Summer and Winter
Residential Weeklong Camp
Billing Information For
Individual Options Waiver,
SELF Waiver and
Level One Waiver
 
If you have a camper who is using the Individual Options Waiver, SELF Waiver, or Level One Waiver and to fund a Summer or Winter Residential weeklong camp, please be advised that Recreation Unlimited will bill four (4) full day Community Respite units (ARN for Individual Options Waiver, FRN for Level One Waiver, SRN for Self Waiver) per weeklong camp, plus a $200 room and board allowance that is not a billable waiver service and is the responsibility of each individual camper to pay. Scholarship funds may be available to cover room and board allowances for qualifying campers.  Please contact Michelle Higgins with questions regarding your camper’s scheduled attendance at Recreation Unlimited. 
 
Recreation Unlimited Farm and Fun, Inc.
Attn: Michelle Higgins
Billing Coordinator
740-548-7006, Ext. 115
mhiggins@recreationunlimited.org
 
 

2023 Residential Camps


Recreation Unlimited Important Update

Recreation Unlimited is committed to providing the best and safest experiences for youth and adults with disabilities and health concerns.  The hiring crisis that is affecting most businesses and organizations, unfortunately is affecting Recreation Unlimited as well.  Therefore, the waitlist for our summer camps may be slightly longer than usual.
 
We will do everything possible to hire and train the best team to provide the level of care each that each of our camp participants needs and deserves.

NOTICE

Recreation Unlimited will be using an ONLINE PROCESS to
register for camps and complete a camper application for our
2023 Recreation Unlimited camps.

Click here to view the Updated 2023 Recreation Unlimited camps calendar.
 
To register for camp and complete a camper application click on the link below.
 


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If you prefer to fill out and mail in a paper registration and application, a one-time, annual registration fee of $45 will be required.  For a paper registration and application, contact mhiggins@recreationunlimited.org.

Seven Weeks of Summer Residential Camp and one week of Winter Residential Camp Offered

Summer Residential Camps are for youth and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities and health concerns. There are two weeklong camps for youth (ages 8-22), one weeklong camp for youth and young adults (ages 8-35), and four weeklong camps for adults (ages 23 & up). In addition, there is one weeklong Winter Residential Camp for young adults and adults (ages 18 & up) with mild to moderate developmental and/or physical disabilities. Recreation Unlimited is a smoke free campus.

Recreation Unlimited’s Summer and Winter Residential Camps provide a full schedule of activities, lodging, meals and snacks, counselors, program leaders, on-site nursing and a great environment for fun! Examples of program activities during the summer are swimming, fishing, canoeing, climbing, sports, archery, creekin’, nature exploration, arts and crafts, cooking, theater, campfire, dancing and more!

A fully equipped Health Services Center and Nurses Quarters with a team of nurses that administer all camper medications and medical treatments are provided. All meals and snacks are provided with healthy choices available. Special diets can be accommodated. Items such as Recreation Unlimited sweatshirts and t-shirts are available at the camp store for purchase that enables the campers to go home with a souvenir from camp.

Camper check-in will be on Monday between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Camper departure time is Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Fees and Funding

The Summer and Winter Residential Camp published rate for 2023 is $885 (may change due to camper’s individualized needs), plus if the registration and application is completed online, a one-time, annual registration fee of $35 will be required. If you prefer to fill out and mail in a paper registration and application, a one-time, annual registration fee of $45 will be required.

Recreation Unlimited is an Individual Options Waiver, Level One Waiver, and SELF Waiver provider, please contact your service coordinator and submit a request for service prior to coming to camp so that camp fees may be part of your service plan.

Scholarships to assist with Summer Residential Camp fees are available for campers who are not on a waiver and who live in the following nine county central Ohio region: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties. Scholarships are based on gross household income and family size. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional scholarship funding may be available for those outside the 9-county area.

In addition, campers may qualify for financial assistance from county or State agencies. Specific qualifications can be obtained by contacting your service coordinator or relevant government agency.

Registration

Acceptance to camp is based on review and approval of the camper application, physical form completed and signed by your physician, and camp capacities.

Individual Options Waiver, Level One Waiver, SELF Waiver and Family Resources money cannot be used to pay the one-time, annual registration fee of $35/$45.


2023 Summer Residential
Camps Schedule

Please read camp descriptions carefully, as the camp schedule, dates, order and capacities have changed from previous years.

RU Camp 1 – June 19-23
Adults with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 23 & Up)

RU Camp 2 – June 26-30
Adults with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 23 & Up)

RU Camp 3 – July 3-7
Adults with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 23 & Up)

RU Camp 4 – July 10-14
Youth with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 8-22)

RU Camp 5 – July 17-21
Youth with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 8-22)

RU Camp 6 – July 24-28
Youth and Young Adults with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 8-35)

RU Camp 7 – July 31-August 4
Adults with Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 23 & Up)


 

2023 Winter Residential
Camp Schedule

December 18-22
Young Adults & Adults with Mild to Moderate Developmental and/or Physical Disabilities (Ages 18 & Up)


 


To contact us:

Recreation Unlimited Foundation

7700 Piper Road

Ashley, OH 43003

Phone: (740) 548-7006

Fax: (740) 747-2640 or (740) 747-3139

E-mail: info@recreationunlimited.org