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Come join the fun at Camp Cheerful during the winter and spring months!

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 special field trips. Our highly trained, compassionate staff will care for your camper around the clock. We maintain an effective 4:1 camper to staff ratio, and our nurse is available 24 hours per day.

2018-2019 Weekend Themes:
September 7-9Tropical Getaway
October 12-14Monster Mash Halloween
November 9-11Rodeo Weekend
December 7-9Holiday Celebration
January 11-13Disney Weekend
February 8-10Valentine’s Day Fun
March 8-10Super Hero Adventures
April 5-7Wild West

When: One weekend each month from September to April. Check-in is Friday at 7:00 p.m. and check-out is Sunday at 11 a.m.

Where: Campers sleep overnight in our cabins

Fees:  The fee for each of the 2018-2019 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.

Camp Activities include:
  • Sports
  • Campfires
  • Dances
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Recreation
  • 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.

Give us a call for more information

Connie Boros

Vice President of Recreation and Sports
440-238-6200 ext. 223

Cuyahoga Board of Developmental Disabilities
Cleveland Metroparks
Path International
Celebrating 70 Years
American Camp Association