Adventure Camp

Adventure Camps

Camps introduce youth to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focus on particular needs and considerations for youth with vision impairment. Campers are taught outdoor and recreational skills to complement their knowledge of the natural world. Younger campers have the opportunity to practice functional, social, mobility and independent living skills, while forming friendships and having fun! Older campers experience cookouts, creative arts, archery, hiking, swimming, a ropes course, horseback riding, zip-lining and more. Campers learn fundamental skills that help them learn, play and grow in a camp atmosphere. Camp helps youth learn independence and social skills to develop into successful teenagers and helps older youth become successful adults.

Experience-Pointe Adventure Camp (ages 19-21)

July 18-23, 2022 

This overnight program is specifically designed for young adults ages 19-21 as they navigate the transition into adult life. The program provides instruction in organization, goal setting, independence, life skills, leadership skills and social skills. Participants will work on building the camp ceremony spot and are in charge of the ceremony preparation.


Amazement-Pointe Adventure Camp (ages 15-18)

July 18-23, 2022 

This overnight program is designed to enhance interpersonal and communication skills while fostering independence, leadership and self-advocacy for youth ages 15-18. Participants will train to take on the responsibilities of being a camp counselor and are matched with a group of youth and a mentor. Together, participants work to create an activity or program to teach younger campers and lead a time capsule project for all campers. Each participant receives 20 community service hours.


Challenge-Pointe Adventure Camp (ages 11-14)

July 18-23, 2022 

This overnight program introduces youth to a variety of traditional outdoor camp experiences, but specifically focuses on particular needs and considerations for youth with vision impairments. Campers learn fundamental skills that help them learn, play and grow in a camp atmosphere. Participants learn independence and social skills to develop into successful teenagers.


Adventure-Pointe Adventure Camp (ages 6-10)

July 19-23, 2022

This non-overnight program provides the opportunity for youth to practice functional, social, mobility and independent living skills, while forming friendships and having fun! All campers learn fundamental skills that help them learn, play and grow in a camp atmosphere with a goal of developing independence and social skills to help become successful teenagers.


Volunteer

Interested in volunteering for Adventure Camps? Volunteers provide children with vision loss opportunities to use imagination and creativity in a fun and casual learning environment. Volunteers are a critical partner with helping support our Youth Services programs.



“I do not let challenges hold me back anymore because of Alphapointe.”

“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 Lexi Holsapple

For more information call 816-237-2060 or email Lexi at lholsapple@alphapointe.org. Fields with an asterisk are required. 

Contact Youth Services EYE Program

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