Summer Day Camp at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills

campbh15 044cropAll kids deserve a summer camp experience, and The Autism Center at Ontario ARC is excited to bring this opportunity back in 2016! Formed through a partnership between The Autism Center and 4-H Camp Bristol Hills, the Summer Day Camp opportunity offers a unique and fun summer activity for children with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, including autism.

The Summer Day Camp gives children with unique needs an opportunity to create lasting memories and build new friendships within a supportive environment. Campers will improve their social, communication and physical skills and will have access to fun and educational activities including archery, beading, cooking, arts & crafts, fishing, geocaching, swimming, rocketry and woodworking. Trained staff from Ontario ARC, including a special education teacher, provide on-site support to campers.


Each session runs for one week. Camp hours are Monday – Thursday, 9AM – 4 PM, Friday 9AM – 12 PM, and Friday 12PM – 3PM (optional).   Transportation is available Monday through Friday from the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Canandaigua. The bus will depart at 8:15 AM and return at 4:45 PM. Parents are responsible for Friday PM transportation.
SESSION ONE July 4 – 8
SESSION TWO July 11 – 15
SESSION THREE July 18 – 22
SESSION FOUR July 25 – 29


The cost for each session is $255 and scholarship opportunities are available! Camp sessions are available on a first-come first-served basis. There is a limit of 2 sessions per camper. $25 deposit per week required.


To attend the Summer Day Camp through The Autism Center at Ontario ARC, campers must have an intellectual or other developmental disability, including autism, and be between the ages of 8 and 16.


To sign up or to learn about available scholarship opportunities, please contact Joellen Schaefer at (585) 919-2118 or Registration deadline is May, 31, 2016.
*Please note: new campers must attend the Open House which will be held on June 5 from 1-3 PM at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills located at 4437 Kear Road, Canandaigua, NY.


4H Summer Day Camp 2016Download the Summer Day Camp 2016 Flyer