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Camp Star 2020

These week long camps offer individuals with intellectual disabilities the chance to come together to play games, have fun, and learn new skills in a safe and comfortable environment. Staffing: JC Parks will provide camp counselors. SOMO staff and a nurse will also be onsite during camp hours.

Camp Star is an exciting summer program that will give children with Special needs a fun and active summer.  We plan our activities and structure to give your child a memorable camp experience. Summer Day Camp will provide the opportunity to experience the fun of summer while developing a friendship with a volunteer and other campers. Day Camp combines learning new skills with a fun and engaging camp experience.

Ages: 6 - 21 years old
Location: Training for Life Campus 305 Special Olympics Dr.
Morning Drop-off: 7:15 am
Evening Pick-up: 5:30 pm
Early Bird Deadline: 2 weeks prior to start date

Everyone must pay the $15 camp pre-registration fee before they can register for any day camp.  This pre-registration is open.  This is a one-time fee that covers the camper's t-shirt and ePact medical form.

ePact camper medical information must be submitted online before your child(ren can attend any day camp. A link will be emailed within a few days after you have registered for camp.

Deferred payment plan for day camps! Just pay a $25 deposit per week per camp at the time of registration and pay the balance for all June camps by Wednesday, May 13; all July camps by June 15 and all August camps by July 15. Those using the deferred payment plan must register in person.

2020 Dates Activity #  Fee  Late Fee   Deadline
June 29 - July 3 605390-05 $130 $140  June 15
July 6 - 10  605390-07  $130  $140  June 22 
July 13 - 17  605390-08  $130  $140  June 29
July 20 - 24  605390-09  $130  $140  July 6 
July 27 - 31  605390-10  $130  $140  July 13 
August 3 - 7  605390-11  $130  $140  July 20 

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Benefits of Camp

The benefits of camp for kids with special needs are often the same as for any child:

  • increased confidence and independence
  • activity and exercise
  • the opportunity to interact with other kids, develop friendships, and build relationships
  • positive role modeling by adults and peers
  • a chance for parents to have a much-needed break