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About Camp Services

Our camps and recreation resources provide information on recreational programs and camps designed for individuals with autism. These resources can help families find opportunities for their loved ones with autism to socialize, learn new skills, and have fun.


Center for Health Care Services-CALIDAD Youth Program

  • 210.261.3700

  • 227 W. Drexel, SATX 78210

  • Vocational Program and Day Habilitation Provides children and young adults with disabilities a place to go during school holidays and summer; programming 8:30a – 2:30p, however, drop off available as early as 7:30a and pick up as late as 4:00p. Serves age 8-21.

Children’s Association for Maximum Potential - C.A.M.P

  • 210.671.5411

  • PO Box 27086, San Antonio TX, 78227

  • 515 Skyline Drive, Center Point, TX 78010

  • Summer camp for Adults and Children with disabilities; Parents’ Night Out and Family Day-Out Programs, weekend respite winter and spring; for children with any type of disability; non-disabled siblings are welcome.

Small Hands Big Hearts Pediatric Therapy

  • 210.305.4144

  • 404 Racquet Club Blvd. Bedford, Texas 76022

  • In-Home sensory integration therapy, camp, and Parent’s Night Out activities. Except most major insurances and Medicaid.

Special Reach

  • 210.784.7478

  • 6851 Citizens Pkwy, SA TX 78269

  • Special Reach is a respite program that provides summer enrichment programs and after-school clubs where children with special needs, ages 6-18, can foster independence by building social skills, improve physical fitness, and developing healthy outlets for stress reduction through structured, fun activities. Kids and Teen Party Nights! 6:30-9:30 PM on Friday nights, siblings (6 years & older) are welcome.



  • 210.228.0351

  • 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

  • AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don't forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

Animal Botanical Special Needs Summer Camp

  • 210.536.1400

  • 555 Funston, SA TX 78209

  • This multi-themed, five-day camp is for youth ages 7-19 with special needs. Animal Botanical activities include education on animals and plants living in the garden, crafts, recreation and music; camp activities take place in the Garden and the air- conditioned Auld House; weekly Saturday classes available. There are two camps available, one for ages 7-12 and the other ages 13-19. Hours are 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. Pricing for garden members is $172 and for non-garden members it’s $190. Register online. Call Timothy with any questions.

Barshop Jewish Community Center

  • 210.302.6820

  • 12500 NW Military Hwy., SA TX 78231

  • Offers two different four-week, inclusive camp sessions for children ages 5 and older, with different sessions. Each day campers will learn from our Red Cross Swim Instructors as well as weekly arts & crafts, drama, music, Israeli culture, sports, nature, and small group and all-camp activities. Kabbala Shabbat will be celebrated every Friday.


  • 210.212.4453

  • 2800 Broadway St., San Antonio, TX 78209

  • Your child's curiosity knows no bounds and there are no limits to what they can do. The DoSeum Beyond Limits is our revitalized program created to meet the needs of all of San Antonio's children, no matter how big or how small those needs may be. At The DoSeum Beyond Limits, we create a peaceful environment of inclusivity that supports children of all needs—providing a spectrum of possibilities as diverse and vibrant as the children we serve. Take a break from the chaos of everyday life and enjoy an afternoon of quality time with new opportunities and accommodations specialized to support your family's needs. It is our mission to serve as a place where every child can play & learn—empowering them to excel beyond the ordinary and achieve the extraordinary.


  • 210.762.4359

  • 15915 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78257

  • All Abilities Night at iFLY is a unique event that makes the dream of flight a reality for those in the special needs community. This program has been custom designed for those with physical and cognitive challenges to create an environment of support and inclusion, while focusing on making what seems impossible, possible. If you have someone in your life that is unable to participate in able-bodied activities but still wants to be challenged and push their limits, this is the perfect event to join.

Magik Theatre

  • 210.227.2751

  • 420 South Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205

  • The Magik Theatre offers sensory-friendly performances for patrons on the autism spectrum or with other cognitive disabilities. During a sensory-friendly performance, house lights are kept on, sound levels are lower, audience members are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance, a designated quiet area is provided, outside snacks are permitted, and audience numbers are kept smaller, to offer an experience that will be both enjoyable and comfortable.

Morgan’s Wonderland

  • 210.495.5888

  • 5223 David Edwards Dr., SA TX 78233

  • Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of accessible rides, attractions and activities for every one and all are welcome!

Santikos Entertainment

  • 210.201.2622

  • Silverado, Rialto, Mayan Palace, Embassy & Casa Blanca 1ST & 3RD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 6PM (Auditorium opens at 5:30pm) Santikos Sensory Friendly Screenings is a specially designed movie experience to serve guests with intellectual special needs or other challenges, who seldom get to attend a movie night out. The auditoriums feature brighter lighting, lower sound, shorter previews and most importantly it provides an accepting environment for families needing extra accommodations.

