Special Needs Summer Programs

Arc of Southeast Iowa

Programs for children with developmental disabilities between ages 4-18.

2620 Muscatine Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52240
Sheba Francis

Camp Albrecht Acres

Year-round recreational and respite care for individuals of all ages with disabilities

14837 Sherrill Road, Sherrill, IA 52037

Camp Courageous

Year-round recreational and respite care for individuals of all ages with disabilities.

12007 190th Street, Monticello, IA 52310-0418
Stephen Fashacht
319-465-5916, Extension: 2310

Camp Hertko Hollow

Educational and recreational camping program for youth between the ages of 6-18 who have diabetes. Programs include a Family Weekend and a Teen Retreat in April. If you are concerned about your ability to pay for camp, please contact Vivian Murray, as financial assistance may be available.

101 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Ann Wolf, Executive Director

Camp Quality Heartland

A summer camping experience and year-round support program for children with cancer.

P.O. Box 402, Council Bluffs, IA 51502

Easter Seals - Camp Sunnyside

Camp and recreation without barriers for children and adults with disabilities.

401 N.E. 66th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313

Children's Cancer Connection

Children's Cancer Connection serves all families affected by childhood cancer who are living, treated, or diagnosed in the state of Iowa, regardless of treatment outcome. Services include camps & retreats, hospital-based programs, support services and family outings and survivorship services.
Camp Heart Connection Oncology and Sibling Camp offered to children ages 5-18 years of age.

Channon Timm, Program Services Manager
1221 Center Street, Suite 12, Des Moines IA 50309

Mayor's Youth Empowerment Program (MYEP)

MYEP offers programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

407 Highland Court, Iowa City, IA 52240

Summer Treatment and Research (STAR) Program Two for Children with ADHD

The University of Iowa's College of Education and School Psychology Program hosts a comprehensive early intervention program for young children age 6-9 with a diagnosis of ADHD. Comprehensive services provided by faculty and students experienced in working with children include: assessment across behavioral, academic and social areas; functional behavior assessments; medication evaluations; parent education and support.

Dr. John Northup
Location: Lindquist Center, University of Iowa

For more information about this listing of summer programs, contact Family Services or call or 319-335-1371.