Summer Camp & Therapeutic Recreation

Summer Camp & Therapeutic Recreation


Each summer, children, ages five and older, and adults with disabilities take a fun-filled break at Camp Horizon. Our dedicated counselors work individually with campers using a curriculum focused on therapeutic recreation and education. Camp Horizon is held from mid-June through mid-August on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan. Participants may attend day or overnight camp for a week or more.

Camp Horizon 2018 Dates:

  • Week 1- June 25-29 Exploration Week (day and overnight camp)
  • Week 2 – July 2-6 Yeah for the USA Week (day camp only)
  • Week 3 – July 9-13 Deciphering Decades Week (day and overnight camp)
  • Week 4 – July 16-20 Game Lovers Week (day and overnight camp)
  • Week 5 – July 23-27 Zany Fashions Week (day and overnight camp)
  • Week 6 – July 30-August 3 Celebration of Nations Week (day and overnight camp)
  • Week 7 – August 6-10 Futuristic Fun Week (day camp only)

FEE: $440 per day camp session; $740 per overnight session plus $25 application fee for each camper

Camp Horizon 2018 Application Forms and Information


Behavioral and Therapeutic Recreation Consultations are available to individuals who have a Medicaid Community Living Waiver.  Behavioral Consultations support individuals  and provide training to families and staff in use of Positive Behavior Supports to replace and/or manage challenging behaviors.   Therapeutic Recreation Consultations support individuals in discovering and engaging in meaningful leisure activities to increase independence and enhance quality of life. 


Patricia Coale

Director, Therapeutic Recreation
(757) 965-8681

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