Calling all deaf and hard of hearing Campers between the ages of 8-17, Camp Counselors, and Volunteers to apply for Camp SIGN 2018!
Camp Sign is a communication barrier-free outdoor training program that provides an environment of acceptance and encouragement. Activities may include: swimming, archery, arts and crafts, horseback riding, drama and more! This program operates under the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS) under Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC).
Camp Sign continues to use a wonderful campsite in the woodlands of Conroe, Texas, just 35 miles north of Houston. Camp Misty Meadows is owned and operated by the Girl Scout of San Jacinto. The dates for camp this year are Sunday, August 5, 2018 - Saturday, August 11, 2018 for campers, and August 4-11 for Counselors.
May 4: Counselor/Volunteer Applications Due
June 1: Camper Applications Due | aplicación en español
July 6: Camper Fees* Due
*Camp Sign depends on donations to keep the program running. Donations do not cover the entire cost of the camp. Parents or guardians will be asked to fill out income information located on the application form to determine the cost for their child. There are two separate fees: application fee and camp fee. The total cost ranges from $35 to $235 (both application and camp fees) depending on the income of the parent(s) or guardian(s). Medical exams and transportation are not included in this price. Once your application is reviewed by DHHS staff, we will send you a follow-up email with your camp fee balance.
Tax deductible gifts and grants may be sent to Camp Sign, c/o Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, P.O. Box 12306; Austin, Texas 78711. For more information, please contact Amanda Tuite at (512) 410-0978 or by email DHHS.Training@hhsc.state.tx.us.
We encourage you to send your child’s application (aplicación en español) with application fee as soon as possible, as all slots are filled first-come first-serve basis!