Travel Program for People with Disabilities

Special Journeys

Providing Chaperone trips for individuals with disabilities who need assistance traveling. We will pick you up and return you to your home city. Supported travel.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Travel & Outdoor Adventures
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

UMSL Succeed Enrichment Camp

UMSL Succeed

The SUCCEED Summer Enrichment Camp provides students ages 17 to 22 the SUCCEED college experience. Students will stay overnight in Oak Hall, utilize a meal plan on campus, take various academic workshops, complete vocational training, and engage in recreational and traditional camp activities on campus.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Overnight Camps
Ages Served: Adults, Teens
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

113 Lucas Hall
1 University Blvd
St. Louis MO 63121-4400
www.umsl.edu/succeed
(314) 516-5911

The Arya Foundation

The Arya Foundation

The Arya Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization that provides need-based adaptive equipment to children with special needs in St. Louis.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Social Groups
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Strength & Honor

Strength & Honor Camp Strength & Honor After School

SAH offers mentoring and tutoring services throughout the year, plus an AWESOME youth summer camp. We recently started a FTC Robotics Team and are looking for young people ages 12-18 to join the team.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts & Education, Day Camps
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

Ferguson Community Center
1050 Smith Avenue, Ferguson MO
(314)723-7582
www.mysah.org

Sensory Story Times

St. Louis City Library

Select St. Louis Public Library locations offer Sensory Storytimes. Designed for children ages 3-9, Sensory Storytimes are more interactive and provide built-in time for sensory play. Literacy-rich environments are essential to the development of all modes of language for children and public libraries help caregivers provide this exposure to all children from a young age. Sensory Storytimes include freedom of movement with more visual aids, action and sensory experiences. These Storytimes are also smaller, reducing the group size and noise level for those with sound sensitivity.

Service Area: St. Louis City
Program Type: Social Groups
Ages Served: Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

Recreation Division

St Louis City Recreation Department

We offer swimming, weight lifting, boxing, basketball, youth football, volleyball, aerobics, arts and crafts, and additional activities for the citizens of St. Louis.

Service Area: St. Louis City
Program Type: Arts & Education, Day Camps, Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

SPARK/Autism Movement & Therapy

Spark/AMT Dance & Movement

Spark/AMT is a dance therapy program based on the principles of Autism Movement Therapy for children who struggle with motor coordination, social, speech, and behavioral skills. It’s not just for children with autism, and consists of warm up, short routines, movement, and games, with therapeutic benefits.  In addition to the program instructor, the class is staffed with volunteers to assist hands-on to enhance learning and a positive experience in the program.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts & Education
Ages Served: Youth
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

12350 Old Halls Ferry Rd
Florissant MO 63033
www.dkdancepro.com
314-921-5800

Opera On The Go! (Sensory friendly)

Opera Theatre St Louis

Join Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for a fun, engaging 70 minutes of Movement and Stage Make-Up Workshops, both with audience participation, followed by an abbreviated performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious The Pirates of Penzance. The performance features current and former Gerdine Young Artists with piano accompaniment. It is recommended for students in grades 3-10 and is tailored for young people with sound sensitivities. A “quiet room” and pacing lanes will be available. Space is limited to 60 participants.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts & Education, Day Camps
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Sally S. Levy Opera Center
210 Hazel Avenue
St Louis MO 63119
www.opera-stl.org
(314) 961-0171

Overnight Camp

Mo-Val

Camp MoVal is located on 280 acres that includes beautiful forest, native prairie, streams and a lake. Facilities include a dining and meeting hall, four lakeside cabins, two retreat lodges, two rustic camping villages, high and low ropes courses, a boat and fishing dock, game and archery fields, hiking trails, and more. We offer weeks specifically for special needs campers plus family retreat camps.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Overnight Camps
Ages Served: Adults
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

2659 Camp MoVal Rd.
Union MO 68084
www.campmoval.org
636-583-2730

I Can Ride Bike Camp

Lydia Cox I Can Ride Bike Camp

The Lydia Faith Cox Family Foundation values people by recognizing individual uniqueness and celebrating diversity. We focus on abilities rather than disabilities, as we work for the highest level of success for each camp participant. There are many factors that contribute to success: attendance, numbers served, percentage of children who can ride a 2 -wheel bike independently at the conclusion of camp and parent/guardian program feedback. On average, 80% of our camp participants can ride a typical two-wheel bike independently by the end of our 5-day program.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Day Camps, Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

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