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Camp Abilities-CABVI is a youth development program for children and teens who are blind or visually impaired. We engage kids who have low vision, to remain physically active by: participating in leisure activities, engaging in physical education classes, using technology and developing independent living skills that will last a lifetime. Children and teens discover what they CAN do.

Camp Abilities offers overnight programs, a summer camp in Woodgate, N.Y., and a winter camp in Utica. Activities at camp include but are not limited to: tandem biking, beep baseball or kickball, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, cooking skills, and technology instruction. New and different experiences are added each year.

We also help prepare campers for the future with vocational experiences and informational seminars. Our staff meets with students at home or, in their school and their communities to ensure newly acquired skills are retained and expanded.

A visually impaired girl kicking a soccer ball.


Click below and register as a Camper for Camp Abilities before all the openings are filled!

Campers kayaking and enjoying stand up paddle boards on the lake.