ENN - Exceptional Needs Network

Exceptional Needs Network (ENN) is a volunteer organization founded in 2001. We started as a group of parents of children with special needs who wanted to reach out and help others deal with the tremendous demands of raising a child with autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.

ENN currently provides three camps a year. We accommodate children with special needs, ages 6-22.

For most families, ENN camp is the “once a year respite” break to recharge and be able to do typical family outings while their child with special needs reaps the benefit of attending camp in an environment with his/her peers. Exceptional Needs Network has been providing camps since 2002. ENN has served over 1,000 campers providing one counselor for every camper.

At Camp Arroyo, ENN offers a wide variety of activities allowing kids with special needs to just be kids. Camp Arroyo was built specifically for children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities, to give them the opportunity to have a blast in a fun, untroubled, safe environment, where they feel comfortable, happy, and secure. They’re exposed to new activities, games, and experiences, and usually end up amazing themselves by doing things they had no idea — or dared not imagine — they could do.

Exceptional Needs Network currently provides three camps a year – two summer sessions and one fall session. Each session accommodates 45 campers, ages 6-22. Each camper is paired 1:1 with a qualified counselor.

Camp registration generally opens in February for a two-week period. It is a random lottery selection. For future camp communications, please fill out the Join Our Database Information below.

Camp takes place at Camp Arroyo in Livermore, California. At Camp Arroyo, ENN offers a wide variety of activities allowing kids with special needs to just be kids. Camp Arroyo was built specifically for children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities, to give them the opportunity to have a blast in a fun, untroubled, safe environment, where they feel comfortable, happy, and secure. They’re exposed to new activities, games, and experiences, and usually end up amazing themselves by doing things they had no idea — or dared not imagine — they could do.

Some of our activities include:

  • Art & Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cooperative Games
  • Dance
  • Magic Shows
  • Music Therapy
  • Reptile Shows
  • Sensory Activities
  • Swimming
  • Water Sports
  • Zip Lining

 

 

 

Address: 
Exceptional Needs Network
P.O. Box 3149
94551 Livermore , CA
US
Phone: 
925-215-2281
Fax: 
925-215-2281
Contact email: 
Updated: 
Thu, Apr 16, 2020: 2:09 pm
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