VIA West Summer

Via West

Via West provides residential respite care with weekend and week-long special needs camping programs throughout the year. We offer innovative programs and activities that include both learning and outdoor experiences, plus independent living skills and skill building activities that are specifically designed to improve self-sufficiency.

Traditional Day & Overnight Programs

Traditional day and overnight programs provide independent living skills and executive functioning, all while having so much fun. Activities are themed to each session and include culinary arts – including farm-to-table education, hiking, music, sports and physical fitness, dramatic arts, creative arts, and more. For detailed descriptions and themes for each session, please check back in January 2022 for the 2022 Summer Registration Brochure.

The Program

  • Kids, teens, and young adults sessions for ages 5-22, young adults and adults sessions for ages 16+
  • Staffing ratios provided for 1:1, 2:1, and 3:1
  • Check-in is from 10:00am-12:00pm on the first day and check-out is from 1:00-3:00pm on the last day
  • Day program is available from 9:00am-6:00pm every day of the session

Pricing & Enrollment

  • Overnight Private Pay: $609-$2,164 depending on ratio and length of session
  • Day Camp Private Pay: $270-$2,004 depending on the ratio and length of the day program session
  • If you would like to utilize Regional Center funding, please check with your Regional Center planning team to use your out-of-home respite hours. If the session is indeed funded by the Regional Center, you will only be charged for the enhanced experience – the Supplemental Daily Rate of $120/day. We have a scholarship fund available for anyone who needs assistance with partial or full payment of the fee. Please click here to request a scholarship.
  • Click here to apply for financial assistance
  • New participant? Click here to inquire about programs

Registration for Summer 2022 will open in January 2022.

Travel Camp

Travel camps give participants the chance to spend time exploring their own local community and beyond by experiencing overnight trips in a safe, nurturing environment. For detailed descriptions and themes for each session, please check back in January 2022 for the 2022 Summer Registration Brochure.

The Program

  • Kids, teens, and young adults sessions for ages 5-22, young adults and adults sessions for ages 16+
  • Staffing ratios provided for 3:1 with limited availability for 2:1 (evaluated on a case-by-case basis)
  • Check-in is from 10:00-11:00am on the first day and check-out is from 5:00-6:00pm on the last day

Pricing & Enrollment

  • Travel Camp Private Pay: $1,116
  • If you would like to utilize Regional Center funding, please check with your Regional Center planning team to use your out-of-home respite hours. If the session is indeed funded by the Regional Center, you will only be charged for the enhanced experience – the Supplemental Daily Rate of $645. We have a scholarship fund available for anyone who needs assistance with partial or full payment of the fee. Please click here to request a scholarship.
  • Click here to apply for financial assistance
  • New participant? Click here to inquire about programs

Registration for Summer 2022 will open in January 2022.

Adventures in Life Readiness

Adventures in Life Readiness programs help adults master the relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes for working at Via West in preparation for community work settings. For detailed descriptions and themes for each session, please check back in January 2022 for the 2022 Summer Registration Brochure.

The Program

  • Young adults and adults sessions for ages 16+
  • Staffing ratios provided for 3:1
  • Check-in is from 10:00am-12:00pm on the first day and check-out is from 1:00-3:00pm on the last day

Pricing & Enrollment

  • Adventures in Life Readiness Private Pay: $705-$1,645 depending on the length of session
  • If you would like to utilize Regional Center funding, please check with your Regional Center planning team to use your out-of-home respite hours. If the session is indeed funded by the Regional Center, you will only be charged for the enhanced experience – the Supplemental Daily Rate of $120/day. We have a scholarship fund available for anyone who needs assistance with partial or full payment of the fee. Please click here to request a scholarship.
  • Click here to apply for financial assistance
  • New participant? Click here to inquire about programs

Registration for Summer 2022 will open in January 2022.