Oak Hill Camp Options

for People with Disabilities


Professionally Staffed, Disability Oriented Camps

Oak Hill offers two camps, specifically designed for people with physical and intellectual disabilities, veterans and seniors. The camps, located in Waterford and Hebron, are packed with outdoor activities such as biking, swimming, hiking and boating. Each one is set in a beautiful natural location with easily accessible amenities.

Our camps are staffed with licensed nurses, camp directors, lifeguards and swim instructors, who have extensive experience working with people with disabilities. Our staff is dedicated to providing an exciting get away where he or she can make new friends and enjoy healthy and safe fun.

 

Camp Choices

Oak Hill Camp
Residential summer camp for Oak Hill program participants.  Program participants are children and adults with developmental, intellectual and physical disabilities, including visual impairments.

Camp Hemlocks
Educational and residential summer camping for CT’s youth, adults, veterans and seniors with physical or developmental disabilities along with their families, friends and caregivers.

 

Bobby on an adaptive bike at camp

Camp Activities

Regardless of ability, people who attend our camps get opportunities to enjoy all kinds of physical and social activities. We include swimming, boating, fishing, biking, arts & crafts, sports & games, day trips to sporting events, restaurants and museums, and dances. Our recreational programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of each individual and to foster interaction in the community.

 

 

Choose a Camp

Camper

Take a look at the details below and contact the appropriate staff to enroll your child in one of our unique camps.

 

Oak Hill Camp

Program & Location
One week (Sunday-Friday), eight sessions available, June-August. Gender specific cabins with own bathrooms and showers; air conditioning; all cabins connected by accessibility ramps; 24/7 staffing; and 24 hour nursing in each cabin; dining hall provides all meals; special diets accommodated. In addition, participants have access to beach and boating; therapeutic riding; musical performances and traditional camp activities. Located at Camp Harkness in Waterford, CT along the Long Island Sound.

Dates
June 26, 2016 to August 12, 2016

Eligibility
Call for details.

Transportation
Provided while at camp. Oak Hill does not provide transportation to and from camp.

Fees / Contact
Contact Jillian McCarthy at jillian.mccarthy@OakHillCT.org or by calling 860-242-2274 ext. 4068.

 

 

Easter Seals Camp Hemlocks, An Oak Hill Center

Program & Location
Easter Seals Camp Hemlocks is a barrier free, accessible camp for children (ages 8+) and adults who have developmental and/or physical disabilities and is located in Amston, CT.

Camp Hemlocks programming includes traditional camp activities and is individually tailored to the needs of each camper to provide them the most enjoyable and successful camping experience possible. 

The camp is staffed with licensed nurses, camp directors, lifeguards and swim instructors, who have extensive experience working with people with disabilities. 

Camp sessions run from June 26 through August 12.

New and returning campers may request information on the 2016 Summer session, costs and a registration packet by contacting Jillian McCarthy at jillian.mccarthy@OakHillCT.org or by calling 860-242-2274 ext. 4068.