The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

For Youth Development ®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility

Angel Camp

The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall offers Angel Camp to the community as a way for unique children to have a camp experience that they otherwise may not be able to have. With an emphasis on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, Angel Camp creates an environment that allows children to explore and create with the support that their needs require. Angel Camp is designed to accommodate children with special needs, ages 5–18.


This summer program allows kids with differing physical and intellectual handicaps the opportunity to experience typical day camp activities like archery, riflery (BBs), crafts, swimming, canoeing, group games, field trips and more. Participants should be able to change or dress themselves with minimal assistance, and be able to use the restroom on their own.


Campers remain under the close supervision of highly trained staff. Modifications to activities will be made as needed.


Angel Camp runs for 6 one-week sessions, 8AM to 3PM Monday through Friday. We take maximum of 20 campers. Campers will provide their own lunches every day; we will provide one afternoon snack after swimming. 


Make sure to pick up our Angel Camp parent handbook, and please let Angel Camp Director, Melissa Cotner -, or our Executive Director, Bonnie LaVielle -, know if you have any questions: (972) 772-9622.