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									SUMMER PROGRAMS 2011
The following is a partial list of summer programs that accommodate for children with special
needs. Start now to prepare for a successful summer!

ANIMAL BOTANICAL SATURDAYS & SUPER SUMMER CAMPS
Hands-on learning and fun for youth with special needs ages 6 years and older at the San
Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston, San Antonio 78209. Fee: Saturday workshops -
$20/day. Summer camp – $125/wk. Each camp is limited to 10 campers. Please bring a sack
lunch. Scholarships available for financial need. For more information, contact Julie Little at
juliesusan@earthlink.net or 862-5560.
Saturdays: April 16 & May 7
Summer Camps: June 13 – 16 and June 20 – 23
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

THE ARC OF SAN ANTONIO – LIFE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Life Enrichment for children, teens and adults with developmental or other cognitive delays, 1-8
ratio. After school and all day summer programs. M-F 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Accept HCS, General
Revenue, and private pay. Part time and full time available.
The Arc of San Antonio, 13430 West Ave., San Antonio 78216. 210-490-4300.
The Arc of San Antonio – Pam Stephens Center, 6530 Wurzbach, San Antonio 78240. 210-682-
4200. http://www.arc-sa.org/programs.htm.

A-Z MUSIC THERAPY
20770 Hwy 281 No. Ste. 108-188 San Antonio 78258. 210-392-1277; Stefanie@a-
zmusictherapy.com; www.a-zmusictherapy.com

A.W.A.R.E. SAN MARCOS
Therapeutic Riding for Individuals with special needs. 512-754-6773

CAMP C.A.M.P.
Summer Camp is a series of five-day summer camp sessions located in Centerpoint, TX for
children and adults with special needs (ages 5 and up) who may not be eligible to attend other
camps due to the severity of their disability or medical condition. Activities included for
campers' siblings without disabilities. Also available, Respite Club which is a comprised of
several components: Respite Weekend Camps, Parents Night Out (PNO), and Teen and Adult
Day Adventure (TADA). Siblings are also welcome at Respite Weekends and PNO.
www.campcamp.org; 210-671-5411.

CAMP SUMMIT
An enriching experience in Argyle, TX for individuals who are physically challenged,
developmentally delayed, dual sensory impaired or who have multiple disabilities ages 6 and
up. www.campsummittx.org; 972-484-8900.




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CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES CALIDAD YOUTH PROGRAM
Provides children and young adults with disabilities a place to go after school and during school
holidays. Provides a summer youth program from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Serves age 8-22.
104 Story Ln., San Antonio 78223. Contact: Linda Ponce (210) 659-5857 ext. 202

DEER CREEK ADVENTURE CAMP – FRIENDS WEEK
Camp Barnabas and Deer Creek Adventure Camp team up for one week (Aug. 8 – 13) to bring a
wonderful opportunity for children and adults with developmental disabilities (ages 7-35) to
attend summer camp in Medina, Texas. These campers must be ambulatory and able to
tolerate outdoor activities. Campers share their space and should enjoy being with other
people throughout the day. There is a 1:1 counselor-to-camper ratio for this term. Siblings
welcome this week. Camper siblings have their own special program. While your children will
see one another at camp, they will not share a cabin. This week continues the tradition of a
Christ-centered adventure camp program building confidence and giving children the
opportunity to set goals and reach them while growing in their walk with Christ. Campers enjoy
a variety of activities like canoeing, riding down the zip line, crafts, performing skits, and much
more! Each activity helps build team work and challenges the camper to reach their goals and
have a blast doing it! www.deercreekcamp.com; 830-589-7123.

DOWN HOME RANCH
Ranch Camp is an innovative camp for teens and adults with intellectual disabilities (ages 13
and up) located northeast of Austin in Elgin, TX. www.downhomeranch.org; 1-888-926-2253.

DREAMS FULFILLED THROUGH MUSIC
Music programs for youth and adults with disabilities.
Contact: Mary Kay Archuleta 210-771-5809; www.alamoangels.org.

EVA’S HEROES
Offers an inclusive environment for individuals 14 – 21 years of age to participate in
recreational activities including arts & crafts, sports & outdoor activities, cooking classes, group
games, computer activities, field trips. Program fee $110 weekly. Location: Nellie Reddix
Center, 4711 Sid Katz. 210-694-9090; www.evasheroes.org.
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (extended hours 7:30 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.)

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
Inclusive programming for children who are typically developing or have a special need (limited
spots). 12500 NW Military Hwy.; www.jccsanantonio.org; 210-302-6959.

