Summer Camp At Civitan
Civitan Acres Summer Vacation Program
Civitan Acres Summer Vacation Program has been operating for 24 years. Due to Covid-19 Summer Camp 2021 will be virtual. Campers will be able to participate in virtual social activities, crafts, and more that are designed for persons with disabilities. Our camp staff will help them socialize and connect in the community in a meaningful way. Our virtual camp is designed to help develop a sense of belonging and connection, as well as improve mental and physical health.
Participants of our Summer Vacation Program cannot get enough of the fun, friends, and memories they make at camp. This year the fun continues with our virtual options. Call us today to learn how you or your loved one can benefit from attending Civitan Acres Virtual Summer Program – or simply complete the application below and save your spot! They fill up fast!
2021 Summer Vacation Sessions
Session 1: June 23rdCREATIVE ARTS Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Potts and Paints (Canvas Painting): Campers will have the opportunity to create an art work led by painting instruction. Supplies delivered to camper’s prior week.Value: The creative process relieves burdensome stress, encourages creative thinking, boosts self-esteem, and provides a sense of accomplishment.
Session 2: June 30thGOURMET DAY Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Campfire stories, Camp Fire Sing along, and S’mores. Campers will have the opportunity to listen to stories, participate in a sing-a-long session with music instructor, and make s’mores. Supplies delivered to camper’s prior week.Value: Relieves stress, stimulates the immune response, increases pain threshold, may improve snoring, improves lung function, develops a sense of belonging and connection, enhances memory in people with dementia, and helps with grief.
Session 3: July 14thMOVIN’ AND GROOVIN’ Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Dance party, DJ Campers will have the opportunity to listen to learn new dances, request music and have fun movin’ and groovin’ with DJ BAM. No supplies needed for delivery.Value: Is inclusive, social activity, helps boost your mood, improved condition of your heart and lungs, increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness, Increased aerobic fitness, improved muscle tone and strength, weight management, better coordination, agility and flexibility.
Session 4: July 21stMAD SCIENTIST Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Mad Scientist volcano project. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in interactive science presentation. Supplies delivered to camper’s prior week.Value: Develop resourcefulness, goal-setting, planning, and problem-solving. It also nurtures intellectual curiosity, helping acquire new ways of asking questions and understanding the world.
Session 5: July 28thFUN IN THE SUN Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Tropical smoothies, Outdoor Bingo. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in group BINGO with great prizes. The campers will also receive vouchers for a Tropical Smoothie of their choice. Supplies delivered to camper’s prior week and prizes sent to campers.Value: Cognitive Abilities Are Boosted, Hand-Eye Coordination Is Improved, Physical Health Is Strengthened, And Social Participation Is Increased.
Session 6: August 14thANIMAL ADVENTURES Please note: Virtual Camp Only
Campers will have the opportunity to experience a reptile show consisting of more than 40 different reptiles hosted by JB’s Rattles traveling Reptile Show. Anyone enjoying wildlife won’t want to miss this.Value: Interacting with animals has been shown to decrease levels of cortisol (a stress-related hormone) and lower blood pressure. Other studies have found that animals can reduce loneliness, increase feelings of social support, and boost your mood.