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What is the Camper Worker Program? – Summer Camp
Special Needs Job Training Programs.

Summer Camp Special Needs Job Training Programs

What is the Camper Worker Program? – Summer Camp Special Needs Job Training Programs.   At Camp Lee Mar we offer a well-rounded program of traditional camp activities, complemented by social skills training and job training.  As our senior campers move through their traditional academic program, job coaching is introduced into their programming at around Continue Reading…

Camp For Special Needs Children – What our campers
wish you knew!

What Every Special Needs Summer Camper Wishes You Knew

Camp For Special Needs Children – What our campers wish you knew!   Please don’t yell when you speak to me. My learning differences do not impair my hearing. Please be patient with me and give me a little extra time to process what you said to me.  Sometimes using less words in your instructions Continue Reading…

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Summer Camp for Children with Down syndrome helps campers build life skills

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month – How Camp for kids with Down syndrome helps our campers to build life skills.   October is national Down syndrome awareness month. At Camp Lee Mar we have many great campers who happen to have Down syndrome. Our program is designed to help every camper reach their full potential Continue Reading…

Summer Programs For Kids With Special Needs – How we help our
campers cope with transitions.

Transition can be stressful especially for children with special needs

Summer Programs For Kids With Special Needs – How we help our campers cope with transitions. Change and transitions can be hard for everyone!  Times of change and transition can be stressful and difficult especially for children with special needs and their families. A camper who craves stability and routine can take a while to Continue Reading…

5 Ways to prepare your child for a residential special needs camp
experience

Prepare your child for a residential special needs camp experience

5 Ways to prepare your child for a residential special needs camp experience Once you have made the decision to send your child to Camp Lee Mar you are now ready to start planning and packing for the summer. Here are a few tips regarding getting ready for a summer at camp: Be organized – Continue Reading…

Touring a Summer camp for children with special needs!

Fun-filled summer camp for children with special needs

Summer camp for children with special needs – What happens when you take a tour of Camp Lee Mar? Summer Camps for children with special needs are an amazing experience for children! It is a great way for children to experience independence away from home, learn new skills and make amazing friends in a supported Continue Reading…

Why Our Speech Therapy Programs and Camps are so Successful?

Key reasons our social skills and speech therapy programs are so successful

Why are Camp Lee Mar’s Speech Therapy Programs and Speech Therapy Camps so Successful? Communication and speech-related challenges vary from camper to camper at Lee Mar. Some campers may have limited verbal communication, other campers may love to talk, but have difficulty holding a conversation, staying on the conversation topic, or have difficulty understanding body Continue Reading…

Working at Summer Camps For children with special needs

Everything you need to know about working at the best summer camp

Are you interested in working at Summer Camps For children with special needs? – Everything you need to know about interviewing and working at Camp Lee Mar. “Camp Lee Mar is an incredibly special place, I have been privileged enough to work here for two summers now. There is so much love, hard work and Continue Reading…

How to help your special needs kids process their summer
experience

Amazing summer experience at summer programs for special needs kids

Summer programs for special needs kids – How to help your child process their summer experience. Although it is tempting to question your child about their summer at Camp Lee Mar the minute they arrive home, the reality is that it can take a little while for a child to truly process the effects and Continue Reading…

A Camp Friendship Circle – The Sense of Belonging and Comradery

Children Learn the Sense of Belonging and Comradery with us

A Camp Friendship Circle – The Sense of Belonging and Comradery Camp Lee Mar has an amazing speech, social skills and academic program. It is such a strong program that many parents feel that their camper learns more in the seven weeks at Camp Lee Mar than they do during the school year! The best Continue Reading…