Therapeutic Recreation, Sports & Summer/Trackout Camps
Camp Royall, Pittsboro, NC
In 1997 the Autism Society of North Carolina opened Camp Royall, a 133- acre facility located near Pittsboro. Camp Royall houses the nation’s oldest and largest summer camp program for people on the autism spectrum, as well as a wide variety of other functions and services throughout the year.
Please explore our website page to learn more about renting the facility for your group event, participating in our summer camp program or taking advantage of year round servicesfor people with autism and their families. Summer camp lotteries begin in early January of each year.
Horse and Buddy (919) 742-5122
Horse and Buddy enriches the lives of people with special needs in Wake County and surrounding areas through therapeutic horseback riding.
Miracle League of the Triangle www.miracleleagueofthetriangle.org 919-238-0333
To create positive life experiences for children with special needs and their families through baseball.
Raleigh Parks and Recreation, Specialized Recreation Services 2401 Wade Ave Raleigh, NC 27607 Program Director, Nikki Speer 831-6835 Special Olympics Wake County Coordinator, Brian Philpot 807-8378 Adapted Aquatic Program Specialist, Stephanie Stancil 807-5400 Youth and Adult Program Specialist, Meredith Jackson Homlotis 807-5401 Youth and Adult Program Specialist, 807-5402 Inclusion Services, 807-5428
Specialized Recreation Services offers a variety of exciting programs for patrons who are developmentally or physically challenged. Fitness, sports, swimming, horticulture, day and weekend trips, arts and crafts, and fun walks are some of the programs offered. The Raleigh Parks & Recreation publication Leisure Ledger lists all the programs available each season, visit the Leisure Ledger section for the most up-to-date edition.
Town of Cary Specialized Recreation Programs Sonya B. Snyder, CPRP Herb Young Community Center Supervisor Town of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department P.O. Box 8005 Cary, NC 27512 (919) 460-4965 office
Visit us on the web: Herbert C. Young Community Center
Check out our Program Brochure on-line:click here.
YMCA of the Triangle
Camp Grace and Camp Aspire – summer and trackout camps for children on the spectrum. The Alexander Y, in Raleigh, offers ASPIRE at Tracking Out, a half-day program for children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) or Autism. This program serves children on the Wake County Track 4 calendar. Camp Grace is held during the summer.
The Wake County Chapter of the Autism Society of NC offers this website to those individuals in our county that are affected by autism. This site is for informational purposes only. The Wake Chapter does not endorse, promote or warrant the products, medical or alternative treatments, services, or therapies mentioned on this site. We also do not warrant one product, medical or alternative treatment, service, or therapy over another.
The Wake Chapter does not take any position regarding studies of autism, nor endorse any particular form of treatment, intervention or therapy. This publication allows us to pass along current information in the field of autism to our families and organization members. Specific services should be provided only at the direction and under the supervision of a qualified professional. The Wake Chapter is not responsible for an individual’s or family’s choice to use any specific product, treatment, service, or therapy.