Camps for People with Disabilities

Access to Recreation Day Camp provides recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities.

Depending on the age and needs of the camper, you may also consider registering for a youth summer camp with the support of Inclusion Services.

Access to Recreation Day Camp

Ages 13+. A camp focused on summer fun and friendships! Campers will play games, enjoy physical activities and get creative with arts and crafts in a safe and healthy environment. Fridays will feature a dance party and special treat!

Access to Recreation Day Camp will maintain a 1:3 staff to camper ratio. Drop-off should be no earlier than 9 a.m. and pick-up no later than 3 p.m. 

Time: Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Fee: $215 City resident/$247 Non-resident
Location: Lieser Elementary School (301 S. Lieser Rd.)
Dates: June 28-Aug. 6

  • Week 1: Celebrate Summer
  • Week 2: Beach Week
  • Week 3: Dragons
  • Week 4: Pirates
  • Week 5: Jungle Adventure
  • Week 6: Olympics

Register for Access to Recreation Day Camp 

After registering you will receive an email from ePACT to fill out the participant information form. Check the accommodation box and answer all questions. This form must be filled out seven days prior to attending camp otherwise the participant will be withdrawn from camp.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships that cover 50% of camp tuition are available to eligible Clark County residents, based on family size and household income. If approved, the scholarship is applied to all children and/or people with disabilities within the household. Complete the scholarship application now and if you are approved, the funds will be automatically applied to your account when you register for camp.

Complete the online scholarship application before you register for camps.

*If you have already been approved for Vancouver Parks and Recreation scholarship funding after March 2021, there is no need to apply again. The scholarship discount will be automatically applied at registration

Community Access Day Camp – Not Available

For ages 15-28. This camp is for more active participants capable of walking long distances, learning the C-Tran system and who can provide their own personal care. Camp starts at 9 a.m.
Weekly Fee: TBA
Holiday Week Fee: TBA
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

  • Register for Community Access Day Camp (Registration currently unavailable)

Sensory Camp – Not Available

For ages 5-12. Sensory Camp provides a safe, structured and engaging environment strategically designed for children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) which is part of, but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Ours is the only program in Clark County providing summer recreational program to children with SPD. Sensory camp is a place where these children are able to be themselves and be a part of a community. Given the intensive services needed by campers with SPD, we provide a tailored environment and a ratio of well-trained staff to camper of approximately 1:2. Camp starts at 9:30 a.m.
Weekly Fee: TBA
Holiday Week Fee: TBA
Location: TBA
Dates: TBA

  • Register for Sensory Camp (Registration currently unavailable)

We’re Using ePACT Network

Vancouver Parks and Recreation is now using ePACT for better safety and ease of use.