Availability: June 19 - July 28, 2017 / Monday - Friday, 9:30am to 3:00pm
Fees: $350 a week with financial assistance available.
Camp Happiness provides social, recreational & educational services during the summer months to children ages 5-21 with cognitive & other developmental disabilities.
Camp Happiness Locations:
Camp Happiness in Cleveland/Old Brooklyn
St. Leo the Great
4900 Broadview Rd., Cleveland
Camp Happiness in Wickliffe
Ctr. for Pastoral Leadership
28700 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe
- Provides a safe & enjoyable experience
- Creates an awareness of community & spirituality
- Is a resource of respite
- Develops plans to assist in the child’s development
- Can be an Extended School Year option
- 5 days a week; 9:30am to 3:00pm
- Waiver Approved
- Transportation may be available to those in need
Staff are trained professional educators, college students & high school seniors, individuals with & without disabilities.
Campers love to participate in fun games, arts & crafts, swimming, field trips and so much more! At Summer Field Day, participants enjoy food, music, friendly contests and prizes! Campers have FUN all summer long!
Catholic Camping Programs
Camp Happiness works with other summer programs offered by the Diocese of Cleveland in an effort to provide a broad spectrum of programming and inclusion opportunities for persons with disabilities.
Catholic Charities in Summit County offers both residential (Christopher Discovery Camp) and day camp (SumFun) for persons with developmental disabilities. Some individuals who are higher functioning are integrated into the regular camp program. 1-800-CYO-CAMP or 1-330-376-2267 or visit their website.
Augustine Rainbow Camp is a 5-week program in an inclusive setting at St. Augustine Church in the Tremont area of Cleveland for campers ages 5 to 13. Rainbow Camp includes children with and without disabilities; including those who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind & those with mild cognitive disabilities. 216-781-5530.