Summer Camp

AAC'S Summer Camp is held in the mountains of North Carolina (Bryson City) for 5 days during the 2nd week in July - lodging is at the beautiful Nantahala Outdoor Center.

Campers range in age from 8-17 and the camper to counselor ratio is 2:1. Campers and volunteers have come from the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast area. Summer Camp can support up to 38 campers. Each year over 50% of the participants return to camp.

Financial support for the camp is provided through two sources: fundraising - contributions of time/materials from volunteer leadership, counselors, and supporters.  Our camp also relies heavily on donations from individuals and businesses. 


During that week, we participate in:

  • White water rafting

  • 20 foot/40 foot ropes courses

  • Adaptive tennis

  • Adaptive water skiing 

  • Tubing

  • Scuba diving

  • Yoga

  • Basketball

  • Dodgeball

  • Zip-line

  • And MORE!!