Here is a list of some summer camps we are aware of in the area.  If you have any others you would like us to share, please let us know!

Camp Cheerio

Camp Loud and Clear

Who:  D/HH youth ages 9-18

What:  Weekend of fun and adventure 

When: July 7-9, 2023 

Where:  Day camp in Appomattox, VA   

Cost:  $45 (scholarships may be available)

All modes of communication

Signs of Fun Camp

  • Week long camp, from June 26 - 30, 2023
  • D/HH kids, ages 3-18, and their siblings
  • Parent ASL classes are offered while kids are in camp, $25
  • $75 per registrant 
  • Located in Fredericksburg, VA

Bill Rice Ranch Deaf Camp

  • June 12 - 16, 2023
  • June 26 - 30, 2023
  • July 10 -14, 2023
  • Murfreesboro, TN
  • Ages 9 - 19
  • *Religious affiliation

Map Your Future!


 Are you ready to explore “life beyond high school?” Are you a student that is Deaf and Hard of Hearing? Are you age 14-21? This program may be for you.  See PDF below:


  • July 19 - 21, 2023
  • Fisherville, VA
  • Ages 14 - 22 (Eligible for preEts)
  • FREE!

Lions Camp Merrick

Lions Camp Merrick offers non-stop fun for children who are Deaf, Blind or are Type 1 Diabetic and are between the ages 6-16.   Campers will participate in a “traditional overnight camp” experience supervised by trained and caring counselors. 

Bridging Hands Camps

Our goal is to provide an inclusive, positive and fun atmosphere that encourages bonding between Deaf and KODA kids.

  • Camp dates: July 16 - 23, 2023
  • KODA and Deaf kids, ages 7-13
  • DC area
  • $750

Camp Sertoma Deaf/HOH Summer Camp

  • July 26 - 30, 2023
  • Ages 8 - 16
  • Ellerbe, NC
  • $575, scholarships available
  • CODAS welcome if fluent in ASL

Gallaudet Summer Youth Camps

Our Summer Youth Camps are designed for middle and high school students up to the age of 19. Our programs provide stimulating summer learning and experiential opportunities that blend excitement, education, and enjoyment in a bilingual environment rich in cultural diversity and located just minutes away from the U.S. Capitol.

Session 1:

June 20 - June27, 2023


Session 2:

June 28 - July 5


Virtual and in-person options

Deaf Camps

Deaf Camps, Inc. is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of Deaf/hard of hearing children and children learning American Sign Language. 

  • Camp dates: July 23 - 28, 2023
  • Rising 2nd-12th graders
  • Located at the Manidokan Camp & Retreat Center, Knoxville, MD
  • Deaf, Hard-of-hearing, hearing and KODA campers welcome!




Currently full for summer camp 2023. Check back on their website for more camp dates to come!

SPARC Summer Camp

SPARC’s award-winning camps offer something for everyone ages 4-18! Our programs are great for youth that are new to the performing arts or on a path toward a performing arts career. And, with programs from June to August at locations throughout the region, you’re sure to find something that fits your schedule and interests. Find out what the buzz is all about!

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