Camp ASCCA is Alabama's Special Camp for Children and Adults. ASCCA is a nationally recognized leader in therapeutic recreation for children and adults with both physical and intellectual disabilities. Providing weekend and week long sessions, Camp ASCCA is open year-round.
Located in Alabama on Lake Martin, Camp ASCCA offers campers a wide variety of recreational and educational activities. Activities include horseback riding, fishing, tubing, ab accessible waterslide, swimming, environmental education, arts and crafts, canoeing, a "splash pad", outdoor adventure elements like the zip-line, and much more.
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"Let me win,
but if I cannot win,
let me bebrave in the attempt"
-- Special Olympics Athlete Oath --
In honor of the Special Olympic World Games being this week we have made this week all about the spirt of the Special Olympics.
Tonight we held our very own Special Olympic games...
For the past 31 years, the Mobile Rotary Club has generously sponsored over 100 campers for a week long stay at our very own Camp ASCCA. We are so proud that they have returned this year!
Although this is the first summer at Camp ASCCA for some Mobile Rotary Campers, most have b...
A more extreme alternative to the zipline, the ziptower gives riders an even bigger sense of scope and range than the regular zipline.
Those willing to try are given two ways to get to the top. They can climb up themselves, by reaching for colored rocks that will allow them to s...
Last night we played Camp ASCCA's version of Minute to Win It! Much like the televised game show, contestants completed various 1 minute challenges with household items. Cabins competed against one another for honor, glory, and bragging rights.
Some of the hightlights from last n...
"Until one has loved an animal,
a part of one's soul
-- Anatole France --
Each week I see the meaning of this quote at our Demo Farm.
Demo Farm is one of our activity rotations and is personally one of my favorites to get to take pictures of.
As each anima...
There are many people and organizations that without them we would not be able to have camp. The Rotary Club is one of those and as Camp Director Matt Rickman said at lunch today, "camp wouldn't be camp without Rotary."
Today we welcomed Rotarians from all over Alabama and 2 inte...
With over 50 performances from of the Mobile Rotary campers, tonight's ASCCA Talent Show was quite packed with talent.
Talents ranged from an excellent Elvis impersonation, playing the bongos, and gathering the entire crowd in a sing along of "Amazing Grace". Not only did camper...
Several groups of adventurous Session 5 Campers made their way out into the woods today for an exciting ride at the Zipline! A typical day at zipline goes something like this: Program Staff give a quick talk concerning safety and get the campers stoked! Campers are then equipped...
A group of Session 5 Campers tried their hand at Bocce Ball after a round of Putt Putt on this beautfiul Monday morning. The Bocce Ball courts are located adjacent to Putt Putt and behind the Splash Pad at Camp ASCCA.
For those unfamiliar with the sport, Bocce Ball is played on a...