Meet Our Campers

Akeela campers are completing grades 3 – 10 and are excited about a camp experience that supports their social growth. Many have been diagnosed with Asperger’s, NVLD or a similar neurodiverse profile. At Akeela, they truly belong and find lifelong friends.

All About Akeela

A three-and-a-half week sleep-away camp in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont. Campers live in cabins with up to 8 peers and 4 counselors. Our traditional New England camp program includes arts, outdoor adventure & ropes course, athletics, pool & lakefront aquatics, and much more!

Our Other Programs

In addition to our camps for grades 3 – 10, Beyond Akeela prepares 10th – 12th graders for life after high school, with an emphasis on social skills, independence, college readiness and FUN! Family Camp is a one-week camp in mid-August for the entire family!

We are now accepting application for Summer 2024 and spots are filling quickly!
See our How to Apply page for more information.

Connect With Our Directors

Why Choose Camp Akeela

When neurodivergent kids and teens come together in a traditional camp setting, amazing things happen. Being surrounded by other quirky peers and staff members who really “get” them allows campers to be the best versions of themselves. This sense of belonging and community – paired with ongoing, informal coaching from our skilled counselors – leads to unmatched growth in social skills, executive functioning, self-advocacy, independence, flexibility, and so much more!

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Our Families Say
The small setting and high counselor-to-camper ratio were great. The staff was fantastic. It’s hard to find a camp for an older child who wants to attend for the first time and Akeela was a great experience for Chris.