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Special Needs Programs

2016 Summer Day Camps

Special Friends Day Camp and Overnight CampFun without limits! Experience a camp specifically designed for special needs persons age 15 through adult. Enjoy all the fun activities and camp adventures such as swimming, mini golf, challenge course, crafts, skits, and more! Camp counselor "buddies" assist campers as needed and help them enjoy camp.

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2016 Summer Overnight Camp

thumb 240 sp daycamp 377Summer 2016 - Warm Beach Camp presents an overnight camp experience specifically designed for people with special needs age 15 and up. Enjoy fun activities and camp adventures such as swimming, mini golf, challenge course, crafts, skits, and more!

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Special Friends Camp Schedule

Day Camp Daily Sample Schedule

9:00 am Check-in/Registration
9:30 am Activities, Games, Crafts
10:30 am Swimming
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Activities, Games
2:00 pm Music, Chapel, Memory Verse
2:30 pm Big Event: i.e. Scavenger Hunt, Wacky Water Day, etc.
4:00 pm Snack
4:30 pm Sign-out/Pick-up

*additional funds required at registration/check-in.

Overnight Camp Daily Sample Schedule

9:00 am Check-in/Registration
9:30 am Activities, Games, Crafts
10:30 am Swimming
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Activities, Games
2:00 pm Music, Chapel, Memory Verse
2:30 pm Big Event: i.e. Scavenger Hunt, Wacky Water Day, etc.
3:30 pm Rest
4:00 pm Personal care time (cleanup, showers etc.)
5:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm Evening Special Activities
8:00 pm Devotions
8:35 pm Bed time
9:35 pm Lights out

*additional funds required at registration/check-in.

Special Friends Camp Volunteers

specialfriendsovernight100pxA missions opportunity and retreat rolled into one! Share Christ's love by being a caring presence in the life of a special needs adult. After day camp, the grounds are yours for rest, reflection and recreation.

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What to Bring to Special Friends Camp

What To Bring to Day Camp:
Please put camper's name on everything

  • Warm Clothes
  • Pull-ups and Extra Clothes
  • Coat/Jacket/Rain Gear
  • Bug Repellant/Sunscreen
  • Modest Swimsuit & Towel
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Bible
  • An adult helper (as needed)*
  • Water Bottle and/or personal care items

What To Bring to Overnight Camp:
Please put camper's name on everything

  • Warm Clothes
  • Clothes for each day
  • Pull-ups and Extra Clothes
  • Coat/Jacket/Rain Gear
  • Bug Repellant/Sunscreen
  • Modest Swimsuit & Towel
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Bible
  • An Adult Helper (as needed)*
  • Water Bottle and Personal Care Items
  • Sleeping Bag & Pillow

What NOT to Bring:

  • Gaming devices
  • radios
  • music devices (Ipods/MP3 players/CD players)
  • cell phones/tablets
  • knives
  • weapons
  • drugs
  • valuables
  • non-prescription/over-the-counter medications

*All helpers attending camp must fill out and submit a volunteer application, available on our website.

Special Friends Video

Laurie Fertello

Day Camp Director and
Disabilities Ministries Director

Laurie FertelloServing at Warm Beach Camp since 1982, Laurie is responsible for writing, planning and directing Day Camps and Special Friends Camps. She is also the outdoor artistic director for The Lights of Christmas. Laurie is passionate about sharing the story God’s unconditional love demonstrated to us in Jesus Christ.