Camp Rainbow

By DHSP Recreation

We serve children and youth (ages 6-22) with disabilities by providing a super fun summer program full of outdoor activities, swimming, field trips, crafts, cooking, and more!

A group of 11 campers display a craft at Camp Rainbow
This program runs during the summer.
Monday through Friday.

The program runs weekdays from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Ages: 6 to Young Adult.

Grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Cambridge residents only.

Eligibility is based on age and/or grade level. Participants must be between the ages of 6-22 years-old and attending Kindergarten-12th grade. Participants must also have a documented special need or disability.

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Erin Quinn
Camp Rainbow Director

For questions about camp details and logistics, please contact the camp director, Erin Quinn.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Camp Rainbow Information and Online Registration.

Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Application begins ins March 2024. Applications will be accepted until camp sessions are filled. Once all slots are filled, a waiting list will be generate. If the deadline is past and you would like to be added to our waitlist if spots open up, you can still submit an application.


The cost for the program is currently to-be-determined.


  • In-person only.

Cambridge Street Upper School

840 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

  • Transportation provided to the venue; see notes below.
  • Transportation provided from the venue; see notes below.

Transportation to and from camp is provided through Camp Rainbow. We do not provide door-to-door service and campers will likely share a close-by bus stop with other participants.

Wheelchair accessible.

Please contact the Camp Rainbow Director for more information.

Additional information

Camp Rainbow participants will enjoy a variety of experiences, including outdoor activities, swimming, field trips, arts & crafts, and cooking. Campers must be Cambridge residents ages 6-22. Transportation is provided to and from camp. with individuals with special needs ages 6-22 that live in the City of Cambridge. Sessions are offered weekly.