CAMP SENEB:

 our weeklong overnight camp for youth with skeletal dysplasia & their siblings!

What is Camp Like?

Camp Seneb of Harbor Camps is for kids with skeletal dysplasia and their siblings. Camp is one week long, and serves youth ages 8 through 16. Our camp is in New Hampshire on our own beautiful 116-acre lakefront property, about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Boston.

Our camp operates as follows:
  • We have three meals together as an entire camp, four structured activity periods, two free periods, and an all-camp evening activity
  • Campers sign up for daytime activities prior to camp and stay within age-appropriate groups
  • Campers sleep in cabins with others of the same age group
  • Campers are under the direct care of camp counselors at all times; a nurse is on grounds 24 hours a day. Some counselors are members of the LP community and some are average height.
  • We operate as a typical overnight camp; do not focus on our differences, we just let our kids be kids!
  • Campers interact the old fashioned way - no video games, Internet, or cell phones. Music players are allowed.
  • We have camp security on the premises 24/7/365 !


For the privacy of our campers' families, the exact location of our camp may be obtained by contacting us.

Activities & Accommodations

ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming, canoeing, & paddleboarding in a crystal clear lake, plus arts & crafts, drama/acting, music, archery, "gaga" (a popular type of dodgeball), and a host of sports such as soccer, kickball, basketball, and more. Camp also includes campfires, a talent show, and other special activities.

LOCATION

Our camp is located in New Hampshire, about 1 hr 45 minutes from Boston, and 4 hours from NYC. Due to the sensitive  nature of some of our camp populations, we do not disclose the exact location except to enrolled families.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Campers stay in cabins with up to 7 other campers and 2 counselors, depending on the size of the cabin. Cabins are rustic inside with bunk beds and space to "hang out" in the middle. Restrooms and showers are nearby. All restrooms and showers provide ample privacy for our campers.


ACCESSIBILITY

Several of our cabins are wheelchair accessible, as are our bathrooms/showers, dining hall, waterfront, health center, and most activity areas. We have the ability to transport campers by golf cart or car if they need access between areas at camp. Our camp is outfitted with outlets in each cabin for CPAP/other devices & step stools to keep things within easy reach for everyone.

 

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Dates & Rates/Additional Info

DATES IN 2017: Sunday, August 13 - Saturday, August 19

Tuition is $700 per camper. Click below for our camp application. Thanks to our generous donors including Smiles are Free by Korri Foundation and Mike Petruzzelli, financial aid & scholarships are available for many campers. If you'd like to give one or more scholarships to campers in need, please contact us below. 

Meet our camp advisors:

Ruth Ricker was a volunteer counselor at the inaugural year of Camp Seneb. She has been active in Little People of America for years and is founding director of Camp Come As You Are (CAYA), an LPA family weekend camp.

Barbara Malinowski-Spiegel is the mom of a current Seneb camper. An active member of LPA since 1984, Barbara has held various offices in the group since 1998 (VP of Public Relations, Chapter President, District Director).  She resides in Southern Maine with her husband, 4 daughters, 2 bunnies and dog. She has also been involved in the local PTA for five years. At this time she spends her days homeschooling her first born and caring for her 1 year old.

Interested in more info about Camp Seneb for youth with skeletal dysplasia?

Interested in applying to be a volunteer camp counselor (ages 19+)?

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