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!


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2016 Summer/Spring Camps

(download a camp schedule)


Crusaders Camp

Campers with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Ages 8–18 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

June 6–10 (Crusaders & Adventurers)
June 13–17
June 27–July 1 (Teens overnight—ages 14-18)
August 8–11
September 9–12 (Young adults overnight—ages 18-30)


Adventurers Camp

Campers on the autism spectrum. Ages 8–18 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

June 6–10 (Crusaders & Adventurers)
June 20–24
July 25–29 (Teens & Young adults—ages 16–24)
August 8–11


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 and Overnight Camps.

June 13-17 (Teens & Young adults—ages 16–24)


Camp Ultimate (Adventurers & Crusaders)

For campers with autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities who have been to the National Ability Center before.  This day camp features off-site activities designed for teens and young adults. Ages 16-24. Learn more about Discovery Camps.

August 18-19 


Kids Rock The World

Campers with diabetes, ages 11–16 and a buddy. Learn more about Kids Rock the World Camps.

August 1–3 (day camp)


Intro To Action Day Camp

Introduction to Paralympic sport-focused camp for campers with physical and visual disabilities. Ages 8–13. Campers are invited to bring a friend or sibling. Learn more about Action Camps.

June 20-24


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.

July 6-10  (overnight)


Camp X-Treme (Physical and Visual Disabilities)

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 16-19


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 20–24
June 27–July 1
July 6–8
July 18-22
July 25–29 (Teens—ages 12-18)
August 8–11


Siblings Camp

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

July 12–14 (8–12)

July 12–14 (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 25-28

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