2021 EMPOWER summer camp

Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Summer Camp

Engaging and Motivating People through Opportunities in Wellness, Education, and Recreation

Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Summer Camp is an 8 week summer camp program for children living with an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability and their siblings.

Enrollment Now Open!

Contact your local camp to register today.

  • Camp Ahoskie: (252) 513-8168
  • Camp Wilmington: (910) 782-8368
  • Camp New Bern: (252) 631-5417
  • Camp Greenville: (252) 756-6533
  • Camp Elizabeth City: (252) 562-6221


Children in school grades kindergarten through graduation from high school and who live with an intellectual and/or developmental disability are eligible. Typically developing siblings may attend with approval from site director and a small fee.

Additional Eligibility Requirements
Children Who:
  • Are able to participate in a group setting of peers with various disabilities
  • Willing to accept personal care as needed from direct service providers
  • Are able to participate in both indoor and outdoor activities
  • Do not have medical conditions that would impact their ability to safely participate in a camp and/or recreation program
  • Do not demonstrate harmful behaviors that may put themselves or others at risk
How to Apply
  • Application
  • Current immunization record
  • Copy of current IEP
  • Copy of Individual Support Plan or Person-Centered Plan if available
  • Current psychological/other qualifying document
  • Health insurance/Medicaid information
  • Pre-enrollment intake meeting

Camp Locations:

Camp Ahoskie          Camp Elizabeth City          Camp Greenville

                   Camp New Bern             Camp Wilmington    


This program, a unique resource for families of children living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, is provided in partnership with Trillium Health Resources to address long-standing gaps in social and recreational acitivities in North Carolina.

Learn more about our Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Programs including EMPOWER After School Program and EMPOWER Adult Wellness and Recreation.

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