Camp IVEY is a camp held at camp Lakeside, in Lincolnton, GA. The purpose of this adaptive camp is to empower children with developmental delays and disabilities by promoting independence in life-skills, relationships, physical activity and leisure, communication, and self-confidence through recreation and the arts. In Summer 2024, Camp IVEY will be a 6-day, 5-night overnight camp!
June 16 to June 21.
For campers ages 7 to 21.

A successful Camp IVEY camper is not limited to a label or diagnosis, but may experience the world in ways similar to:

Developmental Delay
-Genetic Disorders
-Down Syndrome
-Learning Disabilities
-Autism Spectrum Disorder
-Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder
-Sensory Processing Disorder

Campers may:

-have difficulty with balance that requires hands-on assistance in order complete traditional camp activities such as a low ropes course or water sports,
-require modeling, verbal cues, or tactile cues in social situations or for completion of activities OR mild to moderate physical assistance with self care tasks
-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 rough nature of an outdoor camp,
-may have a tendency to wander or explore unfamiliar environments, and/ or
-may need encouragement in order to attempt new and challenging activities.

This camp is not currently designed for individuals who:
-display frequent fleeing or aggressive behaviors,
-are not independently ambulatory,
-are medically fragile.

Camper Application

Camp Lakeside
6/16/24 - 6/21/24

Please complete the questionnaire below in order to apply for admission to Camp IVEY 2024.

Please answer the questions on the camper application honestly and to the best of your ability. Providing an honest picture of your camper best provides us with the information necessary to act as your camper’s caregiver for the week as well as create and adapt programming as necessary to best set up your camper for a successful week!

After your application and fee are submitted, (new campers will go through an interview process which will be reviewed by our committee).  You will be notified via email of our decision on January 15th, March 15th, or May 15th, based on your application submission date.

If your camper is accepted, we will send you an information packet along with additional paperwork that is required for attendance. Your registration is not complete until we have received your completed packet.


Behavior Policy:

Camp IVEY reserves the right to dismiss a camper from programming as deemed necessary due to behavior or other situations that may arise during the week of camp. A decision for dismissal from camp programming is reached through a meeting with the Camp Director, the Counselor/ Adult present at the time of incident, and YMCA Camp Directors.

Registration Information   ($50.00 One time registration fee)

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
Application Fee 11/15/23 7/30/24 Online / Front Desk $ 400.00$ 400.00$ 400.00

Available Sessions

06/16/24 - 06/21/24
Waiting List