Seagull To Run Camp For Kids With Special Needs

Students attending Camp Seagull meet Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office K9 Tucker during “Heroes Week.”

Know a special kid needing a special summer camp? Camp Seagull offers the best of traditional summer camp experiences for students with developmental disabilities. The program is operated by the professional teaching staff at the Seagull Academy for Independent Living.

Campers age 11 to 22 experience weekly themed activities, as well as field trips, sports, crafts, music, movies and more. Camp Seagull runs each week from June 10 to July 26. The cost is $100 per week. Lunch and a snack are included, and transportation is available in some areas. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early drop-off is available. Some scholarships are available based on need.

Located at 6250 N. Military Trail, just south of the Rapids Water Park, the Seagull Academy for Independent Living, also known as SAIL, is a charter school for ESE students with developmental disabilities. During the school year, SAIL’s curriculum focuses on vocational and life skills for independent living. Along with reading and mathematics, students learn cooking, cleaning, budgeting, money, social skills, job skills and safety.

For more information, or to reserve a spot, call (561) 540-8110. Learn more about SAIL at