Camp Belong located in Brooklyn, MI is an ASL immersion camp designed to help students develop leadership skills through experiences with nature, expressive art, music, and dance. Instruction will be in ASL and written English. This camp is for students grades 6-8 who are in mainstream settings and not already in an ASL-immersive school setting, such as a school for the Deaf.
The camp is for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and/or parents to experience the outdoors at the Aspen Camp’s 17 acre property along Snowmass Creek in Colorado. While children will have time to interact with each other and nature, parents will learn alongside their children. Parents or caregivers will also have opportunities to interact with other families in a mutually supportive environment.
Bridging Hands Camps, Inc. located in Germantown, MD. They provide day and overnight camp experiences for children who are deaf/hard of hearing, and children of deaf adults. The camps promote communication access and positive interactions between various groups within the diverse, multicultural, and multilingual deaf community.
Camp located in Greenville, MI serves youth ages 11-17. Building on transitional activities to adulthood, along with typical camp activities. Mixed in with wall-climbing, boating, ropes course, swimming, arts and crafts, nature hikes are leadership training, mock interviews for jobs, perhaps even creating resumes, meeting adult Deaf and hard of hearing role models, and getting to explore bits of their careers.
Located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York, Camp Mark Seven, is a peaceful, welcoming retreat with a vast array of life-affirming educational, recreational and spiritual programs for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or KODA/CODA. CM7, established in 1982, is home to outdoor and waterfront activities such as mountain hiking, kayaking, canoeing and swimming. Fun, adventure, safety, and great camaraderie in ASL are our passion for the campers.
Camp Sol located in Union City, NJ. It is a youth program designed to provide enrichment activities and promote deaf leadership skills. It helps campers build self-confidence and social skills through thrilling, fun-filled activities with other individuals and leaders who are deaf and hard of hearing.
The summer camp program located in Stayton, OR for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, CODAs, and siblings of deaf children. It is a magical world of challenge and excitement where campers learn new skills, set goals, care for the earth and share new experiences with both old and new friends. Taloali campers develop confidence in their abilities as they discover hidden strengths and learn from mistakes. Most of all, campers learn the magic fun, excitement, adventure, challenge, friendship, memories, and much more.
Deaf Camps, Inc. located in Knoxville, MD. It is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of children who are deaf/hard of hearing and children learning American Sign Language. Deaf Camps, Inc. runs camps for deaf children ages 7 to 19, alongside ASL camps for hearing children ages 8 to 18, who learn ASL through lessons and shared activities with deaf peers.
The Gallaudet Summer Youth Camps are designed for middle and high school students up to the age of 19. The programs provide stimulating summer learning and experiential opportunities that blend excitement, education, and enjoyment in a bilingual environment rich in cultural diversity and located just minutes away from the U.S. Capitol.
- GenCyber - University of Alabama Huntsville
- Marine Lab - Key Largo, Florida
- STEM Academy - University of Alabama Huntsville
- STEM in Agriculture - University of Alabama Huntsville
- Summer Transition Program - University of Alabama Huntsville
These camps are offered at no cost to students who are DHH entering grades 9th-12th grade who are at least 15 years old and reside in the southeast.
All onsite camps are located on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. See their website for other programs, competitions, and virtual opportunities with RIT/NTID.
Explore Your Future (EYF): This is a six-day career exploration program at RIT for college-bound high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing who will begin their junior or senior year in fall 2022. This program focuses on personal growth and career awareness for students as they begin to think about college. In EYF, the student receives hands-on experience aimed at increasing their knowledge of career choices. They will learn about their interests and the skills required for success. And develop an understanding of the academic preparation or training required in different fields.
Health Care Careers Exploration Program: The Health Care Careers Exploration Program will help you explore a range of career options in the field and learn about important issues in healthcare. This information can help you select a major when you have chosen a college. The student will be able to attend medical demonstrations, participate in group activities and become certified in CPR/First Aid.
Pre-Employment Transition Services Week: This is a virtual opportunity for college-bound students from different states to gain experience and explore their career interests in STEM fields. This program is available to all eligible high school students at no cost with approval from their state Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Each student will receive a free package filled with cool tech and activities. They will learn more about what their interests are as they look toward a career.
TechGirlz: This is a week-long summer camp for girls who are deaf or hard of hearing entering grades 7, 8, or 9 who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. During the day they will participate in a variety of hands-on activities, like building their own computer to take home; use a state of the art chemistry lab to create a 3-D design; and construct a product with computer assisted drafting; and be a commander on a hands-on mission to Mars. In the evenings they will have opportunities to socialize and enjoy activities on the campus with leaders.
TechBoyz: This is a week-long summer camp for boys who are deaf or hard of hearing entering grades 7, 8, or 9 who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math. During the day they will participate in a variety of hands-on activities, like building their own computer to take home; use a state of the art chemistry lab to create a 3-D design; and construct a product with computer assisted drafting; and be a commander on a hands-on mission to Mars. In the evenings they will have opportunities to socialize and enjoy activities on the campus with leaders.