Category Archive

EHC 2018

Adult Camp, 06/22 – 06/27/2020

Adult Camp, 06/22 – 06/27/2020

This camp session is designed for active adults who are blind or visually impaired. Traditional camp activities include swimming, horseback riding, hiking, arts and crafts and recreation. Nighttime program highlights include dancing to live music, casino night and a talent show. The staff to camper ratio for this session is 1 to 3. If you attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Session:

Monday, June 22nd, 2020 through Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Cost to Attend:

$400

Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way: $25

Adult Camp Applications forms:

Computer friendly
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or visit this link for online sign up form

Woodworking Camp, 08/11 – 08/15/2020

Woodworking Camp, 08/11 – 08/15/2020

This camp session is for beginner to intermediate woodworkers. We’ll cover wood turning, hand tool work and an introduction to power tools. We’ll learn how to measure accurately without sight, using click rules, gauge blocks, Vernier calipers and talking tape measures. We’ll talk about wood types and construction techniques. We’ll learn when to glue, when to nail and when to use screws. We’ll also touch on finishing techniques and all participants will go home with a completed project. Spouses are more than welcome to accompany woodworkers to this session. If you attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Woodworking Session

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 through Saturday, August 15th 2020.
** Note: This session is being held in conjunction with the Adult Music Session

Cost to Attend:

$300
Spouses: $150
Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way: $25

Woodworking Camp Applications forms:

Computer friendly
Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Adult & Youth Music Camps, Session I: 08/3 – 08/9/2020, Session II: 08/11 – 08/15/2020

Adult & Youth Music Camps, Session I: 08/3 – 08/9/2020, Session II: 08/11 – 08/15/2020

Students will learn the hallmarks of blind musicianship including individual performance practice, song writing, collaboration in an ensemble, and stage etiquette and performance in a house band. We’ll work with braille music and gain proficiency in accessible recording. Students will be coached on a range of instruments including vocals, guitar, drums/percussion, and piano, and gain valuable insight from guest speakers. Students in the Youth session will finish off the weekend with a performance at the Enchanted Hills Camp 70th Anniversary Party. If you attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Sessions

Youth Music Camp (for ages 16-25): Monday, August 3rd, 2020 through, Sunday August 9th, 2020
** Note: In lieu of the usual Music Camp Concert, students from this session will be performing at the 70th Anniversary Party being held on Saturday, August 8th. More information for 70th Anniversary Party will be available soon.

Adult Music Camp ( for ages 25+): Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 through Saturday August 15th, 2020
**Note: This session is being held in conjunction with the Woodworking Session

Cost to Attend Either Session:

$300
Spouses (Adult Music Only): $150
Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way: $25

Adult & Youth Music Camps Applications forms:

Youth Music Camp – Computer friendly
Youth Music Camp – Printer friendly
Woodworking & Adult Music Camp – Computer friendly
Woodworking & Adult Music Camp – Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Teen Camp, 07/16 – 07/25/2020

Teen Camp, 07/16 – 07/25/2020

Our summertime teen session is the crown jewel of Enchanted Hills Camp, where the most dynamic and charged bonds occur. Teens get to ride horses, learn woodworking, take riflery, and perform. What’s particularly special about teen session is how most of the Counselors and CITs are blind or visually impaired themselves, and many have attended camp as young teens. Here teens in grades 9 through 12 will experience all the offered youth camp activities and special events, including the STEM track which is built into this year’s teen timeline. Additionally, campers will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. If you/your child attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Teen Session

Thursday, July 16th, 2020, through Saturday July 25th, 2020.
** Note: This session is limited to students under the age of 21.

Cost to Attend:

$75

Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.

Round-Trip: $40
One-Way: $25

Teen Camp Applications forms:

Computer friendly
Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Youth Camp, 07/6 – 07/12/2020

Youth Camp, 07/6 – 07/12/2020

Youth in grades 3 through 8 will participate in a variety of programs; including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain greater understanding of their differences in eyesight and build self-confidence as they bond with others with shared experience. If you/your child attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Youth Session

Monday July 6th, 2020, through Sunday, July 12th, 2020.

Cost to Attend:

$75

Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way $25

Youth Camps Applications forms:

Computer friendly
Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Family Camps,  Session I: 6/19 – 6/21/2020  Session II: 7/3 – 7/5/2020 Session III: 7/29 – 8/1/2020

Family Camps, Session I: 6/19 – 6/21/2020 Session II: 7/3 – 7/5/2020 Session III: 7/29 – 8/1/2020

Family Camps are offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents with children ages 17 and under. The sessions are for immediate family members only. Camp activities include swimming, horseback riding, crafts, games, nature studies, parent discussion groups and evening activities such as the family talent show. If you attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Sessions:

Family Camp Session I: Friday, June 19th, 2020 through Sunday, June 21st, 2020.
Family Camp Session II: Friday, July 3rd, 2020 through Sunday, July 5th, 2020.
Family Camp Session III: Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 through Saturday, August 1st, 2020. – As of 2/10/2020, Family Camp III is FULL. Any applications received will be placed on a waitlist.

Cost to Attend:

First-time Adult Attendees: $150
Returning Adult Attendees: $175
Sighted Youth: $75
Visually Impaired/Blind Youth: Free
Children Under 5: Free

Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way $25

Family Camps Applications forms:

Computer friendly
Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Adults with Developmental Disabilities 06/28 – 07/02/2020

Adults with Developmental Disabilities 06/28 – 07/02/2020

Serving developmentally delayed and cognitively impaired campers (Regional Center Clients) ages 21 and older that are blind or visually impaired, this camp program incorporates traditional camp activities with a focus on encouraging individuals to gain further independence. The staff to camper ratio for this session is 1 to 2. If you attended this, or any EHC session during summer 2019, please check your email for a message about a new registration process for returning campers.

Upcoming Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session:

Sunday, June 28th, 2020 through Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Cost to attend:

$600

Transportation is available from San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento.
Round-Trip: $40
One-Way $25

Adults with Developmental Disabilities Applications forms:

Computer friendly
Printer friendly
or visit this link for online sign up form

Deaf-Blind Session 6/7 – 6/11/2020

Deaf-Blind Session 6/7 – 6/11/2020

Deaf Blind Camp session is designed for active adults 21 years and older, who are deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired. Traditional camp activities include swimming, horseback riding, hiking, arts and crafts, and recreation. Nighttime program highlights include dancing to loud music, games and social. If you are interested in attending this session or volunteering as an SSP, please contact Sook Hee Choi at schoi@lighous-sf.org or 415-255-5906 to begin the application process. For volunteer SSPs, please plan on attending an SSP Training held at Enchanted Hills Camp on Saturday, June 6th.

Upcoming Deaf Blind Session:

Sunday, June 7th, 2020 through Thursday, June 11th, 2020
Cost for California Residents: $100
Cost for Out-of-State Attendees: $150

Deaf-Blind Session Applications forms:

First-Time Campers
Returning Campers** and Returning SSP Volunteers
**(If you are a returning camper, but it has been more than 3 years since you last attended the Deaf-Blind session, please fill out a “First-Time Camper” application)

A deaf-blind man places his hand over a woman's signing hand.
A deaf-blind man places his hand over a woman’s signing hand.