San Antonio Aquarium

  • 210.310.3210

  • 6320 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX 78238

  • Call for details regarding specific dates and times of sensory friendly events.

We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym- San Antonio

  • 210.659.9330

  • 932 Coronado Blvd., Universal City, TX 78148

  • Our gym provides children with a safe, nurturing, and fun environment to foster learning, exploration and safe sensory experiences. Services include: Open Play, We Rock Care, Classes, Birthday Parties, Private Play Dates, Special Events and Field Trips.


SAFIRE (San Antonio Fitness, Independent and Recreational Environment)

  • 210.236.7662

  • 11111 Iota Dr., SA, TX 78217

  • No more sitting around all summer wondering what is available for your individual with intellectual disabilities age 14+. Each day SAFIRE will offer large group recreation games, individual workout programs and a social experience like no other; must be able to function in a 1:8 ratio of staff to clients and participate in small group games appropriately. Cost: $125.00 weekly. Summer Camp: Daily Weekly or Monthly Enrollment, extended hours available.


All American All Star

  • 210.204.6620

  • 5902 Sunrise Bend, SA TX 78240

  • All American All Stars Contact: Helena Delgado

Any Body Can

  • 210.227.0170

  • 217 Howard, SA TX78212

  • Any Body Can is a daily exercise program designed specifically for people with unique learning abilities. Any Body Can strives to promote optimal health, physical fitness, and inclusion of individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities (Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and more) through the offerings of recreational fitness, fitness exploration, support and education. Your child and family will receive weekly visits from Adaptive Fitness Specialists, consultations from a Physical Therapist, dietician visits for nutrition education, Any Body Can Exercise Kit, Wellness Navigator/Journal, and an Individualized fitness agenda. The Any Body Program is available to all families with a school- aged child diagnosed with a developmental disability. All services provided are free of cost, and we serve residents in Bexar and Comal counties.

Autism on the Seas

  • Group and individual travel (cruise) for adults and families dealing with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and all cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities

Barshop Jewish Community Center

  • 210.302.6820

  • 12500 NW Military Hwy., SA TX 78231

  • Offers soccer, basketball, tennis, tee-ball, aquatics, flag football, fencing, soccer; also offers individual and family memberships. We offer an inclusive summer day-camp program for child with special needs.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

  • 210.225.6322

  • 10843 Gulfdale St., SA, TX, 78216

  • For more than 100 years; Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network; Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful; monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”); ages 6 through 18; in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Boy Scouts of America

  • 210.341.8611

  • 2226 NW Military Hwy, SA TX 78213

  • Contact: Pilar Colon-Martin Alamo Area Council-583

Brunswick Thousand Oaks Bowl

  • 210.654.0031

  • 4330 Thousand Oaks, SA TX 78217

  • Offers Saturday morning bowling league for individuals with disabilities

Busy Bodies

  • 210.545.2840

  • 11985 Starcrest Dr., SA TX 78247

  • A learning center providing services for children including the development of fine and gross motor skills, balance, ocular motor control, attention span, self-esteem, and social skills.

Challenger League Baseball—McAllister Little League

  • Baseball specifically designed for children and teenagers ages 6 to 18 with physical or mental challenges; played on fields at McAllister Park. All players are matched with a buddy. Program relies on volunteers for buddies and parent coaches.

Eva’s Heroes

  • 210.694.9090

  • Social and recreational programs for teens/adults with intellectual special needs. This program is geared towards ages 14 and older.

George Block Aquatic Center

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas

Gymnastics of San Antonio

Dance Infinity SA

Kinetic Kids

  • 210.748.5860

  • PO Box 690993 San Antonio, TX 78269

  • Our mission is to provide unique experiences through physical and creative activities in a supportive environment to children with special needs who may otherwise be excluded. Our sports and recreation programs are designed to encourage mobility and activity, foster courage and confidence, and boost self-esteem and pride, which all lead to the joy our Kinetic Kids feel when they achieve new possibilities that were previously unimaginable. We currently serve San Antonio, Schertz and New Braunfels with seasonal recreational programs, monthly competitive programs and one-day events.

Little Daily Planner

  • Making your Kid’s Day Brighter - San Antonio’s brand new interactive resource for quality kids events and activities Find great things to do in San Antonio’s most comprehensive kids’ event calendar, browse our kids’ directory for a list of indoor play areas, party services, theatre and movie schedules, outdoor attractions, child friendly restaurants, and much more; ideas for at home activities enjoy printable coupons from local businesses and join our online forum to exchange experiences and ideas with other local families.

