© 2024
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

In Vermont, A Summer Camp For Adults With Disabilities

Campers at Zeno Mountain Farms spend a month living in wheelchair-accessible tree houses, performing, making films and taking care of one another. (Jon Kalish/For VPR)
Campers at Zeno Mountain Farms spend a month living in wheelchair-accessible tree houses, performing, making films and taking care of one another. (Jon Kalish/For VPR)

Every summer, developmentally disabled adults spend a month on Zeno Mountain in Lincoln, Vermont. Some of them get to live in wheelchair accessible tree houses, ride a water slide into a pond and put on a musical in a big barn.

Jon Kalish (@kalishjon) reports on a unique summer camp.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.