We want to help make camp reachable for your family. We hope the list of resources below can make it possible for your camper to join us this summer! Camp Pegasus has formed relationships with these organizations. Please reach out to them directly to see if you qualify for their financial assistance. Let us know if you are aware of other opportunities that may benefit our community.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation:
The aim of ASDF is to support children with an autism spectrum disorder by providing information, education and financial assistance to their families and relevant community service organizations. One of the primary focuses is on providing CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS.. Their Camp Scholarships allow autistic children the opportunity to explore new horizons. Social skills camps are important in the continued healthy growth of children affected by autism.
Access respite services
The Access respite program provides services to children with mental illness, co-occurring challenges, emotional and behavioral concerns. Families and individuals who are in need of child care activities or CAMP can receive respite support in an Access Services. The respite department can also help the families make connections with natural respite options in the community. Eligibility: Children aged 0-21 who live in Montgomery County who are diagnosed with an emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges (including Autism) and who are currently receiving mental health treatment due to their behavioral health needs. Click here for more information.
Families Caring for Children Inc. (FCCI):
FCCI provides services and support to families that have adopted a child living in Pennsylvania.
Post adoption services support and strengthen families who need help in meeting their emotional, behavioral, social or educational challenges by providing support groups, respite care, case management, and educational/advocacy services. Often Families Caring for Children can assist in payment for Summer Camps that meet individual child/family goals.
In order to receive these valuable services, please contact Barbara at firstname.lastname@example.org, 570-735-9082 or Jean at 570-650-3358, and they can discuss options for your family and "walk you through" the process.
AUTISM CARE TODAY:
Autism Care Today provides funding assistance to families throughout the United States on a quarterly basis. These grants are designed to provide access to individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Since 2005, Autism Care Today has helped more than 1,500 families and provided more than $1.75 million in grants. They offer several programs including a Special Needs Summer School, which allows children to attend the programs that will ensure that summer is not a time for losing valuable skills, and allows them to have some summer fun! http://www.act-today.org/our-funds/programs/