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Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp at the B&O is back!

From STEM workshops to relaxed tours, art projects, behind-the-scenes explorations, and gentle train rides, the week is filled with activities that adapt to every child’s unique learning style and sensory needs!

At the heart of our Summer Camp at the B&O is a commitment to inclusivity, support, and safety. Designed specifically for children with developmental disabilities, sensory processing disorders, and related challenges, our camp is run by a caring team of experienced counselors and 1:1 aides.

Secure a spot now, and let your child experience a week of delightful memories and exploration!

Camp Schedule

Week 1June 24-28Ages 7-10Join the Waitlist
for Week 1
Week 2July 8-12Ages 10-14Register for Week 2
Week 3July 22-26Ages 7-10Join the Waitlist
for Week 3
Week 4August 5-9Ages 10-14Join the Waitlist
for Week 4

Hours

Drop-off8:45 AM
Camp Hours9 AM-3 PM
Aftercare available*3-4 PM

Camp Admission

Admission is free, $50 registration fee to sign up

Registration fee is non-refundable. Contact Edu@borail.org with questions or for information about financial assistance. Please read the Camp Behavior Policy prior to registering for summer camp.

*Please indicate that you would like your camper to stay until 4 pm in the camper information form after provided during registration.


Summer Camp Information

  • Camp Behavior Policy – Details about the Museum’s policy and expectations for behavior during camp. Please read prior to registering for summer camp.
  • Summer Camp FAQs – Answers to common questions relating to medication, staff experience, and inclusion strategies. 
  • Camper Daily Take-Home Sheet – Each camper will be sent home with this take-home sheet each day detailing the activities they participated in. Our hope is that this helps the parents/guardians of our non-speaking campers stay informed.

Preparation Resources for Campers

  • Visual Schedule – A picture-based walkthrough of the camp schedule. This schedule will be used each day for all age groups. Fridays will have a different schedule; counselors will inform campers ahead of time of changes. 
  • Social Narrative for Young Children – A detailed walkthrough of summer camp at the B&O! Written in first person point of view for easy reading.
  • Social Narrative for Teens – A detailed walkthrough of summer camp at the B&O! Written in second person point of view for more advanced readers.

Upcoming Events at the B&O

2024

Monthly Tours

Go inside the the B&O No. C-1775 Wooden Bobber Caboose!

July 10, 13 & 14

Tour the B&O No. 7701 “Dreamland Sleeper”

August 14, 17 & 18

June 21

6:30-9:30 PM

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28

The Battle at Monocacy Junction: How the Railroad Saved Washington

June 29 | Lecture @ 1:45 PM

June 30 & July 28

12-1 PM

July 4

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

July 13

5 PM – 8 PM

WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

Ransom007
Anaheim, CA

The roundhouse was my favorite part, because it gives a true feel for what goes on in a roundhouse—the cars are stationary, but seeing the actual tracks is eye-opening.

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