Caring for Kids Summer Camp
Session I (For kids aged 7–12)
Session II (For kids aged 13–17)
||$50 per two-week session
|Deadline to register:
Contact Ashley Gruenwald
||Ashley Gruenwald, 312-238-5005, firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Caring for Kids Summer Camp
Caring for Kids Summer Camp is a dynamic program for youth between the ages of 7 and 17 years who have a physical disability and are independent in their daily living skills. Summer camp offers outdoor and indoor adaptive sports and hands-on recreational activities.
The program is designed to foster a positive quality of life among youth with physical disabilities by promoting physical fitness, independence, socialization, activity, and adaptive programming resources.
- Horseback Riding
When and where does summer camp meet?
The camp runs Monday-Friday, 10AM-2PM. Summer camp activities occur at locations throughout Chicago, the surrounding suburbs and at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Is transportation provided?
Caring for Kids is able to provide door to door, wheel chair accessible bus transportation service to/from summer camp to participants residing within Chicago city limits. Spots for transportation are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Is food provided at camp?
No, Caring for Kids Summer Camp does not provide daily camp lunches. Camp-goers are responsible for bringing a lunch with them each camp day unless notified by summer camp staff as snacks and beverages may be provided at certain programs.
How do I qualify for Caring for Kids Summer Camp?
- be between 7-17 years old
- physical disability as their primary disability
- Be independent in his or her skills of daily living such as toileting and feeding. If a child is not independent, the family is asked to provide an aide or caregiver of adult age to provide direct assistance to the child.
How do I register?
Registering for camp is easy! Simply follow the directions for enrolling into the Caring for Kids Program or found in the registration panel to the right. Once enrollment into the Caring for Kids program is complete, youth will be able to register to participate in the summer camp and other Caring for Kids programs offered.