Adventure Camp

Adventure Camps

Adventure Camp provides a summer camp experience to children with vision impairments.

Adventure Day Camp

Camp introduces kids, ages 6-10, to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focuses on particular needs & considerations for youth with vision impairment. Campers are taught outdoor and recreational skills to complement their knowledge of the natural world. Campers will have the opportunity to practice functional, social, mobility, and independent living skills while forming friendships and having fun!  Youth learn fundamental skills that help them learn, play and grow in a camp atmosphere.  Camp helps kids learn independence and social skills to develop into successful teenagers. Adventure Day Camp 2019: July 22-26 2019 Register here.


Adventure Residency Camp

Adventure Residency camp a week-long over night camp for kids ages 11-18 introduces kids to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focuses on particular needs & considerations for youth with vision impairment. Campers are taught outdoor and recreational skills to complement their knowledge of the natural world. Kids will experience cookouts, creative arts, archery, hiking, swimming, a ropes course, horseback riding, zip lining, and Beep Baseball training. Campers will have the opportunity to practice functional, social, mobility, and independent living skills while forming friendships and having fun!  Youth learn fundamental skills that help them learn, play and grow in a camp atmosphere.  Camp helps kids learn independence and social skills to develop into successful adults. Adventure Residency Camp 2019: July 15-19, 2019 Register here.

Counselor in Training Program

Youth from ages 14 and older can be enrolled into a complementary C.I.T. Program (Counselors in Training). This unique program is designed to enhance interpersonal and communication skills while fostering independence and self-advocacy. All CIT’s will be matched with a mentor who has successfully completed CIT the previous year. Together they will work to come up with an activity or program to teach the rest of the campers the final day of Adventure Camp.


“My PE class excludes me from that kind of stuff. To be able to play is pretty cool.”
“Alphapointe makes their stuff fun for all ages.”
“A great way to experience many different things.”
“Everyone here is unique in their own way and each has come with their own amazing story.”

Contact Jake McLaughlin

For more information call 816-237-2059 or email Jake at jmclaughlin@alphapointe.org.

Contact Youth Services EYE Program

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