Martial Arts Personal Development Center

The Miracle League of San Antonio, Inc

  • 210.225.6666

  • 926 Chulie Dr., SA TX 78216 (Office)

  • Provides individuals ages 3 to 21 with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball as a team member of an organized league.

Northeast Youth Soccer Organization Liberty Soccer Club

  • 210.372.8563

  • P. O. Box 17931, SA TX 78217

  • Special Teams: 210.650.9307

  • Contact: Terry and Jackie Thompson

  • Soccer for youths with special needs; played spring and fall at McAllister park


  • 210.236.7662

  • No more sitting around all summer wondering what is available for your individual with intellectual disabilities age 14+. Each day SAFIRE will offer large group recreation games, individual workout programs and a social experience like no other; must be able to function in a 1:8 ratio of staff to clients and participate in small group games appropriately. Cost: $125.00 weekly. Summer Camp: Daily Weekly or Monthly Enrollment, extended hours available.

San Antonio Area 20 Special Olympics

  • 210.530.9898

  • 45 NE Loop 410, Ste. 180, SA TX 78216

  • Offers women, men, and children with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competitions in Olympic-style sports; offering more than 22 individual and team sports, including aquatics, track and field, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, equestrian, figure skating, flag football, golf, gymnastics, kayaking, powerlifting, roller skating, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon and volleyball; provide quality training and well-matched sporting events. Young Athletes Program ages 2 – 7 years old


Camp Blessing Texas


  • Physical Address: 7227 Camp Blessing Ln, Brenham, TX 77833

  • Camp Blessing is an ACA accredited residential Christian summer camp that has served children and adults with special needs since 2006. We offer love, acceptance, and fun for our campers through a wide range of accessible and adaptable camp activities. We have designated weeks throughout the summer for campers ages 7-15, 16-24, and 25+. We want all of our campers, regardless of ability, to experience the joy of summer camp in a Christ-centered camp environment.

Camp Buckaroo

  • 713.208.0543

  • Multiple Locations, Based in Houston A week-long day camp for children with disabilities ages 6-14 and their siblings to attend together. Volunteers work one on one with a camper and act as their buddy all week at camp developing a strong bond! Each day has a different theme like “A Day at the Beach” or “Under the Big Top” and all sports; music; crafts; and group games are geared towards the theme for the day. We offer five sessions of Camp Buckaroo so volunteers and campers can pick a week and location that fits their schedule. Camp hours are from 9:30am-3:00pm each day.


  • 210.671.8112

  • PO Box 27086, SA TX 78227

  • Residential camping sessions are available during the summer & weekends for eligible children. Whether you're new or a returning applicant - Keep in mind that a full online application for each CAMPer, with required, supplemental paperwork, must be received to qualify for a camp session placement. There are additional camp sessions that adults can participate in. There are two adult sessions for ages 22-50 (with no aggressive behavior), and two sessions for those specifically with autism. The first is for both boys and girls, ages 5-21. The second is boys only, ages 5-30. Payment during an online registration does not guarantee a session placement; residential-week long during summer; Weekends-September thru May.

Camp for All

  • 713.686.5666

  • Camp Phone: 979.289.3752

  • Mailing Address: 10500 NW Frwy, Ste. 220, Houston, TX 77092

  • Multiple Campsites within South Texas E-Mail:

  • Offers week-long camp sessions during the summer, and day and weekend camp programs and retreats in the spring and fall; Camp for All works in partnership with a variety of user groups. Camp for All provides the facilities, leadership, and specially- trained staff to administer its programs and the user groups who attend bring their own knowledgeable leaders, medical team, and volunteers who also play major roles in the success of their group’s visit. Activities include aquatics, archery, baseball/softball, basketball, biking, challenge/ropes courses, fishing, horseback riding, nature/environmental studies, canoeing, kayaking, and soccer. Go to “Find A Camp” on the Camp For All website and contact the non-profit organization that best suits the challenge, directly for information.

Camp Summit

  • 1.972.484.8900

  • 17210 Campbell RD., Ste. 180-W, Dallas, TX 75252

  • Week-long summer camps for campers with various disabilities. Family weekend camps for children and adults. Cost is dependent on yearly household income.

Charis Hills Summer & Family Weekend Camps

  • 940.964.2145

  • 498 Faulkner RD, Sunset, TX 76270

  • A Christian weekend camp offering educational seminars for parents and recreational activities for kids; families come together for activities and recreation as well. Charis Hills is a Christian, coed residential summer camp specifically designed to help kids with learning differences find success. We welcome kids with ADHD, LD, Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and PDD. We offer one and two week sessions with the option of "piggy backing" sessions to make a three week (or longer) stay. We provide exciting and fun camp activities in a Christian atmosphere. Campers will participate in a daily education program instructed by an experienced teaching staff. Our focus is on building self-confidence, social skills, and independence in a loving environment. At Charis Hills your child will experience healing, education, and growth. We are located in beautiful Sunset, Texas, just west of Dallas/Fort Worth. Contact us today to reserve a spot for your child, camp space is limited.

