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Camp Wilton Applications Available

04/06/12

OPWDD is pleased to share that Camp Wilton, a favorite recreational opportunity with the individuals we serve, is preparing for another summer of great activities!

About the Camp

Located in the Capital Region, Camp Wilton hosts approximately 500 people every summer. The five-day camp sessions are held every Monday-Friday, and 70-80 individuals participate each week. The camp’s counselors are experienced, with over 80 percent returning for multiple sessions. Every attempt is made to accommodate each individual’s physical, social, dietary, and other needs,

Programs and Activities

There are many great opportunities at Camp Wilton. Besides meeting new people and spending time with friends, the following activities may be available to camp attendees:

  • Aquatics in the outdoor pool (with lifeguard)
  • Arts and crafts
  • Team events
  • Dances
  • Music and movement
  • Recreational games and friendly competitions
  • Special events

To Sign Up

While priority is given to individuals who have attended camp in the past (as they and their family members may rely on this opportunity), efforts are made to accommodate all new applicants. The cost of camp is $150 per person for each five-day session. Camp runs for eight sessions from June 18 to mid-August.

Space is limited. To apply, please download the Camp Wilton Information Guide and the Camp Wilton Application.

Applications must be returned by May 1, 2012 with a check for the full cost to:

Capital District DDSO
3 Care Lane, Suite 200
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Attention: Wilton Summer Camp 2012

All inquiries are welcome. Please contact the following camp staff with questions:

  • Matthew Hartwell, camp director: 518-581-3038 (from April 15 to May 15), and 518-587 2360 (after May 15)
  • Don Going, community service team leader: Don.Going@opwdd.ny.gov or 518-581-3029
  • Cris Ann Christodulu, community service manager: Cris.Christodulu@opwdd.ny.gov or 518-370-7429 

Created on Friday, 6 Apr 2012 at 10:09 am.

Last updated on Thursday, 6 Sep 2012 at 11:06 am.