Summer Day Camp

M-NASR Camps

M-NASR provides a variety of camps for children and teens with special needs. We offer four different day camps for individuals aged 3-22 as well as an after–camp program. A staff ratio of at least 1:4 allows for individual attention, a structured environment and a safe, happy summer camp experience for all. For more information about Summer Camp at M-NASR, please contact Lauren Ruiz at 847-966-5522 ext. 3013 or lruiz@mnasr.org.

 

When can I begin registering?

 

Registration for M-NASR Summer Day Camps begins in April and continues throughout the summer based on availability. We have a variety of different camps from which to choose.

 

Play Days - 3-7 years

 

Our summer days will be filled with fun at Play Days camp! This camp is specially designed for 3-7 year olds and will provide opportunities to continue developing early childhood skills. With a Therapeutic Recreation focus, we'll improve social skills, increase confidence, learn new recreation skills and develop independent thinking skills. Through games, art, music, sports, science, swimming and much more, your child's abilities will shine brighter than ever before! Note: Half-day and transportation options are available for this camp.

 

Quest to Shine - 8-13, 14-22 Years

 

We're on a quest to shine through art, games, music, sports, science, swimming and so much more! This afternoon camp will bring a Therapeutic Recreation focus to every day fun while increasing your child's social skills, self-awareness and independent thinking skills. Your child's abilities will shine brighter than ever before at Quest to Shine camp! Note: 3 p.m. transportation is available for this camp.

 

Discovering Abilities – 8-13, 14-22 Years

 

Discovering Abilities is our focus at this camp as we participate in games, art, music, sports, science, swimming and much more! With a Therapeutic Recreation emphasis, we'll improve social skills, increase self-awareness, develop new recreation skills and increase independence. Your child's abilities will shine brighter than ever before! Note: Half-day and transportation options are available for this camp.

 

Teen Connections – 13-22 Years

 

Making connections is a big part of being a teen, and at this camp we'll assist our teens at connecting with their peers and the community! With field trips focused on fun and trying new recreational activities as well as outings that will emphasize increasing social skills, self-awareness and independence in the community, your teen's abilities will shine brighter than ever before! This camp will have a Therapeutic Recreation focus and will also enable growth through games, art, music, sports, science, swimming and much more! Note: No transportation is available for this camp.

 

Sun Setters 3-7, 8-13,14-22 Years

 

Community outings are the name of the game at this after-camp program! With a Therapeutic Recreation focus and three field trips per week, your child will be able to experience our community as they increase their social skills, self-awareness and independence. From local parks and pools to a variety of new recreation activities, campers will find their favorite places to go and gain confidence and comfort with each new experience. These field trips combined with games, art, music, sports and science activities on our in-house days will enable your child's abilities to shine brighter than ever before! Note: Transportation is available to this camp from Play Days and Discovering Abilities camps.

 

 

Camp Sessions 2018

 

Week 1 June 11-June 15,
Week 2 June 18-June 22,
Week 3 June 25-June 29,
Week 4 July 2-July 6 (CXL All Camps off July 4; Discovering Abilities July 4, 5, & 6),
Week 5 July 9-July 13,
Week 6 July 16-July 20,
Week 7 July 23-July 27,
Week 8 July 30-Aug. 3.