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 Loud and Clear

Who:  Campers = Deaf/HH Children ages 9 – 13; Counselors-In-Training (CITs) = Deaf/HH youth ages 14 – 18  (age as of September 30, 2020) 

What:  Weekend of fun and adventure 

When:  Friday – Sunday,  July 24-26, 2020 

Where:  Holiday Lake 4-H Center in Appomattox, VA  (Take the tour at 


Cost:  $115 per camper; $85 per CIT; Partial scholarships may be available 

Signs of Fun Camp

We hope you choose to  come play with us this summer. You’ll get to go swimming, fishing, and a lot of other fun stuff with new and old friends. You’ll also get hands-on arts, games, and sports.  Our day camp is rich with experiences that encourage and  promote communication. Come and have the adventure of a lifetime!

Sign Language Camp

Camping for All’s mission is to increase camping opportunities for people with special needs.  For more information, contact Deborah Shapiro at

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.

Camp Talk

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. 

Jefferson Labs Science Camp for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Who: Deaf Children, Hard of Hearing Children, CODA and Siblings of Deaf Children

When: August 12 - 16, 2019

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday ~ ASL Only/No Voice

Thursday & Friday ~ ASL Interpreters Provided

Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Where: Jefferson Lab (628 Hofstadter Road, Newport News, VA 23606)

Cost: Free!

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. 

Bridging Hands Camps

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

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