SUMMER 2022 Camp Details


H.E.S. Camp Xtra is a day camp that caters to children with developmental disabilities. Campers are in a safe environment where they can feel comfortable and enjoy their summer in the least restrictive environment. 
Children in Camp Xtra are mainstreamed within H.E.S.’ Summer Camp with the support of a counselor. The appropriate level of assistance is assessed for each child based on their individual needs, from a group setting to a 1:1 camper/staff ratio.
Children participate in general camp activities and enriching activities. Transportation (from local areas), lunch and snacks are provided. 


  • Your child must be between the ages of 5-17;
  • The child must have an IEP;
  • If a child has received OPWDD Waiver Services, the Care Manager must provide their Level of Care (LOC), Life Plan, Notice of Decision (NOD), Psychological and Psycho-social evaluations.
Additionally, children, 7+ must be toilet trained to attend the Camp Xtra Program.


Each child must engage in an intake meeting with the Director of Disability Services Department prior to being admitted to the program.

Want more information about Camp Xtra at the H.E.S. please contact Ericka Charles at 718.241.3000 ext. 133 or

Need assistance registering? Check out our registration assistance page or contact the H.E.S. registration office at your convenience by calling us at 718.241.3000.