Where Lives Are Changed
& Miracles Happen
Camp HASC â€“ Hebrew Academy for Special Children
- is a unique summer program providing over 300 children and adults with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities the opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable, seven week sleep-over Summer camp experience of a lifetime. Camp HASC provides our special campers an inspiring summer experience, comparable to those of their siblings and friends, and provides much needed respite and relief for their parents and families. Located in the scenic Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York, Camp HASC provides unparalleled service in its unique synthesis of academic, therapeutic and recreational programming. For over 40 years, we have sought to maximize and enable the development of each individualâ€™s potential by providing special education, speech, physical, occupational and music therapies, as well as computer instruction, adaptive physical education, aquatics and an array of sensory appropriate activities.
amp HASC addresses the personal, social, therapeutic and medical needs of all our campers with a positive, â€˜person firstâ€™ approach to care. Our campers hail from diverse communities across the globe, and many return year after year for the remarkable love and care they receive as well as the genuine friendship and relationships that develop each summer.
ur campers depend on the vision, compassion, generosity and support of friends and donors like you.
Thank you for reviewing the dedication opportunities, and for considering a donation toward the project, program or building campaign of your choiceâ€Ś Your generous gift in honor or in memory of a loved one will help us continue to make miracles happen at Camp HASC!
Campus Development - Dedications Bunkhouse Renovation $300,000 Vocational Training Complex & Program
Recreation Center $180,000 Professional Staff Housing
Pediatric Therapy Center $100,000 Auxiliary Dining Room for Autism Program
Adaptive Park for Individuals with Autism
Media & Computer Center
Synagogue Window (4 Remaining)
Memorial Garden (3 Remaining)
Therapy First steps. A first word spoken. Using a fork and spoon independently. A new life skill or form of expression… These are some of the personal milestones & accomplishments we witness at Camp HASC. Each summer, miracles take place in the Camp HASC Therapy Department! Campers receive world-class, Occupational, Physical, Speech & Music Therapy, tailored to meet their individual needs and assigned mandates. The combination of an incredible range of therapeutic activities, a dedicated, professional staff, as well as after-hours therapeutic carry-over in bunkhouses, at the pool and all around campus, enables our campers to reach goals beyond their parents’ and schools’ imagination and expectations. Dedication Opportunities: Pediatric Therapy Center
Snoezelen Multi-Sensory Therapy Room
Adaptive Climbing Wall $50,000 “Step-By-Step” Therapeutic Treadmill
Hydro-Therapy Pool Equipment
iTherapy Computer System
Medical Life saving intervention. Emergency care. Complex medical conditions that require constant monitoring. Distribution of over 60,000 individual prescriptions. The Medical Department of Camp HASC â€“ a team of close to 30 doctors, nurses, paramedics, emergency professionals and support staff, carefully and proactively support the health and wellbeing of our campers and staff,Â 24 hours a day, every day of the summer. The increasingly intensive and often complex medical conditions of our camper population has created a greater demand for additional medical personnel, equipment and resources to help us appropriately provide for their needs, and further expand our services.
Dedication Opportunities: New Wing of Medical Center
Diagnostic Center $100,000 Examination Room Dedication
Emergency Medical Equipment
Academics Award Winning Special Education. Professional Teachers and Administrators. Fully Accredited New York State Department of Education Program… Our “Summer School” is One of a Kind! Located in the heart of our campus and integrated into the daily camp schedule, our Academic Program meets the personal needs of each student as prescribed by their State Education Department Individualized Educational Program, enabling remarkable growth in and out of the classroom!
Dedication Opportunities: School Building $250,000 Classroom Dedication $100,000 Wheelchair Accessible Van
Adaptive Library & Game Room
Tutoring Program $25,000 Professional Development Seminars
Recreation Sports, Biking, Swimming, Field Trips, Nature, Roller Skating, Carnivals, Music, Cooking, Arts & Crafts, Petting Zoo... At Camp HASC, activities are designed to be completely inclusive and are fully accessible, so that everyone can participate. There is nothing our campers can not do, and our programs are designed to the adaptive needs of every individual, with the goal of creating a level playing field for all.
Dedication Opportunities: Recreation Complex $180,000 Equestrian Center & Program
Childrenâ€™s Play Center
Petting Zoo $25,000 Miniature Golf Course
Summer Concert Series
Staff Incubating Leadership. Cultivating Empathy. Taking Responsibility. Building Lifelong Relationships. The heart and soul of Camp HASC are the hundreds of devoted staff members who provide direct care and support for our campers with incredible love and utmost dedication. Talented, motivated and growth oriented, our staff helps form a community of love, mutual respect and giving, and creates the nurturing environment in which our campers thrive.
Dedication Opportunities: Staff Lounge: HASC Café
Staff Development & Support Center
Beis Medrash “Toras Chesed” Program
Leadership Training Program
Scholarships & Programs at Camp HASC (Annual Underwriting Opportunities) Full Summer Scholarship for a Camper $15,000 Camper Carnival $10,000 Staff Orientation Weekend
Full Therapy Services for a Camper
Field Trip $5,000 Summer Lecture / Shiur Series
Recreational Activity $3,600 Sponsor a Shabbos $2,500 A Day of Chesed
Night Activity $1,500 Mezuzah $1,000
Camp HASC www.CampHASC.org Executive Office: 1563 49th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219 718-686-5912 email@example.com Summer Address: 361 Parksville Rd Parksville, New York 12768