Summer Camps

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center is proud to partner with several summer camps in Arizona to support inclusive programs for campers of all ages.

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center is proud to partner with several summer camps in Arizona to support inclusive programs for campers of all ages. The Arizona Science Center, Camp Daisy and Harry Stein, Camp Simcha, Children's Museum of Phoenix, The Phoenix Theatre Company and the University of Advancing Technology, each offer incredible experiences and unforgettable memories to campers. If you're a parent or caregiver of a child, teen, or adult with autism, check out these fun camps happening this summer!

For questions about a specific camp, their schedules, and more, please contact the camp's representative directly!

Tech Camp: Week-long College Experience at University of Advancing Technology

  • Dates: July 25-31
  • Time: Overnight and Tech Camp will take place daily from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Brad Herron-Valenzuela at 480.209.7515

Camp Daisy and Harry Stein Sleep Away Camp

  • Dates: June 1–July 25
  • Time: Overnight: 2- or 4-week options
  • Ages: 7-15
  • Contact: Jenifer Walker at 480.951.0323

Camp Innovation at Arizona Science Center

  • Dates: June 7-July 30
  • Times: In-person: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Virtual camp available.
  • Ages: 6-12
  • Contact: Ashley Brooks at brooksa@azscience.org

The Phoenix Theatre Company Summer Camp

  • Dates: June 7-July 31 
  • Time: Monday-Friday (9:00-3:30 p.m.)
  • Ages: 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17
  • Contact: Michelle Chin at m.chin@phoenixtheatre.com or 602.889.7608

Childen's Museum of Phoenix

  • Dates: May 31–July 30
  • Hours: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. with extended care options of 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Ages: 5-8 
  • Contact: Ricardo Bernal at rbernal@childmusephx.org or 602.648.2777

Camp Chanen

Dates: 6 weeks from May 18-July 30
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., daily 
Ages: 8 weeks-those entering 3rd grade
Contact: Amy Gavartin at amy@cbiaz.org or 480.951.3398

Shemesh Camp at The J

Dates: May 24- Aug. 6
Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Ages: 4-16
Contact: Morgan Froke at 480.634.4949

Camp Kochavim

Dates: June 1- Aug. 6
Times: 7 am- 6 pm
Ages: 6 weeks to pre-k (4)
Contact: leahz@mpjcc.org

Inclusion Training And Consultation at SARRC

Inclusion training and consultation services are offered to school-based and recreational organizations that are moving toward an inclusive model or would like to improve upon an existing model looking to implement best practices to improve the success of all participants. To learn more, contact SARRC's Community Services team at 480.603.3284 or training@autismcenter.org.