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2024 Therapeutic Recreation Summer Camps

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services is pleased to offer multiple summer camp options for individuals with special needs this year. 

Spring Break Inclusion Camp

A camp for children ages 6-16 years with and without special needs looking for peer engagement during their spring break. Campers will enjoy playing games, doing crafts and other activities during the day. Limited personal care will be available for medications and personal hygiene. This camp will not go on any field trips or offer transportation.

Activity # 471931 
Location: Southern Community Center
Date: Monday - Thursday, March 25-28
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Camp Calvert 

Camp Calvert is  a four week summer camp for children and youth ages 5-21 years (camper must be 5 by the start of camo – no exceptions!) with various disabilities to participate in the same beneficial and fun programs found at a traditional camp. Personal care will be available for medications, g-tubes and personal hygiene. Campers will need to bring a lunch and water bottle each day. Field Trips will be offered two to three times per week.

Bus transportation to and from camp will be available from both ends of the County stopping at multiple pick-up locations. 

Camp will run Monday-Friday, June 24 - July 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (No camp July 4) at the Calvert Country School. Cost is $700 per camper. Activity # 573990

TR  Teen Adventure Camp

This teen camp is for individuals ages 13-21 years who have functioning disabilities that affect their social and emotional abilities. This camp promotes appropriate peer interaction, communication and community integration through field trips and activities. Registrants must be able to participate with minimal assistance. NO PERSONAL CARE WILL BE PROVIDED. Campers will need to bring a lunch and water battle each day.

Bus transportation to and from camp will be available from both ends of the County stopping at multiple pick-up locations.  

Camp will run Tuesdays and ThursdaysJune 24-July 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (No camp July 4) at the Calvert Country School. Cost is $450 per camper. Activity # 575991

Varsity Crew Add On Package
TR Teen Adventure campers have the option to attend five days a week with our add on package. Campers must be registered for TR Adventure Camp on Tuesdays and Thursdays to register for Varsity Crew on Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. No personal care will be provided. A minimum of four campers must register for this activity for the add-on package to be offered.

Varsity Crew will run Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 24-July 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (No camp July 4) at the Calvert Country School. Cost is $250 per camper (in addition to TR Teen Adventure Camp Fee). Activity # 575991

TR Aquatic Camp

This camp is for individuals ages 8-18 years with special needs. Participants will meet at the Hall Aquatic Center daily for a week of aquatic activities. Campers will participate in group swim lessons, crafts, water safety activities, aquatic exercise and open swim. Campers will need to bring all necessary swim gear, including sunscreen, as well as a lunch. Campers must be able to participate with minimal assistance. 

Camp will run Monday-Friday, July 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at  Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center (Activity # 571995) . Cost is $150 per camper. 

TR Tot Camp

This camp is designed to allow children ages 3-5 years with various disabilities to attend a week-long, half-day camp. Children will participate in traditional camp games, crafts, sports and fitness activities. Campers must bring their own lunch. Children in diapers or pull ups will be accepted. 

Two camp sessions will be offered.

Session A will run Monday - Friday, July 29-Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mt. Hope Community Center  in Sunderland (Activity # 574990). Cost is $100 per camper.

Session B will run Monday - Friday, July 29-Aug. 2  from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southern Community Center in Lusby (Activity # 574991). Cost is $100 per camper.

Summer Daze Inclusion Camp

This camp is for all children ages 6 to 16 years of age and will cater to those looking for a typical summer camp experience while also incorporating activities geared toward those with special needs. This camp provides on-site activities (no field trips).Campers will meet  each Friday at the TBD location for swimming. Registration must be completed in person at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center.

Multiple sessions will be offered at two locations:

TBD (Activity #571932)
Section A: July 29-Aug. 2  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $125
Section B: Aug. 5-9-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $125

Appeal Elementary School (Activity #571933)
Section A: July 29-Aug. 2  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $125
Section B: Aug. 5-9-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $125

CCPR Cool Kids Camp

This camp is available for inclusion in all areas of the County. TRS will assist with accommodations for those who would like to participate with fellow peers; however, campers must be able to adhere to camp rules with minimal assistance. Additional staff would offer support to keep the child on task and reminding to follow the rules of all campers of appropriate behavior. If the camper is not compliant with participation or has an acting out behavior that impacts the camp activities, a parent would be called and the camp discipline procedures would be followed. Staff would not be able to offer bathroom assistance or changing. Cool Kids Camp runs Monday-Friday, June 18-August 9 (no camp 6/19 and 7/4) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at multiple locations throughout the County. Please contact TRS to see if this is an option for your child. 

All camps require pre-registration. Please contact TRS by phone at 410-535-1600 ext. 8204 or 8205 to register. Parent or guardian must complete and return the registration form before registration is considered complete.


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