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    Keshet: Camp Programs

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: One Week, Two Weeks, Four Weeks, Other, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Special Needs
    • Sub-Categories: Autism Spectrum, Youth Outreach
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    With Keshet support, kids, teens and young adults thrive at day and overnight camps. Whether learning a new swim stroke or participating in a talent show, camp provides the ideal setting for campers to continue growing, learning, socializing and, of course, having fun. Keshet sets the stage for creating lifelong memories and friendships.

    Keshet ensures that everyone is included

    We partner with agencies throughout Chicago to ensure that we provide our campers with fully integrated camp experiences. We proudly serve ages K-22 in a wide variety of capacities.  Whether you are looking for a short camp that is just a few hours per day, or a longer, traditional camp experience, we have the program for you!

    Model of inclusion

    Keshet is a national leader in facilitating inclusive camp programs where campers with disabilities participate to the greatest possible extent in the full camp experience. Campers with and without disabilities do all camp activities together, eat together and, at overnight camp, live together.

    Personalized support

    Campers with developmental disabilities or other complex needs benefit from Keshet’s expertise in providing individualized accommodations, behavioral supports and one-on-one care. Each camp site has a Keshet site director and/or inclusion coordinator who works closely with staff to make sure each camper’s individual needs are met.

    The right fit

    Keshet works with outstanding partner camps and organizations that are deeply committed to promoting inclusion. With 18 day and overnight camp locations, Keshet has a camp program that fits nearly any interest, special need and background. We are proud to partner with JCC Chicago day and overnight camps, Junior Gan Israel, Camp Nageela Midwest and Ramah Day Camp.