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