Camp Summit, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Disabilities, Human Services, Sports

Location: 17210 Campbell Road Suite 180-W Dallas TX 75252 USA

Mission: Camp Summit grew out of a "camp for crippled children" founded as a service project by the Soroptomists in Dallas. Today the recreational, therapeutic programming includes fishing, swimming, horseback riding, performing arts, adapted ropes challenge course, nature study, arts & crafts, games and group activities. The mission of Camp Summit is to provide barrier-free outdoor experiences that promote personal growth and foster independence for children and adults with disabilities.
Programs: Each year there are eleven one-week camp sessions during the summer and weekend sessions in the spring and fall. We have "camperships" available for nearly 90% of our campers. Even the most severely disabled are welcome at the camp where the camper to counselor ratio is 2-1. The benefits for the campers are endless...they can enjoy the outdoors with their peers while accomplishing personal goals. Families and caregivers get a respite from year-round care. Counselors are college students, some international, training in social service fields, physical therapy, and other special needs areas.
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Rating: 5 stars  

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My son Bradley will be going for his 3rd summer camp this year. Camp Summit staff has been awesome, facilities are great. He was born with Hydrocephalus, and is wheelchair bound. They assign a volunteer to be with him daily, they do lots of activities that we would not be normally available to him. We are planning for him to go to the spring and fall camps as well.

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