Summer camp season is here! Located on 58 acres of land in picturesque Chardon, Ohio, Cleveland Sight Center’s very own Highbrook Lodge is now in its 90th summer (starting in 1928)! Over the years, more than 20,000 camp experiences have occurred – allowing individuals with vision loss of all ages (the 2017 camp season had campers ranging from 1 to 82 years old!) to enjoy the magic of the summer months as their sighted peers would, just differently.

At camp, everyday skills are taught to attendees via modified activities (i.e. cooking over a campfire). Highbrook Lodge is a place where confidence and self-sufficiency are encouraged. Campers of all ages can improve their orientation and mobility skills (this is known as orienteering) to give them more familiarity with their surroundings, increase their ability to live independently and, most importantly, learn while having fun surrounded by natural beauty.

For the entirety of the summer, the 20-25 Highbrook Lodge staff members encourage campers to remain open-minded as well as to try everything! Are you (or someone you know) interested in attending, but looking to see what you would be doing and where? Join us! Tours can be arranged before the camp season begins! To schedule a time to visit, click here.

To learn more about Highbrook Lodge, click here. To learn more about summer camp sessions for the 2018 season, click here. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.