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Applications are accepted year-round for the Kid-to-Camp program. For more information, or if you need help with the online application, please contact us at or 314-394-7030.

About the Kid-to-Camp Program

The Special Education Foundation understands that bridging the instructional gap during breaks in the school year is critical. SEF’s Kid-to-Camp program provides financial assistance to parents of children served by the Special School District so they can attend camp during these breaks in the school year.

Area camp programs help to maintain the momentum and benefits to students beyond the social and educational aspects of the classroom. Attending camp provides opportunities to interact with others, develop friendships, and build relationships that can increase confidence and independence.

While the additional expense can be a financial burden for many families, SEF picks up in areas not supported by tax dollars or United Way. Campership funds are awarded based on financial need and student benefit and many are funded through our annual golf tournament. Applications are accepted year-round. Visit our main applications page to learn more about eligibility requirements and to submit an application.

Looking for camp resources? See below to learn more about camp options for students with disabilities which include day and overnight camps for spring, winter and summer breaks: 

From the Newsroom

SEF's Kid-to-Camp program offers valuable financial assistance to families served by the Special School District for Spring and Summer camp.

The Kid-to-Camp program offers financial assistance to parents/guardians of children served by the Special School District. This program ensures that your child can attend camp during breaks in the school year.

SEF is providing 10 sponsorships for high school students to build leadership skills and learn about governmental policy, the implications of democracy, and the power of the individual vote through real-world simulations.