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Therapeutic Recreation Camps
Camps that are fun, develop positive peer friendships and improve self-esteem are the staple of our Therapeutic Recreation summers at MCR. We offer age-appropriate activities in an exciting, safe and supportive setting. Our theme weeks encourage self-expression in a structured learning environment. Campers attending full-day programs must bring their lunches. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your teen’s school to arrange transportation to camp.

 

Therapeutic Recreation Camps

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Ages 13-21; teens with autism. This camp continues the fun summer experience of Camp Apollo including swimming , crafts, games, and trips into the community. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your teen's school to arrange transportation to camp. Participants should arrive to camp from ESY by 1:30pm. Parent or guardian must pick up participants at camp by 6:00pm. Please note: new site location!


Ages 6-12. Children within the autism spectrum. Campers experience community trips that include swimming, nature centers and stream hikes. Activities such as arts and crafts, music and game playing increase social interactions. Camper should follow two step directions, manage own behavior with moderate to minimal staff intervention and ability to make simple choices . No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/3 participants. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your child's school to arrange transportation to camp. Parent or guardian must pick up at camp by 6:00pm.


Ages 11-14; Middle school youth with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and/ or Asperger's. A transition camp from Camp Pines to the TR Summer Teen Center. Games and team building activities to enhance socialization; swimming, special events and local trips fill the schedule. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. TR Extended Camp now available


Ages 6-12; youth with developmental disabilities. Games, crafts, swimming, local field trips, special events and theme weeks. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your child's school to arrange transportation to camp. Participants should arrive to camp from ESY by 1:30pm. Parents or guardians must pick up participants at camp by 6:00pm.


Ages 14-21; teens with developmental disabilities. Daily travel camp to regional parks and recreation facilities, swimming, and canoeing. Trips are designed for active, independent teens and involve a lot of walking and/or exercise. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. Parent or guardian must now pick up at camp at 3:30pm - or register for the new TR Extended Camp 3:30pm-6:00pm at Wood Middle School. Please note: new site location!


Ages 5-21. Designed for children and teens with severe disabilities. Campers are grouped according to age and ability. Sensory and auditory stimulation, as well as social skills and peer interaction, are emphasized through activities including music, arts and crafts, games and special events. Transportation: Provided by MCPS after camp.


Ages 11 - 21 with developmental disabilities. Designed for middle school and high school teens who require a low-sensory camp environment. Special theme days, games, crafts, music, and physical activities adapted for group interaction and relaxation. Limited personal care provided (i.e. assistance with changing). Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your teen's school to arrange transportation to camp for sessions 401741 and 401742. Parent or guardian must pick up participants at camp location by end of camp day or register for the new TR Extended Camp option .


Ages 13-21; teens with developmental disabilities. Group games, crafts, sports, swimming, local field trips, special events and theme weeks to enhance socialization and peer interaction. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants. No personal care provided. TRANSPORTATION: If attending ESY, contact your teen's school to arrange transportation to camp. Participants should arrive to camp from ESY by 1:30pm. Parents or guardians must pick up participants at camp by 6:00pm.


Ages 6-10: Youth with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and/or Asperger's. Instructional sports and cooperative games are part of the camp experience. Adding Theme Weeks, board games, crafts and field trips encourages social skill development. Depending on the schedule, campers are placed in small groups for specific activity time. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff / 4 participants.


Ages 4-18: Youth and teens with physical disabilities; siblings may also apply and will be admitted based on availability of space. Adapted sports, arts and crafts, games, swimming, and theme week activities. Co-sponsored with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). MCPS transportation and personal care provided. Call 301-657-4959 to receive registration packet. *MCPS registration required.


Ages 6-14: Youth with learning disabilities and/or ADD/ADHD. Sports, games, crafts, and special events extend the summer camp experience from Little Pines, Big Pines and Bullseye. Depending on the schedule, campers are placed in small groups for specific activity time. No personal care provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff / 4 participants.


Afternoon extended camp programs to complement Camp Little Pines, Camp Big Pines, Camp Bullseye, Camp Chesapeake, Camp Odyssey, TR Summer Teen Center, and TR EXTRA Summer Fun! programs. Limited personal care provided. Camp will not meet Friday, July 3.


Ages 14-21; active, independent teens with learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, and/ or Asperger's Spectrum Disorder. Activities to enhance social skills and self-esteem, and promote independence and skills for life. Games, crafts, swimming, wellness activities, and special events featured. No personal care is provided. Staff ratio: 1 staff/4 participants.