Camp Ivey

Head Start

Camp IVEY!





Camp IVEY is a camp held at Camp Lakeside. The purpose of this adaptive camp is to empower high functioning children with developmental disabilities by promoting independence in life-skills, relationships, physical activity and leisure, communication, and self-confidence through recreation and the arts. This camp opened in Summer of 2016 as a day camp. In Summer 2019, the camp will become a full one week overnight camp for campers,for children ages 7-18. Mark your calendar for our fourth year of camp during the week of July 21-26, 2019!


Camp IVEY registration is OPEN

***PLEASE BE AWARE*** Camp IVEY is currently on a wait list. If you plan to register you will be applying for a position on the wait list and we will contact you regarding your application status. If you have any questions please contact us at 706-364-3269.

To Register for Camp IVEY click HERE or stop by Marshall Family YMCA branch – 1202 Town Park Lane, Evans, GA.
*ALL registrants must complete a Health History Form.  Click here for the form:  2019-Camp-Ivey-Health-History-Form
*Non-members must create a LOGIN if registering online.
Questions concerning registration?
Send a quick email to [email protected]!


Is not limited to a label or a diagnosis, but may experience the world in ways similar to:

  • Developmental Delay
  • Apraxia
  • Genetic Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Down Syndrome
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Social Pragmatic Communcation Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Should be able to provide their own basic self-care
  • May have difficulty with balance that requires hands-on assistance in order to complete traditional camp activities such as a low ropes course
  • May require modeling, verbal, and touch cues in social situations
  • May become frustrated when completing fine motor activities such as friendship bracelets, but perseveres with demonstration or assistance
  • May need one-on-one assistance getting from activity to activity due to the rought nature of an outdoor camp or tendency to wander
  • May need encouragement in order to attempt new and challenging activities


– Click Here For Volunteer Packet –

Camp Director

Hannah Stern
Hannah Stern
Hannah is a graduate of the University of Georgia as well as Augusta University and a long time camp enthusiast, who has had the honor of working with Camp IVEY since its inaugural summer in 2016. Hannah is an Occupational Therapist at McKenna Farms, in Dallas, GA, who believes that every child, regardless of ability level, diagnosis, or personal circumstance should have the opportunity to experience all that camp has to offer.