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Summer Day Camp

Every day at Spectrum Day Camp is focused on positively influencing others. Our summer camp experience strives to make a difference in the lives of everyone: campers, families, volunteers, experienced staff and our local community.

Our approach to the summer camp experience is anchored by our core social skills curriculum, which outlines the skills, that campers are exposed to each and every day.

The purpose of Spectrum Day Camp extends far beyond simply having FUN. Fun is just one of the many intended results of intentional camp programing.

Everything we do at Spectrum Day Camp is intentional, and guided by our core philosophy and mission. From how activities are facilitated, to how we communicate with campers, to how staff members interact with one another – it all has a purpose.

We train our volunteers and staff how to teach, communicate and think within the intentional camp framework. Staff members are educational and medical professionals who understand and have been trained in the characteristics of and research based strategies used for persons affected by Autism/Asperger’s. Our camp staff is skilled in creating a structured and supportive environment that fosters the positive social and life skills of each camper who attends day camp.

Spectrum Camp and Clubs' intentional approach to the summer camp experience provides children with a real-world, real-life experiential program that promotes the development of social and life skills.

There will be 7 sessions of Day Camp this summer:

• Session 1: June 3-7
Theme: If I Owned the Zoo
Specialty Camp: Technology

• Session 2: June 10-14
Theme: Oh the Places You'll Go
Specialty Camp: Lego Club

• Session 3: June 17-21
Theme: In the Land of Make Believe
Specialty Camp: Drama

• Session 4: June 24-28
Theme: It's a Bug's Life
Specialty Camp: Camp Journey overnight week*
S*Camp Journey is held at Fort Yargo State Park at the Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way Group Camp Facility (210 S. Broad St. Winder, GA 30680)

• Session 5: July 8-12
Theme: Camping Adventures
Specialty Camp: CIT (Counselor in Training, working on(job skills, leadership skills and social skills)S

• Session 6: July 15-19
Theme: Summer Camp Mystery
Specialty Camp: Science

• Session 7: July 22-26
Theme: Hawaiian Luau
Specialty Camp: Technology

COST: Spectrum Day Camp - $365 per week and Camp Journey weeklong overnight - $675/week.

**Please note: There will an extra charge ($150 per week) for any child needing one to one support at camp. If you have any questions about this extra charge, please contact Mary at 678-640-2489.

Payment Options for Camp Journey or Day Camp

1. Payment in Full (this includes a 25% non-refundable deposit)

2. 25% non-refundable deposit, with monthly installment payments on your credit card.

When enrolling in the installment plan, a deposit will be charged to your credit card on the date registration is submitted. The remaining balance will be automatically charged to your credit card account on the fifth of each subsequent  month. The last payment will be June 1, 2019.

• 2 weeks of camp = $730
• 25% deposit = $182.50
• Balance = $547.50 divided in equal installments.

3. 25% non-refundable deposit, with the balance paid by a 3rd party funding source.

This option is ONLY for campers that have a PRE-APPROVED funding source (i.e. NOW/COMP, Family Support). Note that Respite vouchers may not be used.

  • Contact Claire for a CODE to use for registration charges a $5.20 non-refundable registration fee for each session.

For additional information, please email

Click here for Spectrum Summer Day Camp registration

February 1, 2019  summer camp registration open.

Praise Community Church (formerly Lawrenceville Church of God)
329 Grayson Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

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