Weekend Respite Camps On-Hold Until Further Notice
Weekend Respite Camps are currently on hold due to COVID-19; check out our Weekend Day Camps in the meantime, or scroll below to see information regarding our past Weekend Respite Camps!
Campers from 7 years old to adult with disabilities enjoy 2-night weekend sessions of fun activities including campfires, dances, arts and crafts, nature and sensory walks, recreation and sports, horsemanship activities, and talent shows. Our highly trained, compassionate staff will care for your camper around the clock. We maintain an effective 1:3 counselor to camper ratio, and our nurse is available 24 hours per day.
2019-2020 Weekend Themes:
Cowboys and Cowgirls***
Trot into Fall***
Tricks and Treats
Whoa, be my Valentine***
Super Hero Adventures
Wild, Wild West***
***indicates the weekend includes activities in the horse barn
When: One weekend each month from September to May. Check-in starts Friday at 7:00 p.m. and check-out is by Sunday at 11 a.m.
Where: Campers sleep overnight in our cabins, grouped by gender and age.
Fees: The fee for each of the 2019-2020 respite weekends is $385.00. In addition, a one-time $35 non-refundable application fee must accompany the weekend camp application.
$335.00 is the base cost of camp and $50.00 covers a portion of lodging, food, and activities.
If you are utilizing a waiver to pay for camp, the waiver covers $335.00 and the remaining $50.00 will need to be paid out of pocket or through another funding source prior to attending each weekend.
Camp Cheerful is a waiver provider – IO, Level 1, and SELF Waivers are accepted.
Registration deadline for each session is two weeks prior to the start date of that session, or until maximum capacity is reached.
Camp Activities include:
Arts & Crafts
Nature & Sensory Hikes
Achievement Centers for Children is an authorized licensee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District. Inquiries regarding the cooperative relationship may be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metroparks, 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44144; 216-635-3200.