Summer Camps for ADHD Children

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Summer Camps for ADHD Children
Summer camp can be a great experience for children with ADHD. (happy kids image by Marzanna Syncerz from Fotolia.com)

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterised by deficits in ability to focus and pay attention, behavioural difficulties, and hyperactivity. Summer camp programs are available that recognise the challenges that children with ADHD face. These inspirational programs combine education, support and recreation to help children with ADHD grow.

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Oakland School

Oakland School educates children with ADHD and other challenges throughout the year in both residential and day programs. A summer program is available to provide academic and personal enrichment. Unique daily curriculum cater to each child's individual needs. Campers are kept busy with activities including academics, sports, arts and crafts, horseback riding, musical events and talent shows.

Oakland School

Boyd Tavern

Keswick, Virginia 22947

434-293-9059

oaklandschool.net

Talisman Camps & Programs

Talisman Camps & Programs offer summer programs geared for children with ADHD. Programs are divided into three categories based on age--Discovery (8 to 11 years old), Foundations (9 to 13 years old) and Explorers (12 to 14 years old). Small groups promote an optimal environment for skill development. The Explorer program provides a seven-day adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Talisman Camps & Programs

64 Gap Creek Road

Zirconia, North Carolina 28790

888-458-8226

talismancamps.com

Camp Huntington

Camp Huntington implements Adaptive and Therapeutic Recreation to facilitate fun activities while maintaining a therapeutic milieu. This residential camp welcomes children ages 6 through 21 with varying disabilities, including ADHD. A focus on individual strengths helps campers realise a sense of achievement.

Camp Huntington

56 Bruceville Road

High Fall, New York 12440

845-687-7840

camphuntington.com

The Learning Camp

Fostering academic and personal growth in children with ADHD is part of the mission at The Learning Camp. Adventurous jaunts and fun-filled activities are geared to build confidence and self-esteem. Small academic work groups stimulate achievement by targeting individual learning style and needs.

The Learning Camp

P.O. Box 1146

Vail, Colorado 81658

970-524-2706

learningcamp.com

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