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Camp Kehilla

Wheatley Heights, NY • Established 1994

Camp Kehilla Details

Summer Address
75 Colonial Spring Road
Wheatley Heights, NY 11798

Winter Address
300 Forest Drive
East Hills, NY 11548

516-484-1545

Camp Kehilla's Website

Affiliated with Sid Jacobson JCC

Day Camp

Our camp has a special needs inclusion program in which children are mainstreamed.

Session Lengths: 2 Weeks, 3 Weeks, 7 Weeks

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The Camp Kehilla Story

Welcome Families to another Great Year at Camp Kehilla!

Camp Kehilla has been a pioneer in Special Needs Day Camp Programming for Over 20 years! During that time, we have continued to bring new opportunities and experiences while maintaining the integrity and passion you have come to expect.

Program features include:

  • Catering to youth and young adults with a variety of special needs.
  • Core focus on building social skills, lasting friendships and self-esteem.
  • Individually tailored to grow with campers at each stage of development.
  • Comprehensive Vocational Experiences for older participants.
  • Free transportation from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens
  • Newly built air conditioned sports complex, outdoor fields for all sports, nature trails, multiple playgrounds, and
  • 4 Olympic sized swimming pools at the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds.

We offer four Division Options:

Division 1: Ages 4-9

  • Daily Activities including Adaptive Sports, Music, Drama, Arts and Crafts, Tae Kwon Do, and more!
  • Red Cross Certified Swim Instruction
  • Weekly Field Trips
  • Sensory Integration
  • Social Skills Groups
  • PT/OT available through district partnership
  • 3:1 Camper-to-counselor ratio
  • Inclusion Opportunities

Division 2: Ages 10-15

  • Daily Activities including Adaptive Sports, Music, Drama, Arts and Crafts, Tae Kwon Do, and more!
  • Red Cross Certified Swim Instruction
  • Two Weekly Field Trips
  • Sensory Integration
  • Team Building Activities
  • PT/OT available through district partnership
  • 3:1 Camper-to-counselor ratio
  • Club Period

Division 3: Ages 16-21

  • Activities including Adaptive Sports, Music, Drama, Arts and Crafts, Tae Kwon Do, and more!
  • Daily Free Swim
  • Two Weekly Field Trips
  • Community Service Projects
  • Team Building Activities
  • 4:1 Camper-to-counselor ratio
  • City Adventure
  • Club Period

Vocation Experience: Ages 16-21

  • Life skills and Vocational Training
  • Full integration at multiple on and offsite internships
  • Weekly Field Trips
  • Daily Free Swim
  • Camp activities including adaptive sports, music, drama, arts and crafts, and more!

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