Summer Camps For Kids With Behavior Problems In Florida

Florida offers several summer camp options for special-needs kids.

Parents of children with behavior problems can choose from a variety of summer camps in Florida. There are state-run programs, as well as those connected with a religious organization. To find the camp best suited to your child, an in-depth Internet search is in order.

Camp Consequence

Teenagers with behavior problems may benefit from a stay at a counseling camp.

Camp Consequence in Jacksonville works with both the parents and the child. This approach helps professionals address problems in the relationship and determine the best course of therapy for the individual family. Its motto is “A wake up call for good children who make bad choices.” It is a residential camp for kids ages 8-17 at a cost of about $500 to $650 a week, as of 2010.

Camp Consequence

PO Box 60722

Jacksonville, FL 32236


Total Life Counselling Center

Total Life Counselling Center in Orlando specializes in helping children with social disorders. The intake takes place with a master counselor who has direction over a group of three to five students. Students are discreetly counseled on any issues that arise including anger management, inappropriate response to stimuli, lack of self-confidence and other major emotional problems. The camp is appropriate for children ages 6 to 16. Two weeks of camp costs $900 to $1,900, but scholarships are available.

Total Life Counselling Center

1507 S. Hiawassee Road

Suite 101,

Orlando, FL 32835


YMCA Camp Indian Springs

The YMCA Camp Indian Springs program is a summer residential camp program for kids in grades three to 10. It offers horseback riding, paintball, nature survival, mind and body activities and other interactive activities. The campground is located in the Tallahassee area, and scholarships are offered to campers whose parents feel their children can benefit from the program but they cannot afford to pay.

YMCA Camp Indian Springs

2387 Bloxham Cut-Off Road

Crawfordville, FL 32327