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Donate today to help ensure that everyone who wants to attend camp in a fully-accessible setting has the opportunity.

Easterseals is a week-long fully accessible camp in Big Bear serving children and adults. An accredited American Camping Association site, Camp Easterseals offers people with disabilities the same excitement and activities available at other camps.

For more than 40 years, campers and volunteers from all walks of life have come together for one magical week of camp. Activities include crafts, hayrides, talent shows, dances, swimming, canoeing, archery, hiking, concerts, storytelling, and a high and low ropes course.


August 4-10,2019

2019 Applications

New Camper Application

Returning Camper Application

Returning Volunteer Application

New Volunteer Application

Donate Online to Support Camp!

Camp Easterseals relies on donations to ensure that anyone who wishes to experience the joys and challenges of camp in a fully-accessible setting can attend. Donate today and support our annual Camp Easterseals. 

Chose from one of three gift designations:

1. Camp: Donate towards Camp Easterseals' expenses.

2. Camper Payment: Donate to support a specific camper. Enter their name in the "Honoree" section of the donation form.

3. Special Camp Fund: Donate to the camp volunteer leadership fundraising campaign which supports camperships, and projects designed to make camp more accessible for all.


To Donate by Check or Money Order:

Please make your check payable to "Easterseals"

Mail to:

Easterseals Southern California
Attn: Special Camp Fund
401 S. Ivy Street
Escondido, CA 92025

The Camp Experience

Watch this video to learn more about Easterseals Camp.

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"Going to camp opened my eyes and changed the person I was inside and out. I saw how everyone was being treated and I realized that all I wanted all these years was... to be treated like everyone else. This is the best experience I ever had." - Lora Glassman

Help restore funding for social recreation and camp!

Easterseals has joined the rest of the developmental disability community to work to restore funding for Camp and Social/Recreational Programs.  You can help educate legislators about the benefits of camp and social & recreational programs for people with developmental disabilities. Take a moment to add your voice to the call for the California Legislature to restore public funding for social recreation and camp!  Learn more about how you can add your voice to the request.

More Information
For more information please email the Camp Program Director or call 951.264.4855.

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