May 2011 News!

It Wont Be Long Now! In Colorado, summer no longer waits for June to get it’s start. Our camp season opens May 31st! We’ll be singing “On Top Of Spaghetti” at the end of each day before you know it.  Our staff is hired, our program is set, and now we just work day and...

B2B Discount Program

AO Camps is excited to offer employees of the following companies a $40 family discount to our authentic day and sleep away camps that help create connections with friends, counselors and nature! Our camps provide convenient transportation options and operate for the...

ADHD, Dopamine, and Camp

Latest NYTimes article talks about how ADHD is real. It is. Here’s one biochemical explanation: “And scientists are focusing on the pathways for dopamine and similar neurotransmitters active in the circuits that pass information to and from the frontal...

Legos & Autism

As a kid (okay, as an adult, too) I loved playing with Legos. It seems my parents and I both knew they were stimulating to the mind and to independent play. Check out this article on how legos are helping children with autism deal with novelty and changes to systems....