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Respite Weekends

The respite weekend program provides outdoor recreation, fun and friendship in addition to community inclusive activities for children and adults with disabilities.


The weekend respite program at Camp Fairlee provides outdoor recreation, fun, and friendship for children and adults with disabilities. Respite weekends provide parents and caregivers rest and relief from the 24-hour responsibility of direct care. Program activities vary depending on the age and ability of the group, but may include sports and games, nature activities, creative arts, outdoor adventure activities, field trips, and more.

Campers stay in one of seven air-conditioned cabins, each of which accommodates groups of same-sex campers and their counselors. Meals are prepared on-site and served family style in the Carpenter Dining Hall.

Camp Fairlee has been providing safe, healthy, fun, and success-oriented recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities for more than 60 years.

Upcoming Respite Weekends
October 4-6, 2019 (extended respite hours)
October 18-20, 2019
November 15-17, 2019
November 22-24, 2019
December 6-8, 2019
February 14-16, 2020 (extended respite hours)
March 20-22, 2020
April 10-12, 2020 (extended respite hours)
April 24-26, 2020

Click for more information on program fees and eligibility or call (410) 778-0566.

View the Respite schedule here.

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