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Special Needs Adaptive Summer Camps & Activities


Santa Barbara Special Needs Adaptive Programs 2015 SUMMER CAMPS and PLAY DAYS:

For questions contact; or call 805/681-9165 english

Independent Living Skills Boot Camp: 8 weekly sessions: 6/22-8/14, 10 am – 3 pm.  Learn skills in community settings including safety, money management, social skills, public transportation, recreating, cooking, and MORE! or 805/564-5421.

SB Forester/Challenger Baseball Mini Camp:  June, Dates and Times TBA.  Ball games, Skills and Summer Time fun with our local champions, the SB Foresters and Challenger Volunteers . Baseball Buddies available to assist players. Contact or 805/681-9165.

iCan Ride: Bike Camp, Those with disabilities learn to ride without training wheels. iCan Ride is the new name for the “Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp”. For dates and locations of camps, please visit their website at

6th Annual DSASBC Buddy Walk: June 20th, 11 am – 4 pm; Celebrate our children, increase community awareness, and raise funds for our great programs that serve community families of children with disabilities..  Contact or 805/886-4411

Hearts Horse Adventure Camp: 4 sessions: 6/15 – 7/13, 9 am – 1 pm; Learn horseback riding and horsemanship skills; Contact or 805/964-1519.

Evergreen Learning Center: 7 weekly sessions: 6/29 – 8/14; 8:30 am – 12:30 pm; MWF or M-F; a camp led by experienced and professional teachers in the field of Early Childhood Education.  Contact 805/685-7725 or

Camp Chit Chat:  6/8-8/6; Mon – Thurs, 9 am – 4:30 pm; Scottish Rite Speech/Language center; Registration closes April 15th!  Contact or 805/962-8469.

Elings Park Friendship Inclusion Camp for Kids with Special Needs: 6 sessions: 7/6 – 8/10; 1 – 4 pm; Contact or 805/620-7337.

Junior Wheelchair Camp:  7/13-7/17 @ UCSB; for those who need a wheelchair to enjoy sports activities: basketball, soccer, etc.; Contact Rene Van Hoorn at or 805/569-8999 x82102.

Happy Adventure Summer Camp:  7/27-8/7. A day summer enrichment program for persons with developmental disabilities.  Contact or 805/684-5840.

Be Different Summer Camp:  4 week session, 6/29-7/24. Children ages 9-17 learn how to apply their natural abilities to think differently to create new and original technology and media based projects.

Alpha Summer: Runs mid-June through the end of July.  Tues and Thurs afternoons. Contact for more details.

Camp Wheez: 8/10-8/14, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm; A day camp for children with chronic asthma. Contact Margaret at 805/681-7500 x8754.

Santa Barbara Parks and Rec: All programs can be adapted to special needs.  Contact Julie Thomas

Club FitKidz: 19 weekly sessions – 6/15 – 8/21; 9 am – 11:30 am, 1 pm or 3 pm; Sports and fitness activities. Contact or 805/705-1661
Faith Based Day Camps and Vacation Bible Schools: Check our list on

Swim Lessons:

ORCA: 1-week sessions, 7/6-8/31; 9 am – 3 pm; Beach camp with kayaking, tide pools, dolphin days, and more!  Contact 805/448-3308 or

SURF & SAND Day: August at Campus Point Beach. Inclusive of ALL abilities, sponsored by ASASB . or 805/560-3762

MORE than a hundred plus, year round events, activities and information supporting people with special needs at

April 21, 2015

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