Our Summer Camp Programs for the 2022 Camp Season are currently full. If you would like to check for cancellations, please email email@example.com.
Funding Accepted: Amerigroup, Iowa Total Care, Fee for Service/HIPP Medicaid Waiver, Private Pay, Limited Scholarships are Available
Apply for these programs by completing the appropriate session application below. Contact the Program and Support Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-309-2375 with questions or for additional information.
How to Apply:
Please fillout application of the session you would like to attend, complete it, and sign the appropriate sections. Once all the required items have been completed, please send them to Easterseals Iowa. All required documents must be sent together, in one shipment. You may send the items by one of the following methods:
Mail or Drop Off: Easterseals Iowa, Attn: Program and Support Specialist, 401 NE 66th Ave. Des Moines, IA 50313
If you have already turned in the application for 2022 Respite, you will only need to fill out the registration pages for the summer session(s) you want to attend.
Summer Session Descriptions
Resident Camp: Adult Ages 18 & up; Youth 4-17
Clients will spend their days having fun swimming, horseback riding, doing arts and crafts and much, much more. At night, clients will reside in our air conditioned cabins or spend the evening camping out under the stars. All Resident sessions are structured around themes. Check in is Sunday afternoon between 2:00-4:00p.m.. Check out is Friday between 2:00-3:00 p.m. This program can be paid for with waiver services or private pay. Private Pay Cost: $650 per session
Sunny Days: Ages 6-12
Easterseals Iowa Sunny Days sessions are designed to provide all the fun of daily summer activities while providing parents and caregivers a break. The program is a day program but provides higher ratios of supervision and skilled personal care. This is primarily a waiver and county funded program; private pay is also accepted. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Extended hours are available for this program. Private Pay Cost: $210 per week, $260 if extended hours are needed.
Team Cheerio: Ages 13-21
Easterseals Iowa Team Cheerio sessions are designed to provide all the fun of daily summer activities while providing parents and caregivers a break. The program is a day program but provides higher ratios of supervision and skilled personal care. This is primarily a waiver and county funded program; private pay is also accepted. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Private Pay Cost: $210 per week, $260 if extended hours are needed.
Bright Side: Ages 6-12
Easterseals Iowa Bright Side sessions provide an integrated setting where children with and without disabilities learn and grow together. This day program is designed for children who can be supported in a 1:8 ratio. Bright Side focuses on the structured activities Easterseals Iowa has to offer in an inclusive setting with all day participants. This program is private pay only; this is not a waiver program. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Private Pay Cost: $160 per week, $210 if extended hours are needed.
Counselor In Training "C.I.T" Sessions - Age 16+
CIT is a program designed for campers ages 16+ who can be supported in a 1:10 ratio. This program focuses on the traditional activities of camp with additional activities structured around becoming a good role model, leadership, communication, and vocational skills. CIT's will assist counselors in various camp activities, including arts and crafts, sports and games, meals and evening programs. This program will be run June 20th - 24th, July 4th - 8th, and July 18th - 22nd for the 2022 camp season. To apply for this opportunity, download this form, fill it out and email it to email@example.com.
Please contact the Program and Support Specialist at 515-309-2375 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seasonal Employment Opportunities
Looking for a job that will change your life? One that could possibly be the best summer job you will ever have? Visit the Careers section of our website for seasonal opportunities this summer.