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National Camp Programs

Directory Guide and Resources

Tennessee has many summer camps and/or programs available across the state. Many camps programs are offered year- round.

The Summer Camps & Programs Directory is divided into the following sections:

Other camp resources include the following:

American Camping Association

The American Camping Association is a community of camp professionals who, for nearly 100 years, have joined together to share knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs.

Amputee Coalition of America's Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp

The Amputee Coalition of America’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a 5-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers’ confidence regardless of skill level.

Center for Courageous Kids

Center for Courageous Kids is a non profit a year round camping facility for families with children who have life threatening illnesses and/or disabilities. Specialized camps are available for specific disabilities and/or health conditions. If child's disability or health condition is not listed on the camp schedule, please contact for more information.

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Youth Leadership Camp (YLC)

YLC encourages outstanding young deaf and hard of hearing student leaders, grades 10 – 11, from diverse educational programs to develop advocacy skills and understand the principles of leadership through programs of learning, leadership development, and social interaction. The camp program provides students with opportunities for ‘learning through active involvement.' The program also aims to assist young students in developing their scholarship, leadership, and citizenship abilities and becoming self-starters in their respective schools and communities.

Wilderness Inquiry Outdoor Adventures

Provides outdoor adventure for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds -- including people with disabilities. WI travels to over 35 destinations by canoe, sea kayak, dog sled, horse pack, and back pack.