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TALISMAN PROGRAMS

Talisman Programs provide exceptional summer camp opportunities for young people ages 6-22 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and other learning differences.  Since 1980 our ACA-accredited programs have been offering unique alternatives to ordinary summer camps. We provide a structured, nurturing environment within an exciting adventure program in which our campers can have a successful summer while increasing social skills, a sense of personal responsibility and a more positive self-image.

Camp season 2015!  Enrollment is limited.  Please contact us today at 828-697-6313 to ensure you can reserve your preferred dates.

A Summer Camp Experience. Parents choose Talisman because they are looking for a traditional camp experience for their son or daughter in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment. Whichever program you choose or whatever the camper’s age, Talisman provides weeks of fun and friendship. Our Owners and Camp Directors have decades of experience and we have seen thousands of children, teens, and young adults walk onto our campus and leave a few weeks later with memories and friendships to last a lifetime.

During the off-seasonThe owners travel all over for conferences, appearances, and camp fairs.  Stop in, say hello, and get to know them.  We often hold get-togethers with former campers and their families when we travel, so give us a call or check out our blog to see where we are: talismanprograms.BlogSpot.com

Mr. DougOctober 8th – 10th -  Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.  Staff recruitment and presenting.

A personal relationship with every child. With our limited enrollment, Talisman is able to maintain close personal contact with families from the admissions process throughout the summer and into the school year. Campers develop meaningful bonds with their counselors, and parents are kept informed by weekly phone contact and written summaries at the end of the summer. Many campers build on those relationships by returning year after year, strengthening our community as they continue to grow and benefit from it.

For Additional Information or to Register Today, please call us
at 828-697-6313.