FAQ for Staff
What is the Camp Altitude?
Camp Altitude offers a two-week traditional summer camp experience for children with social cognitive challenges. Campers who participate in our sleep-away programs are typically entering the 6th through 12th grades and live on campus for the duration of the two weeks
Campers attending the Altitude West Day Camp are typically going into the 3rd through 5th grade and attend camp Monday through Friday, during the day, returning home to their families each afternoon.
Weekend Altitude Programs are weekend experiences throughout the school year for children with social cognitive challenges and their families.
Where are Camp Altitude and Weekend Altitude Programs located?
Camp Altitude East takes place on the campus of Drew University in Madison, NJ. Camp Altitude West day and residential programs are held at Menlo College in Atherton, California. Currently, Weekend Altitude Programs take place at various summer camps and retreat centers near the Bay Area in California.
What is a typical day like at Camp Altitude?
Our daily schedule is filled with exciting activities and varies from day to day.
What are the living arrangements at Camp?
Counselors and staff who are working at our residential programs live in dorm rooms on the college campuses. Dorm and roommate assignments are based on availability. All meals are provided through the campus cafeteria.
Can I receive college credit for my work at Altitude?
Altitude can offer college and graduate level internships or practicum hours. Please talk to us to find out if your work at Altitude will satisfy the requirements of your particular situation.
What if I have any additional questions?
Simply call us at (408) 353-0377.