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Who We Are!


Our vision is to create an intergenerational camp environment where everyone feels safe, secure and accepted.


Camp Thorpe is dedicated to providing a fun and safe camping experience to children and adults with special needs.

Value Statements

  • We recognize that activities must be tailored to each individual camper’s abilities and needs.
  • We believe that successful camping experience includes a sense of belonging, respect, fun and individual freedom, as safety allows.
  • We believe that campers and their families benefit through close interaction with a staff that is multi-cultural, caring, and committed to high quality care.
  • We value the contributions of full time and summer staff, and want them to have the best experience possible.
  • We recognize the importance of dedicated volunteers for the effective governance and support of Camp Thorpe.
  • We value high quality, accessible facilities for campers and staff.
  • We celebrate the natural beauty of Camp Thorpe and are committed to its preservation.
  • We embrace the extraordinary vision of the Rev. Walter and Lavinia Thorpe to provide a positive camping experience for children and adults with special needs.

Make A Difference By Showing Your Support!

Camp Thorpe strives to keep our camp and programs affordable for every camper, and to ensure that all campers who want to attend are able, regardless of financial ability. The tuition we charge covers approximately 1/2 of the cost for each camper to attend a session of camp.

With each generous gift, sponsorship, and bequest your help brings us closer to meeting our goals. No gift is too small… or too large!


Session 1 – June 23 to July 5th
Session 2 – July 7 to July 19
Session 3 – July 21 to Aug 2
Session 4 – Aug 4 to Aug 10

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