A-Camping We Will Go!

Over 30 young people with autism spent the last week of June swimming, swinging, sliding, bouncing, crafting and relaxing at NSSA’s summer day camp.

The one-week camp helps provide structure and recreation opportunities for children with autism at a time when there are typically no summer school sessions available.

Every day is filled with activities and field trips. The playground gets plenty of use. A bouncy house with water slide is a big favorite.

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The ice cream man pays a visit bringing the kids icy treats.

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Pump It Up in Plainview is a great place for letting off some steam…or relaxing!

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Kazam in Farmingdale encourages campers to climb, shoot foam balls through tubes, and get rained on by cascades of soft balls falling from above.

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Craft projects allow kids to take home a personalized souvenir from their fun-filled week.

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Kids splash safely in the enclosed pool under the watchful eye of the lifeguard.

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The final day is a little bittersweet as we say goodbye to new friends…but we always have next year to look forward to!