programs that are both educational and recreational for the whole family.