WORK & VOLUNTEER WITH US THIS SUMMER!
CAMP HORIZON is a four-day three-night sleep-away camp for children with Down syndrome ages 10-17. Held at the YMCA's beautiful Camp Harrison, campers enjoy a traditional summer camp experience with horseback riding, swimming, talent shows, field day, arts and crafts and more. Campers are matched with a personal Counselor for their entire stay to ensure safety, support and an enjoyable Camp experience.

Dates: August 18 - 21, 2021
Location: YMCA Camp Harrison, 7901 S NC Hwy 18, Boomer, NC 28606
WANT TO BE A JUNIOR COUNSELOR?
Junior Counselor applicants need to be former Camp Horizon campers, over age 18, and will be expected to take responsibility of their own camper for the duration of Camp Horizon and perform all counselor duties under the direction of the Head Counselor. 
JOIN US AS AN OVERNIGHT COUNSELOR THIS SUMMER!
Volunteer Counselors must be at least 18 years old and will be expected to take responsibility of their own camper for the duration of Camp Horizon and perform all counselor duties under the direction of the Head Counselor. 
First time applying online?
Click link above to sign up for an account.

Past applicant from 2020?
Use your email/password from last year to log in.

Once are you are logged in click on ALL SESSIONS and then click on OVERNIGHT STAFF to complete the online application.

JUNIOR COUNSELOR APPLICANTS should type "Junior Counselor" before their first name when applying.

Technical difficulties?
Email contactus@dsa-gc.org for assistance.
CAMP HOLIDAY is a summer day camp for individuals with Down syndrome ages 5-21. Activities include yoga, music, drama, arts and crafts, water play and much more! Camp is staffed by professionals in special education, general education, occupational, speech or physical therapy, music therapy, or related fields. Camp Holiday ensures a maximum 3:1 camper-to-counselor ratio with a qualified professional always present.

Dates: One 3-week session (July 12 - July 30, 2021)
Staff Days + Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm or 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Sardis Presbyterian Church, 6100 Sardis Rd, Charlotte, NC
JOIN US AS A DAY CAMP COUNSELOR THIS SUMMER!
Day Camp Counselors must be at least 18 years of age and have experience working with children with disabilities. Certified positions and noncertified positions are available. Day Camp Counselor is a paid position.

NOTE: Due to limited capacity for 2021 we are NOT accepting volunteers for Camp Holiday. Only paid staff positions are available.
First time applying online?
Click link above to sign up for an account.

Past applicant from 2020?
Use your email/password from last year to log in.

Once you are logged in click on ALL SESSIONS and then click on DAY STAFF to complete the online application.

Technical difficulties?
Email contactus@dsa-gc.org for assistance.


IMPORTANT !
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS UPDATE

As we move to in-person programming, please take some time to read about some of the COVID-19 safety precautions and expectations currently in place for our camp programs. We will continue to provide you with important updates related to COVID-19 safety precautions based on local, state, CDC and ACA (American Camping Association) guidance. This document and the acknowledgement form MAY be updated at any time based on local, state, CDC and ACA guidance.

Click the image or HERE to read full document.
CAMPER REGISTRATION SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE!

SPACE IS LIMITED!

REGISTER TODAY!
Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte
704-536-2163 | contactus@dsa-gc.org | www.dsa-gc.org