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Camp Discovery Special Needs Camp

Social Skills Day Camp Program for children with special needs ages 3-14 years old & 

Junior Counselor Program for teens and young adults with special needs ages 14-21 years old

Our Social Skills Day Camp Program focuses on teaches social skills in a fun and interactive environment. We offer full and half day programs in our Cherry Hill and Fanwood locations in New Jersey. Each program offers before and after care as well. Age appropriate social skills are taught through a complete curriculum which has been created by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Activities and lessons are taught in an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) format and conducted by highly trained behavior technicians.

Activities include cooking, arts and crafts, music, Minecraft, science exploration, nature, indoor and outdoor games, and more!


Registration Deadlines

  • Session 1: June 10, 2019
  • Session 2: July 22, 2019
  • Register by April 15th and receive 10% off the full or half day rate!
  • Current First Children Services clients receiving ABA therapy through private insurance may have coverage for our camp program.

2019 Camp Dates

  • Session 1: June 24th-28th
  • Session 2: August 5th– August 30th
    (Parents may register their children per week)

Flexible Hours

  • Full day program: 9am-3pm
  • Half day program: 9am-12pm or 12pm-3pm (parent’s choice)
  • Before and after care services are available from 8-9am and from 3-6pm

Social Skills Day Camp Rates

  • Full Day (9am-3pm)-$600/week
  • Half Day (9am-12pm or 12pm-3pm)-$300/week
  • Before Care (8am-9am) -$15/hour
  • After Care (3pm-6pm)-$15/hour
  • Please ask about our siblings discount!

Junior Counselor Program Rates

  • Full Day (9am-3pm)-$400/week
  • Half Day (9am-12pm or 12pm-3pm)-$200/week

The Camp Discovery Summer Camp is a New Jersey Children’s System of Care (CSOC) approved summer camp for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

For more information on CSOC camp tuition funding, please visit the CSOC/PerformCare website.
In some circumstances, private insurance will reimburse our camp program, and the parent is only responsible for the co-pay.

Camp Discovery does not provide transportation.


Special Needs Camp NJ

Fanwood Location

330 South Avenue

Fanwood, NJ 07023

Cherry Hill Location

1256 Marlkress Road

Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

For more information, contact our service coordination department at referrals@firstchildrenservices.com or (888) 966-0746.