Camp Imua has a rich 45 year history on Maui of providing a unique overnight recreational camp experience for children with Special Needs. Camp Imua is evolving to a stronger inclusion model, where peers with all levels of ability are able to fully engage, connect and support each other. Our adaptive recreation camps are the perfect place to build relationships, learn new skills, and have the time of your life!
Whether you are a child or teen with a physical disability or an individual with autism, you can find a camp specifically designed for to support your interests and abilities. We work with all populations and ages. We offer summer camp, day camps and adaptive sports and recreation camps throughout the year. Camp builds confidence, connection and community.
Saturday, January 23
Partnering with Surfers Healing, an international organization which teaches children with autism to surf, Camp Imua brings our heroic ocean athletes and our amazing camp community together for a day of riding waves. Takes place at Launiopoko, open to children 8+.
$60 includes lunch snacks and surf equipment
Molokini Snorkel and Whale Watch
Sunday, February 7
An excursion for the whole `ohana, this boat ride with our friends from Camp Imua includes whale watching and snorkeling. Explore the majestic underwater world- show your child the coral reefs at Molokini, on the way there watch the whales play! Departs from Ma`alea Harbor.
$120 per person includes lunch, snacks, and gear.
Paddle Sports and Water Camp
Friday, March 26
(Prince Kuhio Day)
This camp has been designed as an inclusive experience.* Campers start the day with guided water activities, snorkeling and swimming, then enjoy a variety of outdoor games and crafting in the afternoon. Takes place at Olowalu.
$120 per camper includes lunch +snacks equipment
* an inclusive experience is one where children with disabilities or developmental concerns interact with their typically developing peers
Zipline Adventure Camp
Saturday, February 20
For campers ages 12 and up who are up for a high flying adventure! Camp Imua takes to the skies for a day of zip lining and climbing. We will also make a Native American themed craft and have a picnic onsite.
Takes Place at Pi`iholo Zipline
$100 includes lunch, snacks, and one-on-one guide
Jump for Joy Night
Friday, March 5
For campers and their siblings, cousins, or friends ages 8-16. This event is designed as an evening off for parents while kids enjoy ultimate air with their closest friends, create memories in the photo booth, and more. Open to kids with special needs and their `ohana. Takes place at Ultimate Air Trampoline Park.
$60 per person includes 3 hours of jump time, trampoline socks, and dinner.
Inclusive Horse Play
Friday, April 2
For campers interested in horses and horseback riding, ages 8-16. This camp has been designed as an inclusive experience.* Campers start the day with grooming, riding and barn yard fun, then enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities and crafting. Takes Place Upcountry.
$120 per camper, includes lunch, snacks, and supplies.
Art of Inclusion
Visual expression takes many forms. This one-week theater and art camp encourages participants ages 10-16 to express themselves on the canvas, in clay, and on the stage. No experience necessary, all ability levels welcome. Takes place in Kihei.
$300 full week includes snacks and supplies.
One Week Summer Camp
Our Traditional Camp Imua takes place in June. Campers ages 6-16 stay overnight and enjoy excursions and activities alongside high-school aged counselors. This Camp has been and always will be free for our Campers.
Counselors are asked to cover the cost of their stay. Takes place at Camp Keanae.
$200 for counselors. Dates TBD.
Camp Imua – `Ohana Camp
Ready to get out into nature as a family? We’ve adapted our camp’s offerings to bring you family-style camping with out the hassle of meal prep or activity planning. For household units or `ohana of 2 to 5 people includes a morning excursion of your choice: SUP or kayaking. Join our camp team for fun games and crafts, stay in a cabin, tent or tentalow.
$188-$230 per person depending on accommodations.
Meet our Leadership
Camp Imua has a 45 year history! Many volunteers have been with Camp for a solid decade! Click on the image above to read more about our Leadership Team
Meet our `Ohana
Many Campers have attended Camp Imua for several years. Click on the image above to read about our featured campers and their experiences at Camp!
Camp Imua’s summer camp is and will always be free for our campers. We’ve created additional camps to enhance the lives of our keiki with special needs. You can donate a camp experience by clicking on the image above!
161 S Wakea Ave Kahului 96768
Volunteer with Camp Imua