Summer Day Camp at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills


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Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 4PM
Friday: 9AM – 3PM

Session: July 9 – 13
Session: July 16 – 20
Session: July 23 – 27
Session: August 6 – 10

*Limit of 2 sessions per camper

All kids deserve a summer camp experience, and The Autism Center at Ontario ARC is excited to bring this opportunity back in 2018! Formed through a partnership between The Autism Center and 4-H Camp Bristol Hills, the Summer Day Camp offers a unique and fun summer activity for children with disabilities or other challenges.

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 provide on-site support to campers.


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. OPWDD eligibility and Hourly Waiver Respite enrolled preferred, those non-eligible needing our support will be considered. Camp sessions are available on a first-come first-served basis. There is a limit of 2 sessions per camper. Registration deadline is May 30, 2018. *Please note: new campers must attend an Open House which will be held on April 21, May 20, and June 10, 2018 from 1-2 PM at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills located at 4437 Kear Road, Canandaigua, NY.


Transportation is available Monday through Friday morning from the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in Canandaigua. The bus will depart at 8:30AM and return at 4:30PM. Please note, parents are responsible for Friday afternoon transportation, pick-up will be at the camp. In addition, August 6 – 10, pick-up and drop-off will also be available Monday through Friday morning in Geneva, pick up is at 7:35AM. *No charge for Ontario ARC campers.


To sign up or to learn about available scholarship opportunities, please contact JoEllen Schaefer at (585) 919-2118 or Registration deadline is May 30, 2018.

Download Summer Day Camp Bristol Hills Flyer