Adventure Amputee Camp (AAC) The mission of the Adventure Amputee Camp is to encourage children with amputations or limb differences to stretch their potential and imagination, and explore all that is possible.
Adventure Camp Inc. The camp is held each summer for children and adolescents with limb loss.
Amputee Coalition Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp Camp is a 6-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have limb loss or limb differences. The camp offers fun and exciting activities where campers are challenged to increase independence, test themselves, and build new friendships in a supportive, caring environment.
Camp No Limb-itations The camp gives kids with amputations and limb deficiencies the opportunity to meet other kids and teens like them during a week-long camp experience. Campers participate in traditional camp activities while building long-lasting friendships.
Camp No Limits The vision of Camp No Limits is to be the leading camp for young people with limb loss, and their families, in the United States and abroad and to be recognized for camper satisfaction, amputee education, peer support and age specific physical, recreational and social skill development. Camp sites include California, Maine, Idaho, and Florida.
Camp STAR, Youth Amputee Camp Campers are encouraged to make new friends, to help one another and share their experiences. We provide an environment where our campers feel free and comfortable to participate in sports, games, and various other activities without fear of embarrassment or criticism. We motivate our campers to challenge themselves and try new things.
Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Kids Camp To qualify to attend Kids Camp, children must be between 8 - 12 years old, with an amputation or missing limb, and be physically capable of participating in our daily softball clinics. We give priority to children who otherwise qualify and are from military families.
AmpSurf A non-profit organization whose mission is to Promote, Inspire, Educate, and Rehabilitate people with disabilities, including children, through adaptive surfing and the healing power of the ocean.
USA Waterski Water skiing has been adapted so that physically disabled athletes can participate and compete in all three events traditional to able-bodied competition.
USA Sailing Provides instruction and environment for disabled individuals to experience the thrill of sailing
American Canoeing Association This site has info on canoeing and kayaking including adaptive paddling.
USTA The official tennis site and includes links for adaptive and wheelchair tennis allowing search for programs by zipcode.
US Power Soccer Association The Official Site of the United States Power Soccer Association (USPSA) which governs the sport of Power Soccer in the United States and helps promote the sport on a national and international level.
World Team Sports Cycling World T.E.A.M Sports (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) uses the universal power of sports to create soul-stirring experiences by teaming disabled athletes with able-bodied athletes.
Snow Skiing/Snowboarding/Cross country
Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS) This Canadian organization's main objective is to assist individuals with a disability to lead richer and fuller lives through active participation in recreational and competitive snow skiing and snowboarding.
Professional Ski Instructors of America The purpose of the site is to provide members, press, and consumers with a wide variety of resources related to snowsports and teaching, including adaptive skiing.
Universal Wheelchair Football Association Wheelchair football is an extremely fun and adaptable sport that almost ANYONE can play.
Wilderness Inquiry, adventure travel Offers a wide variety of canoe, sea kayak, dogsled, raft, horse pack and hiking trips throughout North America and the World. And make the outdoors accessible to everyone, including persons with disabilities.
Health and Fitness
YMCA YMCAs are at the heart of community life across the country: 42 million families and 72 million households are located within three miles of a YMCA. 448 YMCA's throughout the country offer fitness classes for people with disabilities.
Produce for Better Health Foundation PBH is a non-profit consumer education foundation whose purpose is to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables to improve public health.
Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition We Can! is the U.S. government program designed for families and communities to help children achieve a healthy weight through improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time.
Track and Field
Achilles Track Club Achilles is a worldwide organization, represented in sixty countries. Their mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics, to promote personal achievement, enhanced self esteem, and the lowering of barriers between people.
US Ice Hockey national website includes section for disabled, amputee, and special needs hockey information.
Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA Carrying the Torch for American Wheelchair Athletes. Dedicated to the Guidance and Growth of Wheelchair Sports.
Spokes 'n Motion (disabled sports equipment) Spokes 'n Motion works with many companies to help continue offering and creating new opportunities to the disabled community.
Paralyzed Veterans of America Official Website of the Paralyzed Veterans of America
National Sports Center for the Disabled Founded in 1970, the National Sports Center for the Disabled's mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive recreation programs in over 20 sports.
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability NCPAD is an information center concerned with physical activity and disability. Being physically active is good for every body. That's a message you will find many times on this site.
Lakeshore Foundation Lakeshore Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that promotes independence for persons with physically disabling conditions and opportunities to pursue active healthy lifestyles.
Dwarf Athletic Association of America DAAA was formed in 1985 to develop, promote and provide quality amateur level athletic opportunities for dwarf athletes in the United States. Their mission is "To encourage people with dwarfism to participate in sports regardless of their level of skills."
Disabled Sports USA A national nonprofit organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability.
Amputee Resoures for Canadian Amputees An online resource and directory for amputees in Canada and around the world with Canadian and International links to amputee and disability related web sites to provide quick access to some of the best amputee resources available
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) PATH International is a national non-profit organization that changes and enriches lives by promoting excellence in equine assisted activities. PATH Intl is the voice for Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) where individuals with and without special needs experience the rewarding benefits horse interactions.
American Association of Adapted Sports Programs Originating in Georgia, AAASP's mission is to oversee the partnership of leaders in education and community to lay the foundation for a national network of interscholastic adapted athletic programs.
Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association -- The CCPSA is an athlete focused national organization administering and governing sport opportunities targeted to athletes with CP and related disabilities.
STRIDE Adaptive Sports STRIDE is a multidisciplinary, educational organization specializing in therapeutic recreation-related services for individuals with disabilities spanning over many Northeastern states.
INVAFIT21 Club e. V. Europe's First International Youth Amputee and Dysmelia Patients Sports and Activities Program. This Europe-wide club offers adapted sports to individuals, ages 5 to 25; including swimming, Yoga, fitness, gymnastics, horse riding, and aerobics as well as a competitive athletic program. (Website primary language: German)
Global HELP (Health Education using Low-cost Publications) A humanitarian organization providing free health-care information to developing countries and is committed to making medical knowledge accessible worldwide.
Starlight Children's Foundation Canada Mandated to improve the equality of life of children with serious illness
Ye Notorious Krewe of the Peg-Leg Pirate The Krewe's purpose is to help amputees and their families as well as organizations that assist amputees. Members provide services, scholarships and equipment that can enhance the lives of amputees of any age.
You Inspire a nonprofit that features video stories of support and encouragement by survivors/overcomers for those facing difficult times (i.e. recent diagnosis or other life challenge).