Camp for Children who are Blind or have Low Vision
JCC Brooklyn and Hellen Keller Services Presents Camp for Children who are Blind or have Low Vision
The Camp for Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired is covered by the generous donations of the Lavelle Foundation for the Blind, The Butler Foundation, and New York Community Trust as well as our very own Board of JCC Brooklyn, JCC Brooklyn Families, and Supporters.
JCC Brooklyn Camp for Blind Youth is the first-of-its-kind day camp in Brooklyn designed specifically for children who are blind or have Low vision ages 7 through 14. We’re proud to launch this program in partnership with Helen Keller Services for the Blind, a leading national organization that provides a range of services to people with blindness or vision loss. Inclusiveness is central to the JCC Brooklyn mission, and we’re committed to making sure that the kids who participate in our Camp for Children who are Blind or have Low Vision have the same high-quality, enriching, and fun summer experience as kids in any of our day camp programs.
Our experienced instructors are passionate about teaching and inspiring kids to embrace the wonders of Summer Camp. They will guide your child through each activity, offering personalized attention and support every step of the way.
- Build confidence and problem-solving skills
- Express their creativity and imagination
- Make new friends and have fun!
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to give your child an unforgettable summer experience.
ABOUT OUR FACILITY:
Our camp takes place outdoors on the country-like campus of the Ft. Hamilton Army Base in the heart of Bay Ridge, where the campers have access to our 177-acre facility with Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, outdoor basketball courts, fields for baseball and soccer, indoor gymnasium with basketball and racquetball courts, outdoor playground, private eight lanes air-conditioned bowling alley, 400-seat surround sound movie theater, arcades, full-size auditorium with stage and café on site.
Please visit our FAQ page for more information about the Summer 2023 season!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-407-6377 for any questions you may have, and a member of our team will be happy to assist.
Summer 2023 Dates
Week 1: August 7-11, 2023
Week 2: August 14-18, 2023
8:00 am to 9:00 am – Commute to Camp
9:00 am to 4:00 pm – At Camp!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Commute to Home
A $100 Registration Fee will apply as a deposit and is entirely refundable upon the completion of the camp (08/18/2023).
**Refunds will be distributed after 09/01/2023. If the child does not attend the camp, deposits will not be refunded.
Transportation is FREE of charge. For a list of bus stops, click here.
The Camp for Children who are Blind or Have Low Vision is covered by the generous donations of the Lavelle Foundation for the Blind, The Butler Foundation, and New York Community Trust, as well as our very own Board of JCC Brooklyn, JCC Brooklyn Families, and Supporters.