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Special Camps Overnight Camp for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Ages 23 and Up in Ingelside


Sunday, June 2, 2024    
All Day


Camp Red Leaf
26710 W. Nippersink Road, Ingleside, IL

Event Type

Overnight camp opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and older

Special Camps is an overnight, all-volunteer-run camp for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

While families and caregivers get a week-long respite, trained staff and 24-hour nursing provide a safe place for campers to explore new opportunities encouraging independence, self-esteem and friendships.

Special Camps 2024 overnight sessions will be held on:

  • June 2 – 7 for adult campers ages 23 and up
  • June 9 – 14 for campers ages 8 to 22 (Campers will be in a group for ages 8 – 13 or 14 – 23)

This year’s Special Camps will be held at Camp Red Leaf in Ingleside where campers will enjoy activities including:

  • Swimming in a heated pool
  • A rope course,climbing wall and zipline
  • Archery and outdoor sports
  • Canoeing and fishing
  • Arts and crafts
  • Hayrides, campfire songs and s’mores

The cost is $450 per session. Partial scholarships may be available.

See the Special Camps flyer for more details.

Follow these instructions to register for Special Camps on their website.

If you have questions or trouble registering, please contact Colleen McDonald at (630) 690-0944 or