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Sunrise Northeast Opportunities, Inc. (formerly United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Hartford, Inc.)

301 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT 06385


Activities:

  • Art
  • Crafts
  • Creative Writing
  • Educational Activities
  • Environmental Learning
  • Games
  • Gardening
  • Health and Wellness
  • Music
  • Science Activities
  • Social Programming
  • Wilderness Activities

Ages Served:

Adults w/ special needs

Areas Served:

All locations

Program Length:

5–6 weeks (1 & 2-week sessions)

Start Date:

June 21, 2020 (first session)

End Date:

August 7, 2020 (last session)

Hours of Operation:

Overnight; Hours of operation run throughout the day, with specific camp activities occurring from 8:30 am–9:00 pm

Fee:

$1100/week - Financial Aid Available Participants are typically required to stay for the full program. However, due to the unique circumstances of our campers, there may be medical reasons that prevent campers from attending the entire camp program. That said, these occurrences are rare. Since we also employ a nursing staff that is thoroughly versed in the medical needs of our campers, most issues can be resolved by our staff.


All of our staff are required to have at least CPR training and First Aid certifications.


To Register:

Dawn Frey, Executive Director
Sunrise Northeast Inc Sunrise Northeast Opportunities
[email protected]
(860) 236-6201 Ext. 313
Cell (860) 716-3809



More about our camp:

Formerly United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Hartford, Inc., the new Sunrise Northeast Opportunities still retains the goal of providing a memorable and engaging camp experience for people with disabilities. Nestled in the Long Island Sound, Camp Harkness provides our campers with an experience unlike any of the other camps throughout Connecticut. At our camp, we celebrate each person’s abilities and enable our campers to participate in the same activities able-bodied campers are able to enjoy. Campers of all abilities can go to the beach, swim in the pristine waters, go boating and fishing, or explore the camp grounds themselves.

The wild, varying flora throughout the campgrounds and opportunities to interact with a range of animals gives the sense of embarking on a fantastic journey to worlds unknown. Throughout such experiences, our counselors are able to instruct our campers, showing them how the natural world intertwines to affect us all.

Opportunities at Camp Harkness is Allergen-Friendly and Special Needs Accessible.