The Connect with Teens summer camp is designed to promote peer interaction and fun social learning opportunities for Northeast Ohio teens with autism. Teens enjoy age-appropriate activities set up to foster meaningful friendships with others who have the same interests. Summer campers learn the importance of teamwork as they plan and schedule the day’s activities.
Connect with Teens summer camp attendees take part in art activities, play games, cook and have outdoor activities and pool sessions. Hattie Larlham staff encourages an environment of acceptance and helps teen campers feel confident when expressing their preferences and feelings. Connect with Teens summer camp gives teens the opportunity for social interaction with peers with and without autism. This fosters an understanding and acceptance of others.
Hattie Larlham asks that teens attending summer camp bring a lunch, change of clothes and swimsuit each day. Summer campers must be signed in and out by a parent, guardian or designated adult.
Hattie Larlham requires summer camp attendees complete and return a registration form (PDF). Hattie Larlham staff encourages parents to bring interested campers in for a tour and interview.
The cost to attend Connect with Teens summer camp is $200 per camp week. Daily rates are available.