Summer Camps and Activities for Exceptional Students!
Updated: Apr 20, 2018
Here is a quick and convenient list of activities your child with special needs can participate in!
Can you believe school will be out in a MONTH?? This year has been flying by and we know how busy schedules are this time of year! To ease the load on you, we wanted compile a list of resources and activities that a child with special needs can participate in this summer! Below you will find a list of organizations in and around the Baton Rouge area:
Gateway Transition Center - comprehensive and intensive programs which are focused on helping young adults on the autism spectrum to be more independent and live a more fulfilled life
Active for Autism Walk - 5K Run/Walk & Fun Fest promotes awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of those affected by autism. This year it will be held May 5th!
AMC Baton Rouge 16 – Sensory Friendly Films – second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month.
BREC Inclusive Recreation - programs which consists of individuals with and without disabilities participating in recreation activities in their community. Some of the activities include:
Adult Interactive Days
For adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities
Run daily from 10am-noon
Interactive Room Tuesday
BREC Camp Sunshine - Camp Sunshine is an exclusive summer camp designed for campers with mental and developmental disabilities
GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship, Baton Rouge - horseback riding for adults and children with special needs
Courageous Kids Softball and Soccer - exclusive sports leagues designed to accommodate children with all types of special needs
Lions Club Camp - free camp for qualifying children with disabilities
The Arc, Baton Rouge - inclusive recreation programs for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Chuck E Cheese Sensory Sundays - sensory friendly experience the first Sunday of every month
-Jessica Waggoner, M.A., CCC-SLP
-Kelly Shay, M.A., CCC-SLP