Christian Camp for Special Needs Youth
Camp Burton on Vashon Island
9326 SW Bayview Drive, Vashon Island, Washington 98070-7024
Phone 206-463-2512  Fax 206-463-6738  E-mail
For Ages 16 and Up With Special Needs
July 12 - 17, 2015

Our New Horizons Camp provides a welcoming Christian camping environment to youth who are developmentally
disabled and/or who are mildly, physically disabled.  Campers learn they are important creations of God and
explore the beauty of God's world.

Campers must be able to care for their own personal needs (eating, dressing, and restroom use) with minimal
assistance and be able to participate in most camp activities.

The Camp activities include swimming at the local pool, canoeing, carnival, games, archery,
talent show, and campfires.

The Directors, Cabin Leaders and Registered Nurse have been selected for their skill and caring for the
emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of disabled persons.  The majority of our staff have had prior camp
experience.  All summer staff participate in training events prior to the beginning of camp, complete an
application, have references checked, and submit to a Washington State Patrol background check.  The Site
Staff working all summer perform jobs such as kitchen assistants, archery instruction, craft instruction, and
waterfront instruction.  Camp Burton has year-round personnel including office, maintenance, kitchen, and
SPECIAL NEEDS ADULTS - If you are seeking a camp experience for a special needs adult during the summer
Homes runs an Adult Camp here at Camp Burton during the summer.  Please visit their website for  
more information about Camp Parkview.
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Download the 2015 New Horizons Registration Form.
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