KINETIC KIDS
Sports and recreation for all abilities. A variety of summer programs at various locations.
www.kinetickidstx.org; 210-748-5867.

MARBRIDGE SUMMER CAMP


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Summer camp at Manchaca, TX designed for individuals ages 16 - 30 with cognitive challenges
or developmental disability. Activities include swimming, hiking, horticulture, team
development, and horseback riding. http://www.marbridge.org/enrichment/summer-
camp.php; 512-282-1144 x413.

MORGAN’S WONDERLAND
The park is the World’s First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park open to children and adults with
disabilities and their families and friends. 877-495-5888 or 210-495-5888;
http://www.morganswonderland.com/.

RESPITE CARE OF SAN ANTONIO
Mother’s Day Out, Family Day Out, Parent’s Night Out, Respite Day Care, Davidson Respite
House, Respite Summer Camp. 319 E. Mulberry. 210-737-1212; www.respitecaresa.org.

R.O.P.E.R. (RIDING OPPORTUNITIES PROMOTING EXCEPTIONAL RIDERS)
R.O.P.E.R. offers horseback riding for individuals with disabilities. Location: 4991 Higdon Rd.
Contact: Sherri Mell, 210-633-2042; http://www.freewebs.com/roperapp/.

THE SADDLE LIGHT CENTER FOR THERAPEUTIC HORSEMANSHIP
The mission is to provide equestrian therapy for children, teenagers and adults with
neurological, orthopedic, learning, emotional or other disabilities. Summer session: June 13 –
August 12. The Retama Equestrian Center, 17560 Old Evans Rd., Selma, TX 78154.
www.thesaddlelightcenter.com; 210-651-9574.

SAN ANTONIO BUSY BODIES
A nonprofit motor behavior program and learning center for children to develop their gross and
fine motor skills, visual perception, ocular motor coordination, sensory integration, cognitive, as
well as social and emotional skills. Students are accepted based upon the initial assessment
and/or consultation with staff, and approval by the director. 11985 Starcrest; 210-545-2840;
www.sabusybodies.org.

SAN ANTONIO PARKS & RECREATION ADAPTED SPORTS & SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM
207-3000; http://www.sanantonio.gov/sapar/summerrecreation.asp. 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sliding scale participant fee.
Summer Youth Program - School Sites
This program is located at more than 40 schools throughout San Antonio. Ages 6 – 12. Games,
arts & crafts, nature activities, science, fine arts, and sports.
Summer Youth Program - Community Centers
This program is located at Community Center sites. Ages 6 – 14.
Teen Connection
Teens ages 13 – 18 stay physically active and involved at one of the Teen Connection program
sites located at middle and high schools around the city.
Adapted Sports & Recreation Program
http://www.sanantonio.gov/sapar/therapeutic.asp?res=1280&ver=true


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SOAR – SUMMER OUTREACH AND RECREATION
Offered by Mission Road Development Center, 8706 Mission Rd., San Antonio 78214. Monday –
Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Kids ages 6 – 17 years with developmental disabilities will enjoy
recreational activities. Lunch and snacks included. Funding available through Bexar MRA for
eligible children. Contact: 334-2427 or www.missionroadministries.org.

TEXAS ELKS CAMP
Located on 8 acres between Luling and Gonzales, Elks Camp provides children with special
needs, between the ages of 7 and 15, with an opportunity to try new things and to make new
friends. There is no fee. Campers are accepted on a “first-come, first-serve” basis.
http://www.texaselkscamp.org/; 830-875-2425.

TEXAS LIONS CAMP
Located at 4100 San Antonio Hwy., Kerrville, TX 78028. The goal of the Texas Lions Camp is to
create an atmosphere wherein campers will learn the "can do" philosophy and be allowed to
achieve maximum personal growth and self-esteem. Lions Districts may sponsor two (2)
campers each, who have Down Syndrome until April 15, 2011; after which, applications will be
accepted on a first come, first served basis until the 75 slots have been filled.
Down Syndrome Camp: July 17 – July 23
http://www.lionscamp.com; 830-896-8500.

TRIPLE-H EQUINE THERAPY CENTER
The mission is to provide people with disabilities and wounded warriors nationally
accredited equine assisted activities and therapy. 791 Backhaus Rd., Pipe Creek, TX 78063. 1-
830-510-9515; www.triplehequitherapy.org/.

UTSA MOTOR DEVELOPMENT CLINIC
Dr. Robbi Beyer, Director; Ages 5 - 13
The free clinic is designed to help children who are experiencing movement problems due to a
lag in the growth and development process, or poor personal social skills, or the inability to
process information. 210-458-2598; rbeyer@utsa.edu.




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