Dominion Summer Camps

  • 210.698.2288

  • 3 Dominion Dr., SATX 78257

  • Choose from Mighty Muscles, Action Adventure Camp and Tennis/Golf opportunities. Children with special needs (higher functioning) are welcome if they can attend independently. Weekly Sessions June – August ages 3.5yrs to 18yrs.

Down Home Ranch

  • 888.926.2253

  • 20250 FM 619, Elgin, TX 78621

  • A residential camp for children, ages 13 and up, and adults who have mental disabilities. Respite weekends are available in the non-summer months. Week-long sessions are available during the summer.

Epilepsy Foundation

  • 210.653.5353

  • 8601 Village Dr. Ste. 220, SA, TX 78217

  • Camp Brainstorm for children ages 8yo – 17yo diagnosed with Epilepsy. Please, call or check website for dates. Rockport Texas bus will leave from SA

Eva’s Heroes

  • 210.694.9090

  • 3526 George RD., Ste. #110, SA TX 78230

  • Visit the website for information on weeklong summer destination camps. Eva's Heroes Enrichment Program provides an inclusive environment for individuals 14-21 years of age to interact and learn with their peers, helps adolescents and young adults increase their ability to function independently and allows individuals to learn the value of teamwork.

Marbridge Summer Camp

  • 512.282.1144

  • 2310 Bliss Spillar Rd, Manchaca, TX 78652

  • 8 one-week camps for individuals ages 16-30 years old with an intellectual challenge who are independent in all of their daily living skills and are mobile.

Mission Road - Soar Summer Program

One for Autism, ABA Summer Camps

  • 210.680.8737

  • Olga B. Vasquez-Silva, M.A. 1216 W. Avenue, SA TX 78201

  • Various schedules available; call for details

Sea Camp Adventures

  • 409.740.4525

  • P.O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX 77553 Galveston

  • Sea Camp is a week-long residential adventure exploring the wonders of the marine and estuarine environments for campers ages 10-18 with and without disabilities (Like Asperger’s; Autism and more). As a Sea Camper you will have access to research vessels; oceanographic equipment; laboratory facilities; and a professional staff enabling you to learn about the ocean through hands-on experiences. The prices for camp range on age and which camp they want; from $875 to $950 and covers Room, Board and Food. They offer this program internationally; registration starts in late November for camp and financial aid. If you have any question you may go online and email them or call. You also go online to register.

Special Reach

  • 210.784.7478

  • P. O. Box 690215, SA TX 78269

  • Held at: ARC of San Antonio 6530 Wurzbach RD., SA TX 78240

  • Crown of Life Lutheran Church, 19291 Stone Oak Pkwy, SA TX 78258

  • Special Reach is a respite program that provides summer enrichment programs and after-school clubs where children with special needs, ages 6-18, can foster independence by building social skills, improve physical fitness, and developing healthy outlets for stress reduction through structured, fun activities. Kids and Teen Party Nights! 6:30-9:30 PM on Friday nights, siblings (6 years & older) are welcome.

Starfish Social Club

  • 210.303.4433

  • 11230 West Ave., SA, TX, 78213

  • Social groups, academic support, and summer camp for students of all ages with learning differences, which includes autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, Down Syndrome, developmental delays, etc.

Stone Oak Therapy Services

  • 210.798.2273

  • 1020 Central Pkwy. South, SA TX 78232 (281 & Bitters Rd)

  • Intensive (up to 100 hours) Summer Camps for Reading, Math, Writing and Social Skills including Aquatics, Swimming Lessons and team building camps offered by Physical Therapists certified in Aquatics Therapy and with expertise in behavior management. All insurances accepted except Medicaid.

Texas Elks Camp and Texas Elks Grants for Special Children

  • 830.875.2425

  • Texas Elks Children's Services, 1963 FM 1586, Gonzales, TX 78629

  • Texas Elks Camp is a summer camp for Texas children with special needs between the ages of 7 and 15. The Camp is a member of the American Camping Association. Texas Elks Grants for Special Children is a program to provide funding to enhance the lives of Texas children with special needs.


  • 210.246.9622

  • 3233 N. St. Mary’s, SA TX 78212

  • Offers summer camps and day camps for kids during the holidays. Scholarship programs are available. (other locations, too) 

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