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Summer Programs in Maine

Camp Summit 2022 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 

Camp Summit - Autism Society of Maine 
Farmington, ME 
The Autism Society of Maine holds a summer camp program for children ages 8-13 with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The purpose of this program is to develop effective communication skills and peer relationships in a social group setting. This summer program will consist of structured activities supervised by two professionals, and 8-10 college students or paraprofessionals participating in a field experience and earning credits towards their degrees and/or professions.
See ASM's Summer Camp Page

Finding the Pieces 2022 has been cancelled due to COVID-19  

Finding the Pieces Summer Camp - Autism Society of Maine
Biddeford, ME
The Autism Society of Maine, City of Biddeford and University of New England hold a summer camp program for children ages (K-5) in York County.  An enriching summer camp experience for children who have autism that celebrates differences and provides opportunities to interact with peers both on and off the spectrum.
ASM: 1-800-27-5200  See ASM's Summer Camps Page

2021 - A Summer Camp Directory Compiled by Maine Parent Federation, Inc. 
Summer Camp Directory - 2022 

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Summer Camps Serving Campers with Special Needs Directory

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 Acendigo Maine Summer Adventure Camp
Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf Mountain, ME

All ages on the Autism Spectrum. indoor/outdoor climbing, whitewater rafting, wake surfing, horseback riding, sailing, wakeboarding, and more. Each participant will be paired 1:1 with an Ascendigo Coach.
Contact Joseph Breiling:

Aquaholics Special Surfer Nights
Kennebunk, ME

Offered free to any child or young adult who has special needs.
Always on the third Tuesday of the summer months. Volunteers are welcomed!

Camp Alsing
Rome, ME

A co-ed residential summer camp for children ages 9 to 16 with High-Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome or other social communication challenges.

Camp Capella
Holden, ME
Camp CaPella is a lakefront summer camp at Phillips Lake that provides diverse recreational and educational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.

Camp Ketcha
Scarborough, ME

Summer camp options for families with children ages 3 to 6 who need additional support to be successful in traditional summer camp.

Camp Mechuwana
Winthrop, ME

A camp experience for adults with special needs.

Center for Therapeutic Recreation
Portland, ME
A program of the City of Portland Recreation Department. Provides adapted aquatics programs to children and adults with disabilities including autism.
Rose Cronin 207-874-8874
Karen McPhee 207-756-8275

Horizon's Adaptive Education Center
Year Round throughout Maine
Sailing, Climbing, Watersports, skiing and more

iCan Bike Camp
Falmouth, ME
June 22 - 26th, 2020
Learn to ride a bike camp for children with disabilities.

Maine Robotics Summer Camp
See website for the many locations and start dates available July thru August.

Pine Tree Society
Rome, ME
|Summer camp for children and adults with physical and / or developmental disabilities.

Robbie Foundation's Arts Adventure
July and August
See website for program and locations
Robbie Foundation

Summer Teen Employment Program
Maine Medical Center - Dept. of Vocational Health
For Teens and young adults with disabilities. Teens and young adults will work in a competitive paid position for seven weeks in a field of their interest. They also participate in workshops to reinforce and provide solutions to common job site experiences.

South Portland, ME

Campers participate in classes and activities including sports & games, cooking, arts & crafts, and field trips to local attractions.