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Smugglers' Notch Adaptive Camp Programs

Dedicated to giving your child a fun experience in a supportive environment.

The Smugglers' Notch Adaptive Camp Program

We are dedicated to providing therapeutic recreation for children and adults of all abilities in a supportive environment. Experiences are tailored to meet the needs and goals of each individual. The ratio of counselor to program guest is based on the individual needs of each person.

Depending on individual need, an inclusion program in our daily children's programs may be appropriate, offering the guest the opportunity to socialize with peers while still maintaining the support he or she needs through our adaptive program. It is our hope that each participant will leave the program with feelings of self respect, respect for others and nature, and new skills. The Summer program offers a variety of adventure activities ...

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Guided Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mini Golf
  • Nature Time
  • S.T.E.M.
  • Swimming
  • Watersliding

Owners and Guests renting through Smugglers’ Notch Resort (not including private rentals or Airbnb) will be given priority during peak weeks. Guests who meet this criteria will have until June 1, 2023 to request a reservation in the SNAP program. We will need your Smugglers' Notch reservation number. Space is limited. To contact Smugglers’ Notch reservations department, dial 1-800-419-4615.

Peak weeks Summer 2023:
June 26 - June 30
August 14 - 18
August 21 - 25
August 28 - Sept 1

Full Day Camp Program
  • Check in starts at 9:00 am
  • Pick up is between 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm
  • Lunch: Bring Your Own
  • Program will start and finish in the Meeting House
  • Full Day Rate: $215
  • Half Day Rate: $149
  • SNAP is offered Monday through Friday from June 12 through September 1
  • Vermont residents, ask about our locals rate.

Cancellation Policy
• There will be no charge for cancellations made 24-hours in advance of the lesson/camp time.
• There will be a $25 charge for cancellations made by 9:00 am the day of the lesson/camp.
• There will be a half-day charge for cancellations made after 9:00 am the day of the lesson/camp.
• All reservations and cancellations for SNAP must be made directly through the SNAP office. Guest Services and the Reservations Department are not authorized to make a reservation or cancellation for SNAP.

Our Summer guests share their feedback...

Clive from Woodstock, GA
"SNAP is one of the many reasons we come back year after year"

Harry from Shrewsbury, MA
"My son has autism and the SNAP program was exceptional. It was our piece of mind that his counselor understood his needs and therefore, my husband and I could be a couple and relax."

Deidre from Northport, NY
"It was the best vacation we've ever taken! It fed our souls. Everything was easily accessible and everyone was very friendly. Both of our children loved camp. We came for the SNAP (Smugglers' Notch Adaptive Program) program for our son. He went and came home with a smile and looked forward to it. Everyone who worked in SNAP was really interested in the well being of our son. Our daughter loved the adventure camp. As a family we loved the array of all day activities as well as the hikes, wikes, and pools. It's a lovely community which we were welcomed into and we hope to make Smuggs a yearly vacation. Our accommodations were very comfortable. We had everything we needed and then some! Although it wasn't fancy, we are a special needs family and really aren't interested in decor. We will definitely share our experience with other special needs families on Long Island. We have really found a treasure at your resort... It was a blessing to have our son experience the outdoors while we had peace of mind he was well cared for and having fun. It allowed us as parents to have a little break and experience nature ... without our children which is a rare treat. We all can't wait to come back!"

Richard from Sewell, NJ
"SNAP is excellent. Every person we have encountered in this program over the past few years has been outstanding. It is inclusive in activities with non-disabled peers, which we highly value, and it is respectful of the person with a disability."

For questions, contact Logan Morrissey, SNAP Program Manager, 802-644-8502 or email snap@smuggs.com

Additional programs
Adaptive swim lessons are available through our Aquatics Department. Lessons may be scheduled during the program and we will accompany the participant to their lesson. Call 802-644-1046 to book a lesson.

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