Inclusion Support

Columbus Recreation and Parks Department encourages participation of a diverse population and accommodates people with varying abilities and learning styles. Inclusion support staff develop accommodation plans to support campers with, but not limited to, developmental and learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory challenges, autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome and emotional challenges.

Reasonable accommodations are provided to enable an individual’s successful participation in camps and are individualized techniques and resources used to enhance program participation without fundamentally altering the program. Accommodations also help staff create an environment where all campers can have a safe, successful and enjoyable recreation experience.

How to access inclusion support services:

  1. Register for your desired camp.
  2. Use the form below to request an Inclusion, Accommodation and Special Needs Request Form.
  3. Complete the form and email it to mbmoore@columbus.gov.
  4. Once accepted, an inclusion support staff will contact you to discuss accommodation options.

Inclusion Support Request

Accommodation requests are not required to participate in camp programs, however, all campers are required to meet the minimum participation guidelines and desired behavior expectations of the camp. One-on-one staffing is not provided; however, campers may bring their own support person, who must pass a criminal background check.

Please complete the request below immediately after registration is complete.

Parent/Guardian Name(Required)
Participant's Name(Required)
If available
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