Special Touch Ministry Summer Get Away | Summer Programs

Special Touch Ministry Summer Get Away


Special Touch provides Christian camping experiences nationwide for people with intellectual or physical special needs and their families. Individuals with intellectual disabilities enter a program geared to their understanding and participation levels. Participants with physical special needs take part in a separate program that provides Bible teaching, tailored to the spiritual issues they face, as well as recreation, entertainment and fellowship. Activities vary by location.

General Info

Name Special Touch Ministry Summer Get Away
Location Waupaca, WI
Year-round Contacts 715-258-2713
Program Focuses & Features Aerobics, Aquatics, Archery, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Baseball, Basketball, Boating, Cerebral Palsy, Climbing Wall, Crafts, Deafness, Epilepsy, Equestrian, Fishing, Hiking, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Music, Outdoor Education, Paintball, Painting, Physical Impairments, Rappelling, Religious Studies, Ropes Course, Soccer, Softball, Speech & Language Disorders, Swimming, Theater, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairments, Volleyball, Watersports
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 10 and up
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Debbie Chivers, Coordinator
Residential Fee $290-699, 1 week.
Year Established 1982
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Dates & Sessions May-Sept; 9 sessions, 1 week long


Debbie Chivers, Coordinator