Expanding Adaptive Programs

Camp Counselor and Child Draw on a Whiteboard at Camp Bumblebee

Adaptive Programs provide a supportive environment where children and adults with developmental delays and disabilities can build new experiences through programs tailored to meet their needs.

The Y believes that all people deserve the change to learn, grow and thrive - and we are pleased to announce that we're expanding Adaptive Programs in 2024.

January 2024 - Existing Adaptive Programs rolled out to additional branches

  • Adaptive Dance | Youth
  • Adaptive Gymnastics | Youth
  • Adaptive Swim Lessons | All Ages
  • Open Doors | Adults
  • Respite Recreation | All Ages

March 2024 - New Adaptive Programs will be launched

  • Bowling League | Adults
  • LEGO Club | Youth
  • Small Group Training | Adults
  • SNAPshots Sports | Youth

June 2024 - Bumblebee Day Camp expanded to additional locations

  •  Bumblebee Day Camp | Youth


New to Adaptive Programs at the Y? 

  • Open Doors is a social meet up for adults in the Adaptive community
  • Respite Recreation provides parents and caregivers an evening off while trained YMCA staff care for children of all ages, including adults
  • Bumblebee Day Camp is an Adaptive Summer Camp that features a higher ratio of staff as compared to traditional day camps, allowing camp counselors to provide focused attention and support to campers.

Mark your Calendars

  • Registration for Adaptive Programs that take place in January – May 2024 begins on November 21, 2023 for existing YGBW members.
  • Registration for guests begins on December 5, 2023
  • Registration for Summer Camp begins on January 16, 2024

About Adaptive Programs

Thank you to Team Toyota of Glen Mills for supporting Adaptive Programs at the YMCA. 💝