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Special Needs Summer Camps

These Arizona summer camps cater especially to people who have special needs and their families. Included are camps for the physically challenged and children with various medical conditions. To see more summer camps offered in the Phoenix area, check the Summer Camp Guide.

Arizona Camp Sunrise
A special needs camp for children who have or have had cancer and for their brothers and sisters. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Arizona Magic of Music & Dance
A one week program for children and young adults with physical and mental disabilities that prepares them to stage a theater production written and choreographed especially for them.

Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped
Phoenix. Ages 8-21. General activities, half day sessions.

Camp Candlelight
Camp Candlelight is one-week of summer activities such as arts and crafts, archery, horseback riding, rock climbing, campfires and hiking. The camper must have a primary diagnosis of epilepsy and be between ages 8 and 15.

Camp Honor
A special needs camp for children with hemophilia and/or HIV, their siblings, and children of hemophiliacs. Sponsored by the Hemophilia Association.

Camp Kesem
A one-week sleep away camp is for children with cancer, ages 6-13 and teens 14-16, to have a fun-filled week, meet other children facing similar challenges, and just be kids.

Camp Rainbow
A special needs camp for children of Arizona who have or have had cancer or a chronic blood disorder. Youngsters gather to do all the fun things youngsters do at summer camp: swim, fish, hike, ride horseback, make new friends, and more.

Camp Soaring Eagle
Camp Soaring Eagle runs year round, medically supervised, camping programs for children and family members from across Arizona with chronic and life threatening illnesses. Several types of camping programs including illness specific camping weekends, family retreats and travel programs.

Trumpet Behavioral Health Phoenix Autism Center
Day-camp programs for children ages 6-14 with autism spectrum disorder or related behavioral disorders and their siblings. A therapeutic/recreational environment including teaching daily living skills, communication development, academics, sports groups/games, arts/crafts, and much more.

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