Adaptive Recreation Camp Utah

Fun For All Abilities

Discover your unique abilities while making lasting friendships and social connections at camp with the National Ability Center! Our adaptive recreation camps are the perfect place to build relationships, strengthen physical agility and develop recreational skills, while having the time of your life.

Whether you are a teen with a visual impairment or an individual with autism, you can find a camp specifically designed for your different abilities and needs. We work with all populations and ages, and offer summer camps, winter camps and adaptive sports camps throughout the year.

Ask us about designing your own camp experience with our custom group opportunities for individuals and families!


Register For Camp!

Camp Resource


2017 Summer/Fall Camps

Crusaders Camp

For campers with cognitive and developmental disabilities! Ages 8–18 unless otherwise noted.  Learn more about Discovery Camps.

June 12–16 (Crusaders & Adventurers)
June 19–23
July 17–20
August 7–11
August 14–18

Crusaders Overnight Camp

For campers with cognitive and developmental disabilities! Stay overnight in our on-site lodge and enjoy outdoor activities with the National Ability Center! Ages 18+ unless otherwise noted.  Learn more about Discovery Camps.

July 8–12   (Teens overnight)
August 24–29
October 21-22


Adventurers Camp

Summer Camps specially designed for campers on the autism spectrum. Ages 8–18 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

June 12–16 (Crusaders & Adventurers)
July 17–20
August 7–11

Adventurers Intro To Overnight Camp

Practice what it will be like to stay overnight before a one night stay in the Lodge at the National Ability Center. For campers on the autism spectrum, ages 16-24. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

June 19–23  (day camp with one overnight)


Camp Ultimate (Crusaders & Adventurers)

For campers with autism, cognitive or developmental disabilities who have been to the National Ability Center before.  Off-site activities designed for teens and young adults. Ages 18+. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

August 14–18


Kids Rock The World

An outdoor summer camp for campers with diabetes, ages 11–16 and a buddy.

July 31–August 2 (day camp)


Action Camp Overnight

Paralympic sport training-focused camp for campers with visual impairments or physical disabilites. Action Camps support the development of young athletes. Ages 12-18. Campers are invited to bring a friend or sibling. Learn more about Action Camps.

June 26-30  (overnight)

Apply now! We will call you to assess whether this camp is a fit for you.


Camp X-treme

An overnight camp for teens with physical/visual disabilities. Experience horseback riding, rafting, rock climbing, pedaling on tandem and adaptive bikes. X-treme is a great match for all levels and abilities, ages 12-18. Learn more about Camp X-treme!

July 25–29


Camp Giddy-Up

A horsemanship-focused camp designed to facilitate shared experiences for people both with and without disabilities. Campers of all abilities. Ages 8–18 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about Camp Giddy-Up!

June 19–22
June 26–28
July 10–14
July 17–19
July 31–August 4
August 7–11
August 14–18


Siblings Camp

These camps are designed for children with disabilities to be able to experience camp alongside their siblings!

July 5–7 (ages 8–12)
July 25–28 (Teens–ages 12–18)

Siblings Intro To Camp

For  younger children, first-time campers or those needing a shorter camp day. Campers are invited to bring a friend or sibling of any ability to join them in all camp activities. Ages 6-8.

July 5–7


Register For Camp!

Questions? Contact Andrea Thompson: 435.649.3991 x607.

Coming to camp?

Visit our Camp Resource Page for tools to help your camper prepare for camp activities and general descriptions of the camps we offer throughout the year.

Camp Resource