Special Needs Adventure Camp

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Open House Location Camp Registration Info Forms/Records
Staff/Licensing General Info Lessons/Classes What to Bring Contact

Camp is over - will return summer 2018


Fun, fun, fun in the sun! Special Needs Summer Camp from 5/30 - 8/16. Exciting adventures for youth 5-18 (Colorado State Day Camp Licensed) and adults 19 and up for twelve weeks. Participants have the adventures of a lifetime; each week has an educational experience with a theme.

5/30 - 6/30 Sign up by 5/1 7/1 - 7/31 Sign up by 6/1 8/1 - 8/16 Sign up by 7/1

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Summer Camps Open House

Preschool Adventure Camp, Summer Adventure Camp, Special Needs Adventure Camp, Outdoor Adventure, Leader in Training, Sports Camps and all Specialty Camps registration began on March 11, 2017.
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Location

Buchanan Park Recreation Center

32003 Ellingwood Trail
Evergreen, CO 80439

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Camp

Special Needs Adventure Camp (ages 5+)

Program Time DR NDR
Full Day Camp 9 AM - 4 PM $35 $44
Field Trips Field trips will be scheduled once a week. $53 $64

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Registration Information

No camp Thursday, June 29 - Tuesday, July 4. You must have an interview and turn in all forms before any activity with the District. YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR ALL CAMPS/EVENTS ONE-MONTH IN ADVANCE. To be officially registered for camp, you must complete and turn in the full registration packet. For Special Needs Summer Camp this includes: 2017 Camp Application, Immunization Record, and Supplemental Health Statement. Rates are per child, per day. Detailed schedules for camps are available at Buchanan and Wulf Recreation Centers and are available to download from our website.
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Forms/Records

All forms must be turned in by April 1 so the nurse can write a heath care plan for each participant. A pre-registration interview with coordinator is required for new participants - no exceptions. Each child enrolled in the Special Needs Adventure Camp must have on file the following information:
1. Emergency & Permission Forms
2. Health Record, including immunization records
Download day camp forms from the pdf forms below. New forms must be completed for all children each May, including those currently enrolled in the Before and After Program!
Forms PDF
Youth Camp Application PDF_icon
Childcare Medication Authorization Forms PDF_icon
Horseback Riding Form PDF_icon
Calendar (Schedule Subject To Change)
Complete
Special Needs Summer Adventure Camp



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Staff/Licensing

Special needs counselor/child ratio depends on the needs of the child. Colorado State Day Camp Licensed. Safe environment supervised by experienced recreation professionals.
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General Information

Camp is offered Monday through Friday throughout the summer. from 9 AM - 4 PM, please be prompt. We will no longer provide before and after care as there were not enough participants. The staff may be able to accommodate you with private pay. Snacks are provided in the afternoon. Please bring a lunch and drink each day, as well as non-scuffing tennis shoes for use in the gym, and appropriate outdoor clothing. For specific activity information, see calendars and parent check list from the pdf forms above.

Medical paperwork is mandatory if your child requires medication. Children will be registered upon receipt of the required forms and fees (see above) unless notified.

No Refunds, Credits, or Transfers. Late pick up charge for Special Needs Adventure Camp after 4 PM is $10 for 1-15 minutes late and another $10 for 16-30 minutes late. EPRD accepts these methods of payment: cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

Field Trips

Daily camp fee includes transportation and supervision. An additional fee is charged for field trips and is shown on summer camp schedule that is available at both rec centers. Field trips will be scheduled once a week, and may change due to inclement weather

Sample Camp Schedule

 Monday Swim in PM, arts and crafts, science, and music
 Tuesday Adventure day, you will be pushed to the limit! Lots of hiking and exploration
 Wednesday Horseback riding and/or outdoor exploration, hiking, playground, and picnic
 Thursday Special Event day
 Friday Swim in PM, games, sports, and movie

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Lessons & Specialty Classes

Special Olympics Golf Team

Get into the swing of things and have fun. Learn from professionals how to play golf. Tee off at some of Colorado's finest country clubs and golf courses. Play in Special Olympics regional and state tournaments. Transportation available for camp to practice but not to clinics. Location: Evergreen Golf Course. Will return summer 2018.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Therapeutic Horseback Riding every Wednesday during camp. Improves flexibility, balance, motor learning and sensory skills. Do not sign up for camp. Will return summer 2018.

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What to Bring

Children need to bring a sack lunch, drink, and a water bottle. Please wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
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Contact

Maren Schreiber Special Populations Coordinator 303-565-0997 mschreiber@eprd.co
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