Easter Seals Camp Sunnysidebased on 1 reviews (review)
Camp Directors - Update this ListingCamp Location: 401 NE 66th Ave., Des Moines, Iowa, 50313, United States
Ages: 4 +
Gender: Male and Female
Camp type:Day and Overnight
Session dates: June 4th through August 19th
Cost (range): $115 - $950
Contact Person: Adrienne Johnson, Director
Phone: (515) 289-1933
Fax: (515) 289-1281
401 NE 66th Ave.
P.O. Box 4002
Des Moines, Iowa, 50313
Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside is a camp for children and adults with special needs located in Des Moines, Iowa. Any Iowan 4 years and older with any type of disability, either mental or physical, may attend Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside. With this broad "open door" policy, it\'s easy to see why more than 1,400 individuals from all 99 of Iowa\'s counties come to Camp Sunnyside every year. Whatever the disability, they will find safe, healthy and success-oriented recreational programs that most likely are not offered in their community.
We offer an integrated day camp for children with and without disabilities, a teen day camp program, extreme nature wilderness progam, overnight residential camping, and a trip and travel program.
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Reviewer: Bvanersvelde from
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
7/26/2010 We heard many good things about Camp Sunnyside. Our experience with Camp Sunnyside was not a good one. Our son is a 9 year-old boy with Austism. Camp Sunnyside is specially for sepcial needs people. From the very begining substandard. The camp admin is disorangized and does not have a good idea what is going on. We selected specific weeks at camp because each week had a different theme, we could not tell any differnet from one week to the next. We heard a camp staff memeber comment that they were very short of staff members. these things are of some concern to us, but not our main concern. We were very concerned when Firday after a week of camp we found out our son had only eaten one day, and had spent most of his time in the gym waiting for us to pick him up. We were very concerned that they waited all week before they even talked to us. they also, expected a boy with Austism to pick after himself, . We felt like there was a bunch of kids from middle school whatching our son.
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