Camp Helen Keller

Overview

Two girls walking together on grass; inflatable bouncers and other people walking and playing in the backgroundIf you’re looking for an unforgettable summer experience for your visually impaired child, consider Camp Helen Keller. Run by Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB) on the beautiful LIU Post campus in Nassau County, the camp aims to improve self-esteem, self-confidence and socialization skills in children ages 5-15.

Staffed by rehabilitation and education professionals, Camp Helen Keller is uniquely equipped to create a fun, safe and enriching environment for visually impaired campers. Our low camper-to-counselor ratio (3:1) ensures that campers receive a high level of personal attention as they participate in educational and recreational activities and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Activities include:

  • Swimming
  • Water and field games
  • Arts and crafts
  • Music and dance
  • Adaptive computer instruction
  • Age-appropriate field trips

Campers pose in front of a fountain on a field trip to Central Park in NYCCamp Helen Keller offers the convenience of door-to-door transportation for campers who live in Nassau, Queens, and Western and Central Suffolk counties. In addition, parents can find peace of mind in the knowledge that on-campus health services are available to campers at all times.

Admissions

Camp Helen Keller is open to eligible children from Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties. Registration begins April 1 of each year.

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