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Camp Horizons
South Windham, Connecticut

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860-456-1032
mheimall[AT]horizonsct.org
127 Babcock Hill Road
PO Box 323
South Windham, Connecticut 06266

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 323
South Windham CT 06266

CAMPER AGES: 8-80

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Fun and friendship fill the air during Horizons’ Summer Camp and Weekends in the Country Recreation and Respite overnight camp opportunities! These two camp options are offered for children and adults who have developmental disabilities and are between the ages of 8 and 39 (campers who are 40 and up attend our Masters Program).

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Like other traditional sleep-away camps, Horizons provides a wide variety of enriching and rewarding experiences uniquely designed to promote each camper’s success.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Weightloss, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Science, Academics, and more. We Also Provide Our Campers With A Language Arts Program.

CAMP LOCATION: If you visit Our Camp Website Link: www.horizonsct.org you will find many photos of our camp in action. We are located within 45 minutes of Boston and an 2 hours of NYC.

CAMP FACILITIES: All of our cabins are no more than 8 years old. Each is equipped with heat, air conditioning, and their own bathroom with stalls. Our huge dining hall is only 3 years old and holds our whole summer camp staff and campers. We are located on Lake Probus. We have a basketball court, gymnasium, and an outdoor pool.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Camp & Weekends in the Country are offered at the Horizons' Campus in South Windham, Connecticut. All activities are tailor made for children and adults with developmental disabilities and other special needs over the age of 8. During the summer a special Masters Program is offered for campers over the age of 40.

The staff at Horizons are passionate about what they do and are chosen for their proven abilities. They receive a six-day orientation, ongoing professional development, and regular support from an experienced, hands-on Leadership Team.

The spacious, exquisitely designed Milne Family Commons is the central gathering place: to enjoy healthy meals from a kitchen able to cater to special diets, to shop at the trendy Horizons Trading post, and to join together to celebrate accomplishments. Staff participate in a six day orientation, as well as ongoing staff development groups and weekly staff meetings. Our high rate of returning campers and staff is evidence of the success of Horizons.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have a Weekends in the Country Recreation and Respite Program that runs from September through May. There are 16 theme based weekends.

OTHER CAMP INFO: The Mission of Horizons is
To create and sustain person-centered opportunities for people with special needs where they live, learn, work and play.

Guiding Principles
*We see the whole person with a focus on competence and capacity.
*We specialize in finding the unexpected in people.
*We create options based on each person’s unique needs and preferences.
*We promote independence and success.
*We find solutions.
*We solve problems and overcome barriers.
*We respond to the changing needs of individuals, families, and our community.
*We build outcome-based teams, foster collaboration, cultivate professionals and celebrate accomplishments.
*We maintain supportive environments and renew them to exceed licensing requirements and state regulations.
*We maximize resources, embrace the challenges of creative fundraising, and exercise stewardship focused on a positive future.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: www.horizonsct.org has the complete listing of our Weekends in the Country Recreation and Respite and Summer Camp Dates along with our fees.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Please submit a job application at Our Camp Website Link: www.horizonsct.org if you are interested in Seasonal or Part time positions with Camp, Supported Living, or Supported Employment and Options.


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