Trusted Parents

 "We seek to meet the needs of parents caring for children with disabilities." 

In the News

June 21, 2017

When Nikia Bye couldn't find a day camp appropriate for her teenage son who has autism, she started one herself.

This is the fourth summer that Camp Trusted Parents, held on the Queens University campus, has welcomed campers with intellectual and developmental disabilities... read more

July 8, 2016

Camp serving special needs youth lets ‘your child to be a child’ ... Camp Trusted Parents welcomes teen with autism and his younger brother who has no disability. They serves youth with disabilities that include Down Syndrome, autism and other intellectual and physical challenges

Xavier Stimpson is the best kind of big brother. He’s kind, easy-going, and generous with his games and snacks. He’s 13, and likes to hang out and play basketball with his younger brother. He looks out for Ethan. Ethan Stimpson is an understanding little brother. He’s 8, and loves to spend time with Xavier. They are as tight as brothers can be.

Xavier was excited to hear that he’d be going to camp for the first time this summer. Ethan was a little nervous, but glad that Xavier would be with him. By the end of the first day, both boys couldn’t wait to go back. read more

July 18, 2015

One in a Million girl finds fun at camp… Alita Coleman enjoys Camp Trusted Parents at Queens University.

Alita Coleman enjoys a good social life. She’s the youngest child in a big family and loves being around people. Like many teenage, she wants her schedule to be filled with friends and fun. Finding summer activities for her has been a challenge for her family in the past. But this year, they discovered Camp Trusted Parents, where children with disabilities spend their days playing, learning and being themselves....  Read More