The David Posnack JCC
Offers Camp Giborim for children, teens and young adults ages 3 – 21 with developmental disabilities. They also offer seasonal camps and social/recreational programs on selected Sundays throughout the year. Giborim U is a year-round program for children, teens and adults with disabilities, offering courses in fitness, the arts, sports, recreation, life skills and health and wellness. Applicants must meet the DPJCC and Giborim U admissions requirements as determined by a completed intake process.
The JAFCO Children’s Ability Center
Serves children from birth through age 22 diagnosed with a developmental disability, including autism, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, spina bifida or Prader-Willi. They offer therapeutic services, child enrichment services, family support, respite care, support groups and parent training. They also offer Camp Kehilla, a special needs camp for children ages 3 – 22 with developmental disabilities.
The Foundation for Jewish Camp
The mission of the Foundation for Jewish Camp is to help Jewish camps achieve their mission: to create transformative experiences—and the Jewish future. Their website has a searchable resource directory for North American camps that specialize and are inclusive of campers with special needs. For more information you can call Kate O’Brien at 646-278-4561 or contact her at Kate@jewishcamp.org.