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Enchanted Hills Camp
Enchanted Hills Camp serves blind children, teens, adults, deaf-blind, seniors, as well as families of the blind. For 63 years, Enchanted Hills has provided priceless opportunities for recreation in a fun, challenging and accessible way. Located on 311 acres on scenic Mt. Veeder, Enchanted Hills is just 10 miles west of Napa, California. The experience of summer camp holds countless opportunities for enjoyment and learning in many a young person’s life. Whether it’s exploring a trail in the woods or creating a skit as a team to perform in front of an audience, camp provides a wealth of structured and unrestricted moments that contribute to childhood socialization, growth and development.
Watch an informative video produced to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Enchanted Hills
Chemistry Camp: 2015 dates to be announced
Up to fifteen blind high school students ages 14-18 will be selected to participate. Would you like to learn how blind people tackle the very visual subject of organic chemistry successfully? Do you have a general love for science? Do you want to learn how you can do chemistry as a blind person just as successfully as your sighted peers? Then the California Chemistry Camp is for you! There is no cost to apply for the program.For program information & application please contact: Angela Fowler, Director of planning Accessible Science Email: email@example.com Phone: 530-902-0987
Blind Babies Family Camp: 2015 dates to be announced
*Blind Babies Foundation Session: For families of infants and preschoolers (age’s birth through 6) who are visually impaired/blind receiving early intervention services from the Blind Babies Foundation Organization.Contact BBF for more information: 1814 Franklin Street, 11th Floor Oakland, CA 94612 Local Telephone: (510) 446-2229 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Camp Sessions:
$175 per Adult$150 per First Time Adult Attendee
$75 per Child under the age of 18
No charge for Children under 18 with visual impairments
No charge for Children under the age of 5
Family Camp I: 2015 dates to be announced
Space in THIS session is NOW CLOSED! There are NO more rooms available in the upper camp; including the cabins and lodge rooms. Lower camp is now also closed for this session. Please try registering for Family Session II or Family Session III.
Family Camp II: 2015 dates to be announced
Family Camp Session II has NO more rooms available in upper camp, including the cabins and lodge. Space in THIS session has been filled! We will accept applications from families that are willing to stay in the Lower Camp; which has a more rustic feel.(Please call for descriptions of lower camp before applying to assess your family’s compatibility to this space). Please indicate in a note section when applying, that you will be staying in lower camp.
Family Camp III: 2015 dates to be announced
Family Camp Session III has NO more rooms available in upper camp, including the cabins and lodge. Space in THIS session has been filled! We will accept applications from families that are willing to stay in the Lower Camp; which has a more rustic feel.(Please call for descriptions of lower camp before applying to assess your family’s compatibility to this space). Please indicate in a note section when applying, that you will be staying in lower camp.
To join our Family Camp waiting lists, please download the application and email them to email@example.com. Please make sure to indicate which session you will like to be waitlisted on. Payment is not required to be put on the waiting list; payment will be due upon acceptance.
*For Family Camp submissions, please submit a separate Health Disclosure Form for each Family Member participating:
Adult Camp: 2015 dates to be announced
$375.00 Adult Session Fee
This camp session is designed for active, independent adults. Traditional camp activities include swimming, horseback riding, hiking, arts & crafts and recreation. Nighttime program highlights include dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show. The staff to camper ratio is 1:3.
To join our Adult Camp waiting lists, please download the application and email them to Tburrell@lighthouse-sf.org. Please make sure to indicate which session you will like to be waitlisted on. Payment is not required to be put on the waiting list; payment will be due upon acceptance.
Adults with Special Needs: 2015 dates to be announced
$600.00 Adults with Special Needs Session Fee
Space in THIS session is NOW CLOSED!
Serving developmentally delayed (Regional Center Clients) and cognitively impaired campers ages 21 and older that are blind or visually impaired. The camp program incorporates traditional camp activities with a focus on encouraging individuals to gain further independence. Campers MUST be able to take care of their own basic activities of daily living, i.e. feeding, toileting, dressing, etc. The staff to camper ratio for this session is 1:3.
Kids Session: 2015 dates to be announced
$60.00 Session Fee
Campers will participate in traditional camp activities and special events, including sports such as beep ball and goal ball. Program content is active and provides peer support and connection. Campers have the opportunity to openly discuss issues related to vision and growing up, and have exposure to the latest adaptive technology. The staff to camper ratio for this session is 1:3.
Teen Session: 2015 dates to be announced
$60.00 Session Fee
The teens and young adults who attend this session will experience all the regular camp activities and special events. In addition, campers will also participate in activities geared towards building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. The staff to camper ratio for this session is 1:4.
Music Academy: 2015 dates to be announced
$300.00 Session Fee
Meet for one week at Enchanted Hills camp near Napa, California, with students who are blind or low vision interested in learning all about music and related assistive technology. We will create a supportive and engaging atmosphere where individuals who may be starting off at different points on the continuum of music literacy, proficiency with assistive technology, and performance experience have opportunities to advance in all of those areas.
Deaf-Blind Session: 2015 dates to be announced
Deaf-Blind Session is for adults 21 years and older with dual sensory loss, with an emphasis on vocational training. Please contact Sook Hee Choi for more information. VP: (415) 431-4572 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Staff to camper ratio is 1:1.
Providers Weekend: 2015 dates to be announced
$100.00 Providers Fee
Free For First Time Attendees
Registration for THIS session is NOW Closed! Please do not attempt to register for this session if you have not already received prior approval from Taccarra Burrell or Tony Fletcher. We are not taking any request for late registration at this time.
Providers Weekend does not require a Self Disclosure Form
To submit your print application, please complete and return to:
San Francisco, CA 94102
*Please Note: All campers, for all sessions, must have independent living skills requiring minimal assistance. Space is Not Guaranteed Until Confirmation is Received from Camp Director.
Registration Instructions and Qualifications (please read thoroughly)
Registration is on a “First Come, First Served Basis”, therefore we are unable to make any exceptions due to limited space.
Applications are NOT considered complete and WILL NOT be processed, until BOTH the Payment and the Self-Disclosure/Medical Insurance forms have been RECEIVED BY Enchanted Hills Camp TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the start of the camp session.
Please Download the Self Disclosure Form :
Please Note: For All Sessions, Each Camper Must have a Self-Disclosure Form turned in.
Please mail forms to Enchanted Hills Camp, 214 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102.
We reserve the right to refuse registration to anyone that does not fulfill the camp qualifications.
- Being blind or visually impaired.
- Meeting the age requirements (Youth Camp: Must be 20 years old or under; Camps for Adults: Must be 21 years or older).
- Having up-to-date immunizations that are required for school.
- Attendance that does not require one-on-one supervision. If one-on-one supervision is required, then a
- Personal attendant or guardian must accompany that camper. This must be discussed with the Camp Director prior to applying.
For Family Camps
- Having at least one family member that is blind or visually impaired that is coming to camp.
- At least 1 person in the family attending camp should be under the age of 18.
- Children under the age of 18 that are attending, must have up-to-date immunizations that are required for school.
- Self-Disclosure and Medical Insurance Forms are Required for each and all Family Members attending Camp.
If there are any questions or concerns about qualifications, please contact Enchanted Hills Camp at (415) 694-7310.
Please feel free to download our Qualification Notes.
To complete your application using check, money order, or Regional Center Authorization method, please send payments to:214 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 FAX: 415-863-7568
To pay with credit card via phone, please contact:
Phone: (415) 694-7310
*All cancellations are subject to a $50 non-refundable administration fee. Cancellations received 30 days or more prior to the start of camp will be refunded, less the administration fee. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the start of camp are not refundable.
Please view our Wish List to see if you may be able to donate any of the items that will help to ensure that camp is a wonderful experience for decades to come.
Tony FletcherCamp Director
Program AssistantCamp Registration
Please consider changing one day of a child’s life by sending them to Enchanted Hills. For three generations Enchanted Hills has made a difference because of people like you.