Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California provides a 6-week summer day camp as well as general and rock climbing therapeutic groups throughout the school year.
Quest Camps, located in Orange County, CA, offers an innovative, evidence-based therapeutic program that has been found to reduce problems not only at camp but at home, school and in everyday life for children 6 to 18 years old with mild to moderate social, emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. We are a Special Needs Camp that provides treatment for a variety of difficulties that children have including ADHD, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders learning disabilities and high functioning autism (previously called Asperger's Disorder). Children who have severe aggressiveness serious psychological problems, behavioral disorders or severe family problems are not appropriate for the program.
Our experts in the treatment of children for mental health and occupational therapy provide an accepting and caring environment, which creates the opportunity for consistent improvement in self-esteem and behavior through the development of many success experiences for children. We are proud at Quest Therapeutic Camps of Southern California to be accredited through the American Camp Association.
Call 714-490-3428 to learn more about our Huntington Beach, Orange County, CA Special Needs Camp. Families often travel to attend Quest's unique summer programming every year including traveling from other states, countries, as well as Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
Quest's summer intervention was found to produce substantial reductions in inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, aggression, and gains in peer and family relationships and competence in athletics and behavioral control.
"Quest provides an effective and positive behavioral program with emphasis on the types of sports and social skills that are often essential for children with ADHD. Families are pleased with the results. This is the type of program that is made to order for ADHD children."
-Steve Hinshaw Ph.D. Chair, Dept. of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
“I have been involved in Quest Camp for over three years now, and have seen tremendous gains with all the children in regards to social, physical, and cognitive development. Jodie has done an amazing job with the camp curriculum and staff!” -Sensei Wayne Centra, MOTR/L SWC
-Director and Senior Pediatric Occupational Therapist
-Karate for All and Centra Pediatric Therapy
"Great experience. My son loved it and the improved skills are enduring. Back to school transition was far less stressful. Using “unlucky” when things don't go his way. He is quicker to follow directions. My son rates Quest Camp a 10 out of 10. We will be back next summer!"