Summer camps allow kids to participate in activities they love or try something new.  Listed below are 7 camps that are companies certified to care for children with special needs.  Please make sure to verify certifications are up to date.  Happy Camping!

San Diego Natural History Museum
Balboa Park – 877-946-7797
K-8th grade; June 20-August 26
Summer camps will inspire and encourage children to have fun while learning about nature and science. Half-day camps for kindergarten, and full-day camps for grades 1-8. Plus, Exhibit Explorers for students in grades 6-8.

Young Performers at La Jolla Playhouse
La Jolla – 858-550-1070 x101
Ages 7-18; June-August
Young Performers at La Jolla Playhouse (YP@LJP) offers fun, interactive theater programs with teaching artists who inspire young actors to reach for the stars and build theater skills.

Aqua Pros Swim School
Clairemont or Your Home – 619-209-2990
Infants-adults; Summer lessons
Dedicated to providing a professional year-round learn-to-swim program, Aqua Pros strives for each individual to reach their full aquatic potential. They teach how to become competent in the water and emphasize proper swimming techniques. Safety in the water is their #1 priority.

Bubbles Swim School
Spring Valley – 619-660-0128
Ages 2 months-adult; Summer lessons
Bubbles emphasizes comfort and safety, instead of just playing. Swimming provides freedom of movement in the water, helping children to develop motor skills and improve decision making. Their highly advanced program produces results.

Floaties Swim School
Poway & Eastlake – 877-277-7946
Ages 3 months & up; Year round
Specializes in teaching infants and children how to swim in a safe, nurturing enviornment. They begin teaching infants as early as 3 months old and continue to teach until the adult level. Indoors and open year round. Small class sizes (3:1 ratio) with highly qualified and passionate teachers.

Noonan Family Swim School
Multiple locations – 858-451-0794
Ages 3 & up; Summer lessons
Offering 2-week summer swim lesson programs. Get a jump start on swimming by participating in swim class Monday through Thursday. Summer sessions offered at San Diego, Del Mar, 4S Ranch, Carlsbad and Murrieta.

Watersports Camp at Mission Bay Aquatic Center
Mission Bay – 858-539-2003
Ages 6-17; June 13-August 26
Offers exciting full and half day camps in wakeboarding, surfing, sailing, paddling, marine science and more. Provides high-quality camps in a safe, fun and educational environment. Operated by Associated Students of SDSU, UCSD Recreation and sponsored by the YMCA.