Camp Tumbleweed Academy

An in-person summer day camp for high school freshmen-seniors with disabilities.

Camp Tumbleweed Academy has concluded for 2023. Take a look around this page to learn what camp is all about!

Be on the lookout for registration in Spring 2024!

Camp Objectives: 

  • Appropriate communication boundaries
  • Technology safety
  • Transportation into the community
  • Staying safe with police encounters

Camp Activities:

  • DRTC Academy – online learning tool
  • Team building
  • Small and large group discussions
  • Field trips
  • Interactions with community leaders

Benefits of Camp:

  • Camp will be directed by a public school teacher with a degree in Special Education
  • Assistants have experience working with students with disabilities

Students will:

  • Experience real life training and practice skills learned.
  • Learn computer skills
  • Learn how to have safe interactions with others in the community
  • Gain self confidence
  • Become comfortable exploring the community

Community Partners:

Get Home Safe FoundationIDD SAFE logo with graphic of a tree and leaves

Practical Reality Based Training with retired law enforcement officials on how to have safe and healthy interactions with Police


EMBARK Transportation

Learn to use the metropolitan bus system and the Oklahoma rail car to engage in the community


United Way of Central Oklahoma

Supports funding for the camp and creation of DRTC Academy