2019 Summer Camps & Regional Programs

Below are categories of different types of services and resources in our region. Each category lists the names of the providers. To get more details about any of the providers, click on the category titles. If you would like us to add a resource or update a resource, contact us at 423-531-6961 opt.2 or email info@chattanoogaautismcenter.org

Educational Programs


REACH Summer Learning Program

Cost: $795
June 11, 12,  13,;June 18, 19, 20,; June 25, 26, 27 ;July 9, 10, 11; July 16, 17, 18; July 23, 24, 25 

*Will not meet the week of July 4th*
Description: The program accepts children age 5 – 15 who have an IEP or 504 Plan as well as typical developing children who would benefit from a structured and intensive learning environment.. It will be located at Chattanooga Christian School. All completed applications must be turned into the Chattanooga Autism Center. A committee will review all applications and notify you of acceptance by March 31st or earlier if classrooms fill up quickly. We are asking families to not submit any money until you have been notified of acceptance.
Webpage: http://www.chattanoogaautismcenter.org/reach-summer-learning

Note: The Family Support Program may be able to provide a grant to qualified students. For more information click this link. http://www.orangegrovecenter.org/www/docs/184

Speech and Hearing Center - IEP Consultation Program

Does your child’s IEP include Speech Therapy?  The Speech and Hearing Center provides summer therapy services that align with your child’s IEP to help prepare your child for the upcoming school year and combat summer regression.

New Location:  6016 Shallowford Road Suite 1500 Chattanooga TN 37421

Phone: 423-622-6900

Website: speechhearing.com

Ages: varies

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Day Camps


Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 kidz camps are a fun, high energy experience offering lots of unique building bricks for kids to create their own models, games, challenges, and more all with LEGO bricks and monitors. 

Dates: TBD

Times: TBD

Phone: 423-567-5439

Email: kmacbride@bricks4kidz.com

Website: www.bricks4kidz.com/chattanooga

Ages: 4-11

Link for session dates: https://my.bricks4kidz.com/index.php?action=location&location=339

Camp Signal!


Signal Centers offers a unique 6-week camp for children and youth, 3 - 22 years old, of all abilities. Camp Signal offers a quality camp experience, while specializing in social and emotional development through fun projects and activities. The Camp Signal team plans meaningful experiences for campers in the areas of art, movement, music, crafts, drama, technology, sports, singing, cooking, water play, science, and games. 




Camp Signal

Ages 3-11

Session 1: June 6-10

Session 2: June 13-7

Session 3: June 20-24

Session 4: July 8-12

Session 5: July15-19

Session 6: July 12-26

Must attend one open house meeting on March 12, April 11, or May 9 from 3:30-5:30.

Chatter Camp

Ages 5-15

Dates: June 3-7

Vision Academy

Ages 14-22

Session 1: June 17-21

Session 2: July 15-19

For More Information Contact:

Traci Sloan 423-698-8528 x 401



Monica Stone, Camp Director, 423.698.8528 x 201


Camp ZooAbility

Cost: $75 

Week 1: (6-12 yrs) June 17-21

Week 2: (3-21 yrs) June 24-28

Week 3: (22 and up) July 8-12

Register: Opens March 1st!  Call Elaine Adams 423-643-6607 or adams_e@chattanooga.gov
Description: Camp ZooAbility is a week-long Day Camp for individuals who have cognitive and/or physical disabilities put on by Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation Services. Siblings are welcome to attend. Daily activities include, but are not limited to: Swimming, Arts & Crafts, Music, Animal Enrichment, and much more!

Creative Discovery Museum, Friends Discover

Summer is all about play, exploration, and camps!Creative Discovery Museum combines all three with multiple opportunities for kids ages four through 14! Our science-based camps are filled with activities that bring science alive for children! Our enthusiastic, experienced staff provides a fun-filled, safe environment for children to embrace the summer camp experience.


RIVERBEND: May 27-May 31 

Designed especially for Middle School aged campers, this camp gives exclusive daytime behind the scenes access to Riverbend stages. Included are special times to interact with the people who make the lighting, sound, stage management and other exciting aspects of the festival happen. Time performing on stage and the possibility of time with an artist will make for a week of exciting fun.

This camp is for 11-14 year olds – 25 campers max. (drop-off 8:30; pick-up 3:30) (Cost: $205 mem/$240 non)

Dinosaurs!: June 3-7 

All of the fun of CDM’s INCLUSIVE Friends Discovery Cam PLUS dinosaurs! We’ll explore Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit in our traveling gallery and spend time in the museum’s own Excavation Station. Campers will have fun delving into many different types of dinosaurs through science and art experiences. AND we will have all of the usual fun experiences of any Friends’ Discovery Camp including fabulous field trips and fun Big Buddies from UTC. This camp is for 5-7 year olds. (drop-off 8:30; pick-up 1:30) (Cost: $120; includes a membership)

Science Adventures: June 10-14

Join us as we explore all things science in this Friends’ Discovery Camp, designed to be inclusive for friends with&nb