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Camp Horizons

Horizons, Inc., 127 Babcock Hill Road, South Windham, CT 06266


Activities:

  • Art
  • Boating
  • Crafts
  • Environmental Learning
  • Fitness
  • Gardening
  • Health and Wellness
  • Horseback Riding
  • Music
  • Recreational Swimming
  • Science Activities
  • Social Programming
  • Sports/Athletics
  • Swim Lessons
  • Theater
  • Wilderness Activities
  • Yoga

Ages Served:

6–18 years old, Adults w/ special needs

Areas Served:

All locations

Program Length:

5–6 weeks (2-week sessions)

Start Date:

July 6, 2020 (first session)

End Date:

August 7, 2020 (last session)

Hours of Operation:

Residential/Overnight

Fee:

$1000+

A two week session is the minimum stay. Some campers will attend four, six or eight weeks throughout the summer. The weekends throughout the year are more well suited to some who prefer a shorter stay.


We are accredited by the American Camp Association and the Office of Early Childhood does our annual youth camp licensing. health Center staff working under the supervision of an RN have CPR/First Aid as well as Medication Administration Certification. Relevant certifications including Lifeguarding and Horse Safety are held by required instructors. Serve Safe certifications are held by kitchen personnel.


To Register:

Michelle Heimall
Director of Health and Operations
PO Box 323
South Windham, CT 06266
[email protected]
(860) 456-1032 ext. 133



More about our camp:

Horizons provides residential, recreational programming for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Our two week summer sessions provide respite for parents and providers as well as an active, engaging program for our participants.  A 1:5 counselor to camper ratio, plus additional program and leadership staff allow us to work closely with each camper to provide individualized attention to his or her special area of need including maintenance of academic skills, socialization, personal hygiene, independence and development of leisure time skills.  In addition to our summer camp programs, Horizons offers opportunities for year round participation through our Weekends in the Country and Vacation Week programs between September and May.  We are the only program at this point providing scheduled, predictable programming with overnight respite.  A partnership with the Department of Developmental Services to provide 1:1 supports for children participating in the Behavioral Services Program has allowed a number of new families in the past year to become integrated into our programs.

Camp Horizons is Allergen-Friendly and Special Needs Accessible.