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Job Training and Special Needs Summer Programs – Campers
interview, keep down a job and can even get
fired – Why is our Job Training Program so successful?

Special Needs Children at Job Training Program Camp Lee Mar

Job Training and Special Needs Summer Programs – Campers interview, keep down a job and can even get fired – Why is our Job Training Program so successful?   At Camp Lee Mar we have a wonderful job training program which seems to be unique among special needs summer programs. Our assistant director and academic Continue Reading…

What is a Functional Academic Program? – Camp For Special
Needs Children

Functional Academic Program for special needs children

What is a Functional Academic Program? – Camp For Special Needs Children   When parents consider registering their child for a summer at Camp Lee Mar they have usually reviewed our website and are looking for a summer of fun, life skills, and education for their child.  We discuss their child’s I.E.P., speech and academic Continue Reading…

Summer Camp Special Needs Swim Programs

Summer camp special needs swim programs help children with swim

Summer camp special needs swim programs – Many of our parents just never thought their children would learn to swim – On Visiting Day these parents are in tears!   One of the most popular baby and child classes attended by parents in the USA are water safety and learn to swim classes.  Not only Continue Reading…

Weight Loss Camps for Children with Special Needs

Weight loss camps for children with special needs

Weight loss camps for children with special needs – What does Camp Lee Mar have to offer?   When first time parents contact us for information about Camp Lee Mar they usually have one of three concerns about their child’s weight.   Their child is regular weight for their age and height and parents want Continue Reading…

Does Camp Lee Mar offer ABA Camp Programs?

ABA for campers on the autism spectrum

Does Camp Lee Mar offer ABA Camp Programs?   Many of our campers have taken part in ABA programs as part of early intervention or school programs. ABA school based programs and ABA camp programs can provide great structure for learning social and emotional skills. Finding a camp program that can continue to develop these Continue Reading